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Chaucers

British, Pub, Grill
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223-226 High Street | Exeter Devon, Exeter EX4 3LR, England
01392 422365
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here with a friend in august on a quiet may i say quiet afternoon on a saturday and ordered 2 tuna sandwiches.. I could of personally gone and caught the tuna myself, skin it, cook and make the sandwich before they had brung them out to us! Ridiculous!!

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1 Thank amylouisecole
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Welcoming and friendly staff. Food nice and hot. Well worth a visit if in Exeter for the day shopping

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Thank Gaz1809
Exeter, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited chaucers yesterday with a group of approx. 30 for our son in-laws 40th birthday. other than our group there were no more than about half a dozen other costumers in all evening. The first thing I have to say is that I ordered 4 drinks at the bar and paid using my contactless card the person serving did... More 

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4 Thank ISCA13
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere in Exeter to eat. We didn't want to struggle through cheap crowded fast food restaurants of which there are many in Exeter. We wanted somewhere that was quiet that served decent cooked food. We stumbled across Chaucers which is situated below street level. Once inside it is quiet and you wouldn't know that you were... More 

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Thank jools m
Exeter
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This pub has probably the best location in Exeter, and under proper management it could be a goldmine. The best thing is that they do a good wine deal - buy 2 large glasses ans get the rest of the bottle free. There it ends. The food is mediocre to bad. However the worst thing is that, for instance we... More 

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1 Thank Caroline B
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Waiter was new. Didnt know how to use the till and wasnt clued up on the menu. But service was perfect was very polite and friendly, food was alright. But wasnt expensive so didnt expect much.

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Thank janesour34
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

In desperate search of a nice restaurant in Exeter downtown, we ended up here, and were pleasantly surprised. Staff was friendly, local beer very good, and the fish and chips were good value for money. This is not gourmet food, but honest stuff.

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1 Thank LordRawdon
Devon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was surprisingly quiet for a Friday lunchtime. Service was excellent. I went for the chicken and parsley curry which was good, my wife went for the duck stir fry in which the duck apparently "melted in the mouth". Our two friends both plumped for the lasagne which they found very dry and contained too much onion, The sweets were... More 

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Surrey
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153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a sort of Harvester type fare place - staff are friendly, decor is a bit tired as is the menu - its is burger and scampi sort of place- oven chips. You won't be wowed but then if youre hungry and in a rush and dont want a formal meal then probably you'd be ok with this -... More 

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Thank SurreyFamilyof5
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great service by the assistant manager, enjoyed the banter and friendly hosting. Food was great, especially with the Stilton and port sauce to accompany the steak. Me and my friend throughly enjoyed. Will definitely return. Hayley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Pub, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223-226 High Street | Exeter Devon, Exeter EX4 3LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 01392 422365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?