THE OLD FIREHOUSE
Extremely popular with local residents, head down early to Firehouse at the weekends if you're hoping to get a seat! Live music, great wine and gigantic pizzas set off with candles in wine bottles make this the perfect place to unwind with friends at the weekend.
50 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP
+44 (0)1392 277279
On the lower floor of a listed building, savour the world wines available at this independent wine bar. A rustic and intimate atmosphere awaits you in one of Exeter's hidden gems, it's a cosy pitstop for a lovely glass of wine.
38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE
+44 (0)1392 270 222
Just a stone's throw from Exeter's high street, this relaxed and friendly independent bistro is an eclectic mix of old and new. Wind your way to the upstairs of this gastro bar, and you'll find a speakeasy cocktail lounge, offering classics alongside more inventive options.
60 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP
+44 (0)1392 209 050