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Puffing Billy

) #8 of 417 Restaurants in Exeter $$ - $$$ , British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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1 - 10 of 658 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Just used the puffing for the first time wow all the staff welcomed us in a very worm and friendly way the food amazing I had the 10oz rump cooked to perfection my wife had the Mediterranean vegetable lasagna she said one of the best...More

1  Thank fredweight1066
Reviewed 3 days ago

And you can enjoy the wine. The food was good too with a nice menu and lots of choice. Staff helpful and friendly Exton is a request stop for the train. So make sure you tell the guard on the way down and put out...More

1  Thank Tiish
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For a night out with a difference, we took the short but very scenic train journey from Exmouth to Exton. Glorious views over the water and then a 2 minute walk up the lane to the Puffing Billy. We had a drink in the pleasant...More

1  Thank Dbossom
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to The Puffing Billy for an evening meal last night and can not recommend enough. The service was brilliant and the food gorgeous. I am coeliac and eating out is often difficult but the staff at The Puffing Billy went above and beyond, many...More

1  Thank lisamason1257
Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a wet day - we are in England - my wife and I drove out of Exmouth to look for a nice village pub for our dinner - we stumbled upon the Puffing Billy pub, close to Limpstone. We arrived at circa 17:35, upon...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food: battered Hake, Heavenly Sausages and Lamb's liver, tasty , beautifully cooked Puds: Brulee was lovely but could have a little more of the strawberry and white choclate brulee - I love my puds and would give up starter and main for one, which...More

1  Thank Les T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited friends, decoration is modern, clean with some nice touches including pictures of the historic local train stations.The welcome was good, food good and service good. I also noticed that dogs were allowed. Would visit again when in area.

2  Thank E5946JIsharonh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to have Lunch out & called at this delightful small restaurant. We're lucky enough to get a table. Excellent food & warm friendly staff. They use local produce with large portions. Will definately be returning as we live locally enough to do so. On...More

1  Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rump steak was a good steak but the chips were even better - crunchy and crisp with a soft fluffy potato inside, and no little chiplets in the bowl either.

1  Thank 24HoursFromTulsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a meal here after an early evening out in Exeter. The staff are super nice amd relaxed whcih make a homey atmosphere. The food is yummy! From the steak my husband ordered to my Cesar salad, each was made deliciously! We...More

2  Thank FsuGaby
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Emma-Louise K
May 22, 2017|
Response from Barry N | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure if you call them they will be able to help ?
April 19, 2017|
Response from duckconfit | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the pub. I'm just a reviewer and I'm not connected.
September 4, 2016|
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Response from ThePuffingbIllyteam | Property representative |
Hi Daveh Yes no problem we do a selection of sandwiches. I can email you the options if you wish ? Kind Regards Adam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $33
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
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
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 877888
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