The City Gate Hotel: The first impressions of refurbishment  - Iron Bridge, Lower North Street Exeter, EX4 3RB The last time The City Gate hotel had much of a refurbishment was back in 2003, a rebirth from the days when it was The Crown & Sceptre hotel.  It sits in a commanding position over the Longbrook Valley roughly where the old North Gate had… Continue reading The City Gate Hotel: The first impressions of refurbishment


Sunday Lunch at Hotel du Vin, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

Hotel Du Vin, Magdalen Street , Exeter, EX2 4HY - 01392 790120 - Back in September, as a late birthday surprise, I was treated to Sunday lunch at Hotel Du Vin, Exeter. Previously called The Magdalen Chapter, the building that was originally an Eye Infirmary was taken over by the luxury chain earlier this year.… Continue reading Sunday Lunch at Hotel du Vin, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

The Samosa Lady, Ottery St Mary

14 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary - 07879 995273 / 01404 813280 One of the aims of this blog is to showcase the best eating experiences that Exeter and the surrounding area has to offer. But there is a whole lot of stuff happening outside of the Exeter area that I encourage you to visit. One… Continue reading The Samosa Lady, Ottery St Mary

Top Three Eating Exeter moments from 2015

2015 has been a crazily busy year for Eating Exeter.  I wanted to sit down and write a month-by-month review of everything that happened.  But I quickly realised that I wouldn't have time and there is too much...TOO MUCH to put in. I couldn't say for sure if there was a particular favourite event or… Continue reading Top Three Eating Exeter moments from 2015