Located on the West side of the river, bounded by the A30, the river Exe, the lower part of Alphington Road and Cowick Barton Playing Fields. The city centre end of Alphington includes Haven Banks and the Quayside (see area guide). At the opposite end, there is easy access to the A379 to Plymouth or Dawlish.  As well as residential areas, Alphington also includes Matford and Marsh Barton making it a good choice for those working in these areas.

The majority of housing in Alphington comprises modern, 3 bed semi-detached houses. However, there are also pockets of older cottages scattered around (e.g. Midway Terrace, Chudleigh Road), and some modern bungalows (e.g Myrtle Close).

  • The Seven Stars Hotel

    ‘For authentic British cooking and real ales in a genuine local pub warmed by a cosy fire’

    Alphington Rd, Exeter EX2 8JB
    01392 250983
  • Frankie & Benny's  

    ‘In typical Stateside fashion, service at Frankie & Benny’s is second to none, so loosen your tie, relax, settle into your booth and relish the wonderful feeling of a very satisfied appetite’

    Alphington Rd, Exeter EX2 8LH
    01392 424399
  • Starbucks

    ‘Seattle-based coffee house chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability’

    9 Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Alphington Rd, Exeter EX2 8JD
    01392 436423
  • Chiquito Restaurant

    ‘Take a look around and you’ll find a host of authentic features that capture the very essence of all things Tex Mex’

    Alphington Park, Marsh Barton Rd, Exeter EX2 8JD
    01392 427541
  • Pizza Hut 

    ‘You’ll always get a smile when you visit our Exeter Hut’

    Unit 5, Exe Bridges Retail Park, Exeter EX4 1AH
    01392 273424
  • The Twisted Oak

    ‘Steaks cooked on hot stone, plus fish and chips, in a rural pub with a garden, sofas and pool table’

    Little John's Cross Hill, Ide, Nr Exeter EX2 9RG
    01392 273666
  • Riverside Leisure Centre

    ‘A modern facility offering an impressive 100 station gym, 25m swimming pool, sports hall, 2 squash courts, and a friendly onsite café’

    Cowick St, Exeter, Devon EX4 1AF
    01392 221771
  • Alphington Football Club

    ‘We run 14 football teams… Alphington ( The Alpha's )… is a local village side and is supported by many local business’s'

    Alphington Sports Club, The Chronicles, Church Road EX2 8SW
  • Oaklands Riding School

    ‘Our facilities consist of a jumping paddock, flood lit sand school and indoor school.We are also affiliated to the Riding for Disabled Association’

    The Rosary, Balls Farm Rd, Exeter EX2 9JA
    01392 272105
  • Exeter Academy of Dance

    Exeter Academy of Dance provides ballet, street dance, modern and tap classes for children from the age of two and a half upwards. Ballet and Tap lessons are held at Alphington Community Centre

    Alphington Community Centre, Church Road, Alphington EX2 8TA
  • Chiquito Restaurant  

    ‘Colourful chain restaurant dishing up a menu of Tex-Mex favourites, beer and cocktails’

    Alphington Park, Marsh Barton Rd, Exeter EX2 8JD
    01392 427541


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