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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.

Leah Walker, Chef at the Old Pottery Restaurant, Bovey Tracey

In the Kitchen with... Leah Walker

The Head Chef at The Old Pottery Restaurant, at the House of Marbles in Bovey Tracey, talks seasonality and local produce

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Dessert at the Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge

The Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge

Karen Perrow delights in the ambience and lovingly prepared food at this waterside restaurant

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Dukes Seaside Inn, Sidmouth

Dukes, Sidmouth

Sue Stoneman dines on expertly cooked local fish and produce at this popular seaside restaurant

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Seven Dials Café, Cockington, Torquay

The Seven Dials Café, Cockington Court

Fiona Griffiths finds the scones so delicious, she's already been back for more

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Dessert at the White Hart in Dartington

The White Hart, Dartington

Local, traceable food makes for a fine feast at The White Hart in Dartington, writes Alex Green

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Table setting at @Angela's in Exeter

@Angela’s Restaurant, Exeter

Sue Stoneman enjoys the local and varied menu at one of the jewels of Exeter’s independent dining scene

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The Tanner Brothers are celebrating 20 years of success in Devon

The Tanner Brothers Celebrate

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

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Scallops at The Oyster Shack

Playing with Fire

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

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The beer garden at the Elephant's Nest

Sit, Sup, Soak Up!

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

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A dish served at Rodean Restaurant in Kenton

Rodean Celebrates

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

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The Church House Inn, Rattery

The Church House Inn, Rattery

Sue Stoneman enjoys the warmth of this charming village inn

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The Fig Tree @ 36. Plymouth

The Fig Tree @ 36

Su Carroll visits a neighbourhood restaurant that pays attention to detail

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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

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Sacred Ground Vegan Restaurant

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.

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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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Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

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

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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

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Two Bridges Hotel

Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor

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

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