Food & Drink in Devon

The best way to get a feel for a place is to eat it’s food and if you’re staying in South Devon, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

From award winning restaurants, such as, Mitch Tonk’s, The Seahorse, at Dartmouth and The Orange Tree in Torquay to wonderful village gastro pubs, such as The Tower Inn at Slapton and the Green Dragon Inn at Stoke Fleming, they all serve fresh local ingredients.

Of course, no family holiday would be complete without a beachside Barbie so why not try the Winking Prawn, famous for its children’s dressing up box and surf and turf BBQ, set just yards from North Sands beach in Salcombe, or the award winning Venus Café at Blackpool Sands, offering delicious local and organic dishes, set in one of the most picturesque, family friendly beaches in the UK.

During the year Dartmouth plays host to monthly Farmers Markets as well as the Dartmouth Food Festival which takes place during October. The aim of the festival is to showcase the best that the South West has to offer as well as celebrating the quality of the areas award-winning restaurants.

There’s also a wonderful array of cafes, delis, take away’s and pubs as well as Sharphams Vineyard and Riverford Farm field kitchen.

For more information about local food producers, food events and farmers markets, visit