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Half Moon Inn

Frog Lane, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1BR, England
+44 1392 873515
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“liver” (14 reviews)
“belly pork” (11 reviews)
“fish pie” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Frog Lane, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1BR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for a Christmas part, staff were very friendly and food was very good and reasonably priced. Would recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karen5655
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Xmas dinner tonight. Food was fantastic. Staff very friendly and were not rushing to get rid of you.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 747debbiee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always feel like you are walking into a sketch from Harry Enfield when eating in this pub as two regular locals (obviously upset that other people dare to come in) take the mick and laugh at clients who have visited the pub. The management should...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank daveuk3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend said to book a table we stayed close by.We booked Friday night and Saturday night.The staff and owners we very friendly and extremely helpful.the menu was vast with different portion sizes.i had the muscles the first night and was so impressed I had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stuartd260
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The best Belly of pork you have ever tasted , the food here is superb. You will need to book in advance but worth a visit if you enjoy fresh cooked food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 827lesliem
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Mind your portion choice - I ordered the standard size battered fish, peas and chips and all were very good indeed, with I believe homemade tartare sauce - yum! So I brought half my fish home with me and enjoyed it later! :) the smaller...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LAROSA_12
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

To me it fits all the criteria, location, small village on the edge of the East Devon AONB close to a large town yet unspoilt. A proper pub, run by nice people and serving top class tasty food and good selection of well looked after...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank X3697FFwilliamb
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we recently visited this typical English pub following several recommendations. We had made a prior booking as we had previously been disappointed having turned up and no tables been available. We ordered a round of drinks and three mains consisting of fish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank PinkPanther59
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Tonight we visited the Half Moon for the second time in a week. The food here is to die for ! Plentiful portions of home cooked, locally sourced delicious food. Reasonably priced and worth every penny. This is the quintessential country pub with lively, friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank allanpshaw69
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice place to eat. They have daily specials written on boards and good size portions. It can get busy and the parking next to the inn is rather small.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gleysen
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Glen G
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Pamela D | Reviewed this property |
We only went into the restaurant, so didn't see a TV
October 17, 2016|
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Response from travellingman64 | Reviewed this property |
I managed to get a table without booking but the place was busy so would recommend that you make a booking - you wont regret it the food is lovely!
March 17, 2016|
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Response from MikeJJ387 | Reviewed this property |
There is a narrow passageway to the toilets, one step. Not particularly easy but I am sure the staff will do their best to assist you. They are very friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frog Lane, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1BR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Clyst St Mary
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 873515
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