Top Restaurants in Devon

At Taste Buds magazine, we know that not all food-lovers make good chefs. For those who prefer to eat than cook, and for aspiring chefs looking for a break from the kitchen, we feature restaurant reviews and recommendations for the best places to eat out in Devon. You can view our current issue online, as well as viewing our eating out archive.

The Tanner Brothers are celebrating 20 years of success in Devon

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The Tanner Brothers Celebrate

Celebrating 20 years of serving up a storm in the South West, the Tanner brothers share their Devon journey

Scallops at The Oyster Shack

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Playing with Fire

Chrissy Harris finds out where to go in Devon for a flame-grilled food fix

The beer garden at the Elephant's Nest

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Sit, Sup, Soak Up!

Clare Hunt has peeped through the shrubbery to discover some local pubs with great beer gardens

The Church House Inn, Rattery

The Church House Inn, Rattery

Sue Stoneman enjoys the warmth of this charming village inn

The Fig Tree @ 36. Plymouth

The Fig Tree @ 36

Su Carroll visits a neighbourhood restaurant that pays attention to detail

A dish served at Rodean Restaurant in Kenton

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Rodean Celebrates

Matthew and Lizzie Tilt are celebrating their 20th year at Rodean Restaurant in Kenton. Taste Buds reflects on their success

View from the Salcombe Harbour Hotel

The Jetty Restaurant, Salcombe Harbour Hotel

Alex Green dines at this waterside restaurant with its award-winning seafood and killer views

Sacred Ground Vegan Restaurant

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Vegan Restaurants in Devon

Many restaurants and cafés across Devon are now mindful of vegetarians and vegans. Here are six places with plant-based menus.

Taylors, Dartmouth

Taylor’s Restaurant, Dartmouth

Top-class cooking in this intimate restaurant was the order of the day for Karen Perrow

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The Best Quirky Restaurants in Exeter

Looking for somewhere to eat out that is different to your average restaurant? We find restaurants in Exeter that offer something a little more quirky

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The Best Quirky Restaurants in Plymouth

Tired of going to the same places? If you’re after something more unusual, here’s a selection of some of the best quirky restaurants in Plymouth

Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

Sue Stoneman enjoys classic British dishes, cooked to a high standard

The Union Inn

The Union Inn, Denbury

A traditional English pub with a fresh, modern feel is what Alex Green discovered at this village inn

Two Bridges Hotel

Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor

Sue Stoneman dines on delicious dishes of Devon produce at this country hotel

The Lamb, Longdown

The Lamb, Longdown

Sue Cade’s dining experience is nothing short of exquisite at the luscious Lamb

Breakwater Bistro, Brixham

Breakwater Bistro, Brixham

Alex Green lauds the seafood and sea views at this award-winning beachside bistro

Woolacombe Bay

Woolacombe Bay Hotel

Karen Perrow enjoys the flavour combinations at this top-quality hotel and restaurant

Scampi and chips

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Seafood Restaurants in Devon

Devon’s fish is among the best you can get. Su Carroll tracks down some of the best seafood restaurants in Devon

Taste Buds' restaurant reviews give a real sense of what it feels like to visit each restaurant. Each review includes background information, a description of the setting and, of course, the food. A few choice samples are listed, as well as the prices and any further details should you want to visit yourself. If you missed an issue, all our reviews are kept in this archive for you to explore.

Chef interviews also feature in the magazine, an insight to the lives of professional chefs from local restaurants, catering companies, and many other food companies.

Reviews, interviews and food news is at the heart of what we do. Featuring only local content, you’re sure to find more top restaurants in Devon by clicking through these pages. Whether you’re looking for traditional British food, a cosy tea room or café, on the hunt for different deals, or an aspiring chef looking for a top tip, there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.

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Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

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