Fabulous Food & Drink

Local Food & Drink in North Devon

The Hartland Peninsula area has some of the best places to eat and drink in North Devon, with lots and lots of fantastic local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruits, vegetables, cream, cakes, ice cream and sweet treats.

Choose from fantastic tea rooms, coffee shops and outdoor refreshment kiosks, wonderful restaurants, great pubs and some fantastic local food & drink suppliers.  

Scroll down too to see the array of exciting food festivals and events  - everything from the Clovelly Crab & Lobster Feast to Hartland Farmers' Markets.

Tea shops and cafes

The Old Bakery Coffee Shop (excellent light lunches, delicious cakes and drinks right on the Square in Hartland)The Wrecker’s Retreat at Hartland Quay (offers morning coffee, afternoon tea, light meals and full bar menu),  Cheristow Lavender Mar - Oct (Tea Guild Award of Excellence, as much organic produce as possible, excellent savoury scones, teacakes, drinks and cream teas), Docton Mill Gardens and Tea Room Mar - Oct (Gold Medal Award Winning Garden, Best Cream Tea in North Devon, Best Tea Room in North Devon, open 7 days a week, no entrance fee to the tea room), The Point@Hartland Point Easter - October, 10am - 5pm (outdoor refreshment kiosk amidst stunning scenery and wildlife with a very wide array of food, cakes and drinks), Hartland Abbey Mar - Oct (entrance applicable, excellent locally sourced food & drink), Church Rooms Coffee Shop open 10am - 1pm  Tues and Fris in winter and most summer days, just off the main car park in Hartland,  The Anchor Inn (cream teas, morning coffee), Merry Harriers (restaurant over looking the lake, gardens, garden centre and farm shop). Clovelly offers a selection of teashops and cafes in a completely unique setting.


Pubs & Restaurants

The Wrecker’s Retreat at Hartland Quay, The Kings Arms in Hartland Village, Fosfelle Bar & RestaurantThe Smithy at Welcombe,  The Hart Inn, The Anchor Inn, The West Country Inn, the Red Lion and New Inn at Clovelly, Merry Harriers at Woolsery.

Take Away & Ordering In

The Point@Hartland Point, daily Easter - October 10am-5pm, stock up on fantastic cakes, drinks, savouries, lunches, milkshakes, soups, smoothies, sandwiches, ploughmans and so much more. The Old Bakery Coffee Shop offers its exceptional food and drink as take away and outside catering - see what they can do for you.  The Kings Arms in Hartland Village offers mouth watering 12 inch, stone-baked pizzas to take away, plus other options.

Pre-ordering and deliveries

The Point@Hartland Pointdelivers fantastic lunches and evening meals to groups staying in the area, ring Amy and her team for details. The Old Bakery Coffee Shop, with its extremely well reviewed food and services, offers outside catering for all your needs, drop in for a chat or call. Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco all deliver to Peninsula, as do North Coast Wine (and beer, free delivery)

Farm shops and specialist producers

Cheristow Lavender, Clovelly Fish, Lizzie’s Pantry (home baked cakes and savouries), Forge Brewery, Big Sheep Brewery (award winning local ale). Clovelly sells local fudge and other local produce.

Farmers markets

Hartland – 1st Sunday of every month (April – Oct), The Parish Hall, plus a special Christmas market in December.
Bideford – 2nd and 4th Saturdays, The Quay, Bideford
Bude – every 2nd Friday

2017 Food festivals

Clovelly Seaweed Festival           4 June 2017

Clovelly Maritime Festival (including quayