The festive season is the time to catch-up and celebrate with friends and family before the big day, so we've put together a guide of the tastiest Christmas menus from Exeter's restaurants - you're welcome!

Winslade Manor

What’s better than tapas? Christmas tapas of course! Head to Winslade Manor for their house party nights, for just £35pp you’ll enjoy a glass of fizz or bottle of beer on arrival, followed by plates of tapas style Christmas favourites, half a bottle of wine per person and live music late into the night. If the below pic isn’t enough to persuade you then we don’t know what is! Click here to find out more. 

The Cosy Club

The Cosy Club’s Christmas menu is full of festive favourites and dishes with an exciting twist. Choose from a two or three course meal starting from just £21.95 per person – make sure to add a Christmas tipple to your feast! Take a look at their Christmas menu here.

If you and your party aren’t feeling a Christmas meal, book a festive (24th Nov-24th Dec) or Boxing Day brunch for £35, including any breakfast and unlimited drinks for 90 minutes! Book your table here.


Did someone say Christmas pies? Sign us up immediately! Book your table at Pieminister for your festive feast, choose any seasonal pie with a stuffing ball stick, carrot and suede mash, cheddar, crispy onions and gravy for £13 or £16 with a pudding. Fancy a tipple? Book a bottomless festive feast for £40 - including unlimited prosecco or pints, any pie and mash AND a dessert! Take a look at the menu here.

Hotel Du Vin

Indulge in classic festive dishes with an authenic french twist within Hotel Du Vin's private dining room, from £29.95 per person 26th November-24th December. Alternatively, treat yourself at the weekend with their festive Sunday lunch - including seasonal starters, all followed by classic dishes, wonderful roasts and delicious desserts! Find out more about Hotel Du Vin's Christmas packages here. Did you know? You can even dine here on Christmas Day!

Exeter Golf and Country Club

You don't need to be a member to enjoy the divine dishes at Exeter Golf and Country Club! Celebrate with your loved ones whilst you indulge in enticing starters, festive mains, dazzling desserts - take a look at the menu below to see if we can tempt you (we bet we can!) For more info how to book, click here.

The Ivy

Celebrate Christmas at The Ivy Exeter with spectacular seasonal cocktails and dishes, you simply won't be able to resist! Check out their guest blog to find out more - warning: this will make you want to book a table ASAP!

Harry's Restaurant

Harry's festive feast set menu is available from 23rd November - 23rd December from £28pp, including seasonal favourites and dishes with a twist - Baileys crème brûlée? Yes please! Not to mention the restaurant has party packages for £55 per person and a private dining room which caters for up to 30 people. Find out more about Christmas at Harry's on their website.

On The Waterfront

Enjoy 2 courses for £22 or 3 courses for £26 at On The Waterfront this Christmas, with mains including a Christmas sensation pizza, a rudolph Christmas burger and a winter warmer pizza - there's something for every member of your party! Don't forget you can also book buffets at On The Waterfront for £12 per person, visit their website to find out more and book your table.

Southernhay House Hotel

We all deserve a bit of luxury, especially at Christmas! Dine this festive season at Southernhay House Hotel with their divine à la carte or private dining menu. Fancy going all out this year? Book your table for a lavish Christmas dinner on the 25th December - find out more about Southernhay House Hotel's Christmas packages here.

Pho Exeter

If you want a Christmas gathering that's a little different this year, give Pho's 3-course Christmas menu a try! Taste the authentic favours of Vietnamese street food from 29th November - 24th December, for £17.50 for two-courses and £22.50 for three! Find out more and book here.

The Oddfellows

The Oddfellow's Christmas menu will be served during three sitting times, Monday-Saturday. How delicious does the below menu look? Make your Christmas booking here.

The Oldfirehouse

Celebrate Christmas at The Old Firehouse this year! Enjoy a traditional, heart-warming set menu, within their cosy and welcoming pub. Find out more about their Christmas packages here.

The Turk's Head

The Turk's Head promises the sprinkles this Christmas, with their scrumptious festive menu filled with all the favourites. Not to mention they're offering a finger buffet menu for £15 a head! Find out more about Christmas at The Turk's Head here.

Coolings Exeter

Head to the cobbles on Gandy Street and celebrate Christmas at Coolings Exeter, with their festive hot buffet menu! Featuring Christmas favourites and sweet treats - this menu has it all. If you'd like a sit down meal, no problem, as Coolings has that covered too with 2 courses for £18 and 3 courses for £22. Find out more about their Christmas packages here.

Lympstone Manor

Treat yourself (you're worth it!) to a wonderful festive lunch at Lympstone Manor this Christmas, as the seasonal treats creep into their exquisite menu! Book your indulgent four-course lunch for £65 or an eight-course tasting menu for £160, find out more here. You can even dine on Christmas Day, for an extra special experience for all of your loved ones.


