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“Very pleasant pub/restaurant”
Review of The Barn Owl - CLOSED

The Barn Owl
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Barn Owl in Exeter is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Had lunch here a couple of weeks ago with a friend. Ordered baguette type sanwiches and these came with a generous portion of either chips or salad. It was extremely busy but even so we did not have a long wait. The service here is always good and the staff extremely helpful, polite and cheerful. Can eat in the restaurant, bar or outside in the garden on a fine day. The interior of the pub is old world decorated with stone floors and is always immaculately clean. Have been several times and always consistent. Recommended.

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Thank Brenda S
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Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant very welcoming ordered mushroomS for starter 8" plate and 2 mushrooms cut in half, and a lettuce leaf, was the starter, others had a plate full but this was different food like pate and chicken.
Main course was ok tasted nice table sauces offered but 3 white sauces not sure what was what. Not labeled, we didn't have dessert!! Please think before you order!!

Thank Mrburgerkib
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Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Went in for a prebooked table at 7.30pm. I arrived at 7.25 and was promptly seated with my partner. We waited a further 34 mins before having our order taken! Not impressed as a couple that arrived 15 mins after us had their food before we ordered. Food arrived hot and tasty eventually. Could not fault the meal bit the experience was not desirable. I can accept it was a busy sat night but not happy eith the table service. Will not return!!

Thank Steveistheguy81
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

Had a family meal at the Barn Owl during our stay at the Holiday Inn Express. There was a very nice relaxing atmosphere in the pub, the service was good, and there was a good choice on the menu, average prices. The meal was enjoyable, apart from cheap ovan chips but recognise this is a personal preference. Overall the dining experience at the Barn Owl was good and would eat their again if I was staying over in the Holiday Inn Express when visiting Exeter

Thank DeanBarnes047
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Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate in here on a busy Saturday night. This was our 5th visit and each time have always been very happy and I am very fussy. Service was quick and friendly. Food came out lovely and hot which is very important to me. This is a lovely pub with a great warm ambience. Will keep returning.

Thank tjgfitness
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