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City Gate Hotel

Welcome to City Gate

Set in the heart of Exeter within 2 minutes walk to Exeter Central Station and 10 minutes walk to Exeter St Davids Station.

The City Gate is a favourite with the locals. Open all day every day, offering everything from a pint of real ale to craft lager and cocktails, a relaxing brunch to a three course dinner.

Food features heavily at the City Gate – we only source the best produce for our seasonal British menu, offering hearty dishes to see you through the colder months.

If you are looking for a venue to celebrate a special occasion or host a corporate event then look no further – we are well known as the perfect venue for all celebrations.

With 15 individually designed boutique bedrooms you have a very special place that you will not want to leave.

For those who love the sport match day pub atmosphere, come down to the City Gate, Exeter during the Rugby World , where the home country matches will be shown on our screens. It will be hard to find a better Rugby World Cup match day atmosphere than at this stylish Exeter pub!

Grab a front row seat with your rugby loving friends, and watch the match alongside our fantastic range of British food and drink all day long. Check out our What’s On page for full details.


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Our Bedrooms

Relax and enjoy a great nights stay in one of our 15 beautifully designed boutique bedrooms.
Booking for a special occasion? We have a feature double room and can add a bottle of prosecco in your room for a perfect start to your trip away!

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Discover our menus

Local fresh ingredients used to make an exciting British menu, changing with the seasons to keep you and your palate satisfied. Our menu is accompanied by an exquisite wine menu, featuring some of the best regions in the world.

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Private Hire

We have a space to suit every private hire need. From baby showers, weddings and wakes to boardroom meetings, award ceremonies and corporate networking.

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Rugby World Cup 2019

Calling all rugby fans! The Rugby World Cup is about to grace our screens, and where better to watch it than at the pub? Our TV screens will be showing all home country Rugby matches, see out Whats On page for full game listing. Our taps will be flowing all day, and we will be serving great food to go with it!

Book a table in front of a screen for a pre-match brunch, so you and your squad don’t miss any of the front row action, and get a complimentary pint of Guinness on us!

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday: 07:00 to 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 07:00 to 00:00
Sunday: 08:00 to 22:30

Food Service hours

Monday-Friday 07:00 - 21:30
Saturday 08:00 - 21:30
Sunday 08:00 - 21:00

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