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The Exeter Arms

££ - £££, British,
Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
+44 1332 605323
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (15 reviews)
“pork pie” (21 reviews)
“fish and chips” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A real homely and friendly place with excellent service. The food was quality and reasonably priced. This place is a hidden gem. Thank you Exeter Arms

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kennyken78
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited yesterday with family. Was quit busy but very friendly staff. Had lunch there. I had a Fish butty & it was delicious & very filling. Other half had cheese & leak toastie, she said it’s the best one she’s ever had. Other family members...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stevehH1698ZD
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quick drink with friends. The bar is always busy but there is a good selection of drinks on offer if you can find a seat or standing room.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Exeter is a fabulous pub and a firm favourite of ours. Martin and Denise were really helpful in helping us sort out a great party. The food was great and the team at the Exeter were brilliant and very accommodating (thanks Lee). A great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardM223
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday with 3 lovely friends. Quaint little pub with good atmosphere. Bar staff were friendly and quick to serve. Ordered food 3of us had the 3 pies that we had to wait 45 minutes for - well worth the wait it was all freshly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bethany127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening. When we first walked in there was an overwhelming smell of fish. Granted, a lot of folks seemed to be eating fish and chips but fish shouldn’t really be pungent if fresh. That aside, the place did look cosy and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H8153EMrachels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pace is a truly quaint old English pub. The real log fire warmed you as you entered the place and really enhanced the welcoming ambience. A great selection of real ales was only surpassed by the simple yet novel food menu. The food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank philipw007666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection but pricey place beer expensive service ok . The main gripe is the place is very small

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wayne1968x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem of a pub, it has a genuine old fashion feel. The Pedigree bitter was spot on, it was very busy but the staff were in control. They tell me the food is very good, we had already eaten but we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GrahamP223
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I was there for lunch with friends. Good beer, good food, friendly and welcoming staff and reasonable prices. Don't know about parking. I think it could be a problem

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pancho308
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2018|
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Response from johnhp702 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tracey The open at 1100 and start serving food at 1200. Just be aware that if Derby County are at home on a Saturday this pub gets very busy, you might want to contact them and reserve a table. regards, john
Karen B
6 April 2018|
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Response from Chapo1973 | Reviewed this property |
No but can park on the street outside
1 February 2018|
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Response from kevinbower1959 | Reviewed this property |
I've never been there on a Saturday night. What I can say is that the pub's clientele consists mostly of middle-aged folks who all seem to be regulars and who go there because it's a nice, cosy pub serving good beers. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Place, Derby DE1 2EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 605323
  • E-mail
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