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The Galley Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Here at The Galley Topsham we want to impress you with 'the best of Devon on a plate'. We are passionate about serving you the freshest fish and seafood, simply and stylishly presented, together with exciting meat and vegetarian options sourced from local farms so we think we have something for everybody. We have a daily changing menu which means we only serve what is in season and locally available, so you can be sure that what you are eating is of the best quality. Our a la carte menu is available at lunch and dinner. At lunch we offer a special menu of two courses for £16. So whether it's a long lingering dinner, a light lunch or a business engagement we have something to suit you. We love
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything from the food to the staff were amazing! The scallop starter and venison main was delicious and we will definitely be back again. Thank you to Nigel for adding personal touches to my birthday meal.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cerian204
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was treated to a birthday meal here by my partner. Food was very good, particularly the seafood which was exceptional - pan fried sea bream and mussels was one of the best things I've eaten.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sam H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a truly lovely restaurant. The food is delicious. I loved the pollack with butternut squash and the fish with leek and potato soup was so tasty. Simple, fresh ingredients served beautifully. It’s great value and the service is helpful and attentive. We love...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sukit117
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the finest dining experiences available. This restaurant has a great menu service and location. I visited with my girlfriend for Friday evening dinner in February 2019. We booked a table which is necessary. The sevrice was first class, the menu had lots of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MrJulz
Reviewed 6 days ago

You couldn't be more warmly welcomed. The food is of the freshest sort and the menu choice varied. They offered an excellent set luncheon menu for that day but we stayed for evening dinner. Fishy eaters will delight and there are excellent alternatives in Venison...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank smee4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Valentine’s dinner at The Galley in Topsham yesterday evening. Has to be one of the best restaurants in our area. Even on such a busy night, as I had mentioned my wife’s lactose intolerance when booking, we were delighted to find that the chef had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GoffWelchman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had never been to Topsham before so this was a pot-luck booking and it was great. Between us, we had scallops and trout pate to start. Mine was the pate which was an outstanding dish. Then we had hake, john-dory and venison as mains....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank spamfred
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a lovely Saturday lunch with friends at this small and friendly restaurant in Topsham near Exeter. The set menu was very tasty - Fowey mussels, fish pie and torched banana with a lovely creme anglaise. Portion control was just right with a feeling of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PAPX2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant kindly fitted us is last minute. The food and wine selection was perfect in every way, no complaints. Service was welcoming and professional. A very pleasant experience, lunch looking out over the estuary on a wet weekend in February. We look forward to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and great food. My only regret was choosing the fish and chips as it was just your average fish and chips you could find anywhere but the people on the table who ordered a different dish were highly impressed. Would visit again

Date of visit: February 2019
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23 November 2018|
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Response from paulthechief | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I don’t actually work there 😊 their telephone number is 01392876078 - not open Sunday and Monday.
Jeffrey B
5 September 2018|
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Response from Louise C | Reviewed this property |
Family owned business who have been there 8-9 years. New chef from Sept 2018.
5 March 2018|
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Response from Christine Q | Reviewed this property |
Quayside if you can find a space or Holman Way which is a little further away
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