The Stowey Arms

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Simply Good Home Cooked Food

01392 824970


We also cater for private functions, please call for details : 01392 824970.


Homemade Soup of the Day £5.95

A warming bowl of homemade soup, served with half a baguette and butter. (V) (Vegan and Gluten Free option available)

Prawn Cocktail £7.95

North Atlantic Prawns served on a bed of mixed salad leaves and dressed with Marie Rose Sauce, garnished with tomato, cucumber and a lemon wedge, served with Granary bread and butter (Contains Eggs and Mustard)

Chicken Liver Pate and Toast £7.95

A rich liver pate, made with butter, garlic, brandy and cream, served with salad garnish, cranberry sauce, Granary bread and butter. (D) (Gluten Free option available)

Devilled Whitebait £7.95

Whitebait dusted with seasoned flour and deep fried until crisp. Served on a bed of mixed salad leaves and dusted with Cayenne pepper, with Granary bread and butter. (Gluten Free option available)

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms £7.95

Mushrooms sautéed with garlic butter, flambéed with brandy and finished with cream. Served with crusty bread. (D) (Contains Gluten)

Bar Snacks

Ploughman’s Lunch £10.95

A choice or combination of any of the following to make your ideal Ploughman’s lunch. West Country cheddar. Devon Blue, Chicken liver pate, Honey and 2 mustard glazed ham. Served with sweet pickle, piccalilli, pickled onions, gherkin, side of coleslaw, salad garnish with crusty bread and butter. (Gluten Free option available) (D) (Eggs and Mustard)

All Day Breakfast £10.95

2 Locally sourced sausages, Bacon, Eggs, Hash Browns, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Black pudding and Beans. (Eggs)

Home cooked 2 Mustard and Honey Glazed Ham £9.95

Served with eggs, chips, coleslaw and a salad garnish. (Eggs and Mustard)

Baguette Melts

Served with a salad garnish. (Contains Gluten) (D)

Steak £10.95

Strips of rump steak sautéed with mushrooms, sliced onions and garlic butter. Topped with either Devon Blue or Stilton Cheese.

Chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese and BBQ £9.95

Cooked diced chicken breast, smoked streaky bacon topped with cheddar cheese and a side of BBQ sauce.

Tuna, red onion and cheddar cheese £8.95

Tuna and red onion topped with cheddar cheese.

Sandwiches or Baguettes

All served with side salad. Choose from white or granary bread or a white baguette.

Choose from the following fillings;

(D) Dairy Free cheese and spread available.

Bacon, Brie and cranberry £6.95

Bacon £8.95

Breakfast baguette (Sausage, bacon, mushrooms and scrambled egg) £6.95

Sausage and chutney £7.95

Chicken, bacon and mayonnaise (Eggs and Mustard) £8.95

Coronation chicken (Eggs and Mustard) £8.95

Prawns with a Marie Rose sauce (Eggs and Mustard) £9.95

Chicken liver pate and red onion £7.95

Tuna Mayonnaise (Eggs and Mustard)£6.95

Beef and Horseradish (Eggs and Mustard) £8.95

Pork, stuffing and apple sauce (contains Gluten) 8.95

Fish finger sandwich with Tartar sauce (Contains Gluten, Eggs and Mustard) £7.95

Side orders

Basket of chips £3.50

Bowl of cheesy chips (D) £4.00

Garlic Bread (Contains Gluten)(D) £4.95

Cheesy Garlic Bread (Contains Gluten) (D) £5.75

Coleslaw (Eggs and Mustard) £1.50

Basket Meals £7.95 each

(Do you remember them?)

6 Breaded wholetail scampi and chips. (Contains Gluten)

6 Battered chicken breast bites and chips. (Contains Gluten)

2 Pork sausages and chips. (Gluten Free)

2 Vegetarian sausages and chips. (V) (Vegan) (Gluten Free)

3 Breaded cod fish fingers and chips. (Contains Gluten)


Weights are approximate and are cooked to your liking.

