Local Pubs & Inns

The Bear & Blacksmith, Chillington – 01548 581171

A friendly pub based in Chillington boasting a warm and welcoming atmosphere for locals and visitors alike.
Supporting local suppliers and serve a delicious range of locally grown produce and drinks.
The menu features the freshest fish and seafood from the shores surrounding the pub, as well as a selection of Devon’s finest meat sourced and butchered from their own farm and also from The Salcombe Meat Co.
This is all accompanied by their lovingly home grown vegetables or produce from Wilton Farm in South Pool.
From the House turn left and the pub is situated 500 metres on the same side of the road.

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.

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.

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. Ran by the same team as the Cricket Inn at Beesands, the Church House offers a contemporay pub menu.

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.

The Crabshell Inn, overlooking the estuary at Kingsbridge, Great Pizzas, lots of choice, stunning location 01548 852345

Other places to eat:

If you don’t make it out of bed in time here for breakfast, try The Café at Stokeley Farm Shop, burgers, sandwiches and ploughman’s for lunch, serves refreshments all day. 01548 581321
Sticky Fingers, Chillington, delicious home made take away snacks, i.e. pasties, sausage rolls and caramel slices.

Cafe’s and Lunch Stops:


Fika: at the bottom by the bus station, offering great cakes and light bites. The Cafe at Harbour House, on the first floor and opens onto a terrace. Delicious vegetarian food.
The Pantry: Just off to the right at the bottom of Fore Street. Lovely deli serving sushi as well as local delights.
Mangetout: top left of Fore Street, another great deli that ticks all the boxes.


The Ward Room: at the back of crew clothing, stunning views over the harbour.
Captain Morgan’s: on Whitestrand car park follow your nose!
Sailor V: at the top of Fore Street on the left. Lots of options to suit most.
Salcombe coffee co: in the centre of town. Another great stop.


Smith Strret Deli: side street next to Crew Clothing. Great for a platter.
Cafe Alfresco, Lower Street: A Dartmouth insitution, very dog friendly.
Saveurs, Victoria Street: opposite Foss street. Lovely selection of french pastries.

Other places to eat:

The Globe Inn Frogmore, traditional pub 01548 531351
27 by Jamie Rogers A fine dining restaurant on Mill Street Kingsbridge 01548 288847
The Venus Café, Blackpool Sands. The best surf & turf in south Devon. Right on the beach so great spot with the kids 01803 771800
Rock Fish, Dartmouth, Mitch Tonks’s Great fish & chips, very child friendly, Lowenna & Luke’s favourite! 01803 832800
Seahorse Restaurant Mitch Tonk’s award winning seafood restaurant in Dartmouth 01803 835147
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
The Oyster Shack Seafood restaurant at Bigbury 01548 810876
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
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
And the list goes on…..