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Puffing Billy


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$11 - $31
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Went for Sunday Fathers Day roast, amazing!!! Service was excellent and food was amazing. We got the train from Teignmouth, save the driving. Exton station request stop and 2 minute walk to pub. Kids loved having to flag the train on way home! They also...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Shari S
Reviewed 3 days ago

A disappointing meal at the Puffing Billy, after previous visits that we had enjoyed. We had booked a table and arrived at a nearly-empty pub and waited for several minutes at the bar for someone to speak to us. Someone eventually appeared at the bar,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank monmouth_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a business we were so impressed with our whole experience at The Puffing Billy and would definitely recommend this place to others for both business and social visits. The owner Adam and Manager Theo could not do enough for us and made the whole...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Annette E
Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I always go out for lunch on the anniversary of our civil partnership and this is the first time in a while that we have used the Puffing Billy and we were delighted with the experience. We both have small appetites and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Phillip H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, nothing too fussy, just executing the basics correctly. Plenty of choice on the menu. Family friendly pub grub, produced to a good standard, delivered on time with a smile despite it being a busy Saturday. Minor glitch on the soup special running out...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank HughTPD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, always give a warm welcome. Dogs very welcome in the bar and garden. Great that this pub is situated along the River Exe footpath for sometimes much needed refreshments!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank digittydog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here in Exton for lunch on a walk from Lympstone to Topsham. Nice food, good cider. Slightly amateur but friendly and helpful staff. Lots of children at lunchtime so not a place for the baroness from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Recommend booking as...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank trompej
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly vibe as soon as you walk in, tastefully decorated and plenty of space.The fish and chips were crispy and the fish fresh and flavourful.Lamb shanks tender and very nicely presented.Loved the bottle of iced tap water provided.Staff so friendly and all aspects of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Lin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend & enjoyed a drink in the lovely garden/outside space which was full of greenery & flowers followed by a meal. Beautifully cooked plaice & swordfish dishes, fish sourced very locally. Service was really good. We even got a lift home from...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank WendyAger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big thanks to Adam, Charlotte and the team for providing a wonderful family lunch for 18 with great food, drinks and as usual your exceptional welcoming and friendly service. I’m sure we’ll be back!

Date of visit: May 2019
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from PoshTreacle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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May 22, 2017|
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Response from GeorgesPicks | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of gluten free options and vegan too but the food overall is a bit lacking
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.
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