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The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant

The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
+44 1392 841591
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“beef” (26 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
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1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here twice recently. First time was before Christmas when we had the special lunch ( roast turkey ), and again recently after a walk along the River Exe. Both meals were lovely, and the service very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Arthur94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this country pub on the 15th December and the staff were very welcoming and accommodating. The portions were a good size for me and my husband and very tasty food which was cooked to perfection. The food was so lovely that I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Darren T
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Went for Sunday lunch with slight trepidation as last time we went some 2-3 years ago and were horribly disappointed. Not this time. Huge portions of freshly cooked food. Two of us had the nut roast and it was one of the best we had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David R
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

I am very pleased that you all enjoyed your lunch.

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

First time visiting what a lovely place ... warm welcome as soon as we got there. Lovely open fire ...food was amazing service out standing. Would recommend to everyone. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank G3450TClisab
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you - we really looked forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Found this pub on google as was visiting the area, well worth a visit! Fabulous food great service would definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angela O
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. I am so pleased you found us and we hope you come back again soon.

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We brought a group of bellringers to the area around Thorverton and from the day we did a recce, we loved The Lazy Toad for the warm welcome we received and the staff’s laid back yet efficient approach. The food is delicious, the Inn is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank joannebX8855SN
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Many thanks, it was a pleasure and we hope to see your group here again soon!

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

When the dish that is served to the table is not as described on the menu and the only staff response, on having this pointed out to them, is simply to state that “the chef probably hadn’t read the menu” it would seem appropriate to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HCSACT
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

As you have not given your name, when you came in or what you had it is very difficult to verify your complaint. The only episode I can imagine it may have been was a gentleman and lady who had our starter prawn cocktail who...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The pub nestles in a lovely quiet village in the river valley and you wouldn't believe you were just half a dozen miles from the bustle of Exeter. A couple of sheltered courtyards look perfect for summer days but on a chilly but beautiful Autumnal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nickcDorset
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you very much.

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Visited with my husband for my birthday and we just loved it. Cosy, welcoming atmosphere, staff so friendly and loved that it's dog friendly. (We will remember this for when we our out with our patterdale!) The food was beautifully presented and portions a good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahpL8451HL
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Many thanks! Well behaved dogs are very welcome so we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 5 on a dark and stormy Saturday night. We have wanted to try this place for a while but it was always fully booked when we'd thought about going there. It's a lovely cosy, traditional English pub and the young...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank NatalieERoberts
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Matt S
20 March 2017|
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Response from 161craigk | Reviewed this property |
I would have said no, though they have a lovely garden which no doubt could keep them busy (under supervision).
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Julie C
13 February 2015|
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Response from thelazytoadinn | Property representative |
Hi Julie, You can view our menu on our website using the link on the page. We have no availability for the weekend of 27th and 28th February. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Brampford Speke
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 841591
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