Exeter is jam-packed with delicious places to eat and drink, so if you haven’t thought of a New Year’s resolution yet then we’ve got a pretty tasty suggestion for you. We’ve created the perfect foodie bucket list for you to sink your teeth into and support some of Exeter’s finest independent cafés and restaurants:
The Glorious Art House
A Fore Street favourite: The Glorious Art House is bursting with vibrant colours and the food to match. This is the perfect spot for breakfast, a light lunch bite or a mid-shop coffee. This café is also home to an art gallery, so relax and imbibe the colourful surroundings whilst enjoying a delicious refreshment.
Located in the heart of the city, by the magnificent Cathedral, Lloyd’s Kitchen is one of Exeter’s most popular places to dine out. Lloyd is dedicated to serving a menu of locally sourced contemporary British food and offers a fantastic wine list. This is the ideal place for a sophisticated meal out with friends, minus the hefty bill.
The Plant Café
One for the veggies. Set on the Cathedral Green, The Plant Café and offers a selection of freshly made sweet treats and a delicious lunch menu. If you’ve decided to go both meat and dairy-free this New Year then don’t panic, The Plant Café also provides a great selection of vegan delights.
Slightly hidden but not to be missed; Circa 1924 is a 1920s inspired restaurant and bar, specialising in locally sourced seafood and steak. Enjoy an impeccable menu in only the friendliest atmosphere. Stay for a drink or two after your meal as Circa 1924 also host three live music nights each week and support some of Exeter’s best local performers.
The Exploding Bakery
Gaze in awe as your cake is freshly made in the open kitchen at The Exploding Bakery on Queen Street. The ideal stop off for a cake, a coffee and a catch up, this bakery dedicate themselves to crafting tasty tray bakes using local and high quality ingredients.
These are just 5 of many amazing foodie venues you can explore in the city. To find more delicious cafés and restaurants visit our Eat, Drink & Stay page.