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The Saddlers Arms

Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
+44 1395 265369
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just came into the saddles for the first time. As soon as we walked in the young lad behind the bar was moaning about customers ringing up trying to book a table for tonight. My husband asked if we could book and his attuide was...More

Thank traceyn18
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

There does appear to be a lot of misunderstandings in the conversations between our member of staff and yourselves. We have asked the member of staff concerned for an explanation and he genuinely thought he was having little fun with you and you were laughing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice bar on the way into Exmouth. Fast service and friendly staff. Did not eat this time, but have in the past - very nice and good value.

Thank Colin B
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brilliant. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on spec at lunchtime today. We were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who showed us to our table. We had the carvery which was excellent as usual. The pub was quiet but then a lot of people came in some...More

Thank richworker
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review as always a pleasure to serve you. Thank you for kind comments regarding our staff, much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic carvery and couldn't fault the food at all. We didn't book a table but there was no problem arriving yesterday lunchtime. No problems parking as the carpark is huge. Just want to say how very pleasant and happy all the staff...More

Thank Clare T
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your perfect review! Your comments regarding our wonderful staff are so much appreciated...they really do try so hard and are so professional. Brilliant.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table for an informal birthday lunch. The welcome was warm and friendly and we were shown to a pleasant spot in the the corner of the conservatory area. 3 of us opted for the carvery and one with something off the menu. Our...More

Thank 682alan
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for all your kind comments particularly those regarding our wonderful staff. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutley delicious Carvery. We visited before Christmas and were so impressed that we went again last week. Three Meat options and LOADS of different Vegetables for £10 a head or £11 a head with a Sweet ( that offer is available only certain days and...More

Thank Tilly T
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

People love our now famous carvery and we are so pleased you did too! The varariety of our vegetables is always very popular. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried this place after recommendation from the brother inlaw and what a fantastic place it was, the Sunday Carvery was lush.. So much food for such a cheap price! 4 types of different meats on offer with a choice of 2 on your plate then...More

Thank Jimbob1246
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful review we are delighted you enjoyed all that was on offer and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this pub restaurant having passed it many times since moving to Exmouth at the end of last year. We were drawn by the over 55's discount and solid menu offer, topped by a carvery available every day. We read the reviews...More

1  Thank BristolHarbinger
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your very honest and factual review. We are so pleased that your first experience was a very good one and hope you will return to The Saddlers many more times now that you live in the area. Do please also try the...More

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Very good carvery with generous helping of meat. The service is good and very friendly. The restaurant can cater for larger groups.

Thank Mark M
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Brilliant - Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Reviewed January 13, 2018

Great warm welcome, cosy setting good service and food very good quality. Carvery Chef a great laugh. Beautifully decced out for our Christmas Eve meal. But disappointed in that all meals centre around carvery vegetables, even salmon fillets. The Christmas Roast dinner was not as...More

1  Thank chapmanfamily2018
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

I am surprised the meals were not served as you thought they might be, we do cater for a vast amount of people and to keep the vegetables turning over seems to suit the majority of people as they are then served very fresh and...More

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Elaine T
July 23, 2017|
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No tortoises inside or out. Don't worry.
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humphries64
May 23, 2016|
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Response from Exmouthtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area, but the restaurant. There is a childrens play area outside, but not sure whether dogs are allowed in there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth  >  Lympstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 265369
  • E-mail
Description
The Saddlers serves locally sourced food, such as Kenniford Farm pork, Exmouth Mussels, Lyme Bay Crab. Our skilled team of chefs pride themselves on cooking good honest food. We have a vast garden for children to play in and offer live music on the last friday of every month. Tim and Shantell look forward to welcoming you to The Saddlers.
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