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Rendezvous Wine Bar

38 Southernhay East, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1PE

Tel: 01392 270222

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 423 reviews423 reviews
Rendezvous Wine Bar


A hidden gem in the heart of Exeter's Southernhay area, a stone's throw from both Cathedral Yard and Princesshay, Rendezvous Wine Bar boasts interesting wines from around the world and delicious lunch and evening menus that change daily, focusing on west-country produce, fresh seafood and high quality meat from local suppliers.

The wine bar occupies the lower ground floor of a beautiful listed building. With ambient lighting and simple decor, exposed brick walls, rustic furniture and flagstone floors it's an ideal environment for relaxing with friends or meeting colleagues for a drink, coffee or bite to eat.

The walled gardens behind the wine bar are also wonderful sun traps for eating or drinking al fresco, away from the hustle and bustle of town.

Open Monday to Saturday 12noon - 12midnight. Rendezvous also regularly hosts special events, such as wine tastings, seafood evenings, live music etc. See our events board for upcoming dates.

We are more than happy to cater for most special dietary requirements. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call and ask!


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

  • dora-the-explorer17
    Dartmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    Visited here recently for dinner. The atmosphere was wonderful. We had squid and goats cheese to begin and the chicken breast and duck for main course. It was all cooked to perfection, presented... Read full review
  • Richard R
    Palma De Mallorca
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely atmosphere in this unusual location.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th July 2017
    We spent a lovely evening with friends in the Rendezvous. The service was excellent and the food and the huge choice of wines would suit anyone who wants a location with a difference. Right on one of... Read full review
  • Chris H
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Nice food and wine, bad accoustics
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th July 2017
    I had a lovely piece of duck and my partner a nice steak and the wine was fantastic. However, we had to go back to the bar area for desert as the noise of just two tables was defeaning. My ears are... Read full review


Opening Times

Rendezvous Wine Bar (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Saturday12:00 - 00:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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