Places to eat

North Devon is becoming a foodie heaven. There is a fantastic selection of local pubs, bistros and restaurants offering an excellent choice of menus, using only the best locally-sourced ingredients. You really are spoilt for choice.

Pack o’ Cards, Combe Martin

The Old Sawmills Inn

The Old Sawmills Inn is ideally situated in between Combe Martin and Ilfracombe.

It was renovated in June 2016 and offers a wide array of quality beers and ales, Westcountry cider alongside good wholesome food - and wherever possible cooking ‘low and slow’ in their “Big Bertha” charcoal fired oven.

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Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens

Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens

For a fantastic Mediterranean tapas meal, visit the award-winning Terra Madre Restaurant at Broomill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens. All dishes are prepared with fresh local ingredients.

Explore the sculpture gardens, where art meets culture. There are over 300 contemporary sculptures on display in the 10 acres of garden. Open all year round, it really is a fascinating place to visit.

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Blacksands Bistro, Ilfracombe

Blacksands Bistro, Ilfracombe

Blacksands Bistro, a family run bistro boasting delicious homemade, locally sourced, honest food, and a fantastic cocktail menu. In the warmer months, relax outside in its south-facing terrace garden, where they light up their outside Chiminea.

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Pyne Arms, East Down

Pyne Arms, East Down

A traditional country pub in the small hamlet of East Down offering real ales and everything from a Sunday roast to speciality fish. A popular choice, so to avoid disappointment, make sure you book ahead when dining.

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Blacksands Bistro, Ilfracombe

Thomas Carr @ The Olive Room

Thomas Carr @ The Olive Room has recently been awarded a Michelin star in the  2017 Michelin Guide. With a menu using only the very best in local and seasonal ingredients, this is really fine dining in Ilfracombe.

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Pyne Arms, East Down

The Black Venus Inn - Challacombe

Enjoy the very best in both homemade food and local drinks at The Black Venus Inn, this historic 16th century inn has plenty of Devon and character and charm. There are also plenty of Exmoor walks (dog friendly too) starting from the pub that explore the local area and its beautiful scenery.

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Pyne Arms, East Down

The Coach House by Michael Caines

Situated in the grounds of Kentisbury Grange, this 17th century former coaching house is now a Michael Caines restaurant open all year round for Lunch, Dinner and Afternoon Tea in a truly remarkable location.

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