Food and Drink

Not short of local offerings, the South Hams has a wealth of foodie favourites to float anyone’s boat and budget.  Explore our seafood restaurants, beach cafes, and cocktail bars, where you can indulge in fresh catches, beachside bites, and exquisite libations while enjoying the stunning coastal views.


  • Dick and Wills Restaurant (Book in advance)- Sophisticated modern brasserie serving local seasonal food on a terrace with panoramic estuary view.
  • The Kings Arms Restaurant / Pub- A lovely local pub serving fresh local fish and many more delightful cuisines.With an outdoor balcony overlooking the water this is the perfect place to dine.
  • The Crabshed Restaurant (Book in advance)- Crab Shed Salcombe is a vibrant quayside seafood restaurant, stylish yet relaxed. Perched on the waterside overlooking Salcombe harbour
  • The Winking Prawn Restaurant- The renowned Winking Prawn is just off the beach. They have amazing BBQ's in the summer from 5pm or if you fancy an early bite to eat try their breakfast buffet.
  • The Ferry Inn Restaurant / Pub- One of the best located pubs in Salcombe as it is waterfronted, serving lovely cuisines.
  • Bos beach café- Located in the boat house they offer a range of take-away food and drinks throughout the day and homemade pizzas at night.
  • Salcombe original Takeaway pizzeria- Delicious hand made authentic Italian takeaway pizza, tapas boxes, freshly made coleslaw and houmous in the heart of Salcombe, Devon.

When the tides work in your favour, a trip up the estuary by boat to South Pool makes for a fantastic experience where The Millbrook Inn is located and ready to greet you with a welcome bowl of paella or a tasty treat from one of their famous BBQ's


The Old Bakery Restaurant (Book in advance) - Modern Mediterranean and Persian dishes in a sharing style, similar to Tapas

Twenty-seven by Jamie Rogers Restaurant- Gourmet dining experience with European and British Dishes made from the freshest ingredients.

The Crabshell Inn Restaurant- Casual dining serving Pizza and Seafood Dishes with stunnings views over the Estuary.

Mangetout Café- Great place for breakfast serving locally sourced produce.

Café Asia Takeaway- Pan-Asian dishes made using local produce and imported spices.

Mahabarat Takeaway- Award winning restaurant and takeaway serving fragrant Indian dishes.

Pizza Planet Takeaway- Pizza Planet provides fresh dough pizzas made to order.

Cod Father Takeaway- Fish and chips shop

Wild Artichokes Restaurant (Book in advance)- Specialising in sharing plates, dining at Wild Artichokes is a tapas-style experience, where the whole venue eats together, sampling every delicious dish that comes to the table


Rockfish Restaurant and Takeaway- Locally caught fresh fish and lovely seaside dishes.

Bayards Cove Inn Restaurant (Book in advance)- Delicious seasonal menus – rustic classics, nostalgic British favourites and exciting modern dishes that are fresh & locally sourced.

The Seahorse Restaurant (Book in advance)- The Seahorse is an award winning seafood restaurant in Dartmouth, Devon with private dining room and bar. We serve fresh local seafood cooked fresh to order .

Café Alfresco- Exciting fusion of delicious fresh food and drink, vibrant atmosphere. Perfect to visit for breakfast.

Surrounding Villages

Lobster Pods- Hope Cove Restaurant (Book in advance)- The lobster pods are glass enclosed pods which over look Hope Cove beach. The Bistro serves local seafood and pizzas.

The Cove- Hope Cove Restaurant- 50 yards from the beach. Fresh coffee, craft beers and great homemade food in Hope Cove

The Village Inn- Thurlestone Restaurant / Pub (Book in advance)- The Village Inn offers a friendly atmosphere and relaxed dining every day. Young ones and well-behaved dogs are also welcome .

The Sloop Inn- Bantham Restaurant/ Pub -Local Pub at its finest. Serving fresh homemade, plentiful wholesome food.The Journeys End Ringmore Restaurant/ Pub (Book in advance)

The Journeys End Inn is a perfect pub to stop and relax with the family, dogs welcome. Locally sourced fine food and beer, near the coast in South Devon.

The Milbrook Inn- When the tides work in your favour, a trip up the estuary by boat to South Pool makes for a fantastic experience where The Millbrook Inn is located and ready to greet you with a welcome bowl of paella or a tasty treat from one of their famous BBQ's.

Special Occasions and Afternoon Tea 

If you fancy a cream tea, the following locations come highly recommended (tried and tested), Thurlestone Hotel, The Gara Rock hotel, Burgh Island Hotel, South Sands Hotel, Dart Marina Hotel, Stokeley farm Shop, The Lobster Pods and Stoke Lodge Hotel; not to be missed during a visit to the South Hams.

For those special occasions during your stay we would highly recommend one of the areas local caterers who create outstanding food using locally sourced ingredients which can be tailored to your requirements: