Eat and Drink Category: All Eat and Drink

Waterside Bistro

We’re super excited to re-open our socially distanced, riverside sunny terrace on 12th April.*

Our sheltered riverside terrace is perfectly positioned to give you views of the river whilst enjoying simple stylish Bistro cuisine including fresh local seafood, pizza & homemade burgers, great steak and vegetarian dishes. Keep up to date with the latest updates on the website or social media. Matched with friendly professional service why not come and visit us soon.

*Must comply with either the Rule of 6 OR be from a maximum of two households. We are not taking any bookings so please arrive early during busy periods. 

Ben’s Wine & Tapas

Ben’s Wine & Tapas is a truly unique dining experience. Inspired by traditional tapas bars on the continent, you can expect a warm welcome, a relaxed, sociable evening and some of the finest food and wine available. Our menu boasts a wealth of ‘small plates’ that draw on influences from cuisines all over the world. Made from local, seasonal ingredients that are predominantly organic our tapas dishes are perfect for sharing and are even better with a glass or two of wine. We source directly from independent growers, specialising in mid-priced, moreish varieties that have been produced sustainably. We cater for a range of dietary requirements, offering vegan and gluten free menus alongside our meat and fish tapas. Don’t have time to dine in? No problem, just pop in and pick up a bottle of your favourite wine and some takeaway tapas to go instead. We’re open from 10 am, Monday to Saturday so early birds can take five and watch the world go by with a steaming cup of coffee and a cake from our tempting selection, all of which are handmade in our farm kitchen, just up the road in Staverton.

Cafe Mumbai

Since our establishment in 2004, we have become one of the most famous Indian restaurants and take aways in the South Hams. Our aim is to make your visit as pleasant and enjoyable as possible and to make dining a memorable occasion. Our food is prepared in a style which blends the finest oriental spices  to produce a variety of subtle and exotic flavours without over spicing.

The Cott Inn

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 The Cott Inn is a stunning 14th-century thatched pub situated in the peaceful village of Dartington, less than 2 miles from Totnes and surrounded by beautiful countryside. This family owned inn serves award winning food and local ales and ciders, and offers overnight accommodation in luxury boutique bedrooms.

Come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with cosy log fires during the winter months and a large pretty garden with a new alfresco kitchen serving delicious food throughout the summer. Weekly events include the famous fish and chip night on Tuesday evenings serving fresh locally line-caught fish, fabulous Sunday roasts  and live music every Wednesday and Sunday night.  Dogs and children welcome.

Delphini’s Gelato

Delphini’s means fresh, homemade gelato and hot chocolates of the finest quality - also for vegans! Italian-trained owner Johan (Giovanni for regulars) makes everything daily on-site, using organic Devon milk and cream, seasonal fresh fruits, Belgian chocolate, Sicilian pistachios, Piedmont hazelnuts, Amarena cherries - and not much more. Flavours change daily, so pop in any time for a free taster and find out why customer reviews rank Delphini's Nr. 1 out of 127 Places to Eat in the Totnes area!

TQ9

The stylish TQ9 is located in the old stables area of the hotel; this restaurant has its own identity as a popular eating location within Totnes. The adjoining Champagne Bar offers an intimate destination where a glass of Champagne, wine or cocktail can be enjoyed with friends or that special someone. Our Seven Stars afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, a selection of our pastry chefs patisserie and homemade scones with Devon clotted cream is available every day. For an extra special treat why not include a glass of fizz. Serving times are 2.30pm – 5.30pm. We do advise booking in advance for our Traditional Afternoon Tea.  A traditional carvery is served every Sunday in TQ9 with a selection of locally roasted meats, seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings. Serving times are 12.00pm – 3.00pm and 6.00pm – 9.00pm.

Wild Thyme Deli & Kitchen

The cafe at China Blue has undergone one serious makeover, now called Wild Thyme Deli & Kitchen and introducing a new menu, new look, new vibe and new name! Everything is homemade ranging from the sausage rolls to the cakes, jams to ketchups, soups, salads and more. Find a local deli brunch, lunch, bakes, coffee and more. Come by and try one of our new dishes and pick up your fresh sourdough whilst you’re here!  

Garden Cafe at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

Due to government restrictions, we can currently only offer limited outside seating. We respectfully ask that picnics are not eaten on site as the limited seating is reserved for café customers only. You must have a table before ordering food, unless it is to take away. Thank you. Just a 15 minute walk from Totnes town centre is the scenic Garden Cafe at Totnes Rare Breeds, perfect for those looking for a short riverside walk followed by a delicious refreshment. Located next to South Devon Railway, it can also be combined with a trip on an historic steam train to Buckfastleigh. Offering made-to-order dishes at reasonable prices, the Garden Cafe has earned a reputation in its own right as a destination for good food, where local produce is used wherever possible. A range of coffees, teas and cakes will fuel you through the morning, while sandwiches, paninis, salads and platters provide a tempting lunch for everyone, and younger visitors will enjoy our children’s lunch-boxes. If the weather is unfavourable, order a steaming bowl of soup. If sunny, what better way to spend an afternoon than indulging in a Devon cream tea and watching the world go by? Watch the steam trains, admire the views of the beautiful countryside and be transported back to the good old days when life was a little less hectic. *Please note: No need to visit the farm to use the cafe. Cafe may close early during quiet times or bad weather and cannot be reached by car. Open from March - end October.

Roly’s Fudge Pantry

For over 20 years, Roly’s Fudge Totnes has been making handmade fudge every single day in the heart of the Totnes community. We make fudge from an old family recipe passed down by the founder’s grandmother over generations. The result is a crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth fudge, made using the highest quality of carefully sourced ingredients. Pop by for a chat with our friendly fudge makers and try a taste for yourself. We now have dairy-free fudge flavours accredited by the Vegan Society.

Bayards Kitchen

Open every day 9:30 - 4:30 serving breakfast, lunch & cake.

A family restaurant based in Dartington, they bring lots of ideas from the award-winning Bayards Cove Inn in Dartmouth which they have been successfully running for four years.

They offer great food and drinks in an informal but contemporary environment with a focus on local produce.  Open for breakfast, lunch, cakes and with a dedicated children’s area, Bayards Kitchen is a great place for all the family to enjoy.

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