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The Twisted Oak

) #116 of 417 Restaurants in Exeter $$ - $$$ , British,
Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
+44 1392 27366
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“toasties” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Group of 9 met for Sunday get together. Bar area impressive but restaurant area stained chairs and very tired. Food average bar food but nothing imaginitve or special. Service ok if you like your waitresses to be tattooed and pierced.

Thank Wallywelling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with the family here last Saturday. Glad we had booked a table as there were seven of us (five adults, two children) and they became very busy. We had pre-lunch drinks in the large garden with a good play area for the children....More

Thank NorbertSandhurst
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to be pretty regular visitors many moons ago, when they served steaks on hot slates, but sadly it went very down hill, and when we last went, albeit again some few years ago, it was fruit machines, 'spit and sawdust' pasty if you...More

Thank dtilbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were a party of 9 and got seated no problem. We all ordered and there lots to choose from as the menu had something to suit everyone. They managed to forget one of the items so the child had to wait about 8 mins...More

Thank ArleneD69
Reviewed June 5, 2017

After some lean years this place is definitely on the up. It has a fresh clean feel to it and the garden is being looked after and tidied up, a great outside space which a lot of places lack. We visited on Saturday and the...More

Thank SaraExeter
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

So you may have seen my first review which is as probably the worse I've posted, however gave this place a 2nd chance and glad we did. Needs more staff but the ones working tonight were excellent and the food good for the price- well...More

Thank clearbear76
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, very welcoming and friendly staff, excellent food, easy to find off the m5, would highly recommend.

Thank Arran M
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Visited this week for the 5th time, Scarlet, Sue and Becky served us with a lovely meal, large menu with plenty for vegetarians, large garden and childrens play room, 2 bars, we also had a good laugh with the locals, (at some of them!) altogether...More

Thank 53Alan54
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We had our monthly business meeting at the Twisted Oak this week. Good selection of beers and ciders. A nice pint of Thatchers went down well whilst we sat in the beer garden in the evening sunshine. Once inside we ordered meals. I ordered the...More

Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Just had a lovely meal at the Twisted Oak for the first time in a few years. Lovely to see John and Tanya from the Farmers Union have done a great job! Great food, ales and service... Highly recommended! See you soon from Murray and...More

Thank Murray S
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Ann M
February 23, 2016|
Response from Vicky8453 |
Hi we serve breakfast from 10am every day. Our vegetarian breakfast has veggie sausages egg tomato mushroom hash browns beans and toast. On veggie is the same except for sausage and bacon. Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 27366
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A family , dog friendly pub. Serving traditional english pub grub, teas, coffees, cakes and breakfast. Having recently been refurbished and up dated with new owners we have introduced an indoor and out door play area with family dining next to play area and adult dining in the main hub of the pub. There is an sofa area near the open fireplace to relax and unwind . There is also a little sweet shop for those who have a sweet tooth. To the back of the pub there is a beer garden with a built in bbq which is ideal for those warm summer afternoons. We are open from 10am through to 9pm for food Monday to Saturday , bar from 10am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am through to 8pm for food, bar 10am to 10.30Pm
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