23 Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7LP

Tel: 01392 447701

Picture looking out into the road


Fresha has a popular, welcoming café just on the edge of Exeter, near junctions 29 & 30. Considered a ‘hidden jewel’, their convenient location saves visitors from facing the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Praised for charismatic and friendly staff, great service and a dedication to tasty, nutritious dishes… this is a fabulous café for so many reasons!

Renowned for their commitment to the best of Devon’s local ingredients, Fresha’s spacious café offers an extensive menu with wide appeal. From comforting filled jacket potatoes to hearty salads, grazing platters to sweet treats, all dishes are made in-house and freshly to order. You’ll love the huge variety on Fresha’s breakfast menu too! Barista coffees and takeaways also available.

You’ll find huge floor to ceiling windows create a light and uplifting dining area that is ideal for meeting friends or for working in, especially given the free high-speed Wi-Fi and large tables. With no pressure to ‘move on’, Fresha offers a warm welcome to lone home-workers as well as local business teams appreciating the change of scene.

Fresha are also easily accessible to those disabled, with the entire building based on a single level and the flexibility to adjust table layouts.

Customers are welcome to dine on picnic tables outside too, aside attractive new plant beds and mature trees.


Good to know when travelling:

> Free on-site parking, directly adjacent to our café.

> Sowton Park & Ride and Digby & Sowton train station are within walking distance.
> M5, J29 & 30 are just minutes away, making us easy to find.

Fresha’s customers can rest assured that we take our responsibility towards the environment seriously, with various green initiatives in place and a commitment to working with local suppliers. Please ask to know more.

Furthermore, Fresha offers a large conferencing suite with a full range of facilities.

Our meeting rooms include a high-quality cinema screen, ceiling-mounted projector,
air-conditioning, natural light and flexible seating layouts suitable for up to 40(?) delegates. Cost effective and with the flexibility to choose from room service or café dining, these rooms are popular with Exeter businesses, training and event organisers who are keen to ensure comfort, professionalism and privacy. (Booking essential).


Please see our conference listing to know more.


Find out more by following @freshaexeter, visit or call 01392 447701.


We look forward to welcoming you! Fresha.


Café opening times:

Monday – Thursday, 7.30am – 4.00pm

Friday, 7.00am – 3.00pm

Weekends closed.


Conference facilities:

- Open hours by arrangement
- Plentiful free parking
- Disabled access with the whole building on a single level
- Flexible seating layouts (theatre, cabaret, boardroom etc).
- Air-conditioned rooms with natural light
- Video & telephone conferencing
- High speed WIFI & ceiling mounted HDMI projector
- Cinema style screen offering a high-quality image
- Blue-Ray, DVD & CD player
- Full catering service available for room service or café dining.

Book Tickets



Road Directions

From the Honiton Road (A3015) head east out of Exeter towards the A30 Honiton direction. At the roundabout by the Honiton Road park and ride, take the third exit signposted Sowton. You will now be on Moor Lane. Take the first right (with Jewsons on the corner) into Kestrel Way. At the mini roundabout turn right and you will see Fresha.From the Sidmouth RoadFrom the Sidmouth Road (A379) head out of Exeter towards Moto Services. At the roundabout that has the Moto entrance on it, take the first exit signposted Sowton. You will be on Moor Lane. Take the second left (with Jewsons on the corner) into Kestrel Way. At the mini roundabout turn right and you will see Fresha.



  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve lunch
  • Take away service

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • Parking On Site

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted


  • Locally Sourced Produce

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Fresha (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Thursday07:30 - 16:00*
Friday07:00 - 15:00*
Saturday - SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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