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Puffing Billy

££ - £££, British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (31 reviews)
“scallops” (26 reviews)
“roast beef” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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1 - 10 of 927 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Top class venue, service exceeded expectations, good selection of wines and Gins, food very well prepared, good flavour, good value, nice atmosphere, worth a visit and will return.

2  Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in July 2018 from a recommendation. We were not disappointed. Staff were helpful and friendly. Food was hot, tasty and came out quickly. I would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank charliemiddleton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We use this busy pub restaurant at least monthly if not more and it's busy because its good. Beer, food, service, atmosphere, garden, location all excellent. Exton even has its own train station, where you have to ask the ticket collector/guard to ask the driver...More

1  Thank jackgaby78
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped off at the Puffing Billy for a quick lunch and the first thing I noticed was that it was very crowded and busy and the muck was also way too loud where I was sitting. For my main, I ordered a Thai vegetable...More

Thank GeorgesPicks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time to Puffing Billy and I was impressed by the quality of service. This pub has a class on its own with bright, clean and airy decor. The food was very good indeed. We had a kids portion of sausages with peas and...More

1  Thank KBologna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In summary - delicious food at reasonable prices, excellent service, lovely atmosphere, and would therefore highly recommend. Our group of 10 had a lovely meal which I'd booked for my Mum's birthday as a surprise. The team there gave us a very warm welcome and...More

1  Thank jpmanf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our marriage blessing meal/celebration here, 32 people having a 3 course meal. We were able to construct our menu with the help of Adam to exactly what we wanted. Every course was perfection. Every member of the party has given outstanding complements on...More

1  Thank Jenna_S-Hudd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on our first night at our b&b just 10 minutes walk from here. Our host at Riverdown b&b reserved a table for us as it was a Saturday night and busy. Luckily we got a table right by the bar, and it was...More

1  Thank caz1597
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was great lunch, best Ploughman’s-what it needs is lots of tlc- The smell in the carriage is like a really bad charity shop! Think they need to take all the crap out of it and return to original carriage-then actually serve meals within the...More

2  Thank scrumpy001
ThePuffingbIllyteam, Owner at Puffing Billy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Scrumpy We have messaged you directly. This is clearly a review of The Puffing Billy Train in Australia ? We do not have train carriages, anything antique, books or ploughman's on the menu and we are based in Exton Devon Uk. Would you please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place thanks to trip advisor. From the outside The Puffing Billy is a warm welcoming place, which makes you want to go in. And your not disappointed. From the moment you walked in to the moment you left you were made to...More

1  Thank James R
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Mark T
28 August 2017|
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Response from PoshTreacle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Emma-Louise K
22 May 2017|
Response from Barry N | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure if you call them they will be able to help ?
19 April 2017|
Response from duckconfit | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the pub. I'm just a reviewer and I'm not connected.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 877888
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