Places for the Best Breakfast in Exeter – there are some fabulous places for breakfast in Exeter, whether it’s a full English or just some porridge, have a look at our list of best places for Breakfast. While you are here, have a look at our list of the best places for Brunch in Exeter too!
Princesshay, Exeter EX1 1GE
At Giraffe “we pride ourselves on discovering the best tastes, flavours and recipes from around the world and sharing them with you. After all, why taste something you’ve eaten a million times, when you can taste a whole new world?” Giraffe’s breakfast menu includes the likes of a Gluten free brunch (Smoky bacon, baked beans, fried or scrambled eggs, roasted vine tomatoes, avocado smash and field musAll Postshrooms), Eggs Benedict chorizo (Toasted English muffin, buttered and topped with chorizo, soft poached eggs, hollandaise sauce and fresh salsa.) and Nutella and Banana Pancakes.
Brody’s Breakfast Bistro
23-24 Queen St, Exeter EX4 3SH
Brody’s Breakfast Bistro – “From the self-service stations to the toaster on your table, Brody’s is all about keeping it simple and putting you in control. We’ve done away with the formality of serving staff: you can get stuck straight in, with no limits on what you can choose. But naturally, our friendly Brodites are always on hand if you need anything.”
7 Haven Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8BP
Harvester are a family favourite chain of restaurants that also serve breakfast “Mornings were made for our unlimited breakfasts, available all week! It includes eggs, bacon, sausage (including vegan and vegetarian sausages), and so much more, all freshly cooked to order. All of our cooked breakfasts include our unlimited Breakfast Bar, so you can enjoy our continental breakfast at no extra cost, including toast, cereals, fresh yoghurt, fruit and more.” The unlimited breakfast includes Pork sausages, vegan sausages (VE), grilled back bacon, black pudding, flat mushroom (VE), Heinz® baked beans (V), hash browns (VE), tomato (VE), fries (VE) and scrambled, fried or poached free-range eggs (V). You can also order waffles and pancakes.
See our review of breakfast at Harvester.
Alphington Park, Exeter EX2 8LW
Chiquito is a lively, family friendly Mexican chain restaurant. They serve breakfast, available every day until noon. Breakfast items include the Breakfast Sizzler, Breakfast Chimichanga plain tortilla, Mexican eggs benedict and the Breakfast feast. You can build your own pancakes with toppings liken bacon, sausage, mushrooms, fried eggs, hash browns, guacamole and tomato, or sweet toppings like strawberries, banana or chocolate sauce. They also do smoothies and cocktails!
92 Queen St, Exeter EX4 3RP
Bella Italia are an Italian restaurant chain that also offer a surprisingly good value cooked breakfast. Choose from items like the Bella Breakfast (Two rashers of bacon, Cumberland pork sausage, tomato, baked beans, toasted ciabatta, with your choice of fried, scrambled or poached eggs), the Bacon and Egg Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with three rashers of bacon and two fried eggs. Served with syrup), Fruity Pancake Stack (Three buttermilk pancakes topped with sliced bananas, strawberries and creamy mascarpone. Served with syrup) or the Forte Frittata (Eggs, spinach, new potatoes, red peppers, spicy ‘nduja sausage, pepperoni, and green chillies).
Frankie and Benny’s
Alphington Rd, Marsh Barton, Exeter EX2 8LH
Frankie and Benny’s do a bottomless breakfast from Friday to Sunday. “Enjoy free refills on your favourite breakfast dish when you visit us before noon. So will it be the warm and fluffy pancakes, mouth-watering eggs benedict or the classic British fry up? You might have to put it to a vote!” There are some conditions on this offer though – while there is no limit on reorders, you do have to reorder the same dish each time, you can’t share and you have to finish before ordering more (fair enough!). The offer is not valid at airport locations or Edinburgh Royal Mile High Street. Make sure you get the offer from the website here. You don’t need to order the unlimited breakfast though, you can order regular breakfast too like waffles, pancakes or smoked salmon.
398 Topsham Rd, Exeter EX2 6HE
Beefeater’s breakfast offering at Beefeater is excellent value especially if you have kids as one child eats free and they count kids as 15 and under. Breakfast is a set charge but is unlimited and you can help yourself to all the components of a full English breakfast as well as continental items like pain au chocolat, cinnamon and raisin bagels, sourdough crumpets, fruit and yoghurt and cereal. You can also help yourself to unlimited Costa coffee and Twinings tea. “Beefeater has been on an exciting journey since opening our first site in 1974. Now, with over 140 restaurants across the UK, we’re known and loved thanks to our famous grills and friendly service. From our mouth-watering steaks to fresh fish and salads, you’ll find plenty of great-value meals on the menu. Plus, with a whole range of tasty and nutritious kids’ dishes, we’re the perfect choice for family meals. Whatever the occasion, celebrate it with Beefeater.”