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The Turf

End of Exeter Canal, Exeter EX6 8EE, England
+44 1392 833128
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Large bear garden with extensive views of the estuary

Visited with family and a dog in late October for a late lunch. Weather was pleasant and because we... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Kevin R
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Denbigh, United Kingdom
Best BBQs ever

We come each year to have a BBQ with friends and it just gets better. Thanks to Clive and family... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
LindandJohn
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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End of Exeter Canal, Exeter EX6 8EE, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited with family and a dog in late October for a late lunch. Weather was pleasant and because we had the dog sat outside. There were plenty of chairs and tables. We found one around which all 7 of us could sit. Great views along...More

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We come each year to have a BBQ with friends and it just gets better. Thanks to Clive and family for running a fabulous pub with stunning views. See you soon.

Thank LindandJohn
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

You can't get to this pub by car and have to park a little way away in a small car park in the adjacent nature reserve. The walk to the pub is along the bank of the Exeter canal and is well worth it as...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I took someone that I support yesterday for a walk along the canal to the turf for a drink. They got a cup of tea ok but when I asked for a coke it was £3.50!! I appreciate that there is a premium but the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We have been to the turf many times (50 ish) we recommend the Turf to our customers & guests, the food is excellent, the setting is perfect, the selection of beers great. Today we took family to the turf, 3 times during our meal we...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here for a conference dinner, which involved getting a bus to Topsham, and the wonderful ferry to the Turf Inn. The co-ordination and communication between the pub and the ferry was great, and the staff were friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent,...More

Thank Marc J
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful location. Food excellent and good value. A large outside area that does barbeque food. Ferry over to Topsham runs from this site.

Thank Toni B
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The turf is a pub on the Exeter canal. It is only open summer months by all accounts, so we were pleased to be in the area at the right time. We booked a table for the turf a couple of days in advance based...More

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We only popped in for a pint while walking from Exeter down to Dawlish but very pleased we did so. Good range of ales and a few local ciders alongside. Food looked very good but the real draw is its superb location along a spit...More

Thank michael186311
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We cycled from central Exeter to find a really good menu, friendly staff and delicious food - glorious surroundings with fantastic views over the estuary.- a lovely lunch.

Thank sarah s
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