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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.

Find top Vegetarian Restaurants in Exeter

The city serves up a great choice of meat-free eateries. Read on for our selection of the best vegetarian restaurants in Exeter

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Aune Valley Cafe, Devon

Valley View Café, Loddiswell

Lucy Baker-Kind finds out why this eatery is fast becoming a South Hams favourite

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Orangery Restaurant at Powderham Castle

The Orangery Restaurant, Kenton

Jennie and Jeff Cooper relish the home-cooked dishes at this bustling, bright restaurant

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fish and chips at Otter Vale Nursery

Otter Garden Centre, Plymouth

Sue Cade gives into temptation and enjoys fresh flavours at this restaurant

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Jamie Guilford. Head Chef at Salcombe Harbour Hotel and Spa, Devon on the decking overlooking the water

In the Kitchen with… Jamie Guilford

Taste Buds chats to the Head Chef at Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa about his love of local produce and simple flavours

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People sitting outside at the Good Food Market in Royal William Yard, Plymouth

Love Good Food

The award-winning Good Food Market at Royal William Yard in Plymouth is a must-visit for food lovers

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Chain Reaction

A flurry of independent local burger restaurants are giving the big chains some food for thought, writes Lucy Baker-Kind

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Bushell's Dartmouth, view from window table

Bushell’s Upper Deck Restaurant, Dartmouth

Katy Hanley enjoys well-cooked food at this new restaurant – and advises you to leave room for dessert!

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Ilsington House Hotel

Ilsington House Hotel, Ilsington

Katy Hanley enjoys a light lunch at this Dartmoor hotel

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Pig and Whistle Inn, Littlehempston near Totnes

The Pig & Whistle Inn, Littlehempston 

This traditional pub serves food with maximum flavour, as Jennie Cooper discovers

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Outside seating at the Royal Oak in Meavy

The Royal Oak, Meavy

This pub delivers deliciousness in Dartmoor surroundings, says Katy Hanley

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Chef and gardener in the kitchen garden at The Pig at Coombe

Restaurants with kitchen gardens

Where to eat the best veg in the west

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Burger and chips at the Pig & Pallet, Topsham near Exeter

The Pig & Pallet, Topsham Quay

Sue Cade enjoys a fun night out at this charcuterie-BBQ diner

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Roast dinner: beef with potatoes, carrots and brocolli. The Grand Hotel in Torquay, Devon

The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Katy Hanley enjoys a traditional roast lunch in the atmospheric surroundings of this elegant hotel

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Prince Hall Hotel

Prince Hall Hotel, Dartmoor

Jennie Cooper finds that the food reigns supreme at Prince Hall

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Inside Simply Fish restaurant in Brixham

Simply Fish Bistro, Brixham

Katy Hanley enjoys a relaxed vibe and the freshest seafood here

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The Artichoke Inn

The Artichoke Inn, Christow

Katy Hanley enjoys top-notch food at this traditional Devon inn

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Horn of Plenty, Gulworthy near Tavistock

The Horn of Plenty, Gulworthy, Tavistock

Jeff and Jennie Cooper experience true fine dining here, in an elegant Dartmoor setting

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