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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited regularly in the past this was a complete disappointment, one meal had to be returned as had hair in, nachos burnt all in all very disappointing

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here in the yurt and we had the best weekend! We were really well looked after and made to feel very welcome. The food is delicious, great price and portion sizes, I'm so sad to have left that I'm already planning my second...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all loved the setting of this pub along the river. The walking trail is well paved and easily accessible even with a pram. The weather was wonderful for our walk and the pub is ideally placed to soak up the weather with its large...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food options in lovely location by the estuary, foods are little over priced compared to other casual places but its worth it. Best fish and chips I haver had; served with tartar sauce and salad/peas and cost 11.95. Just wish , they had a...More

Thank Baunduley
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a lunch here while walking round Exminster marshes. The toasties are highly recommended. Other food looked equally plentiful and tasty. We ate indoors as it was a bit blustery outside, but this is really a pub for dining al fresco and best visited on...More

Thank Marmitefiend
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We planned our walk based on the fact we'd have lunch at the Turf Locks, we like it there so much! Although a lovely sunny day during the Easter school break, it was pretty quiet. A bit of a wait to order drinks - mainly...More

Thank KimM750
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great location.... but be warned! VERY BUSY if the weather is good. Accept a LONG wait at the bar if tomorrow want a drink!

Thank Pippa05
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Turf Hotel is a place you can only really appreciate if you leave your car behind. It is accessible only on foot, bicycle or dinghy (we cycled there). It is on the banks of the Exe Estuary (west side) and at the entrance to...More

Thank Khurram W
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The turf has always been one of my favourite locations! We went today after hearing it was open again after the winter and had a really lovely day despite the weather, the inside is just as good as the outside! The food never fails to...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had walked for ages to tell us we will close in 15mins in the afternoon. Nice location but the family run business should sell up. Awful people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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