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Local places to eat within our area. 

We all know when we are visiting somewhere new, it's hard to know where the best places are to eat, we have some fantastic places to eat and drink in the local area, having visited them ourselves and tasted their good food on a regular basics we are more than happy to recommend them. Below is a (non-exhaustive) list of eateries we like and our guest have recommend. We have noted dog friendly places and special dietary needs.

We advise checking opening days/times and you may need to book.

Best Village Pubs in our area with tasty grub. 

Lunch with Beer
The Butterleigh Inn
Butterleigh, EX15 IPN
Tel: 01884 855433 

A Traditional Devonshire 16th century Inn and only a 10 min walk from the Lodge. Serving traditional ales and home-cooked food, Sunday roast with a welcoming log burner.

Dog friendly & an outside eating area. 

The Fisherman's Cot

Bickleigh, EX16 8RW

Tel: 01884 855237

Sitting pretty on the banks of the River Exe in Bickleigh, this riverside setting is picture perfect. With it’s thatched roof and features like wooden beams and old fireplaces. Part of the “Marston’s” group, serving pub classics and modern British meals as well a Sunday carvery 
Dog friendly & an outside eating area.

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options 

The Lamb Inn

Silverton, EX5 4HZ

Tel: 01392 860272

A warm welcomes you to the Lamb Inn, a family run, Free House, country pub in the picturesque village of Silverton and on cold winters nights an Inglenook real fire will warmly welcome you.

Dog friendly and roadside outside eating area.

Vegetarian Friendly

The Red Lion Inn

Broadclyst, EX5 3EL

Tel: 01392 4612271

A refurbished 16th century rustic charming  pub, a wonderful village location, located on a National Trust walking & cycle trail.

Dog friendly and  outside seating area. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options 

The Globe Inn

Sampford Peverell, EX16 7BJ

Tel: 01884 821214

A traditional Devon Inn situated in the heart of Sampford Peverell, near Tiverton, backing on to the Grand Western Canal. A great place to stop off for lunch on you canal walk. Dog friendly and outside eating area.Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options 

Best places for a cup of tea & coffee, light lunches and cake. 

Tea Time

Bickleigh Mill, Bickleigh 

Bickleigh, EX16 8RG 

Tel: 01884 855419 

A Bistro Restaurant Set in the Old Mill House serving unfussy food and an eclectic range of shops. Log fires during the winter months and views of the waterside gardens and a working Georgian mill wheel.

Dog friendly and outside eating area

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

The Bakehouse 

Cullompton, EX15 1AB
Tel:01884 35222
The Bakehouse welcomes you into a beautiful setting where old world and original features meet with a modern industrial twist. Enjoy the home from home comfort and relax into a world of great smelling coffee and homemade delights. 
Italian, Spanish, British, Cafe

Dogs allowed (During daytime only) 
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

The Lime Tree 

Cullompton EX15 1AA

Tel: 01884 906675

Where food lovers and coffee lovers meet. Serving home cooked breakfasts and light lunches, alongside delicious cakes and pastries, all washed down with some of the best coffee Cullompton has to offer Sit and relax in their lovely new café. Serving you breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea from 8.30am-3.00pm then coffee and cake until 4pm.

Themed Evenings-‘Tapa’s’ ‘curries’ ‘Surf & Turf’ check their Facebook page for these. 

The Steamer Coffee House & Kitchen
Cullompton EX15 1QP
Tel: 01884 904960
The Steamer is an exciting new artisan coffee house, located on the cusp of Cullompton, within easy reach of the M5, specialising in serving exceptional coffee and teas alongside high quality and locally-sourced eats.
Dog friendly 
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options


Nosh Sandwich & Coffee Shop 

Cullompton EX15 1JW

Tel: 01884 920082

Sandwich/Coffee Shop, Breakfast & Lunch. Sandwiches, Baguettes & Wraps, Jacket Potatoes, Salad boxes.

Mon-Sat 9am-3pm closed Sundays.

