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The Manor Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Lower Ashton, Exeter EX6 7QL, England
+44 1647 252304
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Another excellent Sunday lunch at the Manor. Very welcoming greeting on arrival. Drinks service to the table. Roast was delicious - plenty of vegetables and "thick" cut meat and plenty of it. The puddings were absolutely lovely. Everyone had a great meal in a great atmosphere. Thank you.

Thank Sandra186254
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and service . Good atmosphere . Only had a sandwich and beer but well presented . Reliable Jail Ale bitter

Thank John T
London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We have been twice to the Manor Inn. The first time we had booked a table last minute and they squeezed us into the bar area, which was kind of them but felt a little hectic when the place got busier. Our meal was very good. The second time we were put in the newer extension at the back where... More 

Thank ncw73
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We always have a great meal here, mick and Jan are always welcoming. They work hard to keep their public happy.

Thank dianne G
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It is always a pleasure to eat at The Manor Inn as Mick and Jan are friendly, welcoming and attentive. Tonight was no exception as we were greeted like old friends. The Manor has a wonderful atmosphere and is well worth the drive along the River Teign to reach it. I recommend the slow roasted, spiced belly pork and poached... More 

Thank Steven O
Brixham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A group of us have had Sunday lunch here several times and not one of us has ever had a bad word to say either about the food or service. From the moment you walk through the door you are made to feel very welcom. The food is excellent, well cooked and presented with a generous portion of both meat... More 

Thank Paul D
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Manor Inn is easy to find and is in a lovely setting. It is clean and tidy inside. We were in the restaurant area. Though small you aren't all sat on top of each other. We received a warm welcome and were attended too right away. My father couldn't decide which real ale to have and they were really... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I ate here with 2 friends last night and we only had a main course each but it was delicious. I had belly of pork with black pudding mash and vegetables. I'd never had black pudding mash before but it was really nice and the vegetables were all cooked to perfection. The owners were attentive and even though it was... More 

Thank fly2thai
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Usually much better when we have been at lunch time. Cold fish (meant to be hot!) and was returned reheated through and was very bland. Childrens chicken dippers were also very dry. However rest food tasty. Venison was lovely as was the jail ale pie. Enough of a not great experience to have a pause in going back...

Thank sitoegan
Tedburn St. Mary, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I along with a daughter, a son-in-law and granddaughter had a superb lunch at the Manor. With warm sunny weather, we decided to eat outside in the beer garden. The staff brought our meals out to us and were very pleasant and accommodating. The main meal was delicious which prompted us to go for sweets and coffees.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ashton, Exeter EX6 7QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 252304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?