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Christmas Menus

Christmas at the Volunteer Christmas does seem to start earlier every year doesn’t it! We are already taking bookings for our Christmas Menu which is available from 1st December to 23rd December. The menu must be pre-ordered (unless by prior arrangement) and there’s a £5 deposit per person on booking. Two courses for £16.50 Three […]

Thank you to our fantastic team!

Thank you! Jacqui and Mike would like to say a big thank you to the pub team for their outstanding work this year, especially when they were away in New Zealand and Australia. It’s hard to leave your business for a long holiday and not worry and it certainly wouldn’t have been possible withouth the […]

Busy with the outside bar

We’ve been flat out with our outside bar this summer. Some local weddings, the Ottery St Mary Strongman Competition, Honiton Show where we provided the corporate bar. Coming up is the Ottery Carnival Family Fun Day Coming up is the Ottery Carnival Family Fun Day – catch us there on August 27th and help raise […]

Kitchen Takeover – Joe Draper

We’re delighted to welcome Joe Draper as our guest chef on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th July in the evening, and for Sunday lunch on 9th July. Joe is our third guest chef, and like Robin Rea and Tim Maddams, committed to local sourcing and seasonal ingredients. We’re sure you’ll love his menu.

Food by Tim Maddams – take two!

Tim is joining us again 30th June, 1st and 2nd July (lunchtime on Sunday). This weekend’s menu: Tim’s Tapas Tasty Treats “Locally sourced, freshly produced and simply served this collection of small plates is perfect for laid back dining. Simply choose a few dishes to share, or order as you go”

Tim Maddams – Menu

Tim’s Tapas Tasty treats and summer eats…. “Locally sourced, freshly produced and simply served this collection of small plates is perfect for laid back dining. Simply choose a few dishes to share, or order as you go” £4.00 per dish. Otter Valley organic chicken croquette – fried, and served with a little spicy mayo Marinated […]

Rusty Pig at the Volly – 80s night!

Friday June 16th: Rusty Pig at the Volunteer Inn 80s Style! 1980’s pub grub at 1980’s prices 6pm to 9pm Prawn cocktail                            4.95 Vindaloo popcorn                       1.95 Chicken in a basket                    8.95 Chips & curry sauce                   2.95 Sausage & mash                         8.50 Pork pie & mustard                    4.95 Tiramisu                                       4.95 1980’s dress code (wear your leg warmers […]

Rusty Pig at the Volly – Menus

Friday 9th June 6pm to 9pm Starters Crab & fenugreek bisque with cornbread & clams                               7.50 Pork lonza, meadow hay & fennel slaw                                                  8.50 Isle of Wight tomatoes,  garlic scapes & sourdough                            6.75 Mains (Raxhayes) 52 day aged Dexter steak, spuds & lovage                      17.50 Market fish & vindaloo relish with carrot top bhaji.          […]

Guest Chefs June & July

Our regulars will know that Mike & Jacqui are disappearing to New Zealand on June 6th to catch up with Haydon. Have a great trip, folks! While Charlotte will be cooking during the week, we have taken this opportunity to invite some fantastic local chefs to cook at the Volly. All three have worked at […]

Jumping for FORCE

Good luck Jenny! We are very proud that landlord Mike’s mum Jenny has agreed to take part in a tandem skydive to raise money for FORCE Cancer Charity on June 4th. The fundraising event has been organised by John Hounsell from Ottery, who is going through treatment for cancer. The target is £10K for this […]

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