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The Fat Pig Freehousej

2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
+44 1392 437217
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“smoked ribs” (10 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having visited once before for a quick drink and being a gin lover I was keen to revisit and 'properly' sample their own distilled gin and the food. I was amazed to be able to get a table for 4 on a Saturday night but...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very welcoming pub, with lovely staff. We went at lunch time and enjoyed our visit. It has good atmosphere and good choice of ales and ciders.

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a couple of years but this is a lovely cosy place to come and a meal or drink. They do their own beer and spirits and as a friend was visiting we decided to sample the Bad Fagin's gin which is...More

Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where my family and i have been a few times lately and never fails. It already has a good reputation for a relaxed and unhurried place to eat and drink, but like all good places when we went last week it...More

Thank DevonMargaret
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally taken here by a friend who lives locally, would probably not have paid much attention to it otherwise. Love the range of beers, the friendly staff and the feel of the place. Good atmosphere with all shapes and sizes enjoying it. Service can be...More

Thank Will1144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from Kent, takes a lot to impress me in terms of a micropub. But this place is good. V good. The beers are brewed in-house and they also have a distillery, though I didn't sample any of the stronger stuff. Tried a beetroot pale...More

Thank BennyDigital13
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

After finding this place at 4.5* on TripAdvisor we decided to give it a go. Such a relaxing atmosphere, creative art dotted around. Homemade spirits! (I tried the spiced rum) 👌 the food was fabulous, beautifully cooked and super tasty down to the salad dressing!...More

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We booked an evening meal and ordered food from a small menu ( I also worry when a menu is very extensive). Some of the menu involved smoked meat that I do not choose to eat. However I very much enjoyed the starter and main...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The menu changes during the week and features great British food. The selections are posted on the chalkboard every night. The Fat Pig makes a number of its own beers and liquors (gin and whiskeys). The main room is smallish so get there early, the...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I really like this place. Beer is great, staff knowledgeable and the pub is really well laid out and decorated. I won't go anywhere else in Exeter!

Thank LifeAsABackpacker
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Fatpig2015 | Property representative |
Hi , we are open all day sat 12 till 12 Sunday 12 till 5 , weekdays 5 till, Close ,our pub the fat pig makes a gin in our distillery called bad fagins but has never been called Fagins , call 01392437217 to make a... More
22 October 2015|
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Response from Fatpig2015 | Property representative |
No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 437217
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