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The Exeter Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
+44 1332 605323
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork pie” (19 reviews)
“scotch egg” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Disappointed with service and food. Took nearly an hour for food to be served yet was not busy. Faggotts which are normally very good were dry, tasteless and certainly not fresh. Advised of above and offered a drink , declined as we had just had...More

Thank allieyson1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Saturday evening with friends. Recommend booking if you want a table for food. Service was good even though they seemed very stretched. However, it does queiten as the evening progresses and the drinkers move on to other pubs. Great range of real ale...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just my sort of pub. Snugs and beams and open fires, good beer, great food. As soon as you walk in, especially on a bleak or dreary evening, the rat race disappears as the warmth from the open fires, the smell of superb food and...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is fantastic and the food is awesome. Always friendly and welcoming. What a great place.... a must visit

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably the worst Sunday roast i’ve ever had!! Tough meat, almost raw veg, like warm. Mentioned this to waitress but didn’t full on complain because we were someone’s guests. We will never return here to eat

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, a bit slate plate-y. And a quiz for which I’m told the winners can get everything right. All questions right. 100%. Without phones

Thank Kieron H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint old pub...OWN brew(DANCING DUCK)food...well not your run of the mill menu...different from others and delicious ... appetizing and would definitely to come back for.Host...know how to look after their customers

Thank Ricardo A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere and is decorated really cool. I had a 8 Oz sirloin steak with pepersauce. I especially loved the sauce. Big portion as well.

Thank StevenDeSchepper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in last night (Thursday) with some of my work colleagues for an informal meeting/dinner/drinks. First ever visit. Was really impressed. Food was amazing, steak and stilton panini with fried onions and a bowl of stilton and broccoli soup. Best food I've had in ages....More

Thank Dalmatianmad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

came here in may and honestly had such a lovly meal. the atmosphere was friendly and all staff went out the way for us and our requests Would definitely recommend and will return as regular as possible

Thank 1971susan-m-17-03
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Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
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Response from krispykremes | Reviewed this property |
yep, children are welcome.
14 May 2016|
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Response from Bryn W | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Parking is by way of meters immediately outside but free after 6 pm. There is also free parking in the nearby area but you need to drive around a little to find some. I have never had a problem with parking in this part... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 605323
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