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Rugby at the Volley

Friday 25th October Bath v Exeter Chiefs KO @ 19.45 Saturday 26th October England v New Zealand KO @ 09.00 Pub open 08.30am for breakfast Gloucester v Wasps KO @ 15.00 Sunday Wales v South Africa KO @ 09.00 Pub open 08.30 for breakfast Leicester v Saracens KO @ 15.00

Rugby World Cup Opening Times

Special Opening Times for the Rugby World Cup! And you’ll be able to order a Volley Full English Breakfast too!

We’re hiring!

We are currently looking for full-time and part-time staff. To apply or discuss the roles further, please call us on 01404 814060, drop into the pub (Broad Street, Ottery St Mary) or send your CV to Mike Down: Available roles Chef Full-time, permanent Full-time chef required! We are looking for someone who has at […]

By the Glass

We have recently changed our wine list to give a wonderful new selection to our customers. The list includes reds, whites, rose, fortified wine, sparkling and Champagne – and we also have a delicious English wine from Lyme Bay Winery, just along the coast. Take a look at what’s on offer on our new Wine […]

D-Day Menu

We always have a weekly specials board at the Volunteer Inn, and we love to create something themed when we can. 6th June marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. This is the day, in 1944, when over 160,000 Allied troops landed in France to fight Germany on the Normany beaches in Operation Overlord. Over 5000 […]

Veterans Monthly Breakfast

Our monthly fundraising ‘Veterans Breakfast’! During the special Remembrance Sunday in 2018 which marked 100 years since Armistice Day, a group of Veterans got together in the pub and discussed the lack of wreaths. Everyone agreed it would be a good idea to club together for an Ottery Veterans wreath – and what better way […]

Bid for a Meal for Four at the Volunteer!

We’re taking part in the Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival Silent Auction. The festival is a not-for-profit organisation and all profits are donated to local charitable organisations, including the food bank and children’s charities. If you would like to bid on a meal for four please visit the auction website which goes live […]

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 […]