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Reviews of restaurants in Devon

Chicken dish, served at the Pig and Whistle in Littlehempston, Devon

Pig & Whistle

You could easily bring the extended family here and everyone’s eating habits would be happily accommodated

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The Bear & Blacksmith, Chillington

Su Carroll enjoys unbeatable local produce at this unassuming pub

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A dish served at The Railway Inn, Brixham, Devon

The Railway Inn

Alex Green discovers that the local food and drink served at this railway-themed restaurant is just the ticket!

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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 and Drink at Blakewell

Fishing’s Fight

On behalf of Food Drink Devon, Martin Hesp discusses the plight of the fishing industry

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Sausages held by butcher

Best Butchers in Devon

Nothing quite beats a cut of fresh steak… especially a locally produced, grass-fed cut from a local butchery! Here are some of the best butchers in Devon

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Afternoon Tea

Devon’s top Afternoon Teas

We all love a proper Devon afternoon tea – here are a few we have selected

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The full Strictly Fruit range

Win Waterhouse Fayre’s Strictly Fruit range

Your chance to enjoy the entire range of Strictly Fruit comprising four coulis, four jams, one marmalade and two chutneys

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Win a three-course dinner at The Bear & Blacksmith

Here is your chance to win a three-course evening meal for two at The Bear & Blacksmith in Chillington

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Seasonal Recipe Collections

Beetroot Recipes

In season from early-summer until mid-winter, our beetroot recipes show you how to make the most of this earthy vegetable at various times of the year

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Gooseberry and ginger custard tart recipe

Gooseberry and ginger custard tart

Try this delicious, seasonal dessert

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Meringues-peach-cream-strawberries-and-balsamic-glaze recipe

Meringues with peach cream, strawberries & balsamic glaze

A tasty way to rethink your strawberries and cream

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BBQ'd beef with chimichurri slaw

BBQ’d beef with chimichurri slaw

Spiced beef steaks with a punchy chimichurri slaw full of flavour

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Vegetarian Burger

Vegetarian Burger

Tasty and substantial this veggie burger cooks well on a bbq

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Sausage tray bake recipe

Sausage tray bake

A quick and easy midweek dinner

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Looking for good food recipes? Look no further, in Taste Buds magazine we feature tasty and quick recipes provided by the very best chefs in Devon
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Fish & Seafood in Devon
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Devon Drinks

Devon’s Meat

Curated for carnivores.

Devon’s Meat
Meat Free Devon

Meat-Free Devon

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

Meat-Free Devon

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

Meet the Chefs…

Meet the Producer

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

Meet the Producers…

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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