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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!

Christmas Cheer

Looking for a perfect place to host your festive gathering? Our huge beer garden offers our marquee and stretch tent that are fully covered and heated and are perfect place for your Christmas party!

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

Our Winter Garden

In the winter months there is nothing better than staying cosy by our fireplace except perhaps enjoying a festive drinks in our covered and heated stretch tent located by the Exeter Ship Canal. Check out our festive packages, mouth-watering Christmas menus and book your Christmas party at your favourite local.


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.

Festive Packages

In the mood for late night bites after your Christmas gathering at Double Locks? Why not try our Festive Cheese sharer for two or order some Mince pies and coffee to round up the evening. Explore our Christmas offer and get in touch to book your get-together at your favourite Exeter local!


Looking to plan your perfect Christmas party?

Our venue is THE place for party planners who want to leave a lasting impression. From casual drinks parties in our marquee or stretch tent and cosy fire pits, to three course Christmas feast in our cosy pub we have something for everybody!

Click on the link below to explore our Christmas menu, bookable spaces, festive drinks and to get in touch with us and let us help you plan your festive gathering.


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