North Devon is abundant with independent food and drink producers, restaurants, pubs, cafes and bars. Lobb Fields is just a five-minute walk from the charming village of Braunton, which is crammed with quirky places to eat and drink. Here are a few of our favourites, both close by and further afield.
At One Dining Room – Modern European restaurant, which serves lunch, dinner and tapas.
SQ Bar & Restaurant – A contemporary casual dining experience with something for everyone.
Squires Fish Restaurant – An award winning restaurant to enjoy the British classic, fish and chips.
Hangloose – A Bar & Restraunt with a fantastic menu inspired by exotic flavours of the world.
The Agricultural Inn – A friendly village inn with home cooked food using a range of local produce.
The Williams Arms – Delicious pub dining, and a fabulous place to visit on Sunday for a roast supper.
Wild Thyme Cafe – Family-run cafe serving high-quality coffee and fresh food.
Siam Bistro – Authentic Thai restaurant, available for in-house dining or takeaways.
Heartbreak Hotel Coffee – Speciality coffee and droolworthy doughnuts to eat in or takeaway.
Meraki Pizza Co. – If the sun’s shining, order a Meraki’s stonebaked pizza to enjoy on one of the nearby beaches.
Ayka Rum Bar – Worth a visit for post-dinner drinks.
Saunton Sands Hotel – Two AA-rosette dining in a stunning, art deco hotel restaurant overlooking Saunton Beach.
Beachside Grill – Relaxed beachfront cafe with an open-air terrace.
The King’s Arms, Georgeham – A bustling, cosy village pub.
The Rock Inn – A characterful 17th century Georgeham inn.
The Thatch – Popular village pub to tuck into British classics by a crackling fire.
Billy Budd’s – Delicious pizza, tapas and burgers in Croyde.
The Manor House Inn – A 16th century former coaching inn in Croyde. The Sunday carvery is a must-try.
Blue Groove – Laid back cafe and restaurant in the centre of Croyde village.
Claytons & The Glasshouse – Sophisticated restaurant with fabulous dining and lip-smackingly good cocktails
Boston Tea Party – A cultural hub in Barnstaple, serving snacks, breakfast, lunch and quality coffee.
Lush – Pub-style grub and tapas.
Fullam Restaurant – Chinese chic in the centre of town.
Lilico’s Tapas Lounge and Bar – Atmospheric Mediterranean restaurant and bar.
Bull and Bear – Sports bar and restaurant specialising in American comfort food and beers.
Bar 62 and 62 The Bank – Contemporary bistro and stylish cocktail bar in the heart of Barnstaple.
Block – Top notch coffee and contemporary street food on Barnstaple’s Butchers Row.
Latitude 48 – A spacious bar with a stellar selection of real cask ales, craft beers, ciders and artisan spirits.
Crafty Beer Shop – A bijou shop and bar to enjoy craft beers.
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The Quay – Locally sourced food to enjoy with stunning views over Ilfracombe Harbour.
Depot – Cafe, bar and restaurant with a wide range of dishes including pizza, burgers, and tacos.
The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar – Relaxed, family-friendly style dining.
Further afield …
Kentisbury Grange – Firmly established must-visit spot on the foodie trail, enjoy contemporary dining in stunning surrounds.
The Fox and Goose Inn – Exmoor inn serving traditional pub food and takeaway pizza.
The Hunters Inn – Homecooked food in the wilds of Exmoor.
The Farmer’s Arms – Fine dining restaurant, pub, and fish and chip shop in Woolsery.
Pyne Arms – Picturesque country pub serving outstanding, award-winning food.