The Beer Engine

“Ever-popular brewpub”



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Just a stone’s throw from Exeter in the picturesque village of Newton St Cyres, Devon’s oldest brewpub can be found in a 19th-century coaching inn. The cosy bar is a welcoming place for drinkers, diners and dogs alike, with five home-brewed ales on the hand pumps. Classic pub dishes are available every day with a wide selection to suit all tastes and appetites. Pick from the likes of home-made Scotch eggs, steak and ale pie, and beer-battered fish and chips, or look to the seasonally-changing specials board. Desserts might include stem ginger and treacle tart, sticky toffee pudding and chocolate brownie. Booking is recommended.

The Beer Engine


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £9.95
Opening times
  • Closed: false
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of Ales
  • Wide selection of ciders
  • Micro Brewery Ale

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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