ABode RestaurantABode Exeter - Exeter, Devon

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ABode Restaurant

Modern British cuisine is served in the ABode Restaurant using nothing but the finest produce and seasonal ingredients, locally sourced from as many Devon and South West producers and suppliers as possible. Guests can indulge in dishes such as pan-fried Brixham scallops with crisp pork cheek, apple and sage salad and Sirloin of Devon beef with braised shortribs, potato fondant, glazed shallots, creamed celeriac and Madeira sauce.

Set alongside this exclusive culinary expertise is the stylish Champagne Bar showcasing a selection of the finest vintage or non-vintage champagnes and classic cocktails and The Café Bar and Grill which offers a more informal experience and alfresco dining opposite the Cathedral in the warmer months.

The Abode Exeter is a premier luxury Devon hotel. Gently located opposite the magnificent Exeter cathedral and just steps away from Exeter’s bustling commercial centre.

Formerly the Royal Clarence, This fine Exeter hotel proudly boasts 53 contemporary bedrooms combined with the high traditional standards of comfort and service expected from such a historic establishment.

There is plenty of opportunity to indulge in award winning cuisine and fine wine. Why not enjoy your favourite cocktail in the luxurious surroundings of the Champagne Bar.

Number of Rooms: 53 (All non-smoking)

Restaurant & Bars:

ABode Restaurant
Modern British cuisine is served in the ABode Restaurant using nothing but the finest produce and seasonal ingredients, locally sourced from as many Devon and South West producers and suppliers as possible. Guests can indulge in dishes such as pan-fried Brixham scallops with crisp pork cheek, apple and sage salad and Sirloin of Devon beef with braised shortribs, potato fondant, glazed shallots, creamed celeriac and Madeira sauce.

Café, Bar Grill
Enjoy a more informal experience and alfresco dining opposite the Cathedral in the warmer months Morning coffee, working lunch, grazing dishes with friends, romantic dinner date; we've got it covered.

Champagne Bar
Champagnes by the glass, bottle and magnum alongside cocktails old and new. The mixologists in our Champagne Bar in Exeter are masters of the classics but always keen to reinvent your favourite flavour combinations.

The Well House Tavern
This historic tavern, located next to ABode Exeter on the Cathedral Yard, has served traditional ales and food to Exonians and visitors for centuries. Today it continues its role as a city centre watering hole, serving traditional and local West Country ales, a good selection of wines and other drinks, together with outstanding foodfreshly prepared daily.

Meeting Facilities:

Clarence Room
Our largest room offers the opportunity to hold a formal meeting or dinner in a relaxed and elegant environment. This large room is ideal for any event such as conferences, private dinners and wedding receptions.

Cathedral Lounge
This wonderful room offers the opportunity to hold both formal meetings and relaxed informal gatherings. The main focal point of this room is the picturesque Cathedral views from the bay window, where guests can relax during breaks or after a private dinner. This room is also ideal for a breakout room for delegates attending large conferences, small boardroom meetings and reception gatherings

Regent Room
This smaller room offers the ideal opportunity to hold a small meeting of up to 8 delegates or private dinner.

Driving Directions:
From the M5:
Leave the M5 at junction 30.
- Take the central lane marked Exeter, taking the exit off the roundabout for Dawlish and Exeter (A379).
- Take the 2nd slip road off the dual carriageway marked to city centre.
- At the Countess Wear roundabout, turn right to the city centre.
- Follow this road (Topsham Road).
- You will pass the golf course on your left, County Hall to the right, followed by St Leonards Church on the left.
- When approaching the city centre, stay in the central lane.
- The Southgate Hotel will be on your right.
- Go straight forward at both sets of traffic lights into South Street, passing the White Hart Hotel on your left.
- You will be directed off to the left (onto a one way street).
- Follow this road round.
- When approaching the next set of traffic lights, get into the right-hand lane and head across into Mary Arches Street.
- At the next traffic lights, turn right and right again at the following set of traffic lights, taking you into North Street.
- At the top of North Street, head straight across and take the very 1st left (next to Urban Surfer).
- Push the button at the bollard and identify yourself as an ABode resident.
- You are now in Cathedral Yard.
- Follow the road to the left and ABode Exeter is at the bottom of this road on the left-hand side.

