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Reviews of restaurants in Devon

A dish served at Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor

Sue Stoneman samples the tasting menu at Lewtrenchard Manor

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A dish served at the Àclèaf restaurant in Boringdon Hall Hotel

Àclèaf at Boringdon Hall Hotel

The simplicity of the descriptions on Scott Paton’s four-course winter menu hide the complexity of his dishes

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The Cridford Inn team

The Cridford Inn

The team at Devon’s oldest pub makes local food taste great, says Alex Green

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Pumpkin Soup. Served on the lunch menu at the Royal Oak in Meavy, Devon

The Royal Oak, Meavy

Sue Stoneman finds a fantastic spot for lunch at this traditional Dartmoor village pub

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Food served at Home Farm Cafe. Parke, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Home Farm Café

Sue Stoneman goes to the edge of the moors for dinner at Home Farm Café

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Thatcher Rock from Meadfoot Beach, Torquay

Brasserie at The Meadfoot Bay

The Brasserie offers high quality, freshly created dishes in a relaxed, contemporary setting

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Gara Rock Penthouse

Dine and Unwind

Chrissy Harris picks out some of the best places in Devon where you can enjoy an overnight stay in rooms that are as fantastic as the food

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Roast Chicken

Delivering Devon’s Meat

As the demand to buy meat online grows, these Devon companies are raising the bar with meat boxes delivered full of the finest produce, writes Su Carroll 

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Local Veg Box

Local Veg Box Delivery

Enjoy our pick of some top companies in Devon delivering delicious home-grown veg to your doorstep, writes Su Carroll

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The pool at Boringdon Hall Hotel

Win a dining package for Àclèaf at Boringdon Hall near Plymouth

Overlooking the Great Hall, you’ll find Àclèaf; a space to gather around the table and taste exquisite menus created by Head Chef Scott Paton

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Royal Oak. Ploughman's lunch

Win a three-course lunch for two at The Royal Oak, Meavy

This traditional pub offers the perfect Dartmoor hideaway

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Brasserie at the Bay. Dining room

Win a six-course tasting menu for two at Brasserie at the Bay, Torquay

Enjoy award-winning cuisine in a relaxed, contemporary setting

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Cridford Sunday Lunch Menu

Win a Sunday roast for four people at The Cridford Inn, Trusham

Customers of The Cridford Inn describes its Sunday roasts as “legendary”

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Seasonal Recipe Collections

Devon Scone Recipes

Looking to make the perfect teatime treat? Take a look at our Devon scone recipes for some inspiration

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Purple sprouting broccoli with orange, sesame, hazelnuts & chilli flakes recipe

Purple sprouting broccoli with orange, sesame, hazelnuts & chilli flakes

This dish can either be served alongside a main meal or eaten on its own

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Cauliflower, celeriac & almond soup recipe

Cauliflower, celeriac & almond soup

This subtly nutty soup is a great starter or light lunch

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Spiced vegetable rosti, wilted savoy, crispy duck egg & brown butter hollandaise recipe

Spiced vegetable rosti, wilted savoy, crispy duck egg & brown butter hollandaise

The rich, nutty flavours of the hollandaise give this veggie dish an extra kick

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Pickled baby carrot bruschetta with whipped feta and miso

Sweet pickled baby carrots taste great with this creamy feta and miso spread

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Caramelised banana & bacon pancakes

Caramelised banana & bacon pancakes

I am a big fan of pancakes paired with sweet bananas and salty bacon, it reminds me of my childhood

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Cauliflower and leek croquettes with smoked paprika aioli

Jody says: “Making your own aioli is no more hassle than rustling up a sandwich”

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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!


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


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