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Puffing Billy

$$ - $$$, British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (30 reviews)
“scallops” (27 reviews)
“roast beef” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in for lunch whilst walking on the River Exe Trail. The pub looks smart both inside and out with a large outdoor seating area to one side, extensive menu, we ate a ploughman’s, BLT and salmon on ciabatta, large portions, well presented and v...More

1  Thank j w
Reviewed 2 days ago

The freindly staff were eficient and helpful. The food was delicious, nicely cooked and as always presented well.

Thank hpsauce373
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had such a lovely evening here last Saturday night! The Puffing Billy has been my Dad’s local for many years and so has been somewhere I’ve been keen to come! A very warm reception with a lively bar and great selection of gins greeted us....More

2  Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having taken a wrong turn, we ended up at The Puffing Billy. We wondered in and although we arrived just before the kitchen was due to close, the staff were welcoming and accommodating and nothing was a problem. All the staff were so good, there...More

Thank nandrk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where cycling along the cycle path towards exmouth and stopped into this delightful pub for lunch. Boy was it a good idea. The quality of the food was great and they have a supplier board so I was glad to see everything is local....More

1  Thank charliewhite33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on impulse whilst walking by. Great meal, drinks and service at mid range price. Recommended.

2  Thank Mike O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Puffing Billy is in a great spot on a fabulous cycling route. We stopped on a hot day for a mid week lunch so were surprised that the selection was just the normal menu (expensive), or a small amount of sandwiches, or some small...More

Thank burroontour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here several times but on this occasion we were disappointed with the food. I had the mussels as a main meal but the portion was smaller than I have had at other restaurants. The mussels were very small and shrivelled, the beards...More

Thank Maxine P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely meal today, waitress was very polite and helpful when we asked to move. Food was excellent and good timing between courses. One disappointing aspect is that, who we thought was the owner (older man) answered and spoke on the phone twice whilst in...More

1  Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice in 2 weeks. What can I say beautiful food, great staff, great service..! Well done and thank you for lovely food...😎 J & A Woods

1  Thank John C
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Mark T
28 August 2017|
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Response from PoshTreacle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Emma-Louise K
22 May 2017|
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Response from GeorgesPicks | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety of gluten free options and vegan too but the food overall is a bit lacking
19 April 2017|
Response from duckconfit | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the pub. I'm just a reviewer and I'm not connected.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 877888
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