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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.

Harrison Brockington. Head Chef and Owner of Gather in Totnes

In the Kitchen with… Harrison Brockington

Taste Buds chats to the Head Chef at Gather in Totnes, who is fast becoming known for his excellent dishes and seasonal approach to cooking

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Harrison Brockington holding locally sourced produce in his restaurant, Gather

Gather-ing Momentum

Harrison Brockington is head chef at Gather, a restaurant he helped set up when he was just 20 years old. Chrissy Harris finds out how Gather has grown

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Gather Totnes

Gather, Totnes

Chrissy Harris is spoilt with high-end, picture-perfect local produce during her visit to this relaxed, friendly restaurant

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Ice Cream

Highs and Lows of the Summer Season

Martin Hesp talks to food producers about the challenges of working during the summer

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The Two Bridges Hotel. Food

Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor

Sue Stoneman visits the Tors Restaurant and enjoys top-notch dining

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A dessert served at The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock

The Bedford Hotel

Rosalind Waterfield enjoys interesting flavours and expertly cooked dishes at this historic hotel in Tavistock

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 David Brown. Head Chef, Lewtrenchard Manor

In the Kitchen with… David Brown

Taste Buds talks to David Brown, Head Chef at Lewtrenchard Manor, about his food ethos and what he brings to this kitchen

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Locals at the Cridford Inn. John and Caryll Siddorn and Ali and Mike Chadwick

Meet the Locals

The Cridford Inn in Trusham has plenty of regulars who keep coming back for great food, drinks and a warm welcome, as Chrissy Harris discovers

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Johnny Varah, chef chef at the Cridford Inn with local produce used in his menu

The Cridford Inn

Seasonal and local produce is a priority on Head Chef Johnny Varah’s menu at The Cridford Inn, Trusham. Sue Stoneman savours the new menu.

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A dish served at Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor

Sue Stoneman heads to the moors and enjoys local dishes at Lewtrenchard Manor

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The Cridford Inn team standing outside the pub in Trusham

Planning for the Future

Chrissy Harris discovers how Paul and Ness Moir are future-proofing the historic Cridford Inn in Trusham with community-focused and green goals

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A dish served at the Cridford Inn. Part of its Asian Lunch Menu

The Cridford Inn. Asian Lunch Menu

Chrissy Harris is impressed by the modern Asian lunch menu served at this traditional inn

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The Box art gallery and museum in Plymouth

Moving on Up!

It’s been a tough couple of years, but many people in Devon’s food and drink industry are in an upbeat mood, discovers Su Carroll

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Food served at the Grand Hotel in Torquay

The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Chrissy Harris discovers delicious dining on her doorstep

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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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