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Mill on the Exe

££ - £££, British,
Bonhay Road, Exeter EX4 3AB, England
+44 1392 214464
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (57 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“pudding” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bonhay Road, Exeter EX4 3AB, England
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1 - 10 of 1,216 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We love eating here when visiting our son comfortable, friendly atmosphere, great menu always something interesting on the specials Our server was Simon and he could not of been more helpful

1  Thank 240renatem
Reviewed yesterday

Tables nicely spaced out. Decent menu, good food, generous portions. Very good value specials. Friendly service.

1  Thank JAE99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been in a few times now and always had an excellent time. The food is always spot on and defiantly one of the best places to grab a Sunday roast. Franki and Maya who have looked after us in the past have always...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food and selection of drinks. Lovely in the summer overlooking the riverside. We have been to this pub many times while visiting family in Exeter. Thoroughly recommend it.

1  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a friends birthday party that was a surprise! They had ordered a buffet for him and about 50 of us and it was just lovely! Really nice variety of food with good vegan section also. Friendly staff, atmosphere and good service, recommended

Thank PhilBrown1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit here was not as good as the first unfortunately,we started with a sticky table and then had to move tables because of smoke coming in from smokers outside. The food was in general tasty, however some dishes were not right and we...More

Thank Chopsy24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, lovely atmosphere and the best gin selection around. I was spoilt for choice. The staff are very helpful and know their gins.More

Thank ChloeH1283
Steve B, Owner at Mill on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear ChloeH1283 Thanks for taking the time to review us and great to read that you enjoyed The Mill on the Exe - as you will see from some recent reviews some people are perhaps impossible to please! We have 20+ gins on our drinks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a lunchtime family snack on a nice sunny day. The setting is reasonable without being anything special, but clean and tidy with the addition of a beer garden. Ok for parking but away from the town centre. The food and drinks were...More

Thank Trebor1922
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

20 minutes. Wait for service dirty tables still last customers dirty plates waitress bought out the drinks and made mistake with drinks and delayed order she did not take away last customers plates and delivered my tea cup which had not been washed after last...More

Thank chartlittle
Steve B, Owner at Mill on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. It sounds like there may have been a little confusion as our menu does advise to order at the bar - we ask this as with several entrances to the building we can not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous setting, excellent beer garden. Food is a bit pricey for what it is and I’m not sure what but there is something missing from the menu. Never feel completely satisfied with the food on offer. Love the fact that everything comes from local produce....More

Thank smeg5tar
Steve B, Owner at Mill on the Exe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear smeg5tar Thank you for taking the time to review us. Trip advisor is a great tool for both the businesses on the receiving end of a review and for users of the site but only if the criticisms made are constructive - for you...More

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Questions & Answers
Anthony S
14 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry - we serve our carvery on Sunday's only but our full menu is available on other days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonhay Road, Exeter EX4 3AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 214464
  • E-mail
Busy pub located right on the banks of the river Exe with stunning garden and views. Pub style menu with daily specials using locally sourced food. Featured in Good Pub Guide and serving five award winning real ales, Cornish Rattler cider and 14 wines by the glass. Taste of the West Silver award 2014.
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