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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.

Breakwater Bistro, Brixham. New towards Torquay

The Breakwater Bistro

Sue Stoneman heads to this popular Brixham bistro to enjoy a fishy feast with fantastic views of the sea

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The Grange restaurant, Buckfast Abbey

The Grange Restaurant & Tea Room, Buckfast Abbey

Sue Stoneman enjoys traditional homemade food at this historic venue, located on the edge of Dartmoor

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Tom Stewart Home Farm Cafe

In the Kitchen with… Tom Stewart

What makes this talented Head Chef at Home Farm Café in Bovey Tracey tick? Taste Buds finds out

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Plant Life

A Vegan Victory

Plant Life Kitchen is this year’s winner of Dartmouth Food Festival’s Devon Start-Up Award. We find out about this flourishing vegan business

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The Hare and Hounds. Kingskerswell

The Hare & Hounds, Kingskerswell

Sue Cade is spoilt for choice at this popular pub

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Devon View Restaurant. Highbullen Hotel, Golf & Country Club

Highbullen Hotel Golf & Country Club

Jennie & Jeff Cooper enjoy a culinary family adventure in North Devon

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Berry Head Hotel, Brixham

The Bonaparte Restaurant, The Berry Head Hotel, Brixham

Tor Bay is showcased in all its glory at this clifftop restaurant, writes Alex Green

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Leah Walker, Chef at the Old Pottery Restaurant, Bovey Tracey

In the Kitchen with... Leah Walker

The Head Chef at The Old Pottery Restaurant, at the House of Marbles in Bovey Tracey, talks seasonality and local produce

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Dellar's Café Exeter – a special place for afternoon tea

Teatime Traditions

You can’t get more Devon than a cream tea. Dr Paul Cleave (Food Historian, University of Exeter) looks at its origins and discovers more

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Dessert at the Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge

The Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge

Karen Perrow delights in the ambience and lovingly prepared food at this waterside restaurant

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Seven Dials Café, Cockington, Torquay

The Seven Dials Café, Cockington Court

Fiona Griffiths finds the scones so delicious, she's already been back for more

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Dessert at the White Hart in Dartington

The White Hart, Dartington

Local, traceable food makes for a fine feast at The White Hart in Dartington, writes Alex Green

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Table setting at @Angela's in Exeter

@Angela’s Restaurant, Exeter

Sue Stoneman enjoys the local and varied menu at one of the jewels of Exeter’s independent dining scene

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The Tanner Brothers are celebrating 20 years of success in Devon

The Tanner Brothers Celebrate

Celebrating 20 years of serving up a storm in the South West, the Tanner brothers share their Devon journey

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Scallops at The Oyster Shack

Playing with Fire

Chrissy Harris finds out where to go in Devon for a flame-grilled food fix

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The beer garden at the Elephant's Nest

Sit, Sup, Soak Up!

Clare Hunt has peeped through the shrubbery to discover some local pubs with great beer gardens

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A dish served at Rodean Restaurant in Kenton

Rodean Celebrates

Matthew and Lizzie Tilt are celebrating their 20th year at Rodean Restaurant in Kenton. Taste Buds reflects on their success

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The Church House Inn, Rattery

The Church House Inn, Rattery

Sue Stoneman enjoys the warmth of this charming village inn

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