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21 Stamford Rd, Stamford PE9 3NS, England
01780 756321
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only frequent this establishment a couple of times per year, however I have always enjoyed my dining experiences. This inn has an "olde worlde" atmosphere, with friendly and courteous staff.

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Adelaide, Australia
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had been to the food fair on the meadow and went to the Exeter for lunch. We were not disappointed.

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Thank Rod M
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I visited here with my family. Grandparents, grandchildren etc. The service was great and friendly. I had high hopes that the food would also be of the same standard but we were disappointed. We ordered the Sunday Roast which came out Luke warm but edible. 2 of us ordered beef, this was very tough and fatty and no steak knives... More 

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Thank Sianiesian
uk
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Have been before and thought it was good and this time didn't disappoint either. We were seated and looked after well the main of duck with rhubarb was lovely and dessert finished it of - thank you.

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Thank watcher1714
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a meal there last night. Black sheep real ale is a great start. Starter was very good and the steak excellent. The chef enjoyed cooking a rare to blue steak and was interested to know my thoughts on it. It's rare to find a chef that really knows how to cook a steak properly and he does. The service... More 

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Thank Roaminglad
Brigstock, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

A great improvement since the last time we visited. Menu options were good and plenty of options for gluten free. Waiting staff interested in their jobs but some looked in experienced. They prepared an excellent fruit salad for dessert although is wasnt on the menu. Surprising there was only about 4 tables with guests for the whole evening. Could have... More 

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Thank Terry L
Derby, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Warm and welcoming. Good food in our experience although we only had beef sandwich lunch. Menu looked interesting. On the pricey side, but worth trying.

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Thank Joanna4153
Somerset, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Situated on a main road this country pub with rooms might be missed as you travel to Stamford, this would be a great mistake. The restaurant is tastefully furnished with wooden tables, all different and laid with proper linen napkins and shining glasses.We enjoyed the well prepared and cooked food, all straightforward pub classics such as Lincolnshire sausages with mash... More 

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Thank KarlLondon_Pimlico
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

13 of us sat in the conservatory of this very attractive restaurant and enjoyed a terrific sunday lunch with excellent friendly service, Most of us had a roast which was beautifully cooked, moist meat, tasty vegetables, and lovely gravy. Others had fish which they said was delicious.Puds were to die for, particularly the fruit tart. All very easy and comfortable.... More 

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Thank catface41
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have just returned from a two night Easter break and would like to say what a wonderful stay we had. Our room was lovely, clean, comfortable and well equipped, all the staff were very friendly, nothing was too much trouble, Food was excellent, we had breakfast, lunches and dinners here, and all superb. All provided by a very enthusiastic... More 

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ExeterArms, General Manager at The Exeter Arms, responded to this review

Dear Vikki and Richard Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Exeter Arms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. With kind regards Sally More 

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Stamford Rd, Stamford PE9 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: 01780 756321

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