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Stayed two nights at this wonderful location and on a summers evening it really is magical. The... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Lazy Saturday Cycle Ride and Lunch at The Turf

Final day of our week in Cornwall and Devon. Having cycled past it earlier in the week we... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Kevin O
Bath, United Kingdom
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End of Exeter Canal, Exeter EX6 8EE, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed two nights at this wonderful location and on a summers evening it really is magical. The food is excellent and they serve a hearty English breakfast, large room with extremely comfortable bed all overlooking the canal and the estuary. We will definitely be back...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Final day of our week in Cornwall and Devon. Having cycled past it earlier in the week we determined to have a leisurely cycle ride out from Starcross for lunch. A Steam train passing by and the view from the pub across to "Bottom" Field...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Have been a regular visitor to this Pub over the years living in Devon not a passing tourist, last weekend after completing the Exe estuary round robin circuit by cycle we decided to show our friends who joined us this pub as they had never...More

1  Thank fozzy2018
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to go for a chilled out summer's evening. View is beautiful and fantastic range of food. Mussels are superb and most definitely fresh! Just be aware that they only do limited food on a Sunday. Have gone there looking forward to mussels and...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited with family and a dog in late October for a late lunch. Weather was pleasant and because we had the dog sat outside. There were plenty of chairs and tables. We found one around which all 7 of us could sit. Great views along...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We come each year to have a BBQ with friends and it just gets better. Thanks to Clive and family for running a fabulous pub with stunning views. See you soon.

Thank LindandJohn
Reviewed 31 July 2017

You can't get to this pub by car and have to park a little way away in a small car park in the adjacent nature reserve. The walk to the pub is along the bank of the Exeter canal and is well worth it as...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I took someone that I support yesterday for a walk along the canal to the turf for a drink. They got a cup of tea ok but when I asked for a coke it was £3.50!! I appreciate that there is a premium but the...More

1  Thank SteveDearsley
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We have been to the turf many times (50 ish) we recommend the Turf to our customers & guests, the food is excellent, the setting is perfect, the selection of beers great. Today we took family to the turf, 3 times during our meal we...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here for a conference dinner, which involved getting a bus to Topsham, and the wonderful ferry to the Turf Inn. The co-ordination and communication between the pub and the ferry was great, and the staff were friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent,...More

Thank Marc J
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