Restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Totnes

Riverford Field Kitchen

This ecofriendly, organic, plough-to-plate farm is where everyone wants to eat when they come to Totnes (booking essential). It began as a food-box scheme, and has now branched out with a delightful barn bistro, whe…
Top Choice Modern British in East Devon

River Cottage HQ

This is the humble whitewashed house and kitchen garden from where Hugh-Fearnley Whittingstall launched his culinary career. The house hosts a range of dining events throughout the year, from Sunday lunches and farm…
Top Choice Modern British in Plymouth

Rock Salt

Local boy Dave Jenkins has worked wonders at his little brasserie, which has deservedly built up a loyal local following and scooped foodie awards, too. It suits all times of day: tuck into fluffy eggs royale for br…
Top Choice Seafood in Dartmouth

Seahorse

What Rick Stein is to Cornwall, Mitch Tonks is to Devon – a seafood supremo, with a clutch of restaurants across the county. The Seahorse is the Tonks original, and still the best: a classic fish restaurant where th…
Top Choice Cafe in Dartmouth

Alf Resco

An eclectic crowd hangs out at Alf's – you'll be eating among hipsters, families, tourists and river-boat crews. The same menu spans breakfast through to lunch; expect piled-high fry-ups, irresistible pastries and e…
Top Choice Modern British in Torquay

The Elephant

This fine-dining beauty remains Torquay's premier foodie destination, although it's slimmed down operations by combining two restaurants into one. It's run by chef Simon Hulstone, who still has a taste for seasonal …
Top Choice Asian in Plymouth

Supha's Street Emporium

An exotic new addition to the up-and-coming area around Sutton Harbour, this joint specialises in spicy, flavourful Thai-style street food: classic massaman curry, steamed sea bass, larb and papaya salads, and much …
Burgers in Exmouth

Ruby

Exeter's boutique burger joint, beloved by hipsters, students and local diners of all ages. It's all studiously trendy: retro in style, fast and furious in service, with a menu that takes in classic burgers plus sli…
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 …
Bakery in Plymouth

Jacka Bakery

Allegedly this is one of the oldest working bakeries in England (four centuries and counting, according to the owner), so it fits right in alongside the Barbican's heritage. The breads are irresistible, particularly…