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Exeter’s best pub and hotel

A charming pub with rooms above it, is just a short walk from Exeter’s historic city centre and Central train station. A firm favourite with the locals, with a fine range of real ale and craft beer aplenty. Open all day, from breakfast through to dinner (and every delicious plate in-between) our British seasonal menu is bursting with flavour and has something for all to enjoy.

Our 20 boutique bedrooms above the pub make the perfect base for your next business trip or a leisurely getaway to sunny Devon. Planning a big celebrations or looking to host an event? Our Cellar Bar in Exeter offers a unique private space with oodles of character and charm, lending itself perfectly for parties, celebrations and corporate events. Not forgetting our gorgeous sun-drenched courtyard garden, the perfect spot to kick back and relax with friends over a cocktail (or two).

Gift Vouchers

Why not give the gift of the pub and treat someone special to a round of cocktails, a dinner for two or even one of our popular Sunday Roasts. All our gift vouchers are valid for 12 months.

If you are looking for a different way to thank your clients and employees this year, then why not give the gift of the pub instead.
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Family Friendly Stays

With a host of family-friendly activities on our doorstep, we can’t wait to welcome you to the City Gate for your next family break. With a welcoming atmosphere for all ages, our child friendly stays offer an additional bed for £15 per night for those aged 2-14 where available, with a complimentary stay for those under two.

Dog Friendly Stays

Our dog-friendly bedrooms provide everything you need to keep tails wagging this summer. Complete with their own doggy bed or blanket, bowl and tasty treats, plus a selection of scenic walks along the River Exe and Riverside Valley Park just a bones throw away, there’s no need to leave anyone behind this holiday. Up to two pups can stay with you, where available, for an additional £15 each per stay.