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2-2a The Parade, Exmouth EX8 1RJ, England
+44 1395 280090
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great breakfast for our family of 4 and quick service. With refillable coffee.......free WiFi to catch pokemon too!!

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Thank Kathryn B
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to this weatherspoons and the last! we had a 30-40 minute wait, that was fair enough it was lunch time, but I think they started cooking the food as the order was taken? the meat on the mixed grill was dry, chewy and burnt. Will never be back there again, Not up to the standards... More 

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Thank Luke W
Exeter
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Usually big pub chains aren't the best when it comes to food but must admit we found the food really good and good value for money ,friendly staff and a nice clean pub

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Thank wayne1965198
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More staff that are better trained, as we asked to be served we were told sorry I'm busy by a staff member that was just standing there doing nothing , was very disappointing , also as it was a Wednesday it was chicken night and there was no chicken left and at 16.30 very disappointing, this is not unusual as... More 

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Thank elaineallen1
Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I expect any JDW to be pleasant and clean. Not this one. Exterior looks as though it hasn't been redecorated in years, interior is grubby (as in your shoes stick to the tiles by the bar) and tired. The crockery and cutlery we were given were absolutely filthy. As it's in the centre of town it obviously doesn't have to... More 

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Thank JBeth1610
Birmingham England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all ordered steaks, I have to say they were the worst steaks that we have had at a Wetherspoons, certainly not up to usual standard. We decided to try again and went back for breakfast a few days later, what a mistake!! It was awful, some of it was really burnt. Three of us sent it back. When I... More 

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Thank archers
devon
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First shock no Sunday dinners anymore, service was good but might suggest the waitress wait for comments re meal at the end rather than the beginning. Food was nice but the chicken and rib meal whilst nice was let down by a very stubborn chicken, this was hard and,seemed over heated. Unfortunately this was not a one off as others... More 

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Thank cheedarcheese
United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had lunch while on hol last wk chicken ceaser was awful yellow lettuce no tomatoes tasted bitter table dirty food down the wall

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Thank foxyearthangel
Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 x Sunday brunch, one for a veggie both with a pint. Totally disappointed, only bit of mine (veggie) that was hot was the undercooked chips, same for my partners. Took ages to arrive, only decent part of my visit was the alcohol and the cheery (but flustered and having trouble with the till) young lad that served me.

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Thank thegardengn0me
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here after a 4 day break in Devon Cliffs. Family of 6 adults all wanting breakfast. The gentleman who served us was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. He was attentive and polite. ( A tall slim man) We all ordered different breakfasts and drinks, which were brought out and served within good time. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-2a The Parade, Exmouth EX8 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 280090
Description
J D Wetherspoon Pub. Providing food from 8am - 11pm Daily. Alcohol from 9am daily. All JDW Club promtions.

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