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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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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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Bristol
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Sadlers during a short break to Exmouth with my elderly In-laws. We were looking for a cosy country pub serving good value traditional food and that was exactly what we found. My father in law is a wheelchair user and the staff were very helpful in finding us the best table for him without any fuss. We... More 

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

Just what we want! Thank you for your invigorating and encouraging review. We are delighted you found everything to your liking and managed to find room for the puddings as well. I would particularly like to thank you very much for your kind comments regarding our staff who work incredibly hard and have been trained to achieve customer satisfaction. Thank... More 

Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last Sunday, 23rd April, my partner and I visited the Saddlers Arms for our Sunday lunch. We arrived about 2.30 and the place was still busy . We were met by a very pleasant young lady and shown to a table and given menus . Our drinks order was taken and we decided to have the Carvery . The meat... More 

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

Oh! Thank you for your very positive, kind and honest review. Our staff, although a young team, are well trained and motivated and a huge thank you to you and your partner for acknowledging their efforts and encouraging them. We do try extremely hard to offer delicious food at reasonable prices, prepared to please all tastes and we seem to... More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to coming here as we had heard and read good reviews. We arrived to a very lacklustre welcome and were eventually shown to a table. We then had to wait over half an hour to order despite the restaurant not being particularly busy at the time, while approximately 5 or 6 waitresses were milling around nearby... More 

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

Please view response below to same complainant party. More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to The Saddlers Arms for Sunday lunch. My wife ordered the carvery, and was able to go straight up. But I ordered off the menu, a starter and main, and after twenty minutes my starter arrived. By the time I finished my starter, my wife had finished her carvery, and we sat chatting after our... More 

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

No "flimsy excuses"here just plain and simple integrity. We are honest and accept that we don't always get it right (although judging by our fantastic reviews and word of mouth we generally do), however hard we try mistakes happen as we are only human. I unreservedly apologies for what happened and can confirm after a thorough investigation that human error... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply excellent huge meat portions loads of veg to choose from a special mention to the carvery chef very helpful the scottish man !!! Great service from all will be back again very soon well done to all went today 23 april ☺

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1 Thank Spence B
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Brilliant and thank you so much for your positive review. When the few take to running down their local establishments that try so hard it is fantastic to receive complimentary and encouraging reviews. More 

Olney, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The carvery looks wonderful and we were looking forward to it. The meat was very nice but the veg were awful. there was a kind of orange mash which could have been either swede or butternut squash but which actually tasted of vinegar. The cauliflower had been overcooked and yet was so tough that it couldn't be cut with a... More 

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Thank CatherineR779
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Oh. Your review is very disappointing. I am pleased you enjoyed the meat, parsnips and roast potatoes but surprised that from a selection of about 10 different vegetables you couldn't find any others to suit your taste.We do try to take a middle of the road approach with the cooking of our vegetables to please all people and as you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is on the way into Exmouth and has been taken over and have a revamp so thought we would give it a go. We booked a table of 7 for Good Friday. The place was really busy when we arrived so decided to go straight to our table. We were given menus and our sinks order was taken,... More 

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Thank Mothership2013
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a difference. A complete make over with new Management. A real buzz to the place, friendly efficient staff, pleasing decor and excellent food with plenty to choose from including a superb carvery.

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

Thanks so much for recognising our on-going effort and enthusiasm. See you again soon. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family meal all of us really enjoyed staff spot on all happy to help we all had the carvery good choice of meat and veg my plate full lol good choice of pudding as it was Easter Sunday very busy but as I say staff very helpful survice with a smile thanks

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Thank fredweight1066
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments regarding our wonderful team. Very much appreciated. More 

Clyst St Mary, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here as we spotted a child's play area and my husband said years ago the pub had a good name and food but he hadn't been fir over 1o years so thought we would give it a go. My 8 year old loved the okay equipment and having children entertained is always good when eating food outside in the... More 

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

So pleased everything was to your liking. See you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
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
Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
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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Telford, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom

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