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Southernhay House Restaurant

36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
+44 1392 439000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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“parfait” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner at the restaurant on the ground floor of the Southernhay House Hotel while staying there. It is also where breakfast is served. Our meal was very good, featuring local farm ingredients and prepared well. There was a good selection of wines by...More

Thank CarpeNox
Reviewed 14 February 2018

My colleagues and I have often visited Southernhay House for pre-night out cocktails. One time we had booked for about 30 of us for a 3 course meal. We met here before the meal for cocktails. The cocktails are lovely but lethal. We all got...More

Thank Katie_reviews92
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I have eaten here before and enjoyed the food immensely, but this Tuesday I was let down. I had an important guest which was especially disappointing. We both ordered the linguine with wild mushrooms etc. Service was fine, the usual high standard, but the linguine...More

Thank Frankie B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

On Saturday Oct 21st my friends & I received the worst service any of us have experienced from the Southen Hay Hotel staff. We are all seasoned travellers and tonight found ourselves left on the wet streets of Exeter with no dinner options and no...More

Thank Suzanne U
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We dined a deux. An excellent lunch of lamb chops, garlic potatoes and veg. All this followed by a light parfait served on a base of water melon alongside a flavoursome sorbet. My wife went for the fish cakes on a bed of finely shredded...More

Thank CustomerConsultant
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The room has a capacity of up to 16 people, which was the size of our group. The organisation and advice before the event was excellent, and over the course of the evening we were served wonderful food and lovely wines by efficient, attentive and...More

Thank kevinbL1798VF
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

As I stated in my previous review lovely hotel but as the room was classed Luxury it should of had a small fridge and to have no milk was disappointing .we asked at reception and was told they don't have milk in rooms there was...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We live in Torquay and visit Exeter quite a lot and decided to stay for a night at this lovely hotel .The room we had was a luxury room it was lovely .The bathroom was amazing.We went into Exeter for dinner as not much choice...More

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, meal was fabulous very tasty, My daughter said mum this is very tasty, :) Very delicious, we both enjoy our night, Everything about are meal and service was excellent Very very happy:)

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I arranged to meet with some old friends in this highly recommended restaurant for dinner on a Saturday night..the food was only just decent, nothing special, but my goodness the portions were minuscule. Starter, maincourse and dessert were so small. Is it some sort of...More

Thank Peter S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 439000
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Southernhay House Bar and Restaurant invites you to sample everything from English classics to seasonally changing three-course menus for private dining. All locally sourced, all made daily in our own kitchen, all relying on our team of local Devon suppliers to get us the best of the season's produce. Southernhay House is open 7 days a week and aims to be your personal club in town at any time of day or night, whatever you feel like eating or drinking and whenever you feel like celebrating.
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