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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.

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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The Fig Tree @ 36. Plymouth

The Fig Tree @ 36

Su Carroll visits a neighbourhood restaurant that pays attention to detail

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View from the Salcombe Harbour Hotel

The Jetty Restaurant, Salcombe Harbour Hotel

Alex Green dines at this waterside restaurant with its award-winning seafood and killer views

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Sacred Ground Vegan Restaurant

Vegan Restaurants in Devon

Many restaurants and cafés across Devon are now mindful of vegetarians and vegans. Here are six places with plant-based menus.

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Taylors, Dartmouth

Taylor’s Restaurant, Dartmouth

Top-class cooking in this intimate restaurant was the order of the day for Karen Perrow

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Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

Wildflower Restaurant, Moorland Garden Hotel

Sue Stoneman enjoys classic British dishes, cooked to a high standard

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