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The Turf Locks

Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
+44 1392 833128
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! We came to this lovely little pub as part of our rib ride with Stuart Line cruises. We did let the landlord know we’d be coming in a big group but didn’t book a table, when we arrived to this popular little spot, we...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting friends at the weekend, great walk along the exe to this amazing pub! Food was great! Make sure you book as it’s rightly incredible popular!

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfectly placed pub/ diner on the beautiful Exe estuary where you can enjoy a drink, a cup of tea, a snack or a meal. Good selection of everything.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing pub set of the beaten track. We hired bikes for the day in Dawlish Warren and cycled along the coastal path towards Exeter. We visited the Turf Locks a couple of years ago and we’re very keen to go back. All...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Had walked past this pub a few years ago and had stuck us as quite unfriendly and overpriced so when we finally visited last weekend I was so happy to see how lovely it was. Despite terrible weather it was lovely and cosy inside with...More

Thank LuceNuvola
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times now but not for a while. We went with family for my wife's Birthday. The food was amazing and the staff and owner couldn't been more accommodating and welcoming. The pub is so unique in its location. There is...More

Thank 1750nick
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Met with a friend of mine the other week and decided to have a walk and then lunch. I have been here before only for a drink so thought it the perfect place to try. I had the Beer battered fish and chips. All I...More

Thank paulbardey
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good food and service, but very very busy. Lovely day so no problem with waiting for food. It’s a very popular place

Thank kazza3636
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great atmosphere, amazing location and really very good pub food. A treat to find these days. It could just be a honey pot for tourists but they actually do give a s**t.

Thank DevonHendy
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited with family and a dog in late October for a late lunch. Weather was pleasant and because we had the dog sat outside. There were plenty of chairs and tables. We found one around which all 7 of us could sit. Great views along...More

Thank Kevin R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Exminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 833128
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