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The Galley Fish & Seafood Restaurant

41 Fore Street, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0HU

Tel: 01392 876078

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 816 reviews816 reviews
Cured Trout at The Galley


Exeter’s premier fish & seafood restaurant, located in the foodie town of Topsham and serving the very best of Devon on a plate.

With stunning River Exe Estuary views this award wining popular independent restaurant serves prime fresh fish and the freshest local produce. Head Chef Lee Harry’s innovative and subtle menu choices deliver stunning, creative and mouth watering dishes. With a very sound wine list to accompany, this long established and well respected eatery continues to delight in every way. A gem in the popular Topsham food scene.

Offering full a la carte menu and fantastic set lunch menu from £13.50. Open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner, 12pm - 2.30pm & 6.30om - 9pm


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

  • Elizabeth E
    Trip Type:
    Great breakfast, excellent service
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd June 2018
    We went here for breakfast and it was so good we went back later with family for coffee. The breakfast was cooked fresh and mine was made vegan with no problems at all. Soya milk milk for coffee... Read full review
  • Angus M
    Topsham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great food and friendly atmosphere!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 31st May 2018
    Eight of us sat in the window table last Friday night before the Bank Holiday at about 8 pm and we had a really good time. Nice views and people passing by the whole time outside. It is not a cheap... Read full review
  • Rarrie65
    Truro, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Superb fish restaurant
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st May 2018
    This is a small restaurant with a river view at the lower end of Topsham. We had delicious fish dishes served by a very friendly and competent waiter. Advisable to book in advance as it is... Read full review


Road Directions

M5 junction 30 follow signs to Exeter then to Topsham, once in Topsham, follow signs for the Quay, The Galley restaurant is situated behind The Lighter Inn overlooking the River.

Public Transport Directions

T Bus or the 57 from Exeter, stopping outside The Lord Nelson, walk down through the High Street & shops, you’ll pass The Globe Hotel, and as you turn the corner The Galley is on the left hand side over looking the river.



  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Opening Times

The Galley (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Tuesday - Saturday12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Bank HolidayClosed

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