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Closing times may vary by restaurant. Please speak to a member of our team at your local restaurant for the most up to date timings. In general, our last food orders are at 9pm and last drinks orders are at 10pm (On Sunday it is 9pm). Please reserve your table online to avoid disappointment.

Beefeater Countess Wear


Exeter restaurant details

398 Topsham Road




Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm


Live sport shown here

Function room 

Breakfast serving times

6:30am - 10:30am
7am - 11am 

The menus



Come down to your local Beefeater for some serious lunchtime savings and choose from 8 mains under £8 each! We’ve got Beer-battered Fish & Chips, Smothered Chicken Melt, Steak, Egg & Chips, and our Classic Plant Burger. You can even add on a starter or dessert from as little as £3.29. With fresh grill flavours, there's something for everyone at Beefeater.

Get a taste of feel-good food, feel-good prices and supersized savings at Beefeater. Available Monday - Friday 12-5pm.



From eggs cooked just the way you like them, to premium sausages and back bacon rashers, hash browns and black pudding, you can build your breakfast to your taste. Not forgetting our delicious continental options, and Kids eat free breakfast too!




Get together and get fired up at Beefeater! Our screens are perfect for sports lovers who want to kick back and watch the match, we've got live sport showing all season. 

Catch all the action on TNT Sports with live Premier League matches, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Europa Conference League games.

Whether you're backing England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, or Italy, catch the thrill of every Six Nations Rugby match at your nearby Beefeater. We'll be broadcasting all the live action, so you won't miss a moment of the excitement.

We’re serving up delicious quality food and drinks plus good times! So join us before or after the game for some grill greats. We’ve got live sports sorted!


Book our function room by calling the restaurant or clicking on the email address below with the information required. 

Phone: 01392 428000 Email:

We'll need a minimum of 24 hours notice for function room bookings.

Countess Wear Beefeater restaurant in Exeter, Devon

If you’re looking for a steak and grill restaurant with electric atmosphere and melt-in-your-mouth flavours, the Countess Wear Beefeater in Exeter is your next port of call. Offering everything from 30-day-aged steaks cooked your way, to plant-based favourites and timeless pub classics, our signature menu has something for everyone. From field to fork, amazing grilled food has been our thing since 1974. So, book in today and experience the true meaning of the thrill of the grill.

Our team

The reason why we’re known as one of the best restaurants in Exeter isn’t just because of our popular Beefeater menu. It’s also down to our amazing service. Our team is 110% committed to making sure that you have the best possible time. From our first hello to chatty tips on things to do in Exeter while you’re here, we’ll make sure that you feel right at home during your meal. We absolutely love to hear locals say that our people are one of the reasons why they return week after week. With a wealth of experience in the industry, we’re devout foodies and truly proud ambassadors of the Beefeater brand.

Our location

Whether you’re looking for a quiet and romantic setting, a family-sized booth or front-row seats in the heart of the restaurant to watch our chefs in action, we’ve got the perfect space for you. If you’ve got a special occasion on the horizon, or if you’re planning a group meeting with up to 30 people, we’re your place. Full of colour and rustic charm, expect quaint timber beams, mood-enhancing lighting, plush booths and fun Beefeater art. We have a stacked bar to cover any tipple you fancy, and an outdoor area that’s ideal for get-togethers in the summer. Parking up? Sorted, with our on-site car park.

Make sure to take a look at our offers page for all our latest deals and promotions. 

Why we love Exeter

Whether you tailor your visit around the great outdoors, adventure or history, there’s a whole host of attractions ready to capture your imagination. For fun watersports and two miles of hypnotic golden sands, your perfect beach day awaits in Exmouth – 20 minutes away by car. How about history with masses of natural beauty? Set across an ancient deer park next to the Exe Estuary, unravel over 600 years of history at Powderham Castle – a 12-minute drive away. Exeter itself has a treasure trove of options. Head to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery for international displays and a rich storyline on the region’s past. A world-class heritage site, Exeter Cathedral is a gem for impressive architecture – dating back nearly 1,000 years! For shopping in the heart of the city, Princesshay is your spot for chic boutiques, as well as all the big brand names. Whatever kind of day out in Exeter you’re after, we guarantee magical memories from start to finish.

Frequently asked questions

What is the most popular pub meal at the Countess Wear Beefeater?

Our steaks are always popular! Our 10oz ribeye steaks are one of our tastiest cuts and, like all our steaks, they’re aged for a minimum of 30 days, grilled to perfection, packed with flavour and served with chunky triple-cooked chips, crispy flat mushrooms, juicy grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce.

You can’t beat our Sunday lunches here at the Countess Wear Beefeater. With our Sunday roasts you can choose from our specialty roast sirloin of beef, rump of lamb, half-roast chicken or butternut squash and ale pie, served with all the trimmings and our signature red wine gravy. You also get unlimited roast potatoes and other delicious extras.

It’s got to be our Premier Inn Breakfast, which we serve at the Countess Wear Beefeater – featuring a diverse selection of options that truly showcases the best of an English breakfast. That’s bacon, eggs cooked just how you like them, hash browns, black pudding, tea and coffee, toast and more.    

We’re totally family friendly and we can make your next meal out hassle-free. Our kids’ menu is full of dishes your children will love and our team are great with kids. Best of all, up to two kids can eat breakfast for free when an adult orders a Premier Inn Breakfast!  

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at the Countess Wear Beefeater. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01392 428 000 to find out more about Beefeater group bookings in Exeter. If you’re booking for a group larger than 16, just give us a call or select ‘other’ as the number of guests you want to book for on our booking page to let us know.

If we have space, we’ll always try and find a table for you. But we recommend booking ahead, especially at the weekend when we’re at our busiest.  

Outdoor dining might not be available at this location, but we’re sure you’ll find the perfect outdoor spot at another one of our restaurants offering al fresco options. Find a location from our full list of Beefeater restaurants with outdoor seating.  

Explore our Beefeater allergy and dietary information to find out everything about our menus before your visit.

If you’ve ever wondered what makes our food so delicious and where it comes from, go behind-the-scenes to learn all about our chefs and carefully selected producers. We’re passionate about our food at Beefeater, which is why we ensure only the best ingredients and care go into each and every recipe.  

Most of our Beefeater restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help.

Yes, we offer convenient parking facilities for our customers at the Countess Wear Beefeater. Subject to location, pricing and parking durations may vary – so please check with us before arrival.  

Wi-Fi is easy to access at most of our Beefeater restaurants. Connection speeds can vary, dependent on your chosen location. 

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