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The Twisted Oak

) #116 of 419 Restaurants in Exeter $$ - $$$ , British,
Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
+44 1392 27366
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“toasties” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After some lean years this place is definitely on the up. It has a fresh clean feel to it and the garden is being looked after and tidied up, a great outside space which a lot of places lack. We visited on Saturday and the...More

Thank SaraExeter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So you may have seen my first review which is as probably the worse I've posted, however gave this place a 2nd chance and glad we did. Needs more staff but the ones working tonight were excellent and the food good for the price- well...More

Thank clearbear76
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, very welcoming and friendly staff, excellent food, easy to find off the m5, would highly recommend.

Thank Arran M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Visited this week for the 5th time, Scarlet, Sue and Becky served us with a lovely meal, large menu with plenty for vegetarians, large garden and childrens play room, 2 bars, we also had a good laugh with the locals, (at some of them!) altogether...More

Thank 53Alan54
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had our monthly business meeting at the Twisted Oak this week. Good selection of beers and ciders. A nice pint of Thatchers went down well whilst we sat in the beer garden in the evening sunshine. Once inside we ordered meals. I ordered the...More

Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just had a lovely meal at the Twisted Oak for the first time in a few years. Lovely to see John and Tanya from the Farmers Union have done a great job! Great food, ales and service... Highly recommended! See you soon from Murray and...More

Thank Murray S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Always guaranteed a lovely meal at the Twisted Oak, today was the first time we've visited for Sunday Carvery and they didn't disappoint! Another delicious meal served by fantastic staff 😍

Thank Princessboo245
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Twisted Oak after seeing their food on their Facebook page. We popped in at lunchtime to book a table and had a quick drink while there. Bar prices were very reasonable compared to other pubs locally! We settled down to enjoy our...More

2  Thank rachpaulhannah
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The food was great & portion size was large nobody would go hungry! The prices were reasonable as well good value. And the staff were very polite & attentive couldn't ask for more.

Thank Gavin P
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were travelling home to Bristol from Cornwall and was looking for somewhere for Sunday lunch, not having booked. I had eaten here before so stopped on the off chance not least because lunch time was getting out. The really helpful staff found us a...More

Thank AdeWotton
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ann M
What is on the breakfast menu and what time does breakfast start ?
24 February 2016|
Response from Vicky8453 |
Hi we serve breakfast from 10am every day. Our vegetarian breakfast has veggie sausages egg tomato mushroom hash browns beans and toast. On veggie is the same except for sausage and bacon. Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 27366
  • E-mail
A family , dog friendly pub. Serving traditional english pub grub, teas, coffees, cakes and breakfast.
Having recently been refurbished and up dated with new owners we have introduced an indoor and out door play area with family dining next to play area and adult dining in the main hub of the pub. There is an sofa area near the open fireplace to relax and unwind .
There is also a little sweet shop for those who have a sweet tooth.
To the back of the pub there is a beer garden with a built in bbq which is ideal for those warm summer afternoons.
We are open from 10am through to 9pm for food Monday to Saturday , bar from 10am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am through to 8pm for food, bar 10am to 10.30Pm
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