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The Salty Pigeon - CLOSED

29 Magdalen Road, Exeter EX2 4TA, England
+44 1392 435883
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“terrine” (3 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
29 Magdalen Road, Exeter EX2 4TA, England
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Reviews (144)
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place is due to change hands at the end of the year and I was happy to visit recently because it is a very good place under the current owners. I booked for a larger party at short notice – not only was the...More

Thank bob_the_moo
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had such an enjoyable celebration meal here recently. Great ambience, service and food. Friendly but unintrusive hosts, pleased by refined (not restrictive) menu options, loved the food and was shocked to hear that they're closing at Christmas. Understandable with such options open to the family,...More

1  Thank happybubbles13
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Thank you for the brilliant review. We are so glad you have tried us

Reviewed 4 October 2016

I enjoyed the experience of dining here. It was a quiet mid week meal but the food was great, the wine good and the staff attentive when required and discreet when not. I would recommend for a romantic celebration.

Thank grascots
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Thank you so much for the fantastic review

Reviewed 17 September 2016

This restaurant claims to be "one of the best in Exeter." This may be an understatement. Based on the evidence of just one meal, The Salty Pigeon provided me with the very best dinner I have ever eaten in Exeter. I ordered pigeon (what else?)...More

Thank Williams348
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for such a fantastic review

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very good food, but the lack of ventilation makes the atmosphere unbearable hot and uncomfortable. Service is good though.

Thank ederzavala
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thanks for the review I am glad you enjoyed the food and service, I am shocked you found the venue hot as we have air conditioning

Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had been meaning to try the Salty Pigeon for a while, as having two young children, it's not not easy to find the time to treat yourselves. We were not disappointed. We were very impressed. We felt the service was really good, not over...More

1  Thank Petey2guns
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for such a fantastic review

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited the salty pigeon a couple of times now and every time the food, drink and service has been wonderful. Both times there have been slight amendments to the menu but the changes have been worth it. We will eat here again and...More

Thank Yammy R
gemsexeter, Manager at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you so much for the fantastic review

Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting menu and the food was pretty good and pricing not too bad, but was probably not the standard that the owners would lead you to believe they are trying to achieve in the blurb in the front of the menu. But we had an...More

Thank LouiseTunbridgewells
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thanks for the review

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

After searching for a place to eat we came across the salty pigeon online so rang and booked!! A very warm welcome from the waiter food was amazing service was amazing venue was amazing just simply amazing, it's up there with the savoy, ivy and...More

Thank alangreen571
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you very much for the fantastic review

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband went for an amazing Anniversary meal here 2 nights ago and wow this place is amazing great food great atmosphere great price and next Time we visit we will be taking our 3 children I can't express how great the food...More

Thank Natgreen84
gemsexeter, Owner at The Salty Pigeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Thank you so much for such a super review

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Magdalen Road, Exeter EX2 4TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 435883
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