Places To Eat Out

We’re lucky to have a huge array of excellent eating establishments – from small, friendly pubs to award-winning restaurants – all within a few miles of Woodhayes.  Below are a few of our favourites but we are happy to recommend other options to suit your plans, tastes and budget.

On The Doorstep…

There are two very good pubs in Whimple itself:

New Fountain Inn

A cosy village inn with a warm welcome, serving good simple country fayre at very reasonable prices.

Tel: 01404 822350

Or for a special treat, why not try one of the owners’ favorite restaurants

The Jack In The Green, Rockbeare

 One of our favorite places to eat, The Jack In The Green is now also officially the best restaurant in the South West after in-house chef, Matthew Downing, won the Taste of the West 2010 award for ‘South West Chef of the Year’.  A must for anyone looking for that special night out.  Click here for more details

Normandy House, Ottery St Mary

Normandy House having been recently refurbished by its new owers, is a comfortably furnished restaurant with a great bar in the cellar, serving a good selection of local and speciality dishes.  There is also a lovely courtyard garden ideal for alfresco dining in the summer.  Click her for more details

A Little Further Afield…

The Railway Inn, Honiton

Another of our favorite places to eat, The Railway Inn is a excellent gastro-pub serving great food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With an imaginative variety of special dishes and frequently changing selection of guest beers it is definitely one of the must try eateries in the area. Click here for more details

The Holt, Honiton

A great place to eat in this historic market town, where everything from the home smoked prawns to a delicious fresh malt ice cream is produced under the watchful eye of Head Chef Angus McCaig.  Menus change every six to eight weeks and showcase as many local suppliers as possible.  Click here for more details

The HH Cafe & Restaurant, Broadclyst

Recently re- opened after a stylish refurbishment, this intimate restaurant on the outskirts of the village serves good food and has a nice selection of wines. Click here for more details

The Golden Lion, Tipton St John

A traditional and friendly village inn serving good quality food with a selection of traditional French and English dishes served in a relaxed environment.  Click here for more details

The White Horse, Woodbury Salterton

The pub has been newly refurbished and offers consistently good service and has a very good reputation for its food.  The Steaks and Seafood in particular are very popular, as is the fine selection of well kept real ales which can be enjoyed inside or out. Click her for more details