River Exe Cafe


The River Exe Cafe is a unique floating barge just off the water-ski lane on the River Exe.

It was created back in 2011 using two flat bed barges and a shed. The base of the cafe is two mud hoppers from Stoke on Trent, which were transported by road down to Exmouth; sandblasted, painted and steel worked together to create a 1.7 km decking area on which to build the cafe.

The aim is to create a venue that maximises the incredible river views that the Exe Estuary has to offer; a place for guests to sit back and soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying a modern British menu using some of Devon’s finest produce.

The Specials Menu changes daily according to what is available from the market and the local fishermen. Expect only the highest quality food and drink using locally sourced produce wherever possible.

Access is by water taxi and booking is recommended.

As featured on 'Michel Roux Jr's Hidden Restaurants' on Channel 4 in 2017.


  • River Exe | The Docks
  • Exmouth
  • Devon
  • EX8 1DU