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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 […]

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.