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Cowick Barton

$$ - $$$,
121 Cowick Lane, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
+44 1392 491117
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“duck terrine” (3 reviews)
“smoked bacon” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
121 Cowick Lane, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family lunch for 13 with ages ranging from 1 to adult. The booking was friendly and efficient and there was a warm welcome when we arrived. We had a range of food from childrens meals to mushroom risotto, fish and chips and...More

Thank Linda P
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this for us. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving along on a bank holiday Monday feeling hungry we came across cowlick Barton Drove into the car park with a shall we or shan’t we saw a sign dogs welcome with no hesitation we went in Glad we did was served with the best...More

Thank Mark H
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We are especially pleased your doggie loved his/her lolly as I made those myself! Recipe was tested on the Cowick Barton Basset Hounds! We hoe to see you again soon,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely pub very welcoming to families and the food was very delicious we all enjoyed our meals so will be eating there again

Thank kellyjj0nes
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kelly! What a lovely review! Many thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our son lives locally and we decided to treat them to a meal out, booking a table for early evening on the BH weekend. From the moment we arrived the warm welcome and attentive service impressed. It’s a truly beautiful old pub, recently refurbished to...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we live in Exeter and eat out a lot we have not been here for many years. Since the new owners have taken over the building has been transformed and the menu improved. We had four excellent meals, pasta, a chicken burger, a beef...More

Thank LindandJohn
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a lovely review! Many thanks

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter in law and son took me to lunch in this amazing building for my birthday. Despite the fact that a wedding party was arriving, we were given the full menu to choose from. The food was delicious and service excellent. I understand the...More

Thank Ariadne2
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is such a lovely read! thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. we hope to see you again soon! we have tons of special offers on at the moment worth taking advantage of Many thanks Luke and the team

Reviewed 16 August 2018

While Exeter has more than its fair share of decent-enough chain eateries, it’s always a delight to discover somewhere a little bit special. The Cowick Barton, on Cowick Lane between St Thomas and Alphington, is just such a place. Despite being little more than a...More

Thank Damien_at_Goal
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gosh thanks guys for an amazing review! What a lovely read! So very pleased you gave the pub a fresh go, we adore the old place and keen to do it justice. We take pride in home making everything where possible and grow a fair...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I have been to this pub countless times but not in the past year or so (i.e. since before the new owners took over). The bar has been tidied up and is now a lovely space. Enough tables to create an atmosphere but not too...More

Thank thesetter
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank so much for taking the time to leave a review, we hope to see you again soon! We have lots of great summer offers worth taking advantage of and our Sunday lunches are the bees knees Many thanks, Luke and the team

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Looks great, food ok - but visited a couple of times just after they re-opened maybe still finding their feet a bit

Thank KimT777587
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we have been opened a year now and going from strength to strength. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Luke and the team

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A group of 9 for a birthday lunch. We all enjoyed our food and the service was excellent. The menu was marked for gluten free and vegan items. Nice outside play area for children.

Thank ANGELA I
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking time our of your day to leave a review, we hope to see you again soon. We have lots of great offers on through the summer. Many thanks Luke and the team

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Response from Samantha B | Reviewed this property |
They have just built a tree house, not sure how young you mean.
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Response from RachelAA | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Yes, they do vegetarian options. The Sunday menu is reduced from the normal one to concentrate on the carvery. We visited a couple of weeks ago and although we didn't eat we read the menu and could see the food coming... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Cowick Lane, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 491117
  • E-mail
Description
Chef Patron Luke Davies, his team and family look forward to welcoming you to the new look Cowick Barton. We would love to see you in the pub soon
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