Food in Exeter
You’ll be spoilt for choice in Exeter with a wide selection of restaurants, cafés and bars. You'll find the Exeter Street Food Market in the Guildhall Shopping Centre each week, as well as regular Farmer's Markets throughout the city, where you can pick up local produce and seasonal fruit and vegetables.
For a quick snack, there are delicatessens and cafes dotted throughout the city, as well as pubs and bistros serving delicious meals. Be sure to try some of the local specialities too, which include traditional cream teas with clotted cream, fudge and pasties.
You’ll easily find budget-friendly options in Exeter, thanks to its growing student population. In addition to well-known chain restaurants such as Las Iguanas, Yo! Sushi and Starbucks, Exeter also has some quirky cafés and restaurants to choose from.
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Want a quick bite to eat? Head to Devon Coffee or Boston Tea Party which offer coffee, cakes and healthy options to satisfy hunger pangs. If you want something a bit more filling, the Avocet Café will provide you with a hearty all-day breakfast, delicious sandwiches or flavoursome soups.
Looking for vegetarian or vegan food? The Plant Café-Deli won’t disappoint, with a great range of veggie-friendly options such as rainbow-coloured salads and varied breakfast options.
The Old Fire House pub is a great spot for pizza as well as vegetarian and vegan options on the menu each week. And if you want to sample a classic Devonshire tea, then the Georgian Tea Room in Topsham is the perfect choice for a budget-friendly option.