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Cowick Barton

$$ - $$$,
121 Cowick Lane | 121 Cowick Lane, ex2 9hf, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
+44 1392 431416
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“duck terrine” (3 reviews)
“steak burgers” (2 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
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Gastropub, Bar
$$ - $$$
121 Cowick Lane | 121 Cowick Lane, ex2 9hf, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place. Our perfect day ended here for a buffet and get together. The buffet was super. Staff polite. All in all 100% well done. Will return to this place for a meal one evening.

Thank susanshephard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- having lived a stones’ throw from this establishment and at one time, my local, I’m astonished at the transformation that has taken place. I’ve seen it go downhill over the years and the difference is incredible. The building itself has been transformed to its...More

Thank pollyanna837
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your lovely review! I will pass your comments onto Giles as I'm sure he will appreciate it. We are really pleased you enjoyed yourself so much and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The picture of this pub on line was a bit photoshopped as the surface of the car park is not pedestrian friendly in the dark. Luke seems to have the "mine host" bit right -welcoming and efficient and the service was very good. But now...More

Thank L7562RWJohnD
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Cowick Barton before the change it's was nice then. We returned following a recommendation as it's had a refurb. We were greeted by a lovely gentleman more than happy to help showed us to a table. The pub has be...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 November 2017

went recently for lunch with a friend very impressed beautful presentation very tasty very friendly staff i am so pleased this lovely pub has been taken over by what looks like a team that are going to be successful in turning it around i am...More

Thank debra w
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you Debra w for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to have you. Look forward to seeing you again for your xmas party Many thanks Luke and the team

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Oh dear,what a wonderful idea-free fireworks display with bonfire and burger stand! In reality what a farce,a complete and utter cock up.First the bonfire,very very small and the size of my log fire in the front room! No outside bar! So the queue for drinks,oh...More

2  Thank harrison6172
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Hi Luke, We had a thoroughly enjoyable Birthday celebration last night Saturday 4th. We spent a considerable amount on food and drink which in the main was excellent. However, to quibble over an extra portion of bread which we were told was £3.50 was disappointing...More

1  Thank ClareReames
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Clean and clinical from the outside, all the character is inside with this big pub. Near to the Marsh Barton industrial estate in Exeter. Very good food and drinks served in a friendly English pub.

Thank rayrest
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

thank you so much for your lovely comments, we really appreciate it. We hope to see you again real soon

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Cowick not long after new management had arrived and the decor is beautiful: a lovely place to go and eat with family. Staff were attentive and friendly and the service was second to none. The prices were very good value for the...More

Thank R G
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

What a lovely review! loved reading this, thank you so much for taking the time to write this for us We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Cowick Barton has recently come under new management and the change is very much for the better. It’s clean and well decorated in the style of the building, and gone are the sticky tables and the rather shabby look it had previously. Definitely up...More

1  Thank Mistletoe5
Luke D, Owner at Cowick Barton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you so much for you review, your comments about the chicken have been noted and passed to the chef. Thank you so much in taking the time to leave a review, we hope to see you again soon. Sunday lunches are definitely a must!...More

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17 August 2017|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 27
Gastropub, Bar
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Cowick Lane | 121 Cowick Lane, ex2 9hf, Exeter EX2 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 431416
  • E-mail
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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