With incredible countryside and breath-taking coastline it probably won’t come as a shock to hear that South Devon is home to a wide range of amazing restaurants that boast wonderful views for you to enjoy as you tuck into your meal. From far-reaching views across Dartmoor National Park to hotels with vistas of the iconic Jurassic Coast, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect place to dive into dinner whilst you soak up unparalleled vistas. Discover our top restaurants with a view in South Devon below.

Coastal Views

If gazing out over the ocean is the ideal view to enjoy whilst you eat then we’ve got plenty of brilliant restaurants in South Devon for you to choose from.

Radius 7, Stoke Fleming

Relax and enjoy a tasty meal in chic surroundings at Radius 7 in Stoke Fleming, just a short drive from the bustling town of Dartmouth. Mull over the menu as you soak up the sea views over Start Bay. Find out more about Radius 7 by clicking here.

The Trevilder Restaurant, Nr Kingsbridge

Overlooking Thurlestone Bay at the gorgeous Thurlestone Hotel, The Trevilder Restaurant combines exceptional food with a magical atmosphere made great by the beautiful ocean views. Please click here if you would like to learn more about The Trevilder Restaurant.

Gara Rock, East Portlemouth

Enjoy locally sourced produce turned into stunning dishes as you marvel at the gorgeous views looking out over the bay. The large terrace area is perfect for summer days as well. Additional information about Gara Rock is available here.  

Cary Arms Inn & Restaurant, Torquay

Gaze out over Babbacombe Bay as you dive into the carefully curated menu at Cary Arms Inn & Restaurant where guests can look forward to stunning seafood and other local delights. Further details about Cary Arms Inn & Restaurant are available here.

Pebbles Restaurant, Budleigh Salterton

Dine out at Pebbles Restaurant located at Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton and enjoy panoramic views across Ladram Bay with its iconic sandstone stacks. You can also eat on the balcony, perfect for those warmer days. Find out more about Pebbles Restaurant here.

The Cricket Inn, Beesands

The Cricket Inn can be found at Beesands and offers a charming environment with al-fresco dining to be enjoyed in the summer months. Overlook the sea and tuck into some yummy local seafood or something else off the diverse menu. More details about The Cricket Inn are available here.

Upper Deck Restaurant, Sidmouth

Located within the Sidmouth Harbour Hotel, Upper Deck Restaurant boasts unrivalled views out to sea and along the recognisable Sidmouth coastline with floor to ceiling glass windows. For further information about Upper Deck Restaurant, please click here.

Hotel Riviera, Sidmouth

With its prime position on Sidmouth seafront, Hotel Riviera’s restaurant and patio is the ideal place for a bite to eat with scenic views. Enjoy a traditional Devonshire cream tea or something from the à la carte menu. Discover more about Hotel Riviera here.

Countryside Views

Perhaps you’re more of a countryside person? If so, there are plenty of restaurants in South Devon that offer gorgeous green landscapes as a backdrop to your meal.

Highbullen Hotel Restaurant, Umberleigh

Relax at the Highbullen Hotel Restaurant in Umberleigh, North Devon. Their Devon View Restaurant boasts magical views of rolling Devon countryside towards Exmoor. For further details about Highbullen Hotel Restaurant, please click here.

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club, Exeter

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club is not too far from the thriving city of Exeter and is home to two fantastic restaurants. The Terrace Restaurant and Bar looks out over the 18th hole of the golf course and across Devonshire countryside. Find out more about Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club here.

Two Bridges Hotel Restaurant, Dartmoor

Nestled within the stunning Dartmoor National Park, it’s no surprise that whilst enjoying a meal at Two Bridges Hotel Restaurant you’ll be greeted with charming views of this protected landscape. Discover more about Two Bridges Hotel Restaurant here.

The Kitchen, Sidmouth

The Kitchen is located at The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth. Dine in style with gorgeous fresh food for breakfast, brunch or lunch and overlook the paddocks of the sanctuary and out towards the Jurassic Coast. Additional information about The Kitchen can be found here.

Great Western Restaurant, Dartmoor

Found within the incredible estate of Bovey Castle, the Great Western Restaurant is the place to go for fine dining coupled with views over Dartmoor National Park. For more information about Great Western Restaurant, please click here.

Ilsington Country House Hotel Restaurant, Bovey Tracey

Ilsington Country House Hotel Restaurant combines traditional favourites with modern English dishes all encompassed with large windows that provide views across beautiful Dartmoor. Please click here to learn more about Ilsington Country House Hotel Restaurant.

Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant, Plymouth

Located within the South Devon AONB, Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant has different menus available which all offer delicious, locally sourced food alongside delightful views of the grounds. Explore more about Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant here.

River Views

If you’re looking for a riverfront location to tuck into your lunch, we have a good few for you to choose from.

The Grill Room Restaurant, Dartmouth

The Grill Room Restaurant is located within the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth. Boasting views over the Boat Float and of course the River Dart, it serves up a range of delicious locally sourced food including steaks and seafood. Find out more about The Grill Room Restaurant here.

Passage House Inn, Newton Abbot

Resting on the banks of the River Teign, the Passage House Inn in Newton Abbot is the perfect spot for a cosy lunch or evening meal with serene vistas overlooking the river. Please click here if you wish to learn more about Passage House Inn.

The Boathouse Riverside Restaurant & Bar, Shaldon

The Boathouse Riverside Restaurant & Bar is located in Shaldon and offers magical views over the River Teign. The conservatory style restaurant is the perfect destination for a meal with riverside views. Additional information about The Boathouse Riverside Restaurant & Bar can be found here.

Dart Marina Hotel & Spa, Dartmouth

For views over the River Dart as you eat head to Dart Marina Hotel & Spa in Dartmouth. On warmer days there’s also a beautiful terrace and they even have a pop-up waterfront bar called Cloud Nine. Find out more about Dart Marina Hotel & Spa here.

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