The Loaf and Ladle 9 Water St, Exeter, NH03833 Located in the historic district of Exeter, the Loaf and Ladle has been providing its services to the community since…More 1974. It is a small restaurant with award-winning taste. It specializes in homemade soups, sandwiches and quiche. It also has homemade breads, baked goods and a salad bar. Eat indoors, or out on the deck overlooking the Exeter River. Gift certificates are available.