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The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms

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Nottingham
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a 3 day break to Devon and ate here 2 out of the 3 days.. It would have been 3 out of 3 if we had discovered it on the first day! Food was amazing, I'm a very fussy eater so it takes a lot for me to want to return. If only we lived closer than... More 

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub restaurant on two occasions this year. First time we had dinner food was delicious I choose the duck. It was cooked and presented to perfection. Delicious Lucky us the chef came out to thank us for our compliments very impressive touch. I was extremely impressed with all the staff. Very friendly service I found their prices... More 

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Thank Mary K
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

My other half and I decided to dine here to celebrate New Years Eve. Before booking, my partner contacted the restaurant to discuss the set menu since I was pregnant and so we needed to check suitability. The staff were extremely helpful with this. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed. We were seated in the bar area which was a... More 

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Devon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a lovely birthday meal here last night. From the moment we crossed the threshold we were made very welcome, the barman even wished me a Happy Birthday (obviously my hubby had mentioned it was for my birthday when he booked the table) - a nice touch though. Our meal was simply delicious - the fillet... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We stayed at The Lazy Toad Inn for my birthday treat - and what a treat it was!! We were lucky enough to secure the last room, Ratty's Room, for our 2 night stay. We arrived about 8pm and check in went smoothly and we were shown to our room which was a good size and nicely decorated. We headed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Visited with wife and seven month old twins for lunch after reading a review on Sawdays. The welcome was very friendly and we were given a large table in the main bar. We both had pigs cheek risotto for starter which we agreed was a great choice. For mains I had the faggots which I enjoyed and my wife had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed in Room 5 otherwise known as Weasels Room, it was clean and comfortable, the shower was huge and lush. The breakfast was very nice the black pudding was scrummy. We didn't eat there in the evening but from what people told me the food is good.

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Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your night with us! More 

Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

There are some times in life when you get lucky. Staying at The Lazy Toad, just outside Exeter, was one of these! On arrival, I was greeted with a very warm smile and shown to my room (Badgers). My bags were carried and a flask of fresh milk was provided, which was replenished daily. A thoughtful touch which is neglected... More 

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Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review! It really was a pleasure having you to stay with us and to share this very special corner of England. Many thanks too for the lovely Badger notepad you left for us! If you are ever in the Westcountry please pop in and see us again! Harriet More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We happened upon the Lazy Toad and were fortunate to catch their last available room and were not disappointed. The pub itself is absolutely gorgeous with its cobbled front yard and the honeysuckle draped over the lean to that separates the yard from a beautifully planted and carefully tended garden. Our room had the same characteristics - elegant stylish spotlessly... More 

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Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms, responded to this review

I am delighted that you had such a fabulous stay with us and thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are very lucky to be located in a beautiful village, have great produce on our doorstep and we have a really great staff supporting us. Please come and stay again! More 

Helston, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our first visit to The Toad since Harriet and Mike took the helm. We received a lovely warm welcome, stayed in Moleys Room this time, perfect for our needs. The bar and restaurant area has seen some changes and feels brighter and more open. Great that the pub is open all day as well, it feels less intrusive as a... More 

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Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms, responded to this review

I am very glad that you like the changes that we have made and that you had a good stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A wonderfully peaceful pub in country surroundings with several walks to and around the River Exe valley. A small village with thatched houses, church and only ten minutes from Exeter. We have our own smallholding which provides eggs, lamb, fruit, vegetables, herbs and salads. Our food has gained recognition from Michelin Guide, Good Pub Guide(Food award), Taste of the West (Gold Award), Alastair Sawdays (2013/3 National Award for local, seasonal + organic produce) and several others. Home from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lazy Toad Inn with Rooms

Address: Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $73 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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The Lazy Toad Inn With Rooms Exeter, Devon
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