Restaurants

Top Choice Pub Food in Kingsbridge

Millbrook Inn

Mix together one French chef, an ancient British inn and piles of choice Devon produce and what do you get? Gutsy, classically influenced food in charming surrounds.The nose-to-tail ethos produces flavour-packed dis…
Top Choice Modern British in Totnes

Riverford Field Kitchen

This ecofriendly, organic, plough-to-plate farm is where everyone wants to eat when they visit Totnes. It began as a food-box scheme, and has now branched out into a delightful barn bistro, where diners sit communal…
Top Choice Modern European in Topsham

Salutation

You can almost taste ambition at this exquisite restaurant-with-rooms: chef Tom Williams-Hawkes has worked with international financiers the Rothschilds, chef Gordon Ramsay and at Devon's double-Michelin-starred Gid…
Top Choice Bakery in Plymouth

Jacka Bakery

Quietly groovy, fantastically friendly and extremely good at baking things, Jacka is much loved by locals. It excels at immense croissants, cinnamon swirls and three type of sourdough loaves. The 'on toast' options …
Top Choice Modern British in Torquay

Elephant

The jumbo on Torquay's fine-dining scene: Michelin-starred and critically lauded, Elephant belongs to chef Simon Hulstone, whose taste for seasonal food (much of it grown on his own farm) and delicate presentation t…
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 Ilfracombe

Olive Branch & Room

Having trained under Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw, Thomas Carr has earned his own star at this Ilfracombe bistro, showcasing his skills while championing local produce and seafood. For the full experience, go…
Top Choice Bistro in Start Bay

Britannia @ the Beach

They've tacked a smashing, pocket-sized eating terrace on to this old beachside fishmonger's shack, so now you can tuck into perfectly cooked shellfish, bass, bream and monkfish just yards from where it was hauled a…
Top Choice Bistro in Dittisham

Anchorstone Café

It's hard to know what's best: the food or the view. The dining terrace is right beside the creek, so you can watch the ferry shuttling across the river while tucking into succulent Dartmouth crab, lobster or hand-d…
Top Choice Modern European in North Devon

Mason's Arms

This is a surprise: a Michelin-starred eatery in a thatched 13th-century pub deep in rural North Devon. Modern takes on European classics might include sea bass with smoked eel and clam ragoût or wild mushroom aranc…