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Restaurant Reviews

Reviews of restaurants in Devon

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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Heritage tomatoes, grown by Martin Ashley in the kitchen garden at Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor

Sue Stoneman escapes to the moors to sample the Soil to Plate experience at this magnificent Jacobean manor house

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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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Ilsington House Hotel

Ilsington Country House Hotel

Captivated by Dartmoor’s charm, Karen Perrow was equally spellbound by the food served at the Blue Tiger Inn, part of this popular hotel

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Boringdon Hall

Àclèaf, Boringdon Hall Hotel

Sue Stoneman and her husband enjoy an exquisite evening at Head Chef Scott Paton’s new restaurant, Àclèaf

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Features

Tom Browning. Head Chef at Lewtrenchard Manor in Devon

Ways with Citrus Fruit

Taste Buds talks to Lewtrenchard Manor’s Head Chef, Tom Browning, about how to use up excess citrus fruit

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Victoria Graham in the Spotlight studio

Magical Memories

BBC Spotlight presenter, Victoria Graham, shares her love of Christmas in honour of her father

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Lugger Spiced Rum. Lyme Bay

A Rum Renaissance

Su Carroll meets some passionate Devon rum distillers to talk about this latest spirit that's on the up!

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Competitions

Figgy's Christmas Pudding

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One lucky reader can enjoy a proper Devon Christmas by winning this luxurious collection of local food and drink

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The cosy fireplace at The Cridford Inn

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Purple Carrot private dining, with view of the kitchen, at Lewtrenchard Manor

Win dinner for two and a wine flight at Lewtrenchard Manor

The Purple Carrot restaurant offers private dining with a bird’s-eye view of the chefs in action

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Win a coffee pod gift collection

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Seasonal Recipe Collections

Apple Recipes

A staple fruit grown in Devon, the humble apple is so versatile. Our apple recipes show you just how many ways they can be used in sweet and savoury dishes

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Recipes

Pumpkin pie with chestnut cream

Pumpkin pie with chestnut cream

A thriller of a sweet treat in time for Hallowe’en

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Crown Prince squash & cider risotto recipe

Crown Prince squash & cider risotto

A perfect dish for autumn evenings

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Sweet potato & chestnut soup with blue cheese toasts recipe

Sweet potato & chestnut soup with blue cheese toasts

Make the most of autumn's harvest with this warming soup

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Plum & blackberry clafoutis

An autumn fruit alternative to the classic French dessert

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Apple cake with crumble topping

The layer of grated apple keeps this cake moist. Serve it warm with some clotted cream for extra indulgence

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Pumpkin Velouté

Pumpkin Velouté

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Devon’s Meat

Curated for carnivores.

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Meat Free Devon

Meat-Free Devon

All our vegan and vegetarian recipes, features, interviews and producer profiles gathered into one convenient page.

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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!

Directory

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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