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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
Most recent review
GOOD PUB GRUB - EXTENSIVE MENU + SPECIALS

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
devon g
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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11 restaurant reviews
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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
2 reviews
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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8 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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71 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We met with family and friends here for an early Christmas celebration. The restaurant is set within the village of Longdown and has plenty of parking to the rear. Inside the setting is the standard of most village pubs with a good choice of drinks and an extensive menu and "specials board". On this occasion we didn't opt for the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

With friends I attended the Lamb Inn for their charity Christmas Quiz evening sadly our knowledge was lacking but we all had a terrific evening I had fish and chips that was stunning ...and whale size Most of my friends chose the Sunday roast which was also delicious Susie and Mark the landlords run a terrific welcoming pub and their... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We have recently visited the Lamb Inn for Sunday lunch, having also enjoyed an evening meal a few weeks previously. The staff are always welcoming and friendly and knowledgeable about their beers. There were 6 of us in our party, 5 of us chose to have a roast lunch and one of the men chose liver, we all had a... 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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