On The Waterfront

4 - 9 The Quay, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AP

Tel: 01392 210590

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On the Waterfront, Exeter


Perched on the edge of the historic Exeter Quayside, we are housed on the ground floor of a magnificent 19th century warehouse. This building and many like it nearby served the booming woollen industry of the mid 19th century.

The industry is now a distant memory but the Exeter Quay is still a hive of activity and interest, popular with locals and holidaymakers alike.

Our restaurant offers a selection of tempting lunch and dinner dishes - from our well renowned pizzas to fresh fish, meats, pastas and salads - while our extensive bar offers a selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks.

Whether you are looking to dine out at tables for 2-6 or host a party upwards of 100 people, On The Waterfront is a versatile venue offering quality food and drink with a warm and friendly atmosphere.

At On The Waterfront we also pride ourselves on our Gluten Free and vegan options, these include our lovely pizzas and burgers.



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • deborah s
      Trip Type:
      First and last visit
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 16th September 2018
      We booked a table for 8.30 last night for 7 people,we were sat promptly and a drinks order taken,after 30 mins or so a waiter came and took our order 3 of the group had starters,at 9.40 , 2 of the... Read full review
    • Mrsshakey
      Cullompton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Very late lunch impromptu
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 16th September 2018
      We stopped here for lunch as a party of 7 after 4 of our party had kayaked 9 miles down the river exe,we ordered and were told food would be about 40 minutes,we didn’t mind this as we were sat... Read full review
    • Alison B
      Trip Type:
      Amazing tapas
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 21st September 2018
      Visited On the Waterfront after a long day walking around Dawlish, Dawlish Warren then catching the train to Exeter. Always love eating by the waterside or a river. Found this restaurant online and... Read full review




    • Waterfront


    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch
    • Special dietary requirements catered for

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Dog Friendly
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Live Music
    • Open All Year
    • Pets accepted

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Waterfront

    Payment Methods

    • Accepts Exeter Pound
    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Opening Times

    On the Waterfront (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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