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South Devon is home to a wonderful array of delicious food and drink for you to enjoy, boasting some of the finest farms, dairies and seafood in the country. The rich countryside and plentiful coastal waters provide the freshest fish and seafood, succulent meat, delicious fruits and vegetables and appetizing, award winning, local wine and juices, which can be found on the tables of our inviting restaurants, pubs and cafes.
There’s something for everyone when looking for places to enjoy a good meal. South Devon offers a whole range of fantastic places to eat out, from friendly local cafes to award winning restaurants.
Whether you're staying in Bed & Breakfast accommodation and the first meal of the day is ready and waiting or you're staying in self-catering and you head to the little cafe tucked away in the countryside for an easy morning without the hassle of washing up the frying pans. South Devon's cafes and restaurants serve up a variety of hearty breakfast options to suit everyone.
Planning on spending the whole day out and about exploring? Then grab an inexpensive meal and treat the whole family to a light bite or lunch in a local cafe, bistro or restaurant. You don't need to eat three courses to experience some of the finest food produced in the region.
A foodie visit to South Devon wouldn’t be complete without a traditional Devonshire Cream Tea. Made up of delicious freshly-baked scones, mountains of clotted cream, a dollop of rich jam and a steaming pot of tea, you can find a Devon Cream Tea on most menus. Don’t forget that in Devon the cream goes on first!
South Devon is home to a selection of restaurants, pubs and Inns that cater to a variety of tastes and appetites. From meat lovers to fish fanciers and vegetarian diners there are a plethora of establishments to choose from. Whether it’s Al a carte or traditional pub grub, a 3 course meal or Fish and Chips on the quayside you’re looking for, South Devon caters for all.
Something to Drink?
South Devon is the source of some wonderful, prize-winning wines, ales and beers, as well as tasty fruit juices. Make sure to take a look at the drinks menu when out and about eating and try some of these fantastic local beverages.
South Devon is well known for its amazing seafood, not just because we know how to cook it but because we can catch it in the morning and serve it up to you for dinner.
One of the busiest fishing ports in the UK is Brixham in South Devon. The local species of fish and shellfish are some of the finest in the world and you can enjoy the best of these in local restaurants.
Food Festivals and Farmers Markets
Food Festivals are a great place to sample local produce, see our local chefs in action and get the chance to take a piece of South Devon home with you.
If you’d rather prepare food yourself whilst on holiday don’t forget to visit one of the many Farmers markets throughout South Devon to purchase your ingredients.
With fantastic places to eat, lively food festivals, tasty local produce and the best seafood in the country there is an abundance of culinary delights for you to explore in South Devon.