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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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vegan dish

Plant Power!

More people than ever before are eating plant-based meals. As Su Carroll discovers, adopting a vegan lifestyle is not just an ethical decision...

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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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New Wine School

The South West Wine School quenches the region’s thirst for wine knowledge

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Food Issues

In uncertain times, the mood in Devon’s food industry remains positive. Su Carroll chats to some of our longstanding foodies about what the future holds

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Here’s to Beer!

Devon has six new breweries and 33 new pubs listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2019 – our thirst for beer continues!

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Scampi and chips

Seafood Restaurants in Devon

Devon’s fish is among the best you can get. Su Carroll tracks down some of the best seafood restaurants in Devon

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The best places for brunch in Exeter

Fancy trying somewhere for brunch? Either for a week-day treat, or a relaxed weekend meet-up, we have found some of the best places to eat in Exeter

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The best places for brunch in Plymouth

Treat yourself to a mid-morning treat. These four Plymouth restaurants know the importance of a good brunch

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Devonshire Junket

Traditional Devon Dishes

Su Carroll celebrates some local dishes that have been cooked for hundreds of years

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Ground spice in spoons

Taking the Spice Route

The world’s economy was once driven by them and every cuisine uses them. Clare Hunt finds out what’s going on in Devon’s very own spice trade

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White wine in summer time

Cheers to Summer

Su Carroll suggests some local tipples to make every day a sunny one

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Dartington Hall – The White Hart

Dartington’s New Direction

Su Carroll looks at the changing focus on food at Dartington

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Guilty Food Secrets

What’s Your Guilty Food Waste Secret?

Even the most ‘angelic’ of us create food waste! Recycle Devon has five top tips on how to reduce yours

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The best places for outdoor eating in Plymouth

There’s nothing nicer than a meal with friends or family - but in this weather, what could be better than al fresco dining?

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Gidleigh Park, view from river to hotel

Views to dine for!

Restaurants in the best spots

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Tea leaves

Steeped in Tradition


Su Carroll discovers that everything really does stop for tea, as Devon’s consumers opt for something a little bit special in a cuppa…

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