The Flat, 142 Fore St – Vegetarian/Vegan Pizzeria by Chris Gower

https://www.theflatexeter.co.uk/ -  I: @TheFlatExeter F: TheFlatExeter Edit: Previous version of this review stated that gluten-free and vegan mozzarella was default, in fact these are options. Last year Exeter lost two great pizza restaurants.  The Base & Barley became The Book Cover and Pizza Stein turned into Bierkeller, leaving diners in Exeter without a central place to grab… Continue reading The Flat, 142 Fore St – Vegetarian/Vegan Pizzeria by Chris Gower

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The City Gate Hotel: The first impressions of refurbishment

http://www.citygatehotel.com/  - 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

Old Timer’s Wine Bar & Restaurant – by Chris Gower

Little Castle St, Exeter EX4 3PX - 01392 477704 - http://www.oldtimersexeter.co.uk/ Old Timer’s Wine Bar and Restaurant is one of Exeter’s hidden gems, of which we seem to have many!  An independent establishment that is owned by the same names that own The Timepiece Nightclub and Hole In The Wall, it has been one of the highlights… Continue reading Old Timer’s Wine Bar & Restaurant – by Chris Gower

Carluccio’s – Cheese and Wine, Deli and Dine – by Lauren Heath

Carluccio's, Princesshay, Bedford Street, Exeter, EX1 1GJ Tel: 01392 410492, @carluccios, http://www.carluccios.com I was recently invited to Carluccio's in Exeter’s Princesshay for a cheese and wine evening; I like cheese and wine a lot, but this really had my husband’s name all over it – and he was even more delighted than usual...I hoped it… Continue reading Carluccio’s – Cheese and Wine, Deli and Dine – by Lauren Heath

Eating Exeter Update – April

Well April is already here, and so far I've been as busy as ever with blog stuff.  Life and health has got in the way slightly more than last year, but the show continues as ever. April is the highlight of the foodie calendar in Exeter with the fantastic Exeter Food Festival which took place… Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – April

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

Cafe Rouge, Princesshay

Princesshay, Bedford St, Exeter, Devon EX1 1LL- 01392 251042 - http://www.caferouge.com Now and again we like to head to one of Exeter's chain restaurants, they have their place and there is definitely a space in my heart for a few of them.  One restaurant that we've been many times over the last few years has been… Continue reading Cafe Rouge, Princesshay

Zita’s, Bartholomew Street

RIP Burgerfest.  Your existence in Exeter was short lived. Your burgers were nice, but your secret recipe was not overly transparent.  Your Sega room was liked, your ping pong table was novel but ultimately the demise of your parent company meant your service was short lived.  Although your value was great, your burgers were chargrilled,… Continue reading Zita’s, Bartholomew Street

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

An evening with Chef Nina Groves, courtesy of La Belle Assiette.

This meal was provided for guests by Belle Assiette A quick scour across the lifestyle magazines and foody websites will inevitably show you that private dining is a thing.  Its also a growing thing, with the trend for bringing in a private chef to cook for special meals being on the increase.  Companies like La… Continue reading An evening with Chef Nina Groves, courtesy of La Belle Assiette.

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

Eating Exeter Update (November-ish)

Life has somewhat got in the way recently.  Lack of money, lack of time and definitely a lack of energy has meant that EE had to be put on the back burner for a couple of weeks whilst I recharged my batteries, consumed Burger King Burgers and other assorted things that foodies just should not… Continue reading Eating Exeter Update (November-ish)

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