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Welcome to Double Locks

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.

Our Pub Garden

The biggest and best beer garden in Exeter, with ample outdoor seating available, we're the go-to destination for a leisurely pub lunch in the sunshine. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Serving food and drink all day. we welcome walk-in's.

Watch UEFA EURO 2024™ in Exeter

Get ready for an exhilarating summer of football. Sit back, relax, and take in all the actions of this years highly anticipated UEFA EURO 2024™ right here in on The Locks. Book your table at your favourite local (that's us) and get ready for an unforgettable tournament.

Proper Pub Food

Our seasonal pub menu is packed full of all your firm favourites, from our juicy burgers, crispy beer battered fish and chips and our famous ploughmans sharer.

Summer of Spritz

Our summer spritz cocktail menu has landed, the start of brighter days to come! From fruity & floral, fresh & light or herbaceous & citrus, just perfect for a long a lazy afternoon in our garden.

Welcome to Double Locks

What better way to escape the day to day than spending the day kayaking down the canal, heading towards the pub of course. Whether you choose to walk, cycle, canoe, or drive and now train to our dreamy destination, you’ll find easy access from both Exeter, Marsh Barton train station and Countess Weir. We’re (very) dog friendly, a mecca for dog lovers, you’ll be spoilt for choice with walks and trails right on our door step, making us the pawfect pit-stop when out and about exploring with the hound.

Famous for our glorious pub garden perched on the waters edge with the Exe-Estuary Trail running alongside, we are one of Devon’s most popular pubs, boasting the biggest and best garden in Exeter. With an abundance of outdoor seating for all the family to enjoy, we are the perfect spot to enjoy a long and lazy pub lunch in the sun. Our hearty, proper pub menu is packed full of flavour, expect all of your firm favourites and more, prepared lovingly with fresh, British, seasonal ingredients. 

Parties & Events in Exeter

If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, throw a big family get-together or book your pub wedding in Devon, our versatile outdoor space, private bar and marque offer the idyllic setting for your celebration. Our on-site event planner will be on hand to ensure your event is planned and executed with perfection.


Get ready for an action packed summer of football! We’ll be showing all the games of this years epic tournament, can the Three Lions clinch victory this time and bring it home? With large screens inside and a big screen in our beer garden, you won’t miss a single moment as you cheer on your team. Rally your squad and join us for a buzzing match day atmosphere.

Summer of Spritz

Get ready to dive into our eclectic Spritz menu, tailor-made for those laid-back afternoons in the best beer garden in Exeter. Whether you lean towards the fruity & floral, the fresh & light, or the herbaceous & citrus, or prefer no alcohol, we’ve got just the concoction to tickle your taste buds.

Sunday Roasts

Join us here at Double Locks for the perfect Sunday. Think: idyllic country walks along the canal, glorious pub garden, a fine selection of local brews, and of course the main event, our famous Sunday roasts.

With a choice of succulent West Country beef, roast pork, vegetarian wellington, served alongside all the dreamy trimmings. Think larger than life Yorkies, crispy roast potatoes, honey glazed root vegetables and jugs of delicious gravy. Bring on the crowd pleasers, with tasty pigs in blankets, truffled cauliflower cheese and stuffing balls aplenty.

Gift Vouchers

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. That way they can choose their own feel-good experience, whether it be a monetary voucher to spend on a round of drinks or a Sunday lunch at their favourite local.