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11 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, England
+44 1392 434184
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Sat night”
1 week ago
“Great place to lunch”
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10:00 - 02:30 Hours
££ - £££
11 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into Coolings last Saturday and caught up with some friends. Downstairs was closed - but the bar was full and lively upstairs. There was a DJ by the stairs and he was pumping out some great dance tunes, bit loud as it's such a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch with the added bonus of knowing I could take my dog with me. Great atmosphere, fab food,service and friendly staff. Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pipz7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and great staff that make you feel welcome. The place looks lovely after their recent revamp. Always a good vibe in there.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MickeySibs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always have a great night out in Coolings and much prefer the music, drinks and bar staff than we do any other establishment in Exeter. Always welcoming and polite, the staff make sure your every need is never too much for them. The bars...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jade S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say , first of all Charlotte who I think is the manager ( if she isn’t she should be) was super welcoming and friendly, the prosecco is amazing value and delicious , the food was eclectic, fresh and beautifully presented, highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank twosheds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As stated above, I totally have to disagree with the last review. I think the new makeover is absolutely amazing and has replaced the outdated, shabby decor. It's now far more sophisticated and has a boutique appearance. The staff were extremely welcoming and friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank squeaks73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a guest for lunch just today. We were entertaining friends from up country and enjoyed corner side table. We chose to stay indoors - to enjoy the heating & relaxing music 😊. The venue was sparkling clean & was welcomed upon arrival. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Savvyfoodie68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened? Coolings used to be cool and fun. Then it became Hatts and carried on in the same vein. It’s now reverted to Coolings and had an awful sterile makeover. I popped in for lunch but the whole place smells of disinfectant and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Sherpa816193, Owner at Coolings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are really sorry you didn't enjoy your visit! Hopefully next time you'll be more impressed. A popular venue having a makeover is always tricky to hit the mark for everyone. We appreciate it isn't to everyones taste, but are generally delighted most of our...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:30
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 434184
  • E-mail
Coolings on Exeter’s Gandy Street is an independently owned city centre bar serving lunches, hot drinks and a full bar offering. We also have the amazing Coolings Cellar Bar in the old vaults of the Exeter tunnels maze. Recently extensively refurbished Coolings opens from 10am Monday-Saturday and 11am on a Sunday.
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