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Reviews of restaurants in Devon

A dessert served at The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock

The Bedford Hotel

Rosalind Waterfield enjoys interesting flavours and expertly cooked dishes at this historic hotel in Tavistock

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Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor

Sue Stoneman visits the Tors Restaurant and enjoys top-notch dining

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Johnny Varah, chef chef at the Cridford Inn with local produce used in his menu

The Cridford Inn

Seasonal and local produce is a priority on Head Chef Johnny Varah’s menu at The Cridford Inn, Trusham. Sue Stoneman savours the new menu.

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Food served at the Grand Hotel in Torquay

The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Chrissy Harris discovers delicious dining on her doorstep

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Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary

Sue Stoneman enjoys Sunday Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth

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Seacliff Restaurant at the Sandy Cove Hotel

Seacliff Restaurant

Belinda Dillon enjoys the robust flavours and visual flair at this fine dining restaurant

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A dish from the evening menu at Home Farm Cafe: Seared chicken breast, chicken and chorizo pie, fondant potato, glazed carrots, leek cream

Home Farm Café

Sue enjoys a seasonal evening feast at Home Farm Café, Parke, Bovey Tracey

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Features

Swanaford Vineyard

Vineyards in Devon

Support local and explore the range of award-winning wines from these Devon vineyards, producers and merchants

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Devon Restaurant Month

A selection of restaurants, hotels and cafés where you can celebrate Devon Restaurant Month this June

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A dish served at Home Farm Café in Parke, on the fringes of Dartmoor

Dartmoor on your Doorstep

Located within stomping distance of the moors, our selection of restaurants and pubs serve local, seasonal produce with a distinctly Dartmoor flavour

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Competitions

Award Winners’ selection. A cheese hamper from Sharpham Dairy

Win a Cheese Hamper from Sharpham Dairy

Including five award-winning cheeses, a chutney and a pack of Peter’s Yard Sourdough Crackers

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Silver Bullet Gin. Wicked Wolf gin

Win a 70cl bottle of Wicked Wolf’s Silver Bullet

This navy strength gin is made in tiny, 25-litre batches in its distillery on Exmoor

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Exmoor Vodka by Wicked Wolf

Win a 70cl bottle of Exmoor Vodka

Wicked Wolf Exmoor Vodka is a versatile premium spirit, which is double distilled with Sicilian lemons and filtered through activated coconut charcoal

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A dish served at the Two Bridges Hotel on Dartmoor

Win a night’s stay for two at the Two Bridges Hotel

Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast in the heart of Dartmoor National Park

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Salmon dish served at the Bedford Hotel in Tavistock

Win a night’s stay for two at The Bedford Hotel

Your chance to enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast in historic surroundings

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Fish sharing platter at The Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge

Win a main meal for two at The Crabshell Inn

This popular South Ham’s restaurant is in a beautiful location, overlooking the ria

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Products from The Best of the Bay Tree hamper

Win a Best of The Bay Tree Hamper

With a passion for flavour and product innovation, The Bay Tree in Ivybridge produces over 150 chutneys, dressings, jams, sauces, pickles and preserves

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Seasonal Recipe Collections

Aubergine Recipes

This robust vegetable can be served as the main part of your dish, or as a side. Our aubergine recipes show you how to make the most of its flavour

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Recipes

Baked salmon with fennel mustard crust

Baked salmon with a garlic and fennel mustard crust

The fennel flavour of this Bay Tree mustard marries perfectly with salmon

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Sharpham Cheese Ticklemore Salad

Grilled peach, red cos lettuce, watercress and Sharpham’s Ticklemore cheese salad with pomegranate dressing

The crumbliness of Sharpham’s Ticklemore adds texture and a creaminess to this summery salad

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Chocolate crémeux

Chocolate crémeux

David Brown, Head Chef at Lewtrenchard Manor, shares this most chocolatey of recipes. Easy to make, it’s definitely dinner-party worthy!

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sparkling apple gin

Sparkling Apple Gin

This refreshing cocktail recipe from Wicked Wolf is quick and simple to recreate at home

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Seafood Chowder recipe by Gareth Head. Head Chef, Crabshell Inn

Seafood chowder

Try this flavoursome summer seafood dish, recipe courtesy of Gareth Head, Head Chef at The Crabshell Inn

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Home Farm Café scones

Home Farm Café Scones

Tom Stewart, Head Chef at Home Farm Café, shares his scones recipe – bring on summer picnics!

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Meet the Chef

Taste Buds talks to Devon chefs to discover their inspiration, food styles and to find out where they like to eat out

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Meet the Producer

Meet the producers, growers and makers responsible for the best food Devon has to offer

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Taste Buds Directory

Are you looking for somewhere or something great to eat in Devon? These businesses all support Taste Buds, show your appreciation by paying them a visit!

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Food Events in Devon

Looking for days out in Devon, and fancy visiting a food and drink event? Taste Buds has details of food festivals, farmers markets and cookery classes

Events

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