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The Prospect Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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About
Away from the bustle of the city, relax with a bite to eat, a pint of ale and watch the world go by...or grab a board game from our crate. Complimentary WiFi
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
British, Pub, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked around all the eating places on The Quay and decided the ‘real pub’ was the best bet. Good call. Very friendly and efficient service from all the staff. Excellent food reasonably priced, with a range of different options including tasty vegetarian dishes. Spotlessly...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Peter J
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for choosing our independent, proper pub - it is very much appreciated. We pride ourselves on our friendly, efficient service, local ales and home-made food, so it is always a pleasure to hear when a visit or two has been enjoyed....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our favorite pub in Exeter, always great and friendly staff , always great food , and always an amazing selection of local ales and ciders ..spent a very very happy afternoon drinking here ..always great to returnMore

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank thetangoman
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Wow - the best pub in Devon, thank you! We love to support our local producers and brewers and our team are passionate about our offering and the service they provide. We look forward to welcoming you again the next time you cross...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This pub is lovely. Beautiful views, friendly staff, excellent service and really delicious food. I had the sweet chilli chicken wrap with sweet potato chips which, as the title suggests, were the best I've ever had! They were very crispy and the wrap had just...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Honesty123SF
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Thank you kindly for your review and recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you again for the best sweet potato fries you’ve ever had Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Daughter booked us in for Mothering Sunday lunch. Atmosphere is good and nice and relaxed. Menu isn’t the largest but the food is good and irrespective of my choices I still had food envy of other guests choices. My pea and mint soup was delicious...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rivbom
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you kindly for your review - we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our proper pub and that Will took good care of you on your special day. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend the posh fish finger butty... Will definitely be back for that again, drinks are a little pricey, but guess thats what you pay on the quay...?

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jw511
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your review - our fish finger butty has been our most popular sandwich for years. We look forward to welcoming you back for another one. Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub on Quayside with nice staff and good atmosphere HOWEVER menu is misleading as chips are labelled as Proper Chips which are basically oven chips, I queried this and was told proper means not fries!!! My wife ordered Ham and Chips and the Ham...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Boro1983
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your feedback - our chips are big, fat proper chips and we roast and thickly slice our ham daily! It is disappointing to hear you did not enjoy our food, however at least our friendly service did not disappoint. Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Prospect is always on our “must visit” list whenever we’re in Exeter. Lovely quayside location and consistently tasty food at reasonable prices. Daily specials are an interesting addition to the main menu. Staff are always efficient and friendly. It was good to see a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank World2c0
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Many thanks for your splendid review - we are proud to be an independent proper pub. We have a passionate team, fantastic local suppliers and a great location...we couldn’t ask for more. We look forward to welcoming you again, the next you are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love The Prospect and its local to us. The staff are lovely. No other word for it. They are warm, friendly, know their menu and are knowledgeable about their ales. On our last visit I enjoyed fish and chips. The batter was superb with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pamela B
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for your super review, it is greatly appreciated. We are glad you enjoy our pub classics - as an independent we pride ourselves on home-made proper pub food, local ale and friendly service, so it is always good to hear that...More

Reviewed February 19, 2019

We, a mature couple on a day visiting Exeter, stopped here for a pint and something to eat. We were warmly greeted as we entered and when I went to order a pint the server was happy to explain the difference in the ales (Thank...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David C
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Good Morning Thank you kindly for your review. It is good to hear you enjoyed a friendly welcome, good beer and food - we are very fortunate to have superb local brewers on our doorstep. We look forward to welcoming you again Cheers

Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Had some beers, can’t comment on the food, but bar staff ultra friendly and helpful. Great customer service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Higsty
theprospect12, Owner at The Prospect Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Good Morning Many thanks for review, we hope to welcome you again Cheers

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hope so its a dump
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Yes unfortunatly
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