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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.

The Crab Shack

Seafood doesn’t come much more local than this, as Katy Hanley finds out on the shores of the Teign estuary

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In the Kitchen with… Ian Middleton

Taste Buds talks to the Head Chef at Dukes in Sidmouth about his enthusiasm for his work

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The NoBody Inn

Jeff and Jennie Cooper fall under the spell of this charming 17th century restaurant

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The Bistro, Hannah’s at Seale-Hayne

Comfort food in a comfortable environment is Katy Hanley’s verdict on this welcoming venue

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Rodean Restaurant

Jennie Cooper experiences another level of flavour at this welcoming Kenton venue

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The Huntsman Inn

Playing a key role in Ide life since the 16th century, The Huntsman Inn has ‘local’ art the heart of its ethos, writes Belinda Dillon

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The Church House Inn

Katy Hanley enjoys live music and traditional fare at this rustic village pub

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In the Kitchen with… Mike Palmer

Taste Buds catches up with Mike Palmer, Head Chef at the Two Bridges Hotel on Dartmoor

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The Riverford Field Kitchen

Jennie and Jeff Cooper experience something of a veggie adventure at Riverford’s popular restaurant near Buckfastleigh

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PL1 Restaurant, Plymouth

PL1 Restaurant, Plymouth

Jennie Cooper samples the culinary skills of some chefs of the future

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The Blue Tiger Inn

Belinda Dillon discovers a flavoursome menu worth sharing at this Country House Hotel near Haytor

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The Owl and the Pussycat

Jeff Cooper is invited back to this Teignmouth restaurant to sample the new Head Chef’s cuisine

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The Wild Goose Inn

Modern fine dining in a traditional local pub

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The Journey's End Inn

Restaurant-quality food at a traditional country pub

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The Old Pottery Restaurant

Jeff Cooper enjoys some good home cooking at this friendly restaurant in Bovey Tracey

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The Wheelwright Inn

Stacey Sheppard travelled cross-county to sample the food at this cosy country pub – and it was worth the journey

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Bovey Castle

Jeff Cooper dines like a king at Bovey Castle's Edwardian Grill and Bistro in North Bovey

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The Cary Arms

The Cary Arms in Babbacombe has fine sea views and a varied menu. Stacey Sheppard savours both on a fine summer’s evening

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About Taste Buds magazine

Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

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