Monthly Archives: March 2020

InExeter Civic Pride campaign: Boyces Nursery, Fruit Farm & Manstree Vineyard

Walking around Exeter you cannot miss the beautiful array of hanging baskets and planters lining the streets. With Ornamental Grasses, Heucheras and Lilies taking centre stage throughout the city centre, InExeter thought it was time to catch up with those enhancing the city one flower at a time. Owners of Boyces Nursery, Fruit Farm & […]


Exeter Independents Deliver to You A selection of Exeter independent food businesses have joined forces to offer a delivery service to their Exeter-based customers (residents living within two miles of the city centre). The following businesses are taking part: Ebdon’s Refreshments, Pullo, Kids’ Hub Coffee and The Sidwell Street Bakehouse. HOW IT WORKS Contact your […]

Meet the Face with Philippa Rutherford, co-owner of Mantis

Walking down Gandy Street you will find many wonderful independent businesses and one of the first you will come to and one of the longest standing on the street is Mantis. Started in 2000 by husband and wife team Nigel and Philippa, Mantis will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this spring. Home to stunning contemporary […]

#FinditinExeter with The Little Orange Café

During this time of uncertainty, it is important more than ever to support local businesses. For this week’s #FinditinExeter we visited The Little Orange Café on South Street. This welcoming foodie spot, which was opened by an 18-year-old entrepreneur just five years ago, is remaining open until advised otherwise, by offering you the chance to […]

How to support local businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak

With non-essential shops and eateries now able to reopen alongside essential services, Exeter’s brilliant businesses need your support more than ever. Many of the businesses are coming up with innovative ways to continue to safely operate, including home deliveries, adapted opening hours and increased health and safety procedures. When visiting a store, please adhere to […]


InExeter has collated resources and information for businesses to help at this time. It is InExeter’s main priority to support businesses during this time and will continue to keep this page up to date with updated information once released from the Government Business Support The Budget has announced a plan to provide support for public […]

Meet the Face with Devon and Exeter Institution

• Ceri McWilliams: Administrator • Emma Dunn: Director of Programme and Projects • Emma Laws: Director of Collections and Research • Carol Anderson: Digitisation co-ordinator You would be forgiven for walking past this beautiful, untouched library in the heart of the city without knowing it was there. The Devon and Exeter Institution opened its doors […]

#FinditinExeter with The Pursuit of Hoppiness

The Pursuit of Hoppiness is two years old tomorrow! This little but mighty pub is a monument to real ale, scrumptious cider and wonderful wines. The team source the very best from micro-breweries and cider makers in the south west and beyond, and even have their own running club! For this week’s #FinditinExeter we caught […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Exeter

The day to celebrate our mums and mother figures is just around the corner. Exeter presents an abundance of activities, dining opportunities and perfect gifts to add a sparkle to this special day. How about…   Add bright colours to her day with… Flowers by Sophie Millington Why not gift her a gorgeous, seasonal, floral […]

Meet the Face with owners of The Flat on Fore Street, Chloe and Pietro

The Flat’s recipes are inspired by vegetarian and vegan living. Made with freshly prepared and ethically sourced organic ingredients, the team create their pizza bases in-house (including a gluten-free alternative) as well as homemade vegan mozzarella & parmesan. Not only does The Flat offer an outstanding selection of tasty pizzas they also serve up a […]