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Spirited fundraiser for Tar Barrels!

We’re thrilled to have been part of the Carnival Committee initiative to introduce two Tar Barrel spirits to help with fundraising. The gin and rum are made by Lyme Bay Winery and have been rebranded with the instantly recognisable Tar Barrels logo. Gin! The traditional dry gin has botanical flavours of juniper, floral, and citrus […]

Wine launch

  Friday 20th October: Proudly presenting the launch of the Carnival & Tar Barrels wine! Please join us.

Rugby World Cup Home Nations Special!

The Rugby World Cup has gotten us a little bit excited and a little bit nervous as we support England So we have decided to run a Home Nations Special! During any game played by England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales we are offering Sandford Orchards Devon Red & Otter Brewery Tarka Four & Amber Fresh […]

Jumping out of a plane for charity!

Five amazing ladies – including our very own Jacqui – have decided to jump out of a plane (on purpose!) and raise some money for charity in the process. Please dig deep and show your support for them and the awesome charities they’re jumping for! Amalie Owens: Bowel Cancer UK… Hattie Mann: Hospice UK […]

Chef wanted!

About us The Volunteer Inn is a busy town centre pub in the heart of Ottery St Mary run by husband and wife team Mike and Jacqui Down. The pub, which was established in 1810, is a thriving business, attracting both local custom and passing trade. Over the past few years we have made substantial […]

Monthly Pub Quiz

Sunday March 23rd at 8:30pm £5 per person, max of 6 in a team Chance to win the rolling jackpot and raise money for local charities! PUB QUIZ

Coffee and Cake – Monday to Friday

Did you know that we now offer a hot drink and a slice of cake? 3 to 6pm Monday to Friday Examples of cakes include: Smarties Cookies Crispy Chocolate Slice Lemon Cupcake Chocolate Maltesers Slice Just £4.75!

Coffee time!

Have you tried our coffee recently? We’ve invested in a fab new Lavazza coffee machine. Come on in and treat yourself to a yummy cuppa, just the thing to chase the January blues away!

Christmas Hours

We are open Christmas Day for drinks and nibbles from 12-2pm. We will then be giving the team (and us) a well deserved break over the festive period, reopening on Thursday 29th December. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you all for your continued support xxx

Pub Quiz

Pub Quiz on Sunday 30th 8.30pm £5 per person It’s a rollover!