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Rendezvous Wine Bar

££ - £££European, British,
38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
+44 1392 270222
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
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11 - 20 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We met up with friends we rarely see as they live in Exeter and we live in West Cornwall. They are regular customers at this restaurant and booked a table for us. The stairs down to the restaurant are very steep, but there is a...More

Thank PattiP_01
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We came here as a group of 9 in the Christmas lunch season. First and foremost to mention is the atmosphere. It was the first time I have been and it is a bit disconcerting to climb down the steps to a basement restaurant. However,...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We visited Rendezvous on Saturday evening to celebrate my son's graduation. We were made to feel so welcome the moment we entered. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable, nothing was too much trouble, including tasting several wines before making our choice and providing smaller...More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Blending excellent hosting with immaculate wine knowledge, fine affordable dining. what is not to love? Every visit brings another culinary joy. Consistent and polished. Superb.

Thank Travel U
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner after finding Rendezvous last year. A fantastic wine selection, fabulous food and a wonderful enthusiastic knowledgeable owner. Highly recommended!

Thank Gill S
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Having spent 3 months sebatical in the Exeter area and having tried most of the recommended restaurants, Rendezvous stands head and shoulders above the rest. Great food, excellent wine selection, outstanding service and charming owner make it worthy of a visit and all the superlatives...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Wine was exquisite for the price, visited for our anniversary couldn't have chosen better.

Thank GrahamSidemoor
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I visited the Wine Bar with a friend who was visiting from London. We were lucky to get a table, as there had been a cancellation. The food was, once again, excellent. We both had the roasted cauliflower and cheese soup for starters - very...More

Thank Bingobongo1974
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere, high quality food, beautifully presented. Wine choice (Not surprisingly) is extensive and excellent. Service was unobtrusive but attentive. Will certainly come back (maybe in the summer to use the lovely garden). Highly recommended.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely 3 course meal at Rendezvous yesterday lunchtime. We had visited Rendezvous for drinks after stumbling across it on a night out. After looking at the menu we knew we had to return to sample the food! We were...More

Thank SteeleLeah
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Questions & Answers
13 February 2017|
Response from Jemma M |
Yes absolutely, Rendezvous is open from 12noon until late Monday to Saturday. We only close Sundays and bank holiday Mondays. Hope that helps!
16 December 2016|
Response from Mel P | Reviewed this property |
There is a small bar area at the entrance and a fabulous wine choice 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 270222
  • E-mail
City centre cellar wine bar and restaurant with gardens
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