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The Barn Owl

Guardian Road Exeter, Business Park, Exeter, EX1 3PE +44 1392976763

((((* British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Service excellent

Annette Hammett 24 January 2017
from Exeter

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Built from reclaimed materials, The Barn Owl sits above a former agricultural district and serves quality British pub food from an eclectic menu. Olive green walls complement distressed oak furnishings and raw brickwork, whilst a sprawling beer garden caters for al fresco dining at The Barn Owl in Devon.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Barn Owl menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Barn Owl ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Perched upon the fringes of the M5, The Barn Owl in Exeter sits right at the hub of Exeter Business Park.

The Barn Owl

Guardian Road Exeter, Business Park, Exeter, EX1 3PE

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Customer reviews for The Barn Owl

4 ((((* (based on 42 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (29)
  • lunch (13)
  • business (11)
  • value (8)
  • large parties (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • child friendly (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((*** 15 February 2017 by Marie Andrews from Exeter

    Waiter v pleasant and helpful. However the food was luke warm. The veg came out first, that was not v hot. We then had to wait for the meat platter which arrived several minutes later and again was not piping hot. It tasted v nice however. The restaurant was not busy. Also, one of my daughters had pasta and the other sausages. The pasta came in a tiny bowl, it was a v small portion in comparison to my other daughters meal. Perhaps a bigger bowl next time. Finally, call me old fashioned but mobile phones when working?!

  • (((** 4 February 2017 by Sarah Dononvan from Honiton

    Four of us ate. The food was of good quality and our waitress was friendly and provided good service. The barman that took our drink orders & brought over my pot of tea was, however, rather curt. As a side note, my tea pot had a saucer for a lid (when the barman brought this over no explanation/apology was given, he merely put it down & walked off). I burned myself when pouring it as the tea came out over the top & it then went cold rather quickly as a saucer isn't designed to fit a teapot.
    I would have given four stars were it not for the overall attitude of the barman and the incident with the tea.

  • ((((* 24 January 2017 by Annette Hammett from Exeter

    Service excellent

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Paul from Southampton

    Very good service.

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Des Furness from Exeter

    This is just on our doorstep so it's great that the atmosphere, drinks and menu also compliment this

  • ((((( 11 January 2017 by Sharon Moraes from Exeter

    Had a lovely meal with good service

  • ((((* 9 December 2016 by K Mossop from Exeter

    For a group of 4, the meal prices where good value, the drinks cost was half the bill, and we only had one drink each!

  • (((** 13 November 2016 by Sandra Clark from Exeter

    Good value fiixed price menu.Left waiting for last meal for 5 minutes

  • ((((( 10 November 2016 by Alan Suter from Exeter

    Friendly staff, help with wheelchair, good service and food.

  • (**** 29 October 2016 by Kim Makda from Blacon

    How disappointing. Children's food undercooked, even when it was sent back to the kitchen the meat was pink and running with pink juices when it was returned. Staff were not rude but clearly were not impressed we asked for the meat to go back, we received no apology for it either!!

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