Rockfish Exeter: A video update

We are both massive fans of Mitch Tonks and the Rockfish restaurants.  We were invited to the opening of the Exmouth Rockfish and loved it.  Then Mitch goes and announces that they're going to be opening a Rockfish on The Quay? Exeter is lacking a really good seafood restaurant, and I believe that this is really… Continue reading Rockfish Exeter: A video update

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Rockfish Lodges Plans for Sixth Site in Exeter

Rockfish, the South West seafood restaurant group founded by restaurateurs Mitch Tonks and Mat Prowse, has lodged plans to open its sixth site, in Exeter. The company has applied to the city council to build the venue at Exeter Quay’s Piazza Terracina, creating 40 jobs. The application is for a single-storey pavilion restaurant with a… Continue reading Rockfish Lodges Plans for Sixth Site in Exeter

Be one of the first to experience Lympstone Manor, Devon with 40% discount

Lympstone Manor, the most eagerly awaited hotel launch in 2017, is offering the limited opportunity to experience the hotel and restaurant at 40% off during its soft opening period from the 20th March to the 2nd April. This soft opening will set the stage for Lympstone Manor’s grand opening, which follows on Monday 3rd April,… Continue reading Be one of the first to experience Lympstone Manor, Devon with 40% discount

10 Questions for Polpo co-founder Russell Norman

Last week Eating Exeter excitedly broke the news that Polpo was coming to the Queen St Dining Quarter. We tracked down co-founder Russell Norman to find out what lies in-store for Exeter diners.

Loungers to open Puerto Lounge in Exeter

Loungers, the West Country based restaurant/café/bar group is opening a brand new site in Exeter on Wednesday 8th February 2017.   Puerto Lounge will open on Commercial Road creating 25 jobs for local people. Hector Main, operations manager, Loungers, said:  “We’re really excited about opening in Exeter and showing locals how to lounge in style.  We’re… Continue reading Loungers to open Puerto Lounge in Exeter

Venetian Restaurant, Polpo, is Coming to Exeter

POLPO, a bacaro from Russell Norman and Richard Beatty inspired by humble Venetian restaurants, serving simple food, made from scratch everyday alongside good young local wines is to open in Exeter in early February at Higher Market Guildhall The  restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, signatures on the menu will include cicheti, such as Fried stuffed olives; Arancini; and Chopped chicken liver crostini… Continue reading Venetian Restaurant, Polpo, is Coming to Exeter

John Burton-Race is looking for Torquay’s new kitchen stars

After last week’s announcement that two Michelin starred chef John Burton-Race is to join Richardson’s Grosvenor Hotel, it has been revealed that the hotel is looking for a handful of new chefs to add to the team for the restaurant re-launch. John has said today, ‘I’m looking for the very best talent Devon has to… Continue reading John Burton-Race is looking for Torquay’s new kitchen stars

Launch date announced for The Terrace – A new venue for Exeter

The Terrace, Queen Street Dining’s flagship and most eagerly anticipated venue, has announced it will be opening its doors for the first time on Friday 30 September from midday.The two-story multi-million-pound development promises to bring a heady blend of great food and drink, live music and DJ’s. Set across two floors including the rooftop terrace,… Continue reading Launch date announced for The Terrace – A new venue for Exeter

Absurd Bird lands in Exeter!

Absurd Bird is bringing its soul-warming comfort food of the American South to Exeter’s Queen St Dining Quarter at the end of next month. The first Absurd Bird restaurant to open outside the Capital, the new location will bring with it a warm Southern spirit, coupled with a quirky sense of humour that will light… Continue reading Absurd Bird lands in Exeter!

Absurd Bird Bloggers event at Exeter Cookery School

Last week we were invited along to Exeter Cookery School to witness and experience some of the things that make Absurd Bird a restaurant to look forward to. Eating Exeter were lucky enough to be invited along with other notable food/life bloggers from the Exeter area - we were in for a treat. Food Bloggers,… Continue reading Absurd Bird Bloggers event at Exeter Cookery School

Firezza opens in Exeter The proper pizza revolution hits Exeter: Amazing pizza from £6

September 19, 2016: Firezza, the proper pizza company, will open in Exeter on Monday, September 19th with an opening party at the store on Wednesday, September 21st from 5-7.30pm. Come along for your free pizza and prosecco. Famous for crafting large 25cm hand-stretched pizzas “with passion”, Firezza only uses premium ingredients. Each pizza is handmade… Continue reading Firezza opens in Exeter The proper pizza revolution hits Exeter: Amazing pizza from £6

Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) is celebrating the opening of its new Exeter restaurant with a big burger giveaway.

