The Galley Fish & Seafood Restaurant

41 Fore Street, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0HU

Tel: 01392 876078

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About

The Galley is a charming seafood restaurant in historical Topsham, overlooking the River Exe estuary. From these surrounding waters comes the freshest, much sought-after fish and seafood. With such a bountiful larder of Devon’s coast and countryside, the family-run team proudly serves the very best of Devon on a plate.

For over 30 years, The Galley has been welcoming guests with fish and shellfish caught on dayboats that pass the shores daily. Head Chef, Jason Mead lets the produce speak for itself, letting natural flavours shine through. Dishes are intense, clean and immaculately presented.

Now into our 10th year, Maître D’, Nigel Mitchell has guided the helm. Previously at The Seafood Restaurant alongside Rick Stein, Nigel understands the nuances of what makes hospitality great. It is his knowledge, charm and care that leaves you feeling better than when you went in, possibly helped along by the carefully selected wine list. With brine in the blood, as Head Waiter his son Patrick is equally passionate about seafood and brings dishes to life as he works the restaurant floor.

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Guide Prices

They offer a set lunch, two courses are only £18, and three courses are only £22!

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    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      890
    • Very Good
      131
    • Average
      42
    • Poor
      13
    • Terrible
      3

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      Directions

      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.

      Facilities

      Catering

      • Serve evening meal
      • Serve lunch

      COVID-19 Response

      • 1m distancing in place
      • Advance booking essential
      • Capacity limit
      • Contactless payment possible
      • COVID-19 measures in place
      • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
      • COVID-19 staff training completed
      • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
      • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
      • Socially distanced spaced seating
      • Staff required to regularly wash hands

      Payment Methods

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

      Opening Times

      The Galley (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
      DayTimes
      MondayClosed*
      Tuesday - Saturday12:00 - 14:30*
      18:30 - 21:00*
      SundayClosed*
      Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

      Awards

      • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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