Latest News

Devon Mist on tap

‘Cheers’ to Devon cider We’re delighted to now be offering Sandford Orchards cloudy sparkling cider ‘Devon Mist’ on tap at the bar. According to the cider maker’s website: “Devon Mist is a gentle joy. Unfiltered and expertly blended to create a medium, cloudy, session cider, bursting with rich autumnal fruits, and a long satisfying finish.” […]

Valentine’s Week Specials

Happy Valentine! This year, instead of a Valentine’s Day menu, we are offering a Valentine’s Week Specials Board from Monday 11th February. Choose as you would normally, with no set price. On Valentine’s Day itself, Thursday 14th February, we will give diners a free glass of Prosecco!

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Festive Opening Hours We are open as normal up to Christmas Eve. Christmas Day: open for drinks and nibbles from 12 to 2pm. Boxing Day: Closed. New Year’s Eve: Open usual hours. Our food is a set menu that will need to be pre-booked. New Years Day: Open as usual May we wish you a […]

Christmas Menus

Christmas at the Volunteer Inn! We are now taking bookings for Christmas meals. Please note, you will need to let us know your menu choices five days before you visit, and pay a £5 deposit per person. Please collect a menu from the pub, the order form is on the back. Look forward to seeing […]

We’re hiring!

Job opportunity at the Volunteer Inn We are looking for someone aged 16 or over to join our team. Job description Kitchen and waiting duties Days Weekends and potentially some weekdays Person spec We’re looking for someone hardworking, reliable & friendly. How to apply Call 01404 814060 and ask for Mike or Jacqui.

Trio of Successes!

We’re delighted to announce that as a result of our continued investment into training, three staff members have achieved relevant qualifications. Hannah Cureton obtained Level 2 in Accounting through the Association of Accountancy Technicians (AAT); Gemma Luscombe gained qualifications in Licensed Hospitality Skills and Licensed Hospitality Operations with BIIAB, the awarding organisation for work based […]

We’re In! Good Beer Guide 2019

The Volunteer is thrilled to once again feature in CAMRA‘s Good Beer Guide for 2019. Regulars will know that we are dedicated to offering great choices to real ale lovers; from local brewers Otter Brewery to Cornish giants St Austell Brewery. Exmoor Ales, Exeter Brewery, Salcombe Brewery, Hanlons Brewery, Bays Brewery and Branscombe Vale Brewery […]

Ongar to Ottery – Fundraising for Tar Barrels

Fundraising for the Tar Barrels – please donate! Our son Connor Down and his friend Jake Freeman are doing an extraordinary challenge to help raise funds for Ottery st Mary Tar Barrels. They are running from Ongar in Essex to Ottery St Mary in just four days. They are doing this in order to keep […]

Ladies Darts

Calling all lady dart players!! We’re hoping to start a Volly ladies dart team on a Wednesday night. Any ladies interested please contact Jacqui Down on 01404 814060 asap!