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The Marquess of Exeter Restaurant


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The Marquess of Exeter is located in one of the country's most picturesque areas, Rutland. We offer an a la carte menu seven days weeks, with the addition of a bar menu. Our bar is cosy with open log fires and sofas, leading onto a spacious restaurant. We also have a fabulous garden which you can enjoy a drink in with outside dining tables offered along the front of building.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
British, Pub, Bar
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been both dining & staying here for some time. The service & food is always excellent and never disappoints. Good menus the staff are always ready to advise. Service is good and the food is just always VERY very good. Relaxed atmosphere &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lawbird44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When there last night the restaurant was cold my wife ate with her coat on. Our main was a piece of beef which looked nice but was served on cold plates and was chewy. The night was ruined I did complain and did not have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Michael_Thomas1958
Reviewed 1 February 2019

lucky enough to visit twice for lunch at the beginning of this year - once with 2 chums and latterly in a large party. Chums and I opted for the bar area - and enjoyed mixing and matching from the Lunch for Less and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank 4lurryKnox
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Stay here regularly for business, and am lucky enough to sample the chefs delicious food each time. They have a very talented chef who really understands flavours and combinations. Their flat iron teak in particular is one of the best I have eaten. The fish...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BenA704
Reviewed 15 January 2019

A group of friends had the lunch for less menu to celebrate a birthday. The starters were very good and food generally acceptable for the price but the price of drinks will stop us going back. £3 for a small glass of lime and soda...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this quaint village pub a few times and have mostly enjoyed the food. I prefer eating in the bar area as the restaurant is a tad to sterile in my little opinion. We popped in for Sunday Lunch and it was, as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank lulujack
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice midweek meal here. they were very accommodating allowing us to have the dog in the bar with us whilst we sat at a table eating. The staff looked after us really well and we will definitely be back again. couldn't fault...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank daleyt2016
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I got married 5 years ago at the Marquess and decided to go back for our anniversary. The venue did not disappoint for our wedding nor when we returned for our anniversary. Brian the owner remembered that we stayed in the Bridal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

3 people had the takeaway fish and chip and one person had the burger.. .The 3 had the fish fell Couple of hrs after.. All said the fish was watery. ( think it was cooked from frozen but as fresh FISH ) .. one person...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank davidhutchings1965
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Our twin room was clean and reasonably well appointed. The room was quite warm and had limited window ventilation. We could not leave the blind/curtains open (to help with ventilation) because our ground-floor window was only a few paces from the footpath/car park driveway; I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank AbrisShkval
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