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. You can view our current issue online, as well as viewing our eating out archive.

The Blue Tiger Inn

Belinda Dillon discovers a flavoursome menu worth sharing at this Country House Hotel near Haytor

Highbullen Hotel

With the first stage of its refurbishment complete, Jennie Cooper visits this luxurious rural retreat

The Owl and the Pussycat

Jeff Cooper is invited back to this Teignmouth restaurant to sample the new Head Chef’s cuisine

The Wild Goose Inn

Modern fine dining in a traditional local pub

The Journey's End Inn

Restaurant-quality food at a traditional country pub

The Old Pottery Restaurant

Jeff Cooper enjoys some good home cooking at this friendly restaurant in Bovey Tracey

The Wheelwright Inn

Stacey Sheppard travelled cross-county to sample the food at this cosy country pub – and it was worth the journey

Bovey Castle

Jeff Cooper dines like a king at Bovey Castle's Edwardian Grill and Bistro in North Bovey

The Cary Arms

The Cary Arms in Babbacombe has fine sea views and a varied menu. Stacey Sheppard savours both on a fine summer’s evening

Wear Park Bar & Restaurant

Katy Hanley enjoys some excellent fare overlooking a golf course

Puffing Billy Inn

Taste Buds magazine discovers great local produce on the menu at this country pub in Exton

The Orestone Manor Hotel

Stacey Sheppard visits the elegant Orestone Manor, whose kitchen garden supplies some of the ingredients that make up an exquisite menu

South Sands Boutique Hotel & Beachside Restaurant

Jeff Cooper samples some boutique beachside dining at this beautiful hotel

The Ness

Jeff Cooper enjoyed good food and a friendly atmosphere at The Ness, Shaldon’s well-known Georgian hotel and restaurant

Taste Buds' restaurant reviews give a real sense of what it feels like to visit each restaurant. Each review includes background information, a description of the setting and, of course, the food. A few choice samples are listed, as well as the prices and any further details should you want to visit yourself. If you missed an issue, all our reviews are kept in this archive for you to explore.

Chef interviews also feature in the magazine, an insight to the lives of professional chefs from local restaurants, catering companies, and many other food companies.

Reviews, interviews and food news is at the heart of what we do. Featuring only local content, you’re sure to find more top restaurants in Devon by clicking through these pages. Whether you’re looking for traditional British food, a cosy tea room or café, on the hunt for different deals, or an aspiring chef looking for a top tip, there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.

About Taste Buds magazine

Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

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