Mill on the Exe is a pretty restaurant in the heart of Exeter, situated on the waterside. The idyllic location offers stunning views of the River Exe and is nestled between Blackaller Weir and the Millstone footbridge. The restaurant is conveniently located too, making it a great option for locals and university students to get to, plus the local railway station is nearby.
The quaint pub is spread across two floors and has outdoor seating overlooking the waterside gardens – great for the warmer months. The interior is rustic and chic with plenty of space to accommodate intimate and larger parties. Meetings and conferences can be held within the pub, and there are facilities for private dining functions accommodating up to 110 people. Three course menus or canape and drinks menus can be arranged. The restaurant also offers disabled access and disabled access on the first floor.
The food at the restaurant is a modern take on traditional pub food, with various influences on the British-led menu such as the pan-Asian inspired duck confit. For mains punters can choose from hearty courses of beer battered cod fillet with a homemade tartare sauce, minted peas, and chips or opt for a pulled pork burger. The rump steak and maple glazed BBQ ribs are similarly hearty dishes that keep customers coming back. All of the desserts are lovingly made in-house, with delights such as classic sticky toffee pudding and rum-raisin crème brulee.
The options at Mill on Exe are varied and offer a happy mix of traditional and creative dishes. Plus the restaurant has partnered with small and local businesses to bring in the freshest and highest quality produce. From the coffee roasters to the fish suppliers, the restaurant endeavours to offer transparency about its produce. The atmosphere at the restaurant is always friendly, and you’re sure to have a great time with the view and smashing food.