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We are very excited this week. Firstly the new thatch is coming along very fast and is really looking fantastic and secondly, the news we have all been waiting for; we can re-open on Saturday 4th July!!! This is news which is obviously very welcome although we go forward with great care. We have decided that, for a while at least, we plan to open on a limited basis to respect the health of our customers and staff.
We have bought some new picnic tables which will be located at a safe distance from each other on a new decking area which will be built at the front of the pub. We would encourage all customers to use this area and only sit inside in inclement weather.  There will be limited seating inside and there will be no sitting or standing at the bar please. There will be a one way system into and out of the pub, please observe the distancing rules whilst on the premises.
For the time being, our menu will be the existing Take Away menu, so you can either sit and eat here or take your food home to eat. This is all further complicated by the fact that the thatch will not be finished until mid-July so until that point we will only be open on a limited basis for the following hours Wednesday & Thursday 5pm – 9pm and Friday & Saturday 12 Noon – 9.00 pm, Sunday 12-8pm. We will be serving our take-away menu 12-2 and 6-8 during opening times. Please bear with us as we want to tread carefully and slowly to protect you all. More details to follow soon.
We would like to have a full ‘fanfare’ opening once the thatch and associated works are finished, and things get more relaxed.
Once again, we would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to you all for your continued support throughout this difficult period, together we have come though it – hopefully better and stronger than before! We can’t wait to see you all again, especially those of you who we have not been able to catch up with over the last 3 months.
Best wishes and Stay Safe
Hazel & Steve
Available 25th June – 5th July
Breaded Brie Wedges with Cranberry Sauce £4 (G, M)
Whitebait with Tartare Sauce £4 (G, F)
Smoked Salmon & Courgette Tart £10* (G, M, F)
With Mediterranean Couscous or New Potatoes and a Fresh Crisp Salad
Beef Jalfrezi £10* (GF)
Medium-Hot curry served with Basmati Rice and Poppadum
Chicken Bhuna 10* (GF)
Medium Curry served with Basmati Rice and Poppadum
Katsu Chicken Curry £10* (G)
Panko Breaded Chicken with our own Katsu Curry Sauce and Basmati Rice
Mild-Medium Curry
Honey Baked Salmon with Mediterranean Couscous £12

We also have our Home-Made Pies, Fish & Chips,
Burgers and Scampi on our Core Menu

Tel:- 01769 540281
Key: G = Contains Gluten, M = Milk, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free
Hazel’s Delicious Puds £3.50
Biscoff Cheesecake
Banana Fritters with Salted Caramel Sauce
Cream Tea £2.50 (G)
Large Scone with Strawberry Jam and a dollop of Clotted Cream
*Available as Veggie Options

Key: G = Contains Gluten, M = Milk, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free

Our fortnightly ’Specials’ Menu will complement this Core Menu
Exmoor Ale Battered Cod & Chips £8.50 (G)
Hunters Chicken with BBQ Sauce, Cheese, Bacon & Chips £10 (M)
Scampi Chips & Peas £8.50
Home-Made Pie of the day £10
with Mash or Chips, Veg and Gravy
Burgers £10 (G,M)
In a Brioche Bun, Chips and Salad Garnish:
Original Exeter Burger
Cajun Chicken Fillet or Naked Chicken Fillet Burger
Moving Mountains Vegan Burger (V, G)
Portobello Mushroom Burger (V, Su, G)
Add Bacon, Jalapenos or Monterey Jack Cheese for an extra £1 each
Vegetarian Options are Available and Cooked to order
Sunday Roast £10/£6.50 (child portion)
Topside of Beef, Roast Pork with Crackling, Roast Chicken or Nut Roast, Served with Roasties, Yorkie (G), Parsnips and Selection of Veg

Delicious Puds £3.50 See ‘Specials Menu’

Key: G = Contains Gluten, M = Milk, Su = Sulphides, V = Vegan
Real Ale, Cider, Lager £2.50 /pint or 500ml White Wine:- New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc or
Italian Pinot Grigio £12.00,
Red Wine:- Chilean Merlot or Australian Shiraz £12.00
Coke, lemonade, tonic, etc £1.00
Take-away reusable bottles (500ml) 50p each

Opening times: Wed - Saturday 5.00 – 8.00 Sunday 12.00-2.00.

Payment required upon ordering please to avoid one to one contact
Look out for the new Fortnightly Specials Menu
available by email, Facebook (@theexeterinnchittlehamholt), outside the Pub and also at the Village Shop

Wednesday is Pizza Night
All our Pizzas are hand made in our kitchen, topped with our own home-made pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and stone baked to order:-
12” Pizzas
Classic Margherita £8.50
Cheese & Tomato Sauce finished with Fresh Basil Leaves
Delicious Veggie Supreme £9.50
Peppers, Red Onions, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Olives & finished with fresh Rocket
BBQ Chicken & Chorizo £10
Chicken, Chorizo, Onions & Our Own BBQ Sauce
Meat Lover’s Delight Pizza £10
Pepperoni, Spicy Beef, Bacon and Ham
Peking Duck £10
Duck, Spring Onions, Hoisin Sauce and finished with fresh cucumber
Pizza Napoli £10
Black Olives, Red Onions, Capers and Anchovies
Garlic Bread £5
Cheesy Garlic Bread £6
Chips £3
Extra Toppings All 50p
Onions, Peppers, Tomatoes, Olives, Cheese, Jalapenos, Sweet Piquant Peppers
Meat Toppings £1
Duck, Pepperoni, Spicy Beef, Bacon, Ham, Chicken, Chorizo

Telephone The Exeter Inn on - 01769 540281

All our pizza bases contain gluten.

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Exeter Inn

EX37 9NS

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 8.00 pm

Meal Times

Closed Mon & Tue
12 - 3, 6 - 9 Wed - Sat
12 - 4 Sun



About the Pub

Traditional 16th century thatched inn on the old road from Barnstaple to Exeter. There are four separate eating areas serving locally sourced, home cooked food from a seasonal menu. The pub retains many original architectural features, including two real fires, one of which has a bread oven, while various photographs of historical interest adorn the walls. Outside there is a pleasant, south-facing patio.

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Often from Devon breweries.

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Exeter Inn, Chittlehamholt


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Exeter Inn

EX37 9NS

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