The Salutation Inn

68 Fore Street, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0HL

Tel: 01392 873060

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The philosophy of The Salutation is to consistently serve the finest food in an unique atmosphere for all occasions.

The Salutation is no longer a ‘pub’ and does not even have the modern convenience of a bar counter, but we are still refreshing weary travellers in the tradition of the old English Inn. Personal service and customer satisfaction is our aim whether staying the night and having dinner or just passing by and enjoying a coffee or a glass of bubbles in the GlassHouse Cafe.

Owner Tom Williams-Hawkes take delivery of fish and runs the SALT (the new wet fish shop within the building) whilst Luke Heaver is the Head Chef of the kitchen where seafood takes centre stage. On the à la carte dinner menu you can expect to find local oysters and scallops, Exmoor caviar and smoked River Teign mussels, as well as the freshest local catch. The wet fish shop was opened during Covid and is a added addition to the town and is proud of local and sustainable catch.

An atmospheric building that has a history and a future in the art of hospitality.

10 years owned by the Williams-Hawkes family the Salutation prides itself on looking after locals and travellers alike with their team

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      6 minute walk from Topsham Train Station and 5 minute walk for the Bus Stop to either Exmouth or Exeter



      • Cater for vegetarians
      • Locally sourced produce
      • Outdoor Seating
      • Serve evening meal
      • Serve lunch

      Children & Infants

      • Accept children all ages
      • Baby changing facilities

      Establishment Features

      • Booking required
      • Conference facilities
      • Groups accepted
      • Independent Business
      • On-site car parking
      • Special facilities for children

      Key Features

      • In town/city centre

      Payment Methods

      • MasterCard accepted
      • Visa accepted

      Venue Facilities

      • Groups Accepted

      Opening Times

      The Salutation Inn (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

      * Monday: Closed
      Tuesday: Dinner (18:00-20:00)
      Wednesday: Lunch (12:00-14:00) Afternoon tea (14:00-16:00) Dinner (18:00)
      Thursday: Lunch (12:00-14:00) Afternoon tea (14:00-16:00) Dinner (18:00)
      Friday: Lunch (12:00-14:00) Afternoon tea (14:00-16:00) Dinner (18:00)
      Saturday: Lunch (12:00-14:00) Afternoon tea (14:00-16:00) Dinner (18:00)
      Sunday: Closed

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