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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.

Pigs Nose Inn, East Prawle

The Pigs Nose Inn, East Prawle

Sue Stoneman trots off down to the most southerly pub in Devon to sample its delights

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Open beef sandwich. Served at Venus in Teignmouth

Venus at Teignmouth

Jennie Cooper and family enjoy a taste of summer at Teignmouth’s newest beach café

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Pau Aparisi, Sous Chef, Flamenca Tapas, Exeter

Meet the Chef – Pau Aparisi

Taste Buds talks to talented sous chef Pau Aparisi, about the authentic food offering and ambience at Flamenca, Exeter’s independent Spanish restaurant

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Taste Buds turns Twenty

Taste Buds magazine is 20 this year!

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Coconut Prawns. Venus Café

Venus at Broadsands

Chrissy Harris visits this popular beach café and finds holiday flavours abound, despite inclement weather!

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Nick Warnes and Louisa Newman

Meet the Executive Chef at Venus – Nick Warnes

Nick talks to Jennie Cooper about what goes on behind the scenes

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A selection of dishes from the Home Farm Café evening menu

Let’s talk Dinner

Jennie Cooper chatted to Ben Cole from Home Farm Café about his special ‘smile-inducing’ dinner menus

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Charlotte and Ben Buckland. New co-owners of Home Farm Café in Parke, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Coming Home

Ben Cole and Charlotte Buckland, Home Farm’s new co-owners, talk about being back in Devon and expanding on the café’s popular offerings

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Louisa Newman, Michael Smith and Lee Porter

Planet-friendly Purpose

Jennie Cooper talks to Michael Smith, Venus’s co-founder, about his sustainable vision

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General Managers, Jennie Luke and Glenn Ferguson. Venus

Meet the Managers at Venus

Jennie Cooper chats to General Managers, Glenn Ferguson, Jennie Luke and Joe Soames about putting the hospitable into hospitality

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A dish served on the evening menu at Home Farm Café, Parke, Bovey Tracey

Home Farm Café, Parke, Bovey Tracey

Chrissy Harris samples the exciting evening menu at Home Farm Café

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Flamenca, Exeter

Time to Party

Offering an authentic Spanish menu and various entertaining spaces, Flamenca in Exeter is an ideal venue for celebrations and gatherings

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Vegetable counter in deli or farmshop

Deli-ectable Devon

A visit to one of Devon’s many delis and farm shops is always a treat – Chrissy Harris rounds up some great examples

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Larkbeare Grange

Dine and Stay

Good food and a place to stay – what more do you need? Chrissy Harris rounds up some of Devon’s best dining destinations with rooms

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Breakfast at The Bridge at Mount Batten

The Bridge at Mount Batten, Plymouth

Chrissy Harris and children revisit this area and enjoy a range of dishes from the breakfast menu

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Sam Colton, Operations Manager at Brunning Host, the family business that owns Turtley Corn Mill and The Bridge at Mount Batten

Brunning Host

Taste Buds talks to Sam Colton, Operations Manager at Brunning Host, the family business that owns Turtley Corn Mill and The Bridge at Mount Batten

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Ceri Ashfird, Gaia Giving CIC

Gaia Giving

Ceri Ashford, Director and Head Roaster at Gaia Giving CIC, talks about how she blends speciality coffee with a well-being community space

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Scallop Dish. The Hour Glass, Exeter

A Taste of the Past

The Hour Glass in Exeter is revisiting historic West Country dishes as part of a menu showcasing the best of the region, both old and new

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