At Taste Buds magazine, we offer our readers and subscribers excellent features and reviews of the top places to eat in Devon and beyond. Our county’s cathedral city, and the county town of Devon, Exeter has a long history, and there are many reasons for visiting, including its range of top restaurants. Read on to find out about some of the best eateries in Exeter.

@Angela’s Restaurant

This restaurant is a real find, and you can discover it away from the city centre, serving up fresh fish and seafood. Whether you are after some scallops, turbot, mussels, this eatery is popular for its classic, fresh cooking. @Angela’s also has a wide range of meat options, but with just nine tables and a reputation for being a hidden gem, it would be wise to book ahead. Find out more on our website.

The Pig & Pallet, Topsham Quay

A popular choice for the carnivores out there, The Pig & Pallet specialises in curing, barbecuing and butchering meat in an ethical way, and prides itself on being local providers of tasty, traditional food in a comfortable and casual atmosphere. It also caters for vegetarians. Read more details on our website

The Atrium Restaurant at Woodbury Park

For golfing fans who enjoy working up an appetite on the green, at The Atrium restaurant you will experience fine dining with locally-sourced produce from Devon and the West Country. A seasonal menu is served in the clubhouse at Woodbury Park, which is open to both golfers and non-golfers. Find out more on our website

The Huntsman Inn

Find hearty home cooked dishes with the likes of homemade pies and fish platters are served at the family-run pub restaurant, The Huntsman Inn. A modest and easy-going venue, this cottage-style pub is popular with locals and visitors. Discover more about it on our website.

Wear Park Bar & Restaurant

For another golfing park restaurant, visit Wear Park Bar and Restaurant. This top restaurant is relaxed and informal, making it a good choice for lunch, dinner, or afternoon tea. You’ll find it on the ground floor of the Georgian manor house, where it provides a green escape from the nearby city centre. With all the class of a hotel at pub prices, it serves a range of comfort food using fresh ingredients. Find out more on our website

Puffing Billy Inn

A little further afield, at around 15 minutes from Exeter, The Puffing Billy Inn provides a varied menu of meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes, from British plates to haute-cuisine. The menu itself changes around once a month, so there’s always a reason for locals to keep coming back. Through these changes, you may see dishes inspired by Italy, France, and Spain. Find out more about what we thought on our website.

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