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Ever-popular brewpub

At a glance

Bar menu
Microbrewed ales
Open all year
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly

Just a stone’s throw from Exeter in the picturesque village of Newton St Cyres, Devon’s oldest brewpub can be found in a 19th-century coaching inn. The cosy bar is a welcoming place for drinkers, diners and dogs alike, with five home-brewed ales on the hand pumps. Classic pub dishes are available every day with a wide selection to suit all tastes and appetites. Pick from the likes of home-made Scotch eggs, steak and ale pie, and beer-battered fish and chips, or look to the seasonally-changing specials board. Desserts might include stem ginger and treacle tart. Booking is recommended.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: Monday to Saturday 11-11 (Sunday and bank holidays 12-9)
  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12-3, Sunday 12-6
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6-9, Sunday 12-6

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: The Beer Engine Piston Bitter, Rail Ale, Sleeper Heavy, Silver Bullet, Golden Arrow, Luggage Porter and Spring Return
  • Real ciders: Sandford Orchards Devon Red, Devon Mist and Shaky Bridge
  • Microbrewery ales

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Exeter take A377 towards Crediton. Signed from A377 towards Sweetham. Pub opposite rail station, over bridge

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