They are served with chips, whole baked tomato, peas, mushrooms tossed in garlic butter, side of coleslaw and salad garnish.

Pan cooked 8oz Rump £17.95

Pan cooked 8oz Sirloin £18.95

Why not add a homemade sauce for £3.95

Pepper Sauce, Diane Sauce or Port & blue cheese Sauce.


Our burgers are served in a Brioche Bun, with mixed salad leaves, sliced tomato, sliced gherkins, a side of homemade coleslaw, burger relish or garlic mayonnaise and chips.

Homemade 6oz approx Steak Mince Burger £10.95

Seasoned with onion, salt and pepper. (Gluten Free option available)

Stowey Southern Fried Chicken Burger £10.95

Served with haloumi

Bangkok Bad Boy Burger £10.95

Spicy oriental inspired burger with mixed vegetables, coriander, chilli, lemon grass and lime leaf coated in black onion, sesame and cumin seeds with a crunchy red lentil crumb. (V) (Vegan) (Gluten Free option available.

Extra toppings £1.00 each

Cheese (Cheddar, Devon Blue, Stilton, Brie), Bacon, Pineapple, Onion Rings, BBQ Pulled Pork, Egg.

Main Courses

10oz Horseshoe Gammon Steak £10.95

Served with a pineapple ring, fried egg, chips, peas, a side of coleslaw and salad garnish (Gluten Free) (Egg)

Good Old Sausage and Mash £10.95

A trio of locally sourced pork sausages served on a bed of wholegrain mustard mashed potato, roast root vegetables, peas and caramelised red onion gravy. (Gluten Free) (D)

Vegetarian Sausage and Mash £10.95

A trio of Veggie/Vegan sausages served as above but with our own vegetarian gravy. (V) (Vegan) (Gluten Free) (D)

An Old Favourite, Breaded Wholetail Scampi £9.95

Served with chips, peas, side of coleslaw, tartar sauce and salad garnish. (Contains Gluten, Mustard and Egg)

Homemade Curry of the day £11.95

Please ask your server for today’s choice.

Served with rice, onion bhaji, poppadoms and naan bread (Contains Gluten)

Beer Battered Cod Fillet £10.95

Coated in Jail Ale batter with turmeric, served with chips, mushy peas, tartar sauce and a wedge of lemon. (Contains Gluten, Mustard and Egg)

Children’s Menu £5.95

Pasta Bolognaise

Sausage and Chips (G/F)

Fish Fingers and Chips (Contains Gluten)

Burger and Chips (Contains Gluten)

Vegetarian Berger and Chips (V) (Vegan) (G/F)

Chicken balls and Chips (Contains Gluten)

To add Baked beans or peas please add 50p

Also available are smaller portions off the Main menu and Specials board.

And to follow


Please ask a member of staff for today’s choices and prices.

Dunstable Farm Dairy Ice Cream £5.95

Clotted cream vanilla, Strawberry, Double Chocolate.

3 scoops of a single flavour or a combination.

Served with a wafer and raspberry coulis. (V)

Dairy Free Ice Cream £5.95

Vanilla, Raspberry, Rich Chocolate.

Served as above. (V) (Vegan) (Soya)

The Stowey’s Cheese Board – £7.95 each or £10.95 sharing

A selection of West Country Cheeses. Served with crusty bread or biscuits and butter, salad garnish, sweet pickle, apples, celery and grapes.

(D) (Contains Gluten)

And to Finish

Filter coffee with cream or milk £2.50

Black filter coffee £2.50

Liqueur coffee £4.95

Floater coffee £2.95

Pot of tea for up to 2 £3.00

Hot chocolate made with double cream £3.95



Paula and her team hope you have enjoyed your experience on this visit to The Stowey Arms, Exminster and hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

If you have any concerns about food allergies in any of our dishes on this menu or on the “Specials” board please ask any member of the team for information.

Thank you.