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“Excellent Food, Drink and Service”
Review of The Lazy Toad Inn

The Lazy Toad Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $36
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Enjoyed a very pleasant evening here with my wife on Saturday 20 April. The meals were made with locally sourced ingredients (Devon and Cornwall) and were complemented by beers from the two counties. The service was very good on the whole, and our waiter gave us useful advice on areas around Exeter in which to consider buying a house (one of the purposes of our trip). Will definitely return, most likely staying the night in the one of Lazy Toad's rooms as well.

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Thank Hispanisto
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We visited for Sunday lunch and I can honestly say it was the best I have had in the Exeter area. Fantastic beef. All locally sourced and very well prepared. Truly special place.
The service was fantastic, great wine recommendations and all unobtrusive but friendly. Very welcoming landlord and staff made for a great Sunday afternoon.
We will all return very soon.

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Thank Chrisb81
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stopped here for a meal whilst on a short break in Devon. The staff were very helpful ( I only rang to book a table 50 mins prior to arriving ) ringing me back to confirm my booking and also taking note that one of our party needed a gluten free menu.The staff were lovely and chatty, providing a separate gluten free menu as needed. The food was excellent, the quality superb, with skillful presentation. We would highly recommend the Lazy Toad and will definitely return here on our next visit.

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Thank Beverley E
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

We had Sunday lunch here and then took a walk along the river. From the inital telephone booking, the quality of service was really excellent. When we arrived we were given a choice of tables and the service was smooth and unobtrusive. My other half asked for a wine recommendation to go with his roast beef and was blown away by the excellent wine suggested by the landlord, which was spot on.

The food is innovative and - joy of joys - there were several vegetarian options for both starter and maincourse, so for the first time in years I actually had trouble choosing. Hurrah for somewhere that can imagine something other than 'vegetable lasagne' and 'nut roast'. Top marks to the Toad for giving an old veggie a moment of heart fluttering pleasure!!! Prices are high but so is the quality and the old adage holds true - you gets what you pays for. All in all, highly recommended.

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Friends found this beautiful pub just outside Exeter about 18 months ago, now added some bed and breakfast rooms to make a fantastically relaxing weekend break. Stayed two nights with evening meal, whilst the menu is limited, that is a real advantage as the quality through concentrating on great English cooking shines through. Beer is well kept and everyone is so friendly, would definitely stay again....oh we already are

Thank skolfslave
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