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Pierhead, Exmouth EX8 1DU, England
+44 1395 272100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“unlimited chips” (69 reviews)
“monkfish” (209 reviews)
“fritto misto” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Pierhead, Exmouth EX8 1DU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Five adults and one baby. Great family birthday meal for my pescatarian wife. Fabulous venue, great atmosphere, buzzing. Menu varied and inviting plus fish of the day menu which included skate, gurnard and lemon sole. Plenty on the drinks menu. Great food and great service....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank N975KMstephend
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went on an evening out with friends and enjoyed everything about it. The waiting staff were knowledgeable and attentive. The food was really good - the brill was superb and my friend , a connoisseur of such things, says the onion rings were the best...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shonagh K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first visit and it was a very pleasant experience. The restaurant is as close to the sea as it dares without customers getting their feet wet! All staff seemed very welcoming and attentive without being a nuisance. A large fish menu is on offer...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stanleyhaldane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife's birthday combined with a trip to Exmouth, have visited rockfish in Brixham a few times so knew what to expect, we both chose the monkfish with garlic butter, nicely cooked just enough garlic so it didn't overpower the fish. Excellent service on what was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D8680LZjohnn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here for lunch on New Years Eve, what a great place! Staff were smiley and chatty as they greeted us and showed us to our seats. Lots of choice on the menu and great to have a daily choice of fresh out the...More

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

We went for lunch. Waitress good, efficient and friendly but waited for a very long time for our coffees to arrive which we ordered to have before choosing food. Eventually ordered food. Starter - long wait. Calamari to share. £8 for small portion, very small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JaneA216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunchtime meal but a bit pricey compared to other fish restaurants in the area. Plus, small portions and all side dishes charged extra.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Maxine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 of us had a meal for a 92nd birthday, but due to travelling a long way to our elderly relative for the day, we don't have the opportunity to book in advance. Thanks to Emma she was helpful in getting us a nice table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sandyBerkshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Rockfish 5 times in the last year, 2 of those this week. The food is excellent, the staff are lovely and they are very dog friendly. All this, along with the stunning views make all the ingredients for a lovely meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stdubs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have now eaten at Rockfish a number of times and I have to say that the quality of food has always been amazing. I have had the line caught haddock several times and it has always been excellent, add to that great chips (you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Tina S
27 July 2017|
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Response from 156,747 | Reviewed this property |
Appears to be dog friendly. No outside seating at all apart from the balcony which could be open roofed should the weather be kind.
20 June 2017|
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Response from DevonBlueboy | Reviewed this property |
All finished some months ago
9 May 2017|
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Response from PCK1000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes It is on the ground floor with stunning views over the estuary Ask for a table with that view
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pierhead, Exmouth EX8 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 272100
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