Dining at the University

Chefs Choice 3-course dinner menu in Holland Hall: Dinner option (£12.30 per dinner) for all conference participants, served in Holland Hall on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday* and Friday, 18:30-20:30. We are happy to accommodate dietary requirements.

With seasonal, varying menus, incorporating fresh regional produce from an award-winning catering team.
  • Cold Vegetarian Starter
  • Main Course to choose from:
    -1 Meat & 1 Fish Dish or 2 Meal dishes
    -1 Vegetarian Dish
    Served with a Selection of Vegetables and Potatoes
  • Dessert to choose from:
    -Dessert of the Day
    -Fresh Fruit Salad
    Both served with Clotted Cream, Pouring Cream and Custard (where applicable)
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea

* Wednesday dinner will be served to participants who do not attend the excursion in Sidmouth or will take the first coach back at 18:00 from Sidmouth.

Eating out

Exeter has established a reputation as one of the foodie capitals of the South West, from the weekly farmers’ market selling field-fresh produce to the celebrated Exeter Street Food Market, cosy cafes to fine dining in award-winning restaurants. The registration pack includes delicious deals for food lovers at Princesshay.

Breakfast options: If you have Room Only (RO) accommodation, do not worry too much. The campus and the city abound with options.

Dinner options: In the evenings consider trying:

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Rendezvous Wine Bar & Restaurant, *£££,An ever changing menu of fresh west and country fare with an extensive wine list to accompany
Southernhay House Restaurant,*£££,A grande brasserie menu inspired by early 20th century Paris home recipes from Chef’s family – everything inspired by what is local and seasonal without being pretentious
The Fat Pig,*££,Sister pub to the Rusty Bike – it’s all about locally sourced produce and boasts its own experimental brewery on site!
The Old Firehouse,*£,With a reputation of excellence for its pizzas (served in the evenings only)
Harry’s Restaurant,*££,A friendly and vibrant restaurant serving quality honest food at affordable prices
Typeyedong,*£,A contemporary noodle bar serving Chinese and Japanese dishes
Herbies,*££,Specialising in an all Vegetarian menu
The Imperial,*£,A Weatherspoon’s set in beautiful grounds very close to campus
Las Iguanas,*££,Flame grilled Latin American dishes
Mill on the Exe,*££,A beautiful and tranquil place to visit for both food and drink set aside the Blackaller Weir and Millston Footbridge
The New Horizon Cafe,*£,Serving authentic Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine close to the University
The Beer Cellar,*£,Specialising in local craft beer and American styled food and bar snacks
Absurd Bird,*££,Bringing soul-warming comfort food of the American South to Exeter

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