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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.

The Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge

The Crabshell Inn

Alex Green visits this family favourite in Kingsbridge where everyone receives a warm welcome

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Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary

Sue Stoneman enjoys Sunday Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth

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Crusty Crab Pizza

Pizza at The Crabshell Inn

Sue Stoneman ventures to Kingsbridge to taste The Crabshell Inn's pizza menu

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Gareth Head. Head Chef, The Crabshell Inn

In the Kitchen with… Gareth Head

Taste Buds talks to the Head Chef at The Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge

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Crab sandwich. Served as part of the lunchtime menu at the Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge

Lunch at The Crabshell Inn

Chrissy Harris enjoys seasonality, seafood and serene views from the lunchtime menu

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Simon Harrow. Owner, The Crabshell Inn

Keeping it Crabby

Taste Buds talks to Simon Harrow, owner of The Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge, about his popular restaurant’s ethos

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Vegan dips

Veganism: Getting our Vote

Martin Hesp discusses the rapid rise of veganism with local producers

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Enjoying lunch at Home Farm Café in Parke

Lunch at Home Farm Café

Chrissy Harris ditches the picnic in favour of a hearty home-cooked lunchtime feast, courtesy of Home Farm Café in Parke

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Tom Stewart. Head Chef, Home Farm Café

In the Kitchen with… Tom Stewart

Taste Buds talks to Tom Stewart, Head Chef at Home Farm Café, where he’s been cooking for almost a decade

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 Jenny Thompson, General Manager, Home Farm Café

What’s cooking at Home Farm Café?

Taste Buds talks to Jenny Thompson, General Manager, about her role and future developments at this award-winning café in Parke

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A dish served at Home Farm Café in Parke, on the fringes of Dartmoor

Dartmoor on your Doorstep

Located within stomping distance of the moors, our selection of restaurants and pubs serve local, seasonal produce with a distinctly Dartmoor flavour

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A dish from the evening menu at Home Farm Cafe: Seared chicken breast, chicken and chorizo pie, fondant potato, glazed carrots, leek cream

Home Farm Café

Sue enjoys a seasonal evening feast at Home Farm Café, Parke, Bovey Tracey

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Roasted ham on the Christmas dinner table. Horn of Plenty, Devon

Book your Christmas Party

Let somebody else do all the work for you this Christmas. Here are some special places to visit for Christmas meals and festive get-togethers

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Food Drink Devon Award Winners 2021

Food Drink Devon Awards 2021

Over 250 of Devon’s finest food and drink producers, hospitality, catering and speciality businesses celebrated in style at the 10th awards ceremony

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A dish served at the Cridford Inn in Trusham

The Cridford Inn

Sue Stoneman feasts on a special Asian Banquet at this popular Trusham inn

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The Bear and Blacksmith sign

The Bear & Blacksmith, Chillington

Su Carroll enjoys unbeatable local produce at this unassuming pub

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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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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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