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The Lazy Toad Inn

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Brampford Speke, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
+44 1392 841591
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times now and have never been disappointed! My partner and I went for a Saturday lunch and had amazing fish and chips. When my sister visited we took her here and had a lovely three course meal. This weekend my parents visited so we took them here for Sunday lunch and again were blown away... More 

Thank Charlotte P
Romford Essex
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All good! Nice waiting staff provided a good service and the food was at a very good standard. Only criticism is that the gap between courses could have been a bit longer....

Thank Brian T
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother in law who lives in Devon took us to this cracking pub on the strict orders of finding somewhere special ! Evening visit and although didn't have Otter ale on this visit (that was another on my wish list !)they had a lovely Somerset ale and as my sister was driving what better excuse do you need.. The... More 

Thank terrier57
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rang here on the recommendation of a place we were staying at and we weren't disappointed. The roast dinner was very tasty and well worth the money. Friendly staff and quick service. Lovey pub with outdoor seating for those lovely summer days and log fires which I imagine will be very cosy in the winter. If we are ever... More 

Thank Emily K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there on my own for dinner. I was slightly self-conscious of being there alone, but the manageress was extremely polite and nice. Food was really delicious!! I had one of the best filet stake with pepper sauce and dauphinois potatoes I have ever had during all my trips to Devon! Shame they don't have wifi in the pub,... More 

Thank Edmund B
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit with friends to the Lazy Toad.It is a nice pub but the main course choices for Sunday lunch were poor.None of us are red meat eaters and the choice was beef or gammon.There was a fish choice at a highly priced £22.Both the other choices were vegetarian.In the end none of us knew what to... More 

Newton Abbot
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Excellent food, attentive and friendly service as we were enjoying the shade and good convesations in the listed cobbled courtyard.

Thank Carrie2805
Exeter, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

So good to return after a very busy time away for a few months. Since our last visit, the Inn has changed hands. It was always welcoming with excellent food and I am very pleased to report that the welcome is wonderful and the food is excellent. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff; so helpful with the menu... More 

Thank Girljade
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Return visit to Lazy Toad....still one of our favourite pubs in Devon. Beef nice nicely rare, good wines, friendly staff. Gorgeous hot sunday so ate in garden! Minor quibble we might have had a third green veg....but overall well pleased

Thank MicandChrissy
Worcester UK
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Unusually Lucinda (our satnav) had led us astray. We drove miles of Devon lanes chasing a pub which turned out to be a figment of her imagination. Getting late, we were hungry and thirsty, and would have settled for just about anything, so Imagine our delight when we found The Lazy Toad quite by accident - we thought for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brampford Speke, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Brampford Speke
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 841591

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