Going Out in Seaton and the Axe Valley.
The towns and villages of the Axe Valley have a variety of Pubs and Restaurants offering Real Ales, tempting menus and a diverse range of excellent live music. Choose from family run country restaurants, friendly bistros or historic inns.
Enjoy the best of pub grub, along with excellent cask conditioned Real Ales, or dine in style at restaurants where locally caught fish, locally reared meats and locally grown vegetables are turned into a gourmet experience accompanied by fine wines.
In Seaton you will find friendly busy seaside pubs open all day and late catering for a thriving all year round local trade as well as tourists, day trippers and holiday makers.
Live music can be found most weekends throughout the year with talented local musician’s playing pub gigs to enthusiastic audiences.
Country, Blues, Jazz, West Coast Rock, 60’s classics, 80’s pop and Rock and Roll can all be enjoyed whether you just want to listen with a drink or get up and dance.
Going Out in Seaton
The Gateway Theatre– Fore Street, Seaton, EX12 2LD, tel:01297 625699
The Gateway Theatre at Seaton in East Devon is managed as a registered charity. Previously it was an under used Town Hall which has been transformed into a vibrant and much used community asset by the dozens of volunteers who decided to transform it.
The Gateway’s Main Hall is an ideal venue and is used for concerts, theatrical productions, conferences, presentations, weddings or parties.
The recent addition of a full size cinema screen, digital projection and surround sound allow high definition live streaming via satellite from anywhere in the world.
There is a foyer with a staffed box office. The main hall is disabled-accessible for audience members.
The Royal Clarence – 1 Harbour Rd,Seaton,EX12 2LX, tel: 01297 20345
The Royal Clarence is a welcoming bar close to the sea front on Harbour Road.
Popular with the local trade, it can get very busy on Friday nights and at weekends.
It has a large pool room at the rear which can be used by children as well as an outdoor covered boules pitch.
It serves a good range of beers and lagers at reasonable prices, but does not serve cooked meals.
Live music or DJ on Friday and Saturday nights during the season and at advertised dates out of season.
Satellite Sports TV,Pool,Darts,Outside Tables, Live Music.
Eyre Court Hotel – Queen Street,Seaton, EX12 2NN, tel:01297 21455
The Eyre Court Hotel in Queen Street is 150 yards from the beach.
It offers guests a warm welcome, good food and traditional award winning ales and beers in their friendly family run bars.
The licensed restaurant is very popular serving meals prepared to order using local produce wherever possible.
There is a large Conservatory which can be used for functions and a large outdoor seating area with tables under heated canopies.
Live music every Sunday from 4.30pm to 7pm
The Vault Bar – Marine Place,Seaton,EX12 2LL, tel:01297 625333
The Vault Bar is on the sea front opposite Fisherman’s Gap with views across the bay towards Beer Head.
It is fairly small, so with a good crowd in, it has a good atmosphere and its light wood fittings and floor give it a modern feel.
They offer a range of lagers and beers including guest real ales as well as serving coffee and teas, they do not serve food.
The bar is licensed for over 18’s only, but families can use the outside tables on the seafront. Owners are allowed to take their dogs into the bar.
Satellite Sports TV,Pool,Darts,Outside Tables, Occasional Live Music.
The Malt House – The Square,Seaton,EX12 2LX, tel:01297 21236
The Malt House in the Square is one of the oldest pubs in Seaton and is under new management after being refurbished for 2014.
Largely open plan with new furniture and fittings it specialises in meals throughout the day and evening.
It serves a wide range of good food, beers and lagers.
Satellite Sports TV, Occasional Live Music.
The Hook & Parrot – East Walk,Seaton,EX12 2LN, tel:01297 23155
The Hook & Parrot is on the sea front over looking the bay. Spacious bar popular with families
Food all day up untill 8pm.
They serve a range of beers, including a choice of real ales, lagers and cider and also serve coffee and tea.
The bar is licensed for children with their parents up until 10.30pm.Their outside tables lookout over the Esplanade and seafront. Owners are allowed to take their dogs into the bar.
Pool, Outside Tables.
The Kings Arms – Fore Street,Seaton, EX12 2AN, tel:01297 23431
The Kings Arms is a traditional pub just out of the town centre up by the cricket ground.
Popular with locals and the visitors staying at the nearby caravan park it serves a good range of beers and real ales.
It has a good reputation for its food and can be very busy, particularly on Sundays when pre booking is recommended.
There is a large beer garden at the rear of the pub over looking the estuary to Axmouth with tables, play equipment for children and two boules pitches.
Darts, Skittles, Outside Tables, Live Music (see adverts).