Local Pubs & Inns

The Cricket Inn, Beesands – 01548 580215.

The Cricket offers local ales good wines and a fabulous menu with customers returning time after time to sample the fresh fish and locally reared meats. They have dog friendly tables in the bar area so if booking a table then let them know you want to bring Rover, outside there is seating for over 100 where they serve a full menu whether permitting.

From the House turn right at the mini round-about turn right follow road for 1/4 mile take left turn sign posted Beeson / Beesands on entering the village of Beesands bare to the right and The Cricket Inn is on right.

The Millbrook Inn, Southpool – 01548 531 581

Situated on the South Pool Creek, the Millbrook oozes character with its low beams, open fires, local real ales and ciders and a genuine locally sourced menu served by equally local and friendly staff. Pubs like this are getting increasingly more difficult to find let alone stumble over.

From the House turn left, in the village of Frogmore take a left. Follow the signs to Southpool and the pub is in the centre of the village. Ask us for some bread if you want to feed the ducks.

The Tradesmans Arms, Stokenham – 01548 580996

The Tradesman’s Arms is a fine, turn of the 14th Century, thatched pub and restaurant. During the cooler months the log-burning fire creates a lovely cosy atmosphere whilst in warmer months the stunning colourful hanging baskets further enhance this charming South Devon Free House & Restaurant.

From the House turn right at the pancake roundabout continue straight. Take the first left. The Tradesmans is situated in the village centre and has a small car park at the front.

Church house Inn, Stokenham – 01548 580253

Originally to cater for the masons building the nearby church, Stokenham’s Church House Inn now provides for all who appreciate good food, wines and beers in a friendly and convivial atmosphere with family room and gardens. Richard and Simon extend a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike.

From the House turn right at the pancake roundabout continue straight on. The Church House is situated in the village next to the church on the main road on the left hand side.

Start Bay Inn, Torcross -01548 580 553

The Inn dates back to the 14th century and was known as the Fisherman’s Arms and used by the local Fishermen, who worked their fishing boats from the village beach. The Start Bay in is in the small coastal village of Torcross.

From the House turn right at the pancake roundabout continue straight. Torcross is situated 1.5 miles down the road. The pub has its own car park.

Other places to eat:

If you don’t make it out of bed in time here for breakfast, try Café Alfresco, Dartmouth 01803 835880 or
The Café at Stokeley Farm Shop, burgers, sandwiches and ploughman’s for lunch, serves refreshments all day. 01548 581321
The Bear & Blacksmith, Chillington, traditional pub fare and an easy walk. 01548 581171
Sticky Fingers, Chillington, delicious home made take away snacks, i.e. pasties, sausage rolls and caramel slices.
The Venus Café, Blackpool Sands. The best surf & turf in south Devon. Right on the beach so great spot with the kids 01803 771800
The Crabshell Inn, overlooking the estuary at Kingsbridge, Great Pizzas, lots of choice, stunning location 01548 852345
Rock Fish, Dartmouth, Mitch Tonks’s Great fish & chips, very child friendly, Lowenna & Luke’s favourite! 01803 832800
The Old Bakery restaurant & café, open from 9am til Late, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. A real Mediterranean gem in the heart of Kingsbridge 01548 855777
Anchorstone Café over looking the river Dart at Dittisham, beautiful spot for a long lunch. Park at the top of the village and walk down 01803 722365
Riverford Organic Farm not just for vegetarians! Work up an appetite on a self guided farm tour 01803 762074
The Tower Inn, Slapton – Lovely beer garden 01548 580216
Anzac Street Bistro, Dartmouth 01803 835515
The Laughing Monk, Strete 01803 770639
Normandy Arms, Blackawton 01803 712884
Beach House, South Milton – Great for beach front seafood 01548 561144
The Pigs Nose – East Prawle: 01548 511209
From the House turn right, at the roundabout turn right, continue without crossing a white line for 5 miles. This is a very quirky pub run by former 60’s band manager Peter and his Wife Lesley.
Head to the historical Royal William Yard in Plymouth with stunning views over the Tamar to Cornwall with a plethora of restaurants including Hugh Fearnley- Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen 01752 252702
and the list goes on….. please ask us for more…