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Doctor Ink 's Curiosities
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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I had a cocktail with ice cream, no idea what it was called but it sounded lovely. Tasted good too... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alison M
Amazing decor, wonderful cocktails

Victorian setting next to historic Customs House in Exeter Quay. Quirky cocktails named after old... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

We walked in at around 7.30 on a Friday evening and were greeted within a second and shown to a table which set us off to a good start. Once we sat down cocktail menus were given to us very quickly and after a few minutes the gentleman returned to ask if he could help lead us towards a decision. It was immediately clear he knew the entire menu back to front by his recommendations which we were really impressed, even more so when the drinks arrived. We both received drinks we loved. We also ordered a sharing nibble platter for the first time and it too, arrived quickly. It was delicious and the man who brought it over didn’t fail to sell it even at the last minute when he brought the food over, announced what everything was and made it sound even better than it looked on the menu in the first place! Everything was great quality as we mentioned in the check back, and super speedy. The music and vibe were great too so we were super impressed all round. Best visit so far, we haven’t even left yet but we felt compelled to write something!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

This place is fantastic the amount of love and detail in the decor and the drinks is unbelievable
Great atmosphere and great service

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This is my favourite place to drink in Exeter. We went again last night and were not disappointed. The staff are chatty and fun, the drinks are interesting and of outstanding quality and the atmosphere can’t be beaten. This is no ordinary cocktail bar, many of the cocktails have an interesting mix of sweet and savoury and if you’re up for trying something new that you won’t have seen before, they are great. Thanks for another great night!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Well first time here for me and Clairo and we were not disappointed, now it's very quirky, the bar staff are amazing at there craft and they look fantastic.. the place is small so waiting to be invited in may take a few minutes but saying that it is worth it. The decor and atmosphere is very like a speakeasy. Now the drinks menu is impressive and can take some navigating however the servers know there stuff ... So just ask.. the drinks/cocktails are fantastic and the choice is vast ... It is truly unique and definitely worth a visit ... Find the big guns on the quay and look left.... Enjoy

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

After only discovering this bar by chance, we couldn’t have had a better experience. We were greeted at the door by the barman who told us the host would seat us soon. She was very polite and knowledgeable about the menu and explained to us the whole story of the bar. Fantastic!

The atmosphere was also great, the music was just right and the decor was amazing!

When our drinks arrived they were very pretty to look at, they tasted delicious! It was very busy as it was Saturday night but all bar staff and the host were incredibly attentive. Checking back to see if we needed more drinks (which we did).

Wish we lived closer so we could visit more often, a superb visit thank you.

Date of experience: February 2019
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