‘A place to share simple and honest food’? Well, Paesan at Exmouth Market sure doesn’t let on that there is something very extraordinary about it. Serving you true Italian peasant dishes, lovingly prepared and created, and in a most inspiring place. Paesan was nominated for Restaurant & Bar Awards as well as shortlisted for menu of the year, doing it all with the simple yet magic formula of aperitivo, small plates, pasta, carne and pesce.
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Good atmosphere and excellent food. Unfortunately the restaurant was a bit understaffed or just not as organised as it should be. The waiting time for the drinks , starters, mains was took so long. Other than that it was a good experience.
food was very average and it was really noisy! Wouldn't go again.
Slow service, took almost 90min for starter&main. Quality was average.
Italian food was meant to be enjoyed by everyone. There’s nothing fancy about a plate of wonderful hot pasta – just culinary bliss. And for all you true lovers of authentic Italian cuisine there is Paesan, a restaurant at Exmouth Market that manages to show their true colours in the name (paesan meaning peasant in Italian). Serving you a tantalising array of ‘simple and humble food’, Paesan will wow you with a stripped-back, truly rustic Italian experience as well as a culinary experience that’s nothing short of wonderful.
The team at Paesan at Exmouth Market are proud to have a passion for both family and food. The menu of Paesan is inspired by people’s favourite family dishes, the history behind these meals and what they mean to them. That’s why at Paesan, you will feel that your hosts love looking at food, eating food, cooking and sharing food with friends and family – it’s an absolutely incredible atmosphere, and the exceptional design earned them a nomination for Restaurant & Bar Awards.