Rendezvous Wine Bar

Christmas has arrived at Rendezvous! The intimate restaurant is taking bookings for groups of up to 30 people for lunch and dinner until 23rd December. Check out their Christmas menu, priced at £45 per person for three courses or £38 for two, featuring the best local produce.

No 3 Topsham

How delicious does No 3 Topsham's Christmas cocktail menu look? The perfect partner this festive season to their scrumptious pizzas! View the rest of their menu here and book your table now.


The Cosy Club
Busy interior of Cosy Club

Quirky, eccentric and playful, the Cosy Club offers informal, casual dining, drinking and lounging in a homely and family friendly environment.

Hotel Du Vin
Dining in Bistro Du Vin

Bistro du Vin is at the heart of our hotel in Exeter. Experience an elegant and informal setting for lunch and dinner - where our esteemed guests can meet, celebrate or simply pass the time.

Wear Park Restaurant at Exeter Golf and Country Club
Sunday Roast at Wear Park Restaurant

Located on the ground floor of our Georgian manor house, with views across the putting green and 18th, you can choose to dine in the bar, restaurant or outside on the veranda or terrace.

The Ivy Exeter
The Ivy, Exeter - pink and green floral decor

Neighbouring the iconic Exeter Cathedral at 65-67 High Street, The Ivy Exeter offers sophisticated yet friendly all-day dining in the heart of Devon for locals and visitors alike. Open seven days a week from morning until night, The Ivy Exeter will feature restaurant dining, a beautiful bar and intimate private dining room for eight guests, as well as an outdoor terrace, making for the perfect place to dine in the iconic city, whatever the occasion.

Pieminister - Exeter
Brunch at Pieminister

Pieminister is the place to go for award-winning pies in Exeter. With a wide range of pies to choose from (they’ve got over 15 different flavours, including classic, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan pies!) they really do have something for everyone.

Harry's Restaurant
Harry's Restaurant

Harry’s Restaurant, Exeter is a friendly and vibrant restaurant serving quality, honest food at affordable prices. ”For 20 years HARRY’S has become part of the city's foodie furniture a Saturday lunchtime favourite of ours” – DEVON LIFE

On The Waterfront
On the Waterfront, Exeter - taken from across the Quay

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.

Southernhay House Hotel
Southernhay House - exterior

Treat yourself in Exeter’s only independently owned boutique hotel, voted the Best Boutique Stay in the whole of Devon for 2018/19 (by readers of Muddy Stilettos) and “most romantic hotel” in the UK 2020 (readers of the Good Hotel Guide). Those who prefer independents to chains will find everything about SH is curated with integrity to make you feel pampered, safe and luxurious. On Exeter’s finest square, Southernhay House combines chic contemporary design with the relaxed, clubby luxury enjoyed by its original owner, an early 19th century style icon. It goes without saying that the Hotel has taken every precaution to ensure that hygiene and safety standards are met at this time, without over-stepping the line. You will feel cosseted with

Pho, Exeter
A selection of Pho dishes

Pho is small and informal yet serves great value, deliciously healthy and authentically prepared Vietnamese food!

The Oddfellows
The Oddfellows drinks

Only a stone's throw away around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Exeter High Street, our independent, relaxed and friendly gastro bar will be sure to please.

The Old Firehouse
The Old Firehouse pizza

Widely acknowledged to be one of Exeter’s best ale and cider pubs, The Old Firehouse is very popular with students and locals alike and offers a buzzy atmosphere along with a great range of food and drink at reasonable prices. Serving the famous square pizzas, large enough to share or enjoy the challenge as well as a fantastic Sunday Roast, with vegan and vegetarian options, there’s so much choice that no-one goes hungry!

The Turk’s Head
The Turk’s Head

Located in the heart of the city centre next to the Guildhall is one of the regions oldest pubs and a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens - or so we believe... Recently restored to its former glory, The Turk's Head is back with a bang and ready to showcase the 700+ year history.

Coolings on Gandy Street
Entrance to Coolings

Coolings is an independent City Centre venue just off the main Exeter High Street. We are the home of Bottomless, Grazing, Pizza, Cocktails and Live Music. We offer everything from coffee and snacks, breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night food. We offer takeaway and delivery with Deliveroo, Uber and Just Eat around Exeter for our Food Menu, Cocktails, Drinks and More

Lympstone Manor Hotel, Restaurant and Vineyard
lympstone outside

Lympstone Manor is an historic Grade II listed Georgian manor house, creatively and comprehensively transformed into a contemporary country house hotel by Michael Caines.

Rendezvous Wine Bar
Rendezvous Wine Bar internal

A hidden gem in the heart of Exeter's Southernhay area, a stone's throw from both Cathedral Yard and Princesshay.



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