Vegetarian Friendly

The Canal Tea Rooms and Garden 

Tiverton, EX16 4AQ
Tel: 01884 252291
Canal Tea Rooms and Gardens is a lovely tea room situated next to the Grand Western Canal, in  Tiverton. Offering tea, coffee, and cakes as well as their ever popular cream teas and a selection of hot food for lunch. Open from the 1st of April through to September, everyday from 10:30am till 5:00 pm. 
Dog friendly and outside eating area 
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options 

Mrs Gill’s Country Cakes

Tiverton, EX16 6BL
Tel: 01884 242744
Mrs Gill's is an established baker of some of the finest traditional award winning cakes, all lovingly hand made in Tiverton Devon Now with a bistro and delicatessen open 7 days a week Fully Licensed for drinks, cocktails, sharing platters and evening meals.
Cafe, British, Deli 
No Dogs allowed 
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options 

Elsie May’s

Tiverton EX16 6LU

Tel: 01884 235935

Elsie May's is a family run licensed café named after the owner’s grandmother who was well known for her cake making and catering in the Tiverton area. Creating and serving home cooked hot & cold, eat in or take away food. Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch and Drinks.

Outside eating area.

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Frou Frou Bistro

Tiverton, EX16 6QB
 Tel: 01884 250544
This delightful restaurant is located within a 17th Century Grade 2 listed building full of charm and atmosphere, mixed with simple 1920’s Parisian Bar décor this is a great place to make your own little secret. 
French, European Café – Bar – Bistro
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options 
No Dogs allowed

The Flying Pickle,

Tiverton, EX16 6PY

Tel: 01884 242661

Deli café, serving breakfast, lunch and brunch.

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

The Duck and Bean 

Tiverton, EX16 6LN 
Tel: 01884 798330
This café is nestled away in the heart of Tiverton town centre. It’s the perfect place for an intimate or relaxing breakfast, brunch or lunch. We also have a beautiful garden which is perfect for a lovely afternoon or sunny morning alike. Come and taste their famous handmade sausage rolls, scotch eggs or cakes. They have free internet and everyone is welcome, no matter how many legs you have. Open Tue-Sat 8.30am-4pm 
Dog friendly and an outside eating area 


 The Lost Kitchen

 Chettiscombe, nr Tiverton EX16 7PT 
Tel: 01884 242427
The Lost Kitchen is situated in a traditional Linhay and former cider barn built in the 1800s, in the village of Chettiscombe near the Devon town of Tiverton. The restaurant sits at the top edge of the village. The restaurant interior combines an open kitchen with a wood-fired oven, a Mediterranean approach to British food. The sitting area has floor to ceiling windows, framing the beautiful village and countryside views. Open 10am- 6pm Friday to Sunday.
Pizza, European, British 

Dog welcome- outside only
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options 

The Bark House 

 Oakfordbridge, nr Tiverton EX16 9HZ
Tel: 01398 351236

The Bark House is located in the beautiful Exe Valley with a Tea Garden & Bar.

Enjoy a delicious cream tea in their stunning Orchard, over looking the beautiful Devon countryside. They have a wide selection of cakes and drinks for you to choose from, and they also have a licensed bar serving the best of local alcohol. Enjoy a home cooked meal in their dining room. Open 10am-6pm (Please note they are closed on Thursdays)

Fast and Easy Takeaways 

Alans Fish and chips

Cullompton, EX15 1AF

Tel: 01884 33955

Fish and chips takeaway

Hong’s Takeaway

 Cullompton, EX15 1DF

Tel: 01884 32667

Fish and chips and Chinese takeaway

The Great British Takeaway

Tiverton, EX165DJ
Tel: 01884 230680

Fish & chips. Takeaway or Restaurant. 


Penguin Fish

Tiverton, EX16 6PX

Tel: 01884 252875

Fish and Chips takeaway.

Best Italian & Indian Restaurant’s Tiverton

Mumbai Kitchen 

Tiverton EX16 6AH

Tel: 01884 25603

Fine Indian cuisine. Takeaway or  Restaurant.

(10% discount on takeaway orders over £20, collection only)

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Ponte Vecchio Tiverton- Italian Cuisine

Tiverton EX16 6AH

Tel: 01884 258667

Italian Cuisine- Mediterranean, Ristorante-Cocktails -Delicatessen-Caffè Pizza, Wine, Pasta

A newly opened, Italian restaurant serving your favourite old world Italian dishes, wines and cocktails. The restaurant has such a warm and traditional atmosphere that it makes you feel at home as soon as you walk through the door. If you’re looking for places to eat that offer a wonderful atmosphere and stylish surrounding  in a unique setting, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed with "Ponte Vecchio".

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Fish and Chips
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