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The Bowling Green

29-30 Blackboy Road, Exeter EX4 6ST, England
+44 1392 678962
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Excellent pub

Excellent. All the things you could want from a local. Amiable and amusing staff, dog friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Classof1989
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Uppingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice pub

Been a few times with friends. Good food and friendly staff. Overall pleasant experience and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Daceces
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Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
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4 weeks ago
“Excellent pub”
8 Jul 2018
“Nice pub”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
LOCATION
29-30 Blackboy Road, Exeter EX4 6ST, England
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+44 1392 678962
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. All the things you could want from a local. Amiable and amusing staff, dog friendly, great range of ales, charmingly mismatched furniture (I’m serious - don’t change it to look like IKEA), board games, beer garden, quiz night. Beer reasonably priced, what more could...More

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you and the puppy again soon.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Been a few times with friends. Good food and friendly staff. Overall pleasant experience and atmosphere.

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I find this pub has many wonderful features, an open fire in winter, board games for chilled evening, live music and recently have introduced a new menu. The menu accommodates for a variety of diets, GF and vegetarians but they will accommodate your needs at...More

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We will always try to help and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely place for a chilled pint! Play some pool and play some board games! The food is decent but the drinks fantastic! You'll end up spending a couple of hours here!

Thank Marius T
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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Marius. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Saski a & Nigel

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I came to lunch here out with a friend that I will be making a regular basis, unless I am away with the fiance or girlfriend. One thing that needs to address is that staff here need to make sure that it is safe for...More

Thank Kay K
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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. The Chef being on a break has identified to us that we do not publish our kitchen opening times clearly and thanks to your review this will be remedied shortly. We look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Bowling Green is a pleasantly ordinary pub, and with its low wooden ceiling and assorted beams and pillars, you could almost be below deck on some old ship. The shabby-sheek decor with a mishmash of chairs and tables give it a casual and cosy...More

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a good experience. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Came in to enjoy a pint by the fire away from the snow on Thursday, atmosphere was amazing, staff very polite considering how busy it was! I had a very tasty pizza and the pint tasted as it should, made my unexpected afternoon off really...More

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for you review. The snow days were very busy and everyone wanted a seat by the fire, you were one of the lucky ones! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

poor service very rude staff wanted us in and out after trying to finish drinks! Food not upto scratch very disappointed as heard it was a nice place to relax?

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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi. Thank you for your review and we are sorry that your experience was not as expected. We would like to invite you to try us again and hopefully you'll have a better time. Regards Nigel & Saskia

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

So, under new management and the changes have been noted. The phallic graffiti in the gents has been removed, the place has a general air of cleanliness and somehow hasn't lost that 'homey' feel. The menu is improved, the beers are in better knick, and...More

Thank Adam S
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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Hi Adam. Thank you for taking the time to place a good review. We hope to see you again soon Regards Saskia & Nigel

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I often visit with my little dog for cheerful weekend lunches - great to have a number of good vegan options, home cooked style and always get the warmest of welcomes from new landlords Saskia and Nigel who, like me, enjoy intelligent conversation as well...More

Thank Ed P
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Bowler G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Ed. Thank you for your kind words. The vegan dishes have now increased with the introduction of vegan pizzas with a range of toppings. We look forward to seeing you soon with the puppy. Regards Saskia & Nigel

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