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The Barn Owl - CLOSED

Guardian Road, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
+44 1392 449011
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“lovely pub” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
Guardian Road, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
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1 - 10 of 851 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with the dog while out walking and sit outside . Food not bad but quite small portions ie especially the chips if you have them with a pint outside expensive and very small. Had a lovely meal in the restaurant but...More

Thank TonyfromExeter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked it here. A lovely atmosphere and food was very good. A little pricey but well worth a visit especially if you are staying at the nearby premier inn

Thank Popcorn99
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Over the past 20 years the Barn Owl has had many sets of owners and managers. With each things have changed. The food has been amazing and also been awful. The current staff have this place looking great and have a really nice menu, with...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Came for lunch with my mum after dinning in a miller and carter all the time in Birmingham, I though I would treat my mum for a little bit of lunch at the newly open Bar Owl. My mother and I were both pleasant surprised...More

Thank 406sunnysailor
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This premises has 'Re opened in the last two weeks,completely refurbished and it is lovely inside and out.Staff were great and our steaks were undoubtedly two of the best steaks we have ever eaten.We live a long way away but we will be back.

Thank Maggie L
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Love the steak here and you must have have the beef dripping sauce its to die for absolutely delicious beers good too

Thank robert p
Reviewed June 11, 2017

beautiful food, brilliant and friendly server. Couldnt fault the food. Will definately be returning in the future. Steak was cooked exactly as asked and as for the dessert well...it was amazing..just as lee described it and more. Would highly recommend.

Thank 94Sue94
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Had a lovely time. Food was excellent staff great.. would recommend.. well done all , steak and salmon definitely recommended

Thank lkennedy1957
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I took my wife here for her brithday, we had a lovely meal and our server Tom was excellent. The food was very good, not cheap but high quality and very tasty. If you enjoy steaks this is highly recommeded.

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed June 1, 2017

It's now under a new name not been in a long time and will NOT be going again people were eating in the restaurant we waited behind a couple who were waiting for a table when they were seated we asked for a table we...More

1  Thank sandra b
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Restaurant Details

Bar, British, Pub, Steakhouse
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guardian Road, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 449011
The Barn Owl in Exeter is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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