Spreading the burger joy from its brand new location at Queen St Dining, in the Guildhall Shopping Centre, GBK Exeter will be giving away 100 cheeseburgers from midday on opening day – 12th September. Be sure to arrive early so you don’t miss out. Proud of serving gourmet burgers since 2001, GBK kick-started the premium… Continue reading Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) is celebrating the opening of its new Exeter restaurant with a big burger giveaway.

GET READY FOR A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN EXETER, AS TURTLE BAY ARRIVES IN DEVON

Exeter’s Met Office should be forecasting for sunny times ahead as Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar prepares to roll into it’s first city in Devon! It’s all about rum, reggae and jerk this summer!  Turtle Bay is set to open its doors to Exeter on the 23rd August, bringing a new, vibrant and delicious Caribbean dining and… Continue reading GET READY FOR A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN EXETER, AS TURTLE BAY ARRIVES IN DEVON

Comptoir Libanais announced to open in the Queen St Dining Quarter

All images credit Comptoir Libanais Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) confirmed today (Thursday 21 April 2016) that Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanais, will be the seventh restaurant to join Exeter's exciting new Queen St dining quarter. In signing up Comptoir Libanais, this announcement from Aviva Investors is being heralded as… Continue reading Comptoir Libanais announced to open in the Queen St Dining Quarter

KuPP announced for Queen St Dining Quarter

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) confirmed today (9 March 2016) that KuPP, the Scandinavian-inspired casual dining concept - Food Drink Coffee & Store - will be the sixth restaurant to join Exeter's exciting new Queen St Dining quarter. KuPP signed contracts with Aviva Investors last week and this will… Continue reading KuPP announced for Queen St Dining Quarter

Exeter Cookery School seals deal to fit out Quayside venue with designer kitchen

Exeter Cookery School, due to open in a converted 1930s warehouse on the city’s historic Quayside, has announced a key collaboration with luxury kitchen and bathroom showroom Sapphire Spaces to install a beautifully hand-crafted Bulthaup kitchen, installed with the finest Gaggenau appliances. Following extensive research of the best kitchens available, the exciting new culinary venture’s… Continue reading Exeter Cookery School seals deal to fit out Quayside venue with designer kitchen

Grillstock to open in Exeter

The Dining Quarter is going to be one of the biggest things to hit Exeter next year, and one of the names that is coming is getting me very excited.  For the dedicated meat-heads amongst you, this is a definite bonus... scroll down for professional photographs and the press release! Aviva Investors, the global asset… Continue reading Grillstock to open in Exeter

It’s All About The Base + Barley – Exeter’s new Pizza & Craft Beer Restaurant

Exeter’s foodie scene is growing as Base + Barley is set to serve sourdough pizza and craft beer with a hefty dose of style. Freshly risen sourdough, clouds of flour in the air, a great range of craft beers, wines and cocktails and a buzzing atmosphere:  Base + Barley will disrupt Exeter’s foodie scene when… Continue reading It’s All About The Base + Barley – Exeter’s new Pizza & Craft Beer Restaurant

Artisan Chai, Fore St. (OPENING 6th NOVEMBER)

Fore St. is without a single doubt my favourite part of Exeter.  It has so much character and it is occupied by a strong community of shop/business owners who are all driven to make this a hub of independent retail in Exeter.  It is the home to the Glorious Art House Cafe and many other excellent… Continue reading Artisan Chai, Fore St. (OPENING 6th NOVEMBER)

Burger Fest to open in Exeter (where Casa Maroc used to be)

Its old news that Gourmet Burger Kitchen opening in the Guildhall's new Dining Quarter. But, did you know (thanks to the Express and Echo) Burger Fest is opening in Exeter. They started off in Torquay, they've just opened in Taunton and soon they'll be opening in Bartholomew Street East, opposite Mary Arches Street Car Park. This… Continue reading Burger Fest to open in Exeter (where Casa Maroc used to be)