The Salutation Inn

Topsham, Devon

A comfortable night's sleep in an ancient Inn with modern facilities.

The Restaurant: the finest food in a unique atmosphere for all occasions, offering a variety of taster menus which change weekly.

The Glass House: the light and airy Glass House set in a modern glazed atrium is open for breakfasts, light lunches and cream teas from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Hotel Details

A comfortable night’s sleep in an ancient Inn with modern facilities

Within the Salutation they offer two suites and four bedrooms with individual decor and modern features. On the first floor the ‘Galley Room’ is available during your stay for hot drinks and treats to help yourself or room service for morning coffee or afternoon tea.

Comfort & Style

The hotel aim to give you a comfortable night’s sleep in an ancient Inn with modern facilities. All the beds have been hand made in Topsham by Naturalmat, and offer the finest in comfort.

Bed & Breakfast rates

Junior Suite - Room 1– £200 - Deluxe room with additional seating area, king size bed, bath and separate shower.

Cosy Double– Room 2 £135 - Queen size bed with shower room, beautifully simple and perfect for a quiet night or single occupancy. Looking over the GlassHouse

Classic Double– Room , 3 - £135 & 5 and 6 - £150  - Queen size bed with shower room, beautifully decorated with views over the GlassHouse, or Topsham main Street.

Room 7– £230 - Suite situated on the top floor, king size bed with seperate lounge, which can accommodate a further two children on a sofa bed. extra charge of £20 per person

Gourmet Dine and Stay

  • Monday to Saturday
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast
  • 1 x  6 course dinner with a half bottle of Champagne
  • 1 x 3 course dinner
  • for 2 people sharing
  • Classic Double £520 / Junior Suite £620 / Master Suite £675

Summer Stay

  • Any nights of the week between May 1st and October 1st (no food Sunday nights)
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast
  • 1 x 4 course dinner with a bottle of Prosecco
  • for 2 people sharing
  • Classic Double £375 / Junior suite £475 / Master Suite £540

Hotel amenities

Inclusive of full English breakfast based on two people sharing. Last minute rates are applicable upon request.

Hotel Policies

All areas within the hotel are strictly no smoking, although they do have a smoking area outside the Glass House in the courtyard.

2 night minimum stay over weekends.

Cancellation fees – A minimum of 48 hours’ notice is required for accommodation, if less than 24 hours, 100% of the agreed rate shall be chargeable and between 24 hours and 48 hours 100% shall be chargeable.

Restaurant tables must be confirmed at least 24 hours in advance.

Credit/Debit card details will be taken in advance to act as confirmation for the bookings.

There is disabled access to ground floor and toilet facilities.

WiFi – complimentary WiFi is available throughout the property.

The Salutation Inn Restaurant

The restaurant at  The Salutation Inn offers a choice of three menus, using some of the finest ingredients from businesses such as Greendale Farm, Celtic Sea Fare, Ritters, Richards and Country Cheeses. These menus are weekly changing and can be adapted to your taste.

These weekly changing offerings start at £42.50 for 4 courses of the best local, regional and seasonal produce cooked by Tom Williams-Hawkes and his brigade to a modern French influenced style.

There is two beautiful lounges that you are welcome to frequent for a beverage or canapés at your leisure, before going into the restaurant or relaxing with friends.

The evening opening times are Monday to Saturday – 6:30pm – 9pm. Last booking 8.30pm. Booking advised.

Party bookings can be arranged with prior notice at lunchtime.

8 or more people: a non-refundable £100.00 deposit is required.

Glass House

The Glass House Cafe is open for breakfasts, coffees, light lunches & afternoon teas

Set in a historic courtyard under a modern glazed atrium. The light and airy Glass House will be open daily from 8.30am until 5pm 7 days a week. Breakfast is served till 10.30am, Light Lunch 12.00 – 2.30pm and Afternoon teas all day until 4.30pm.

The light lunch menu also features a Prix Fixe menu which is 2 course for just £19.50 or 3 for a bargain of £25.00. Daily Special feature using locally caught seafood.

Sundays roast lunches are popular and it is advisable to book. 


At The Salutation they love a wedding. A wedding is all about you and what you want. Whether it’s a small intimate occasion for 15 enjoying a tasting menu, or a sit down three-course-meal for 50, each wedding at The Salutation is made by you.

View a sample menu here.

If you would like advice on all the extras to make your day special like cakes, cheese, photography, videography and flowers, the hotel knows some pretty good people at these too!


The Salutation's Assembly Room is one of Topsham’s finest rooms. It is the perfect place to entertain clients for private dining, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements and Christmas.

  • An ideal venue for training or presentations for corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • 35 cover lunch or dinner
  • Bespoke packages for you and your clients/friends
  • Exclusive use of the Inn available
  • Wake
  • The specially designed Atrium may accommodate a car for promotional purposes and VIP events.


Topsham & Surrounding Area

An ancient port at the head of the Exe Estuary Topsham is vibrant with its interesting architecture and small streets, riverside quay and walkways. The Vikings, the Romans and many other visitors have chosen Topsham as the perfect stopping off place.

The hotel is six miles from Exeter International Airport and two miles from M5 Junction 30. Topsham has its own railway station, bus routes and Marina and is on the Exe Cycle trail catering for whatever form of transport you care to use.

It is famous for its RSPB Bird Reserve, Museum and with lots to do and explore, Topsham is a special place. Whatever your pastime whether it is sailing, fishing, cycling, watersports, Rugby (Premier League) tennis, snooker, swimming, bowling, motor boats or walking, let the hotel help you organise your satisfaction.