Please note: If using satellite navigation, please use the following postcode to direct you to the entrance to Cathedral Yard: EX1 1DZ.

Parking
As we are a city centre hotel, we don't offer parking at the hotel. However, guests are able to drive up to the front of the hotel and we can assist with offloading their luggage. We offer guests concessionary car park tickets to a local multi-storey (5-minute walk) at 10.50 GBP for 24 hours. (Please present to reception upon check-out)

Nearest Airport: Exeter (8 miles)

Nearest Train Station: Exeter Central (350 yards)

Room Types

  • Comfortable
  • Desirable
  • Enviable
  • Most Enviable
  • Fabulous

Room Amenities

  • Secondary Glazing
  • Comfort Cooling/Heating
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop Safes
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vi-spring Beds
  • Complimentary Broadband
  • Flat Screen TV’s
  • DVD Players
  • Satellite TV
  • Bespoke Toiletries

Hotel amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Cardiovascular Gym
  • Spa
  • Luggage Storage
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Maid Service
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Restaurants & Bars (see below)
  • Meeting Rooms (See Below)
  • Disabled Access
  • Lift
  • Selection of DVD’s & CD’s (Available from reception)

Hotel Policies

Check-in /Check-out

14:00 / 11:00

Cancellation Policy

16h00 the day prior to arrival. Any reservation cancelled after this time, will be charged for the first night.

Children welcome – additional charge may apply.

Only guide dogs allowed.

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Location

  • In town / city centre
  • Of historic literary or architectural interest

Children & Infants

  • Accept children Minimum age
  • Childrens videos / DVDs available
  • Highchair
  • Accept children all ages
  • Accept Children Over 3

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Half board supplement
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Packed lunches available

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash / Cheque only
  • American Express accepted
  • Master Card accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Hair dryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Tea / coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV
  • Electric shaver point
  • Fridge
  • WiFi

Establishment Features

  • 24hr return laundry service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities eg.Faxmodem
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden patio for guests use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Night porter
  • Separate guests lounge
  • Welcome single sex groups e.g. stag/hen parties
  • Non smoking establishment

Specialist Features

  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers
  • Christmas / New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Mobile Phone Reception

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled

This magnificent building offers the perfect setting for the most magical day of your lives. So we are pleased to offer a choice of two beautiful suites which can be arranged and configured to suit your exact requirements. For the most important day of your life you should expect the wedding venue of your dreams, coupled with the most impeccable service a team can offer, which is why we’re proud to be one of the most sought after venues in the South West.

ABode Exeter’s dedicated events team are here to help and assist you from day one, specialising in creating memories and dreams to last a lifetime and for that reason alone, will be on hand throughout the entire planning process. With a choice of menus and bespoke touches available, ABode Exeter will ensure your entire wedding day will exceed all your expectations.

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Close to public transport? Check. Contemporary meeting rooms? Check. Buffet food and drink to help fuel the ideas? Check. Dedicated events team on hand to make the whole experience seamless? Sorted. Packages available to make the booking process easier? Yes, indeed.

In short, we have all you need from a meeting room or conference venue in Exeter.

ABode Exeter’s dedicated meeting and events team are on hand to create a seamless experience for you, from the initial enquiry and preparing the contracts, to liaising with the necessary departments, greeting you on the day and post meeting follow up. Whether you are looking for the perfect meeting space or a sophisticated venue for private dining, with a capacity for up to 100 guests or delegates, the unique surroundings and atmosphere at ABode Exeter offer everything you will need.

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