Places to eat in North Devon

Bampfield Farm is located close to a number of excellent places to eat. Here are some of our favourites.

Goodleigh village within walking distance The New Inn, one of the friendliest pubs we know, specialising in local home-cooked traditional British favourites alongside exotic dishes from further afield. Justin always serves a good local ale and Julia’s food has been voted NO 1 on Trip Advisor in the area, so you will need to book in advance. Children are very welcome.


Barnstaple has a choice of good places to eat. The Bank and Bar 62, a unique bistro in a historic building, with a comprehensive list of cocktails. Everest Gurkah is a new find, you can watch the chefs preparing your dishes and takeaways. Claytons is situated in the heart of the ancient town, it is a perfect venue to meet for food or drinks at any time of the day.


Muddiford ( 2 miles from Barnstaple) You will find Broomhill Art Hotel that offer fantastic artisan dining. The dishes made here use seasonal, local food inspired by nature. You can also purchase tickets here for the sculpture garden. Children welcome.


Braunton about a 20 minute drive has many choices for food.

The famous award winning Squires fish and chip restaurant, child friendly.

SQ offers a glamourous, sophisticated and relaxed dining experience making casual dining a delight.

Georgeham and Croyde

Georgeham and Croyde have plenty to choose from such as The Rock, The Kings Arms and the Thatch.

Westward Ho!

The Pier House offers family-friendly bistro dining and has amazing views overlooking Bideford Bay and Lundy Island.

Child-friendly places to eat

Tea shops in North Devon

North Devon is famous for its English tea rooms and cafes, all of which serve a fantastic range of food and drinks. Here are some of our favourite places.

Tea by the Taw, Barnstaple. A friendly café with generous portions you won’t be disappointed. Open all day for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea.

Tea on the Green, Westward Ho! – This vintage-themed café serves a wide range of food and drink. Their cream teas are named after movie stars such as’ the Hepburn’. Be warned there might be a waiting list for a table.

Other suggestions The Coffee Cabin at Appledore, John’s of Instow, Fremington Quay Café near Fremington and The Corn Dolly in South Molton

Days out in North Devon …