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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.

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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Pedro Faria. Head Chef at The Railway Inn

In the Kitchen with… Pedro Faria

Taste Buds talks to Pedro Faria, Head Chef at The Railway Inn in Churston Ferrers, about building a successful career

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The Rusty Pig, Ottery St Mary

Putting Home into Grown

Devon offers some of the best produce in our pubs, restaurants, cafés and shops. Chrissy Harris highlights the places serving 'proper local'

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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

In the Kitchen with… Scott Paton

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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Prawns with lemon and salad leaves. A dish served at the Cricket Inn

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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Roast Potatoes

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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