Eat and Drink Category: Bars and Pubs

The Totnes Brewing Co.

The Totnes Brewing Co. is a small, independent, family run brewery based in the heart of Beautiful Historic Totnes. Set against the backdrop of the town’s stunning Norman Castle, they are so close in fact, that the brewery is situated in the old Moat. Carrying on a strong tradition of brewing in the area, The Totnes Brewing Co. is a Microbrewery & Craft Ale bar, selling not only their own beer but a huge selection of craft beers from the UK and around the world. The diversity of the bottles and cans in stock means a huge variety of different beer styles can also be experienced. Their aim is to continue bringing something new to the town and visitors alike, and to satisfy the taste buds of fellow beer enthusiasts. They endeavor to keep everything they sell as small batch as possible, from the Beers & Ciders, to the Artisan spirits behind the bar. With approximately 80 different Beers, up to ten fantastic Gins, and an eclectic range of Whiskies, Bourbons & Rums, there is something for everyone and always something new to try! The Totnes Brewing Co. is made up of two bars, with a spacious rustic beer garden, you won’t believe the view, they have a castle... Upstairs from the brewery is their gig and performance space, The Barrel House Ballroom, occupying a prime position, this Georgian Ballroom overlooking both the High Street and Totnes Castle, provides a truly unique setting. With a varied monthly programme of events, the now legendary Barrel House Ballroom has a strong focus on original live music, and has played host to some of the biggest names in music. Boasting a bespoke state of the art D&B sound system they aim to continue drawing a strong line up of both local and international acts, as well as attracting more established artists. The Ballroom is also available for private hire. For a list of What's On please visit our website.  

Waterside Bistro

The award-winning Waterside Bistro is a favourite place to dine for breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner. Open 7 days a week, its outside terrace is perfectly positioned to give you views onto the River Dart and inside there is a warm and inviting atmosphere. Waterside is renowned for simple stylish Bistro cuisine including fresh local seafood, pizza & homemade burgers, great steak and vegetarian dishes. There is also plenty of room ‘al fresco’ to come just for drinks with a great selection of local beer and cider and a superb wine list. There’s even a happy hour each afternoon! Keep up to date with all the latest offers and events on the website or social media. Matched with friendly professional service why not come and visit us soon.

The Durant Arms

The Durant Arms is ideally located if walking/cycling The Dart Valley Trail. We’ve an excellent reputation for wholesome hearty food; finalists in the Best Sunday Roast in Devon 2016, we use quality, seasonal local produce. Well-conditioned real ale has gained us a place in CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2017. With log burners on chilly days a warm welcome awaits. Advisable to book at weekends & Sunday Lunch, (no food Sunday night). Lunch 12.30pm to 3pm, evening meals 6.30pm to 9pm. Special diets & groups catered for on request. 3 en-suite bedrooms. Closed on Mondays.

The Steam Packet Inn

Beautifully situated on the banks of the River Dart, just a five minute walk to the historic centre of Totnes, The Steam Packet Inn has one of Devon’s truly unique waterside positions! Whether you visit us for a quick drink, snack, full three course meal or an overnight stay in one of our boutique en-suite rooms, you will be delighted by the quality of the surroundings. All dishes are made fresh and on site, and we also have a full gluten free Menu. We will endeavour to be very flexible for all dietary needs. Please either let us know in advance, or when you arrive, so we can check with the chef.

The Pig & Whistle

A historic building (late 1700’s) with a sunny outside area for the summer and log burners in the winter await you at our award-winning pub. We use locally sourced fresh produce to create a range of exquisite food. Our menu is traditional with some delicious specials throughout the week. Seasonally you will find fresh local mussels, fresh fi sh, Brixham crab and local game. You can find locally produced real ales, wines and soft drinks on our extensive drinks menu. We feel blessed to have some wonderful produce available to us from the South West.

The Albert Inn

The Albert Inn is a traditional pub in Totnes, Bridgetown. Serving on site brewed ales along with a huge range of drinks, traditional home made pies and curries. Lovely private lounge available to book for small parties up to 25 people depending on use. Comfortably seating 16 people for dinner. Anniversary, small wedding, birthday party, christening etc. If the weather is good the sheltered beer garden offers space to another 60 odd people. Traditional Sunday Roast and themed nights. We have regular live music and an open mic night for the adventurers.