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The Saddlers Arms

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Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
+44 1395 265369
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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Devon
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Carvery, well cooked selection of four meats, from which you can select a choice of two good portioned slices. A very good selection of help yourself vegetables, including a pudding at £10.00 you may have to go a long way to find better value.

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Thank Devonboy20
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

if you like a carvery then this place does not disappoint! The quality of the fresh tasting juicy meat, to the crispy outside and fluffy inside potatoes it's simply the best carvery in the exeter area at this time. This costs £10 on a Sunday which we think is more than fair. The staff are friendly and the carvery chef... More 

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Thank Chris T
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Amazing review and thank you so much for finding the time to write it. It really does encourage everyone to try to do even better when people like you talk so highly of The Saddlers. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant on Sat 11th March. We decided to have the carvery. The chef is really friendly & generous with the portions. The food is so nice & the boys had dessert. My partner being cheeky asked if they could have extra custard with their Sticky Toffee pad, nothing was too much trouble and the restaurant manageress was so... More 

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Thank Debbie P
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Wonderful review and thank you so much for your kind comments regarding our staff - always very much appreciated. Please don't leave it so long before you visit again! More 

Bridestow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited twice now & are still impressed with the food & service. I've never enjoyed roast dinner when eating out, much preferring homemade Sunday lunch. However the Saddlers has proven to be just as good! It's the only place I will go for a carvery now, even though it means travelling a bit of a distance . The choices... More 

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Thank 242066
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you. We hope you will always be pleased with our efforts and please let us know at the time if you are not! It is indeed a great compliment to know that you feel the food at the Saddlers is comparable to home cooked - but that's how it should be. Thank you and we look forward to serving... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in by chance and were made very welcome and secured a comfortable table for 3 on a Saturday evening. Obviously popular by the number of diners arriving later. Were very impressed by the number and selection of vegetables available on the carvery. Service was efficient and there was plenty of attention payed by staff. A wide selection at good... More 

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Thank Roger C
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased everything was to your liking. Thank you for your complimentary comments regarding our staff - much appreciated. More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About twenty of us descended on the Saddlers tonight to celebrate a birthday by having a carvery meal. I could not fault the food, with four roast meats ,three types of potatoes, and eight vegetables. All the staff were very pleasant, and went out of their way to make sure we all had an enjoyable evening. It was excellent value... More 

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Thank Gillian K
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and honest review. We are delighted that everything went well for you and the whole of your party enjoyed the celebrations and food so much. Thank you also for your kind comments regarding our staff - much appreciated. More 

cardiff
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch the bus from Exmouth takes you right outside . The carvery was lovely with so much choice. The staff were very helpful Lucy explained to us how to get back to Exmouth by walking past the village than up to the trail, which was a lovely walk back. Would go back here again when next in... More 

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Thank millieCardiff
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff they are very much appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed your meals and also the walk as recommended. Look forward to your return soon. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening. Great service at the front of house, the bar and from the chef's. Plenty of staff on hand to deal with the high level of customers. Good quality meat and lots of choice of vegetables (can't think of anything that was missing!).

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Thank Zack P
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Brilliant! Just what we wanted to hear and thank you so much for such a positive review. Look forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the best carvery we have had in years. Generous slices of meat (4 choices) and a terrific array of well presented vegetables. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. They offer discount for over 55s A pity more in our area don't do the same. Thoroughly recommended We will be returning,

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Thank YorkiesinDevon
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

A lovely review thank you. Thank you also for your kind comments regarding our wonderful staff - very much appreciated by one and all. We look forward to your return. More 

devon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A surprise stop but friendly staff could accommodate two. We were pleasantly surprised with the choice of 4 meats on the carvery choice of 3 types of potatoes and lost count of the variety of vegetables will definitely be returning

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Thank dencol
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Brilliant. I am so pleased we could accommodate you. You clearly enjoyed your meals and please do return again soon..you will be made very welcome. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth  >  Lympstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 265369
Description
The Saddlers serves locally sourced food, such as Kenniford Farm pork, Exmouth Mussels, Lyme Bay Crab. Our skilled team of chefs pride themselves on cooking good honest food. We have a vast garden for children to play in and offer live music on the last friday of every month. Tim and Shantell look forward to welcoming you to The Saddlers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?