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On The Waterfront

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

Tel: 01392 210590

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1108 reviews1108 reviews
On the Waterfront, Exeter

About

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 options, these include our lovely gluten free pizzas and burgers.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    462
  • Very Good
    376
  • Average
    122
  • Poor
    86
  • Terrible
    66

Recent Reviews:

  • Oliver H
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good location, average food
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd July 2017
    Upon arriving on a busy, sunny Friday evening, we did not expect to grab a table outside on the quay, yet were lucky enough to get a table inside next to the bar. Unfortunately I cannot comment on... Read full review
  • Dingbat1982
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Good food and location, shame about the service.
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd July 2017
    Lovely restaurant right on the quay, the outside tables are in a lovely spot. Good menu, lots of choice, the only problem was our food took so long to come and they got our order wrong. We'd all... Read full review
  • Martin-carmarthen
    Carmarthen, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Really good lunch!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd July 2017
    Very busy when we visited during University Degree Ceremony week but food delivered in reasonable time and was very good. Really nice choice of bar menu. Good crab and lobster burgers nice variety of... Read full review

Directions

Facilities

Other

  • Dog friendly
  • Waterfront

Key Features

  • Al fresco dining
  • In town/city centre
  • Waterfront

Children & Infants

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

Catering

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

Payment Methods

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

Establishment Features

  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Live music
  • Open all year
  • Pets accepted

Opening Times

On the Waterfront (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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