Dining Devon – Great Food near Galmpton

08 May 2017

With the seventh year of the Dartington Food Festival upon us, it seemed only right to celebrate some of our local food culture! There is no shortage of choice for great food near Galmpton, but we’ve hand picked a few that come highly recommended.

Devon’s best food has one thing in common. It’s fresh and it’s local and right on your doorstep! So if you’re looking for some of the best food the Galmpton area has to offer, then you’re in the right place. Whether you’re after a festival, a traditional pub, a market or a modern café, you can find it all nearby. Dive into great food near Galmpton!


galmpton devon diningDartington Food Fair – 28th – 29th May


 If you’re looking to sample the true taste of Devon delights, then the Dartington Food Fair at the historical ‘The Shops at Dartington’ is a must. This two day event features street food stalls, an outdoor bar serving local cider, ale and gin and cookery workshops from some of Devon’s favourite foodies! You can also enjoy local produce prepared at two on-site cafes as well as a special discount through all the stores at the ‘The Shops at Dartington.’ Once you’ve finished sampling some delicious local food you can sit back and take in some live music while the kids enjoy some of the onsite children’s activities.


galmpton devon diningThe Ferry Boat Inn


 This quaint, and strikingly pink, pub looks over the water and offers good home cooked food with home cooked portions! The Ferry Boat Inn is best accessed by ferry from Greenway Quay and on arrival you’ll be greeted by a fully loaded bar, offering the best in local ale, cider and wine.

galmpton devon diningCockington Court Food and Craft Market 28th May & 25th June


 Set in the grounds of an award-winning country park and historic manor, the Cocking Court Food and Craft Market features unique, handmade crafts and fresh locally farmed produce. Find the Cockington Court Food and Craft market in the court grounds on the last Sunday of every month.


galmpton devon diningThe Curious Kitchen


 If you want a taste of the modern then look no further than the Curious Kitchen. This new cafe offers fresh, healthy modern food with options for every dietary requirement. The staff at The Curious Kitchen make as much from scratch from possible and have taken a long time to find their perfect coffee roaster. The Curious Kitchen offers lunch and brunch throughout the week and a three-course supper on Friday and Saturday evenings, but you’ll need to book in advance as reservations are required for evening meals.


galmpton devon diningThe Maltsters Arms


The Maltsters Arms is tucked away in the countryside of Tuckenhay but is well worth the journey for its selection of pub cooked fresh fish. Calling itself “the fish pub on the dart” this riverside pub offers a wide range of grub with a focus on fresh, local dishes and fish market specials including whole crabs, fish and chips and Surf ’n’ Turf! The Maltsters Arms is child and dog friendly so is a great place to eat for all the family!


6Totnes Good Food Sunday Market – 21st May & 18th June

It’s in the name! This Fine Food Farmers’ Market takes place on the third Sunday of the month and has a reputation for only offering the best in quality produce. Perfect if you’re looking for a picnic lunch or ingredients for the evening meal. There is no better place to talk food, taste food and buy food!


galmpton devon diningRockFish


This modern take on the classic fish restaurant offers fresh local fish cooked in breadcrumbs, batter or just on the grill! Located near the river’s edge and owned by famed chef Mitch Tonks this child friendly restaurant also offers firm favourites including cracked crab, a pint of prawns and the local fish of the day. The RockFish also runs a takeaway located nearby, so you can take a seat by the Dart with a fresh fish meal from the UK’s favourite independent fish and chip shop!


galmpton devon diningTeignmouth Farmers’ Market – 27th May


 If you’d rather do a bit of cooking for yourself, then you can find some of the freshest ingredients available at the Teignmouth Farmers’ Market. You’ll be able to meet the farmers themselves as well as sample their produce. If you want good, fresh food then you won’t get much fresher than what’s available from Teignmouth Farmers Market.


galmpton devon diningThe Cherub Inn


The Cherub Inn dates back to 1380 and is the oldest pub in the area, and still retains many of the original architectural features. The Cherub Inn offers a wide selection of pub classics with a great choice of local ales to go with them!

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