Home to the spectacular English Riviera and Dartmoor National Park, Devon is a fantastic place to go on holiday or take a short break anytime of the year. There are a plethora of places to stay, hotels, holiday parks, guest houses … but wherever you stay, you can be sure of a slap up meal. Whether you’re looking for fresh fish from the ports or famous Devon cream tea and scones, we’re letting you in on some of Devon’s most delicious places to eat.
A Country House Hotel and Restaurant that has so many things for you to blow your horn about. This 2 AA rosette, fine dining experience is available to visitors as well as hotel guests. Set in Tavistock, overlooking the Tamar Valley, this Devon hotel and restaurant serves up the freshest, locally sourced food from Devon and the South-West. Stop by for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, or even all three, and fall in love with Devon fine dining.
Over to the coast in Brixham on the stunning English Riviera,The Berry Head Hotel offers fantastic service, friendly atmosphere and mouth- watering food when you dine here. Sitting on the fishing port of Brixham, you know your meal is the freshest, local catch and all meat is locally sourced too. The Berry Head is a real Devon dining experience, from the local food to the stunning views from the Brasserie and the terrace.
Seasonal produce fresh from the fields is precisely what you can expect from this farm in Buckfastleigh, on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. Dining at the Riverfold Field Kitchen in Devon is an experience, lunch and dinner are served in one sitting and you will eat with your fellow diners for this three course extravaganza. This is good food shared with good people at reasonable cost. And after dinner you can ramble over the fields and see the produce before it hits the kitchen.
A traditional Devon pub with a wicked approach to fine dining. Set in the village of Sandford, just North-West of Exeter, The Lamb Inn has won numerous foodie awards with good reason, they only use the best local ingredients to create great food full of flavour. The Lamb Inn is a community pub that proves you don’t need to don your top hat to enjoy premier dining. As an added bonus at The Lamb Inn, you can enjoy a film on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, free of charge.
Down in Plymouth you can enjoy a Devonish taste of Italy at Barbican Pasta Bar, serving fresh pasta, homemade pizza and a range of other freshly cooked dishes. This 20 year old establishment has been delighting locals and tourists for years with its honest and fresh approach to food, at one point it was voted Plymouth’s best restaurant. Barbican Pasta Bar give you great service, great value for money and a real dining treat in Devon.
There you have it, Devon dining secrets just for your ears. Calling locals and visitors alike, where are your favourite places to eat in Devon? Please let us know!
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