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The Chronicle Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, British,
3 Chapel Hill, Exmouth EX8 1NY, England
+44 1395 488015
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soda bread” (20 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Chapel Hill, Exmouth EX8 1NY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for birthday dinner 6 of us. had the most delicious food this place is a real must The service is excellent, the owners are so friendly. You have to taste the soda bread. I would definitely return to try the rest of the menu....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 549rona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, well served, charming waiter, very friendly, speedy and attentive service - very pleased

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 815traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the restaurant on recommendations and was not disappointed. Good atmosphere, interesting menu, great food and friendly staff!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Istanbul0505
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Have been there several times as the menu is varied and the food is well cooked and of a very good standard with generous starters and well presented main courses. I can't comment on the sweets as don't eat them. The service is always attentive...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I had heard a lot about this restaurant, and so was delighted to have the opportunity to come when I was staying recently in Topsham. I had smoked haddock and spinach quiche as a starter, which was delicately cooked and light and a fish duo...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bahram
Reviewed 20 October 2018

In a party of 8, bit of a squeeze but OK. This is a small restaurant but don't let that put you off. The food, from starter to pudding was absolutely delicious, with generous portions and well presented. Very reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Doug C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Another delicious meal at the Chronicle - nothing is to much trouble - if you want to mix and match and you are never disappointed - YUM!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hazel g
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A menu packed with local produce, always varied and cooked to perfection by Kathy. Ricardo is always welcoming and affable but don’t mention Brexit!! Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AndreaJoanne
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It was ok. Maybe we just didn't choose the food that others think phenomenal. The Devon Blue Souffle had a subtle taste of cheese but was totally overwhelmed by the red onion marmalade. The Wood Pigeon breast was more like a half portion, consisting of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mutti120648
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I know I am a local but I can't help singing the praises of this delightful restaurant. Local produce well cooked and presented by the attentive front of house staff in welcoming surroundings.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank gordonfjb
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Questions & Answers
Mary G
6 December 2018|
Response from Giuliani7 | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think they do, as it’s a restaurant not a pub
Michele M
13 March 2018|
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Response from TheChronicle | Property representative |
I have updated the website now that we are back open, please view the menu there, also please note that the daily fish specials are not available online but you may ring me on 01395 488015 to discuss the daily menu.
30 May 2017|
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Response from TheChronicle | Property representative |
Yes we have a vegan menu available, Please look on the website or facebook page, also i can cater to your specific needs if you ask me , Kathy (the chef/owner) when booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Hill, Exmouth EX8 1NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 488015
  • E-mail
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