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Eating Out in the Tamar Valley

Both Devon and Cornwall are famous for their food, and the Tamar Valley is a veritable foodie paradise, well placed to enjoy both Cornish and Devon food, using superb local ingredients. Throughout the valley, you'll find fantastic places to eat out, from seemingly humble cafes and pubs to superb fine dining restaurants, all using the best Cornish and Devon ingredients.

From amazing cheeses and unique local fruit and juices, to traditionally reared poultry, beef, venison, and lamb from small local farms right down to an incredible range of wonderful preserves and chutneys, the food from the Tamar valley area gives plenty to work with. And the honey from the Tamar Valley bees, which are able to wander from old apple and cherry orchards to primrose banks, to heather and gorse on the hills, is very special indeed. Many of our smaller suppliers have joined together to form Tamar Grow Local.

These wonderful ingredients have brought to the Tamar Valley some very expert chefs, some boasting two or three AA rosettes. Most proudly list their local suppliers and can often tell you which farm your ingredients came from. Whether you prefer excellent pub food, are looking for a cafe for a light lunch or a hearty meal, or want a special evening out at a restaurant run by one of the nation's top chefs, you'll find plenty of options in the Tamar Valley.

 

 

Eating Out

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Carpenters Arms Pubs

A charming 15th century pub located in the picturesque village of Metherell, in the middle of the stunning Tamar Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Just 5 minutes drive from the historic, beautifully preserved, Tudor Cotehele House (... more...

The Springer Spaniel Restaurants

An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.

A "first class find" is what the Good Pub Guide says about this great pub. For lovers of good food, it should not be missed as the... more...

The Kitchen Cafes

We are a small, vibrant, independent cafe in Tavistock based on Russell Street, Tavistock.  We offer an exciting menu with homemade cakes and a fresh selection of salads! Come join us, eat-in or takeaway, 7 days a week

We offer the finest meals... more...

Cross House Inn Cross House Inn Pubs

The Cross House Inn is a large, family friendly, pub and restaurant situated in the village of Metherell on the Cornwall Devon border.

We offer an extensive menu of home cooked food that is freshly cooked to order.
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Barn Restaurant at Cotehele Barn Restaurant at Cotehele Restaurants

Originally a 15th century tithe barn. Specialises in locally sourced, seasonal food. Patio seating available. Licensed. Open daily mid-Feb to 31st December (except 25th and 26th December). Private Parties welcome. Dogs welcome in the patio.

Who'd Have Thought It Inn at St Dominick Pubs

Your hosts, Paul and Emma Tarplee would like to welcome you to the Who’d Have Thought It Inn in St Dominic.

Our aim is to run a friendly, welcoming country pub that offers great food, local ales, cider and wine. Our menu consists of a variety... more...

The Horn of Plenty Restaurant Restaurants

The Horn of Plenty is a multi award winning Country House Hotel which sits proudly in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views and warm, friendly... more...

Langmans Restaurant This is Langmans. Eat here Restaurants

Gail and Anton would love to welcome you to 'Langmans Restaurant' in the heart of Callington, Cornwall.

With an enviable reputation for excellent food, we have been awarded 2AA Rosettes since opening in 2000

 

Chef/owner Anton is... more...

The Wharf Cafe and Bar Cafes

Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar

Our warm, welcoming coffee shop is the perfect place to meet and enjoy excellent refreshments and light lunches. We are fully licensed and serve a wide range of food and drink throughout the day, including:

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Tors Restaurant at Two Bridges Hotel Restaurants

A true taste of Devon - under the guidance of Executive Chef Mike Palmer, the Tors Restaurant at the Two Bridges Hotel is one of the most sought after dining destinations, not only on Dartmoor but across the whole of Devon.

Whether enjoying a... more...

Hotel Endsleigh Restaurant British modern cuisine Restaurants

Hotel Endsleigh offers a range of dining opportunities, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner to residents and non-residents in elegant Regency surroundings, with breathtaking views of the garden and open countryside. We offer British... more...

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Open daily 10.00am to 5.00pm with Friday night special suppers.

Weekend 'brunches'.

Local organic traditional food in inspiring surroundings.

Please book to avoid disappointment.

We are always happy to quote for private... more...

Lewtrenchard Manor Restaurant Restaurants

Created by Head Chef, Matthew Peryer, one of the UK's top, award-winning chefs, food is always meticulously prepared and beautifully presented.

The quality of the cuisine attracts many non-resident diners to the restaurant and the atmosphere is... more...

Dining at China Fleet Country Club Restaurants

Passionate about creating a great dining experience, the China Fleet chefs work hard to create exciting menus, filled with interesting and unique dishes. Our 'buy local' policy supports our passion for great-quality produce and is at the heart of all... more...

The Royal Oak Inn Pubs
For the best in good local food; For well kept local real ales; For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn Plus occasional Guest Ales; And for many moor reasons . . .you must pay us a visit. 

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The Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel restaurant, plymouth, dartmoor. award winning, local produce Restaurants

The Wildflower Restaurant offers views of the moorland garden, with a traditional British menu, using only the best in locally sourced produce, our menus change regularly and our wine list is carefully chosen to suit all palates.

Open for lunch... more...

Royal Inn Pubs

15th century public house overlooking the River Tamar in Horsebridge, a former nunnery becoming the Packhorse Inn when the monasteries were dissolved.

King Charles 1st stayed here and left his seal in the doorstep, from that day forth it became... more...

Arundell Arms Restaurant and Bars Restaurants

Food That’s Among the Best in England.

Fine-dining, Brasserie style, or hearty pub-classics, find delicious food to suit every occasion from different restaurant areas at the Arundell Arms. All use fresh produce from local... more...

Tap Hill Take Away Tap Hill Logo Cafes

Freshly cooked Fish and chips, with traditional curries, burgers, chicken bits, pukka pies, pasties and so much more! Try the Stone baked Pizza cooked in 4 minutes or a curry with a pupodom, Naan breed and Mango chutney.

A modern Takeaway... more...

Jericho's Kitchen Restaurants

Jericho's Brasserie offers a delightful culinary experience. Relax in our unique location and friendly atmosphere

  • Enjoy the delicious rustic flavours of traditional home cooking
  • All welcome to come in and dine in our evening... more...

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