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The Lamb Inn

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Longdown, Longdown EX6 7SR, England
01392811100
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very pleasant meeting place

The Lamb Inn at Longdown is plesantly situated for meeting family or friends between Exeter and Moretonhampstead. The staff go over and above the call of duty to make you feel welcome. Nothing is to much trouble.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Lamb Inn, Longdown is a great place to eat. Brilliant choice of menu. Superb food, friendly staff and management. Will come again soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Lamb Inn at Longdown is plesantly situated for meeting family or friends between Exeter and Moretonhampstead. The staff go over and above the call of duty to make you feel welcome. Nothing is to much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We came across this restaurant by chance and what a lovely surprise. The staff and Susie the owner were very friendly and helpful. The food was very tasty and well presented. If in the area again will definitely go back. Ladies the toilets were very clean and smelt lovely.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Good all round wholesome pub grub. Our meals were hot, well presented and very generous portions too. Fish and chips were superb - fresh fish in melt-in-your-mouth crispy batter and what a whopper of a fish! The steak pie was amazing too - rich gravy and oven baked with a puff pastry lid. Heaps of choice and a really extensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Advance warning of the A38 being blocked sent us on a diversion and, fortuitously, we decided on Sunday Lunch at The Lamb Inn. Although the tables all had reservations, the very friendly landlady found us a table which had a later reservation. The beer was excellent, Reel Ale, the local Ginger beer equally as good, and our Beef and Lamb... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Took our two children here last Summer. Food was very basic and tasted like it had just been re-heated. Also very expensive for what it was. No atmosphere and staff were not interested in the slightest. Would not recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Well where do we start….Fantastic turnaround from 8 or 9 years ago. We’ve been in here quite a few times over the last year with mixed outcomes. The pace is lovely & clean with mostly pleasant staff & quite often a good atmosphere. Can’t say we’ve have ever had a bad meal, certain things are lacking. A portion of chips,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Had a evening meal here in January with Friends 2nd time of coming here first time was fine, This time the service was extremely slow even though the place was half empty unfriendly uninterested staff who were not prepared to take drink orders from the table, the meal I had was extremely basic no sign of any salad , this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

2nd visit to this restaurant first visit was very good visited again in January for an evening meal , service was slow but the restaurant was not busy, staff uninterested not welcoming did not offer or serve drinks at the table, meal was average and plain pricey compared with other establishments and contained no salad i had scampi . Will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We returned to Devon and to the fantastic Lamb Inn Longdown, We were greeted by fantastic friendly hosts and enjoyed wonderful home cooked food and wine. This restaurant is such a gem. Its welcoming atmosphere make us want to become residents of this delightful village just outside Exeter. Thank you once again for making our visit memorable. We will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Longdown, Longdown EX6 7SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Longdown
  • Phone Number: 01392811100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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