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The Galley Restaurant

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41 Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HU, England
+44 1392 876078
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Made a last minute enquiry by phone message on Saturday pm, to see if there was a late table available. Had a call back in less than an hour, to say he'd re-arranged a few tables, and yes, so we agreed on 8.45pm, as couldn't make it before. All went to plan, though even then we were nearly 15 mins... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on Saturday with freinds fromn London ( who certainately know good food ) All of us blown away - superb, Will be back very soon

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London
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really excellent meal at the Galley last night. We managed to snare a cancellation last week and how lucky we were. The place itself is very simple but classy, quiet and exactly what you want if you're there for the food and not for show. We arrived early but were sat down instantly and nothing was a problem.... More 

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Thank farnook
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely lunch, served by extremely friendly staff, could not fault the food, well worth a visit, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank jonf197
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fish dish I have ever eaten, a beautiful balance of flavors and portion size was just right (had the hake). Service was exceptional and atmosphere was great. Will be back one day!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife had two starters, I chose fallow deer (despite it being a fish restaurant. Faultless. Restaurant heaving, service charming but often lacking in detailed knowledge of dishes served.

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Thank Richard S
Topsham, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great lunch at The Galley today. For a Thursday November lunchtime, this small restaurant was really buzzing. And why not? The daily set lunch menu is exceptionally good and also good value. I enjoyed some crisp, feather-light tempura-battered pollock with a cucumber and sweet chilli salsa followed by braised duck on a bed of perfectly cooked greens and new... More 

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Thank MarcM209
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, friendly staff and exceptional value for money for the quality of food! Would definitely recommend that you try and book a table.

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Thank TravelDan123
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely celebration of my birthday here. Food was excellent and staff was friendly. Nice and quiet surroundings with view of the boats in the marina.

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Thank ivanasmoda
Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i went to this small restaurant and found very friendly staff and fantastic food , i just cant say enough about this place .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Topsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 876078
Description
Here at The Galley Topsham we want to impress you with 'the best of Devon on a plate'. We are passionate about serving you the freshest fish and seafood, simply and stylishly presented, together with exciting meat and vegetarian options sourced from local farms so we think we have something for everybody. We have a daily changing menu which means we only serve what is in season and locally available, so you can be sure that what you are eating is of the best quality. Our a la carte menu is available at lunch and dinner. At lunch we offer a special menu of two courses for £16. So whether it's a long lingering dinner, a light lunch or a business engagement we have something to suit you. We love wine and have worked hard to create a balanced wine list that includes top favourites along with some interesting options you may not be so familiar with. We are very happy to recommend a wine to go with any of our dishes so please do ask. The atmosphere in the restaurant is relaxed and friendly. We have no dress code and we warmly welcome families with children. Great food is nothing without great service however and we put a huge emphasis on matching the service to your needs. Nigel is on hand front of house to greet you with a friendly smile and make sure you relax and enjoy your meal. With our unique location on Topsham Quay and fabulous views over the River Exe you can soak up the atmosphere of this ancient sea port from the comfort of our two dining rooms.

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