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Christmas at Double Locks

It’s that time of year again! Here at the Double Locks we’re ready to welcome you with open log fires, mulled wine, luxury hot chocolates and a 3 course festive festive feast that has something for everyone. Our fully festive, covered and heated marquee and stretch tent, with lights and cosy blankets a plenty offers the perfect bookable space for larger functions, whether it’s a big office do or a long awaited family party. You just can’t beat the Great British pub at Christmas time, and our cosy pub won’t disappoint! Whether its an intimate meal for 2 or a big celebration, get in touch today and let us cater for all your needs and help you celebrate a Christmas to remember.

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Bookable Party Spaces


Our permanent Marquee is a fully heated covered structure with a paved floor and comes with its own large fully stocked bar. This event space is perfect for larger Christmas parties or corporate events.

Standing: 150

Seated: 100

Our Winter Garden

​​Come rain or shine, our covered garden will be there to welcome you for food and drinks. Protected from the weather, our vibrant stretch tent is heated, fully festive with lights and blankets aplenty – we even have hot water bottles to keep you toasty! Perfect space for a festive party or casual drinks with friends.

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Carol Singing On The Locks

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than gathering around the Christmas tree seeing Christmas Carols! We have 3 dates booked in during December - conducted by 3 fabulous local singing groups. Wrap up warm and join us outside by The Dog House Bar from 6pm! ​ ​​Wednesday 8th December - Conducted by Exeter City Chorus - Exeter Ladies Acapella, Wednesday 15th December - Conducted by Exeter Cathedral Choir, Thursday 23rd December - Conducted by Tess & the D’Urbervilles​

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Live Music Line Up!

We will be joined by the incredible solo singer Ellie May on Friday 17th December and a more local than local band HAYTOR, Saturday 18th December who's band member Jonny works here with us at the Locks! No tickets required for these events, but booking is advisory if you want to guarantee your favourite spot!

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From a three-course feast to a weekend away, or simply a quiet couple of pints in their favourite local, treat someone special and give the gift of the pub this Christmas.

Delicious food and excellent service!

Rosie Huffleclaw - Google Reviewer

Another cracking meal as always. Reasonably priced and great quality. It's in a fantastic setting. Would recommend. Never had a bad experience.

Jonathan Goldsworthy - Google Reviewer

Happened to stumble across this lil Gem. Super surprised at the lovely location. Inside warm and cosy with open fires. Good ale and cider.Food very tasty well cooked and plenty of it. Friendly accommodating staff. Would definitely visit again.

Verified customer - Tripadvisor reviewer

Christmas Opening Times:

Christmas Eve: 11.00am- 20.00pm

Christmas Day: 10.30am- 15.00pm

Boxing Day: 11.00am – 18.00pm

Double Locks Canal Banks




01392 256947