Polpo Exeter opening event by Chris Gower

18 Higher Market Guildhall, Queen Street, Exeter - T: @polpo I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Polpo now for, well... months.  We were sad to hear that Grillstock were going to abandon plans to visit Exeter but we knew that in its place would be something exciting.  There was the usual speculation from… Continue reading Polpo Exeter opening event by Chris Gower

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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.

Kupp, Queen St. – The Bottomless Brunch by Chris Gower

Kupp has taken on the dubious mantle of being 'one of my favourite places' in the Queen St Dining quarter.  As a food blogger in Exeter I feel it is wrong to have favourites as one must be objective, but I am starting to realise that actually it is perfectly OK to have favourites.  I… Continue reading Kupp, Queen St. – The Bottomless Brunch by Chris Gower

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

Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Queen St – by Chris Gower

Burgers are highly subjective things to write about. I spend a lot of time talking about burgers as they are one of my favourite foodstuffs.  Some love them and talk about them with a passion, they would be happy if every single restaurant had an extensive burger menu and would most probably be equally happy… Continue reading Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Queen St – by Chris Gower

Win a meal out and shopping vouchers for Guildhall favourites Comptoir Libanais and Sainsbury’s

Eating Exeter has teamed up with the Exeter Business Improvement District to offer one lucky winner a meal for two in Comptoir Libanais and vouchers to spend in Sainsbury's*. This festive foodie prize includes a mezze platter for two and a bottle of house wine in Comptoir Libanais and a £10 voucher to spend in… Continue reading Win a meal out and shopping vouchers for Guildhall favourites Comptoir Libanais and Sainsbury’s

Comptoir Libanais is now open at Queen St. Dining, the region’s most exciting new food destination

Exeter diners can now experience a taste of Lebanese cuisine and enjoy an exciting 50% off food*, as the fifth restaurant at Queen St. Dining opens its doors. Comptoir Libanais is the latest restaurant to open its doors to Exeter diners, serving fresh, tasty, colourful and affordable authentic Lebanese food. Open for breakfast through to after… Continue reading Comptoir Libanais is now open at Queen St. Dining, the region’s most exciting new food destination

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

Gourmet Burger Kitchen – Press Night

Last week (or was it the week before last?) we were invited along to the opening of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, the second restaurant to open as part of The Queen St Dining Quarter.  With a lump in my throat for the recent loss of Ruby Burgers (loss for us but definite WIN for Exmouth!) this… Continue reading Gourmet Burger Kitchen – Press Night

Turtle Bay, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

Guildhall, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3HP     Tel: 01392  690868 http://www.turtlebay.co.uk/locations/exeter Turtle Bay is the first of the Queen Street Dining Quarter restaurants to open in Exeter's highly anticipated new food destination; the Caribbean street food concept has been going since 2011 and has been the latest project for the man who co-founded Las… Continue reading Turtle Bay, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

Competition! Win a meal for four at Turtle Bay’s new restaurant in Exeter.

Exeter should prepare for a big slice of sunshine - as Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar prepares to roll into its 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 drinking experience to the… Continue reading Competition! Win a meal for four at Turtle Bay’s new restaurant in Exeter.

Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Salsa courtesy of Turtle Bay

Rum, reggae and jerk is coming to Exeter! Turtle Bay will open on 23 rd August in Exeter. Their first restaurant in Devon will be bringing a brand new, blissful Caribbean dining and drinking experience to the people of Exeter! The concept celebrates the lively, colourful, soulful and, above all, delicious experiences that the Caribbean… Continue reading Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Salsa courtesy of Turtle Bay

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

First entries for Queen St ‘Find A Foodie’ Revealed

Overwhelming Response to Exeter's Food Entrepreneur Search Fledgling foodies in and around Exeter have risen to the 'Find a Foodie' challenge launched by Queen St to discover the 'next big thing' in food, taking the first step closer to being part of culinary revolution right in the heart of Exeter city centre. The call for… Continue reading First entries for Queen St ‘Find A Foodie’ Revealed

Queen St Dining announces the ‘Find A Foodie’ Competition Launch…

Opening in August 2016, Exeter's exciting new Queen St dining quarter will be the city's premium dining location. This £12m culinary hub will be home to eight restaurants serving food and drink to cater for all tastes and budgets, day and night. If that wasn't exciting enough the Queen St team have now launched their… Continue reading Queen St Dining announces the ‘Find A Foodie’ Competition Launch…

Absurd Bird announced to open in the Queen St Dining Quarter

Image credit: Absurd Bird Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), confirmed yesterday (Thursday 21 April 2016) that a new Southern US inspired gourmet chicken brand, Absurd Bird, will be the eighth restaurant, completing the line up at Exeter's exciting new Queen St dining quarter. With their restaurant in London's Spitalfields… Continue reading Absurd Bird announced to open in the Queen St Dining Quarter

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

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