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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I did not do much in the way of research prior to booking this hotel ( sometimes this is not a bad thing) and what a delight to discover this was an St Austell Brewery pub / hotel. The brewery alone is one of my favourites so they had a head start. Check in was good with v polite and... More 

Thank Roly171
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217 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on our way back to Cornwall. Our room was spacious and cosy with an excellent bathroom. We ate dinner in the restaurant having booked in advance. I had two starters; coriander tempura scallops with lentil and coconut dahl followed by pork cheek rillettes with parma ham, sourdough toasts, poached pears and salted crackling. All delicious.... More 

Thank fairylightqueen
Bath, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A return visit as we stayed here last year when we came to support Bath against Exeter very nice surroundings a great mix of locals and travelers, ate here on the night we arrived and were not disappointed, very well placed for visiting the bars and restaurants in a very quaint riverside town. Will be Back.

Thank Sharkey57
Management response:

Thank you for such a positive review. It is always good to hear from a guest that has stayed before and that on both occasions the standards have been consistent. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some drinks, lovely place and setting. Made the error of ordering a 'flat white', as the picture shows, it was not that at all. Instant coffee and hot milk? Coffee training is needed!!! Otherwise a nice visit.

Thank Phoebe W
Management response:

Very sorry to hear that your coffee was not up to our usual high standard. The majority of our team have been trained in the service of the various coffees however we do have some new team members on board so we will address this as a matter of urgency. Thank you for the feedback. More 

Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lovely stay at the Globe. Room (number 20) was spacious with a nice bath and good overhead power shower. Room very clean. We had breakfast every day which was great quality and sets you up for the day. They do a very nice pint of Tribute. Staff all very friendly and combines family friendliness with corporate efficiency. A special... More 

Thank senga1001
Management response:

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We will pass your comment on to Mo whom will be delighted with your feedback. Look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All i can say is i wont be back! The passage house inn is more welcoming and better fresh food! shame for a pub in lovley topsham with staff nt really traind up for the coustomer satasfaction i had the soup and it was cold i then had the fish and chips how can u get that wrong i dont... More 

Thank holmesfoodnetwork
Management response:

Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to The Globe. We are disappointed to read that you do not wish to return especially as we normally receive lots of compliments regarding our team and the food. We are unsure from your limited feedback what you mean by 'not really trained up for customer satisfaction' or what was wrong with... More 

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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the new menu in The Globe restaurant last night. The scallops with lentil dahl were amazing and my duck wad delicious. My companions had the beef blade which they thought outstanding. Great service . We are so lucky to have it as our local.

Thank beaumanor
Management response:

We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed our winter menu. Thank you for your continued support of The Globe and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been a few times, the food is always good, staff seem happy and on the ball , nice and pleasant place to eat and drink in bar or restaurant. Good varied menu and always a choice of specials as well .

Thank E27JOrobertb
Management response:

Thank you for your positive review and for rating us as 5. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Just wanted a decent pub that served decent food. While on a weekend break to Exeter we wanted a pub not too far away from where were staying and the globe in Topsham was the ideal place. Traditional fish and chips in front of the open fire on a beautiful October day. St Austell beers will always get my thumbs... More 

Thank smartjim
Management response:

We are very proud of our St Austell beers and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoy them. Our chef uses Tribute ale in his beer batter for the fish & chips. Topsham is a great place to visit and it is so easy to travel by train or bus to Exeter itself. We have 19 boutique style... More 

Orange County, California
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm only reviewing the pub since it was where I ate one of the last meals I had in Devon & it certainly did not disappoint. (Honestly, it was one of the largest meals I've been served in the UK.. & since I'm American I appreciate this completely lol). Atmosphere in the pub was very nice as well. A bit... More 

Thank AnnonTraveler5150
Management response:

Thank you for posting a review. Glad to hear that your last meal in Devon was with us and that it was a memorable one. We allow dogs to stay in some of our rooms and they are also allowed in the bar and the Garden Room next to reception. We even have one customer that brings their parrot with... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Globe is a beautiful 16th Century Coaching Inn set in the heart of Exeter’s Historic Estuary Town of Topsham. Located only 4 miles from Exeter City centre, it attracts both tourists and business travellers.The Inn has recently undergone a major refurbishment to restore and update the historic building whilst retaining its authentic character and personal touch.Topsham has a wonderful community, relaxed and friendly offering a perfect base to explore the area, whether by bike, foot or public transport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Globe

Address: 34 Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Topsham
Price Range: $133 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Globe 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Probably quieter in the courtyard area to the rear”
 of 5 bubbles Sharkey57, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Parking at the hotel not available during the season, use Holman Way car park, rather than Quay car park”
 of 5 bubbles cossie93, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs on the courtyard was quiet when we stayed but may be noisier in the summer months when people are drinking outside.”
 of 5 bubbles Vangocamper, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 4 which was lovely and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles JayneG_13, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we only used the reataurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 1944Costa, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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