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  • Double Locks Canal Banks, 
  • Exeter, 
  • Devon, 
  • EX2 6LT
01392 256947
Opening Hours:
11:00 - 21:00
Food Service Times:
11:00 - 20:00
Located on the banks of Exeter Ship Canal

A traditional, dog friendly, country pub, ideally situated on the banks of the Exeter ship canal boasting a huge beer garden, offering both covered and heated areas. Passionate about British seasonal food with a fine selection of local brews. Walk-ins always welcome!

Get your SCRUM together

Rugby fans far and wide will no doubt welcome the return of the Guinness Six Nations, and where better to enjoy every minute of this year’s epic tournament than at your favourite Exeter local! P.S. Don’t forget to grab a Guinness on us when you dine whilst watching the action!

Our Seasonal Food

We serve delicious, seasonal dishes all day, from brunch through to dinner, using only the finest best of British ingredients. Book your spot today to try our delicious new menu, there is something to tantalise all taste-buds.

Welcome to The Double Locks

Situated on the Exeter Ship Canal, you cannot beat the Double Locks for its location. What better way to escape the ordinary than spending the day kayaking down the canal, heading towards the pub of course!

We offer the perfect rest bite whether you are joining us by foot, by boat or by bike! Our hearty seasonal menu is packed full of flavour with all your classic pub favourites.​ Whether you are looking for a fun family day out by the water or celebrating a special occasion, our cosy pub offers something for everyone. Dog friendly and walk ins Welcome!


Important information if joining us by car – Road Diversion 

From the 1st of June 2021, roadworks will be commencing until the end of October 2022 which will mean the railway bridge joining Marsh Barton to the entry road at Double Locks will be closed. There is a diversion put in place via the road by the bowling alley in front of the Quay, called Water Lane. You will still be able to walk and cycle over the bridge, just car vehicle access will be diverted.

The route will be clearly sign posted and run alongside the canal side. For Sat Nav use postcode EX2 8DX

Be part of the pack

We’re ready and raring to host you for all the excitement of the epic Six Nations. With multiple screens, mouth watering food packages and rounds of Guinness we have you sorted! Be sure to book your spot in advance to ensure the best view, and join your fellow sport fans, enjoying every kick, scrum, and line-out of this year’s tournament.


Gift of the Pub

If you’re searching for that perfect present, or can’t decide what to gift a loved one, colleague or friend, why not treat that special someone to the gift of the pub. Choose from a round of drinks, a dinner for two or even one of our popular Sunday roasts. Be it a special gift, thanking mum or treating Dad, give the ultimate gift of time well spent.