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ON THE WATERFRONT

Overlooking the Exeter Quay, this is the place to go for pizza and Pimm's. Sit in the sun and watch the passerby's.

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On The Waterfront, 4-9 The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AP

+44 (0)1392 210590

www.waterfrontexeter.co.uk

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.

Details

50 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP

+44 (0)1392 277279

www.oldfirehouseexeter.co.uk

Rendezvous 10

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.

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38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE

+44 (0)1392 270 222

www.winebar10.co.uk

The Oddfellows

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.

Details

60 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP

+44 (0)1392 209 050

www.theoddfellowsbar.co.uk

HOUR GLASS INN

Pubs don't get much more quirky than this. An old-fashioned corner local that is loved by all.

TEA ON THE GREEN

Situated on the Cathedral Green, and with a large selection of locally-sourced loose leaf teas, this is the place to go to people watch.

Details

2 Cathedral Close, Cathedral Green, Exeter EX1 1EZ

+44 (0)1392 276913

www.teaonthegreen.com