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.

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The Grange Restaurant, Buckfast Abbey

Fiona Griffiths enjoys a flavoursome lunch, with majestic views

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BE Tempted Restaurant, Blagdon

Karen Perrow enjoys a special evening at Beyond Escapes’ contemporary restaurant

Dukes, Sidmouth

Dukes, Sidmouth

Sue Cade enjoys even tastier food here than on her last visit

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The best places for outdoor eating in and around Exeter

As we’re enjoying a ‘proper’ summer, we’ve found some great places in outdoor eating in Exeter

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The best places for outdoor eating in Plymouth

There’s nothing nicer than a meal with friends or family - but in this weather, what could be better than al fresco dining?

Gidleigh Park, view from river to hotel

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Views to dine for!

Restaurants in the best spots

Court Farm, Abbotskerwell

Court Farm Inn, Abbotskerswell

Alex Green enjoys the quality food on offer at this proper Devon pub

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Occombe Farm Café, Paignton

Sue Cade loves the atmosphere, cooking and home-grown nature of dinner at this popular café, now open on Friday evenings

The Cellar Door

The Cellar Door, Sharpham Vineyard, Totnes

Breathtaking views and a truly memorable dining experience

The Phoenix, Chudleigh

The Phoenix, Chudleigh

Fiona Griffiths receives a warm welcome from this relaxed, family-friendly restaurant

The Ship Inn, Ugborough

The Ship Inn, Ugborough

Alex Green enjoys fresh seafood in this welcoming, South Devon pub

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Searching for Street Food in Exeter?

Expand your horizons and go beyond the Exeter restaurants to the streets of the city, where great food is served day and night.

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A Guide to Casual Dining in Plymouth

There are so many good places to eat in Plymouth that the choice can be overwhelming. But don’t worry, we’re here to help.

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Dartmoor Halfway Inn, Bickington

Alex Green enjoys a relaxing family dining experience in this renovated pub

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Boringdon Hall, Plympton

Su Carroll savours her experience at this award-winning restaurant

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Six of the Best Places to Eat in Exeter

Read on to find out about some of the best eateries in Exeter

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Four of the Best Places to Eat in Plymouth

We’re turning our spotlight on some of our favourite restaurants in Plymouth

Plymouth Hoe

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Plymouth Food Forays

Su Carroll shares her local knowledge of eating out in Plymouth

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.

About Taste Buds magazine

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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