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Rendezvous Wine Bar

38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
+44 1392 270222
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (20 reviews)
“pannacotta” (6 reviews)
“sea bream” (5 reviews)
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Exeter to see a friend and he booked us a table here for lunch. Quite simply one of the best meals I've had in ages complemented by great service and a lovely setting. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very welcoming and accommodating staff for our table of 7. Lovely menu with very good quality ingredients and none of us left a morsel. There is a car park near by which we found by the Premier Inn.

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delightful, early dinner here. The wine was delicious and remarkably cheap. I had duck and my partner lamb; both were excellently cooked with a variety of tasty vegetables. The desserts were much better than average, though too large for us. We should...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually went here as part of a job interview. So despite being nervous the amazing food and good atmosphere made me forget quite quickly. The food is absolutely a bargain for what it is; wonderful presentation, seemingly simplistic looking but with complex flavours. Unpretentious and...More

Thank Marc J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food and a great ambience, we will definitely be going back. Right in the heart of Exeter. Locally sourced produce. The menu chances frequently an amazing find.

Thank Glenmore2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of six friends enjoyed a lovely meal and great service. The food was on time and absolutely delicous.

Thank Burtonboy99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful food! Wish I'd had a starter! My main of Seabream was so delicious and thoroughly enjoyed the cherry and cardamom parfait for dessert. Great atmosphere and friendly and helpful staff added to a brilliant evening. Super location and easy to reach the centre of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the off chance that they might have a table last Thursday night for four of us and it was amazing! The staff were really accommodating, the food amazing, the wine bang on and a lovely atmosphere. Hadn't been there for a few...More

Thank DJ1980_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A first visit - having often walked past. Good atmosphere, pleasantly buzzy but not noisy. The food was good, seared scallops just right followed by lamb as pink as requested. The house wine is good value and the service was prompt, helpful and friendly. Very...More

Thank Will1144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed an excellent meal with business associates here, and was impressed with the tasty food and a wine list that, while not extensive, was imaginatively compiled and reasonably priced. We had two wines from it and both went down well. Service was friendly and...More

Thank Michael B
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Questions & Answers
13 February 2017|
Response from Jemma M |
Yes absolutely, Rendezvous is open from 12noon until late Monday to Saturday. We only close Sundays and bank holiday Mondays. Hope that helps!
16 December 2016|
Response from Mel P | Reviewed this property |
There is a small bar area at the entrance and a fabulous wine choice 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 270222
  • E-mail
City centre cellar wine bar and restaurant with gardens
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