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. You can view our current issue online, as well as viewing our eating out archive.

Outside seating at the Royal Oak in Meavy

The Royal Oak, Meavy

This pub delivers deliciousness in Dartmoor surroundings, says Katy Hanley

Angelas, Exeter

@Angela’s Restaurant

Belinda Dillon enjoys a taste of local excellence in Exeter's West Quarter

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

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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

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

Prince Hall Hotel

Prince Hall Hotel, Dartmoor

Jennie Cooper finds that the food reigns supreme at Prince Hall

Inside Simply Fish restaurant in Brixham

Simply Fish Bistro, Brixham

Katy Hanley enjoys a relaxed vibe and the freshest seafood here

The Artichoke Inn, Christow

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

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

White Hart, Dartington

The White Hart at Dartington

Perfectly cooked and served food in congenial surroundings is Sue Cade’s verdict on her evening at Dartington

Arundell Arms dining room table

Arundell Arms

Katy Hanley samples some fine dining at this two AA-rosette restaurant

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The Lytehouse

As a general rule, my husband doesn't like sharing his food until, much to my delight, we discovered The Lytehouse, says Jennie Cooper

The Steam Packet Inn

Lucy Baker-Kind enjoys a winter pick-me up at The Steam Packet Inn, a family-run pub on the banks of the River Dart, Totnes

The Greedy Goose, Plymouth

The Greedy Goose, Plymouth

Fine flavour and presentation, coupled with the candlelit charm of a historic building, make this restaurant in Plymouth a hit with Lucy Baker-Kind

The Atrium Restaurant at Woodbury Park

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy the culinary side of this East Devon venue, as Belinda Dillon discovers

The Crab Shack

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

The NoBody Inn

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

Taste Buds' restaurant reviews give a real sense of what it feels like to visit each restaurant. Each review includes background information, a description of the setting and, of course, the food. A few choice samples are listed, as well as the prices and any further details should you want to visit yourself. If you missed an issue, all our reviews are kept in this archive for you to explore.

Chef interviews also feature in the magazine, an insight to the lives of professional chefs from local restaurants, catering companies, and many other food companies.

Reviews, interviews and food news is at the heart of what we do. Featuring only local content, you’re sure to find more top restaurants in Devon by clicking through these pages. Whether you’re looking for traditional British food, a cosy tea room or café, on the hunt for different deals, or an aspiring chef looking for a top tip, there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.

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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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