1). The Thatched Inn, Ilfracombe
The Thatched Inn is a family run business which has been in the White family since 1977. At 'The Thatch' will you find a good and varied selection of beers, real ales and wines. The constantly updated menu is freshly prepared by their own chef and they are committed to using as much locally sourced produce as possible. There is a cosy double sided fireplace in the middle of the pub for those cosy evenings. Find More details Here. Book a table Here.
Please note that dogs are welcome in our beer garden but not inside
2). The Pyne Arms, East Down
In 2017 the Pyne arms won Best Pub in the Devon Life food and drink awards, along with Gold in the Taste Of The West awards. In 2021 The Pyne Arms was recognised as one of the best in the country in the Estrella Top 50 Gastropubs list coming in at number 32, then this year they have climbed up to number 17 in the country! Dogs are welcome, this is a great cosy winter pub just a 20 minute drive from the Elmfield. Find more informartion here.
3). The Grampus Inn, Lee
The Grampus is set in the heart of one Britain’s most picturesque villages. Parts of the building date back to the 14th Century, and until the 1970s, this was a working farm. Now a Free House, it is a favourite with residents and holiday-makers alike. Families are catered for, and walkers and dogs are always welcome.
They value wholesome home-cooked food, so all the dishes are made on the premises and all meat, poultry, fish and eggs are free-range and sourced locally. They do their best to cater for different diets – whether you are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or raw – but please speak to them if you are unsure about what is available. Friday nights are for fantastic open mic sessions.
The Hip at Number 8 (formerly the Hip and Pistol) is an Ilfracombe institution. The ever growing food offerings include Vegan and Vegetarian options plus numerous occasional guests menus. Dogs are welcome and there is a superb outdoor seating area if the winter sun comes out! The breakfast is the stuff of legends!
5). The Depot, Mullacott
Exmoor beef burgers and flame grilled pizze in a liveley environment, Dog and kid friendly with a superb selection of beers. Lots of space for bigger parties, beakfast also available.