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Best Devon pubs for a Sunday roast

Take time out on the weekend of your Devon holiday to visit a local pub for a tasty Sunday lunch or dinner.

Gather together the family for a super Sunday feast at one of these pubs or restaurants. Whether you prefer a traditional Devon carvery or more of a sit-down Sunday roast affair, there’s something for a tastes in this collection. Plan a walk before or after your trip to take in part of the coastal path or the breath-taking views of Dartmoor and make the most of your relaxing day out.

Wherever you choose, expect crispy roast potatoes, juicy meats and heart local vegetables all topped off with lashings of hot gravy. There’s no better way to spend your Sunday than devouring a delicious roast dinner in Devon.

 

The Bridford Inn, Bridford

Working closely with CAMRA, expect the Bridford to bring an excellent choice of ales to compliment your steaming Sunday lunch. Choose a traditional roast or go for a lighter Ploughman’s lunch if you’ve eaten far too much already or you want to save room for beer.

 

The Tytherleigh Arms, Axminster

This beautiful 16th century coaching inn has been transformed into a cosy place to spend a Sunday afternoon. Using seasonal ingredients from local providers, this is a Sunday lunch menu that’s full of interesting options served simply. They also welcome dogs in the bar and patio area.

 

Elizabethan Inn, Newton Abbot

This local pub prides it’s self on supporting local producers while serving good, honest Devon fayre. The classic pub decor brings out the building’s period features while the delicious food reminds you that you’re definitely in the 21st Century.

 

Two Bridges Hotel, Two Bridges

The Two Bridges Hotel offers a choice of two or three courses for Sunday lunch so make sure you arrive hungry. This feast will leave you wanting more after trying the award-winning dishes alongside the brilliant views of Dartmoor.

 

The Ferryboat Inn, Dittisham

Known locally as the FBI, this riverside pub in Dittisham attracts plenty of local characters alongside tourists, creating the perfect atmosphere for a Sunday afternoon filled with meeting new people. The food is sourced from local producers, the view is breath-taking and the beer will certainly keep you here until the sun goes down.

 

The London Inn, Shaldon

This pub is at the heart of the Shaldon community and you’ll certainly feel that the moment you walk through the doors. Offering Best of British dishes in a traditional pub setting, this is all you need for a classic Sunday out in Devon.

 

For more holiday inspiration, browse our collection of holiday cottages.

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