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Top Restaurants in Devon
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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.

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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Philip Hurell Head Chef at the Pig & Whistle

In the Kitchen with… Philip Hurrell

Philip Hurrell talks to Taste Buds about his long career and the past eight years as Head Chef at the Pig & Whistle

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Vegetarian Burger

Vegetarian Restaurants in Devon

These vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Devon offer wholesome, home-cooked food in fun and relaxed surroundings

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Scott Paton Head Chef at Boringdon Hall

Scott Paton, Head Chef, Boringdon Hall

Su Carroll chats to Scott about his rise to success and how he wants every diner at his Ácleáf restaurant to feel like a VIP

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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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A dish served at Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor

Sue Stoneman samples the tasting menu at Lewtrenchard Manor

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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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Gara Rock Penthouse

Devon Staycations

Chrissy Harris picks out some of the best places in Devon where you can enjoy an overnight stay in rooms that are as fantastic as the food

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Food Drink Devon Awards 2020

Celebrating Devon’s Food and Drink. Sponsored by Taste Buds magazine

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Delicious Sunday Roasts in Devon

We all love to head to a restaurant or pub for our Sunday roast fix. Here are some great places to enjoy a roast dinner in Devon

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Ness and Paul Moir. Owners of The Cridford Inn

Catering in a Crisis

The Cridford Inn – in the beautiful Teign Valley – is learning how to survive and thrive with the support of the community it serves, discovers Alex Green

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Tom Browning in the dining room at Lewtrenchard manor

In the Kitchen with... Tom Browning

Taste Buds talks to Head Chef Tom Browning about his experience and future plans at Lewtrenchard Manor

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Thomas Elson-Knight. Head Chef at The Royal Oak in Meavy, Devon

In the Kitchen with... Thomas Elson-Knight

Sue Stoneman chats to the MasterChef finalist, Thomas Elson-Knight, who now heads up the kitchen at The Royal Oak in Meavy

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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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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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Heritage tomatoes, grown by Martin Ashley in the kitchen garden at Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor

Sue Stoneman escapes to the moors to sample the Soil to Plate experience at this magnificent Jacobean manor house

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Food served at Home Farm Cafe. Parke, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Home Farm Café

Sue Stoneman goes to the edge of the moors for dinner at Home Farm Café

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