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Welcome to the Volunteer Inn

A little about us

If you’re looking for a town pub with traditional values, you’ll find a warm welcome at the Volunteer Inn in the heart of Ottery St Mary, East Devon.

Your hosts are Mike and Jacqui Down, who became proud proprietors of the Volunteer Inn in February 2012. Since then, they have undertaken significant refurbishment to bring the pub bang up to date with its facilities, whilst retaining the essential character of the establishment.

Whether you’re visiting the town, have recently moved to the area or you’re already one of our regular customers, we are pleased that you have chosen the Volunteer Inn and we look forward to welcoming you.

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Gemma is Chef of the Week!

Our Gemma was named Chef of the Week by the Chef’s Forum! Gemma answered a number of questions for her moment of fame. She says she admires Chef Jason Howard and that her Chef to Watch is Charlotte Vincent at the Five Bells. Gemma also said she can’t live without the Rational Combi Pro installed […]

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