Restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Tavistock

Horn of Plenty

Local foodies love the classic, locally sourced, seasonal cuisine at this country-house hotel 4 miles west of Tavistock. Flavours are rich: choose between black truffle and roasted cauliflower risotto, Brixham red g…
Top Choice Bistro in Ashburton

Old Library

Chefs Joe and Amy describe themselves as 'locally grown' and this idea shines through in their simple but sophisticated food that showcases prime Devon produce. Plump for the likes of Thai-themed tempura fish, brais…
Top Choice Gastropub in Moretonhampstead

Horse

You've got to love a place that bills itself as a 'pub and nosebag'. Despite the village location, this is a hip gastropub that wouldn't feel out of place in the big city: it serves simple, well-done food including …
Top Choice Cafe in Princetown

Fox Tor Cafe

Known as FTC to locals, this friendly little cafe is a favourite for hearty breakfasts, doorstep sandwiches and massive chunks of cake, but it does more filling fare, too, such as spicy chilli and mushroom stroganof…
Top Choice Pub Food in Postbridge

Warren House Inn

Marooned amid miles of moorland, this Dartmoor institution exudes a hospitality only found in pubs in the middle of nowhere. A fire that's been burning (apparently) since 1845 warms stone floors, trestle tables and …
Top Choice Cafe in Okehampton

Eat Toast

It's a winning combination: a quirky gift shop that shares a cavernous, brick-lined space with a laid-back cafe. The aroma of freshly ground coffee fills the air; brightly coloured trinkets fill the shelves; and the…
Top Choice Pub Food in Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Rugglestone Inn

Just one pint at this wisteria-clad pub is enough to make you want to drop everything and move to Dartmoor. It's a classic wood-beamed, low-ceilinged, old-fashioned village boozer, full of local characters and packe…
Modern British in Tavistock

Taylors

The globe-trotting menus at this chic spot apply techniques and ingredients from many cuisines to west-country produce, so smoked Cornish duck tapas and Tavistock eggs sit beside Cajun calamari and a rocket, pinenut…
Pub Food in Tavistock

Elephant's Nest

One of those iconic Dartmoor pubs beloved by generations, the Elephant is a 16th-century inn where log burners sit in vast fire places, and jugs and glasses dangle from beams. The chefs use top-notch local ingredien…
Modern British in Tavistock

Cornish Arms

Chef John Hooker has created something special here: a smart but still convivial pub serving creative but unpretentious food that remains true to its west country roots. So expect the Cornish monkfish to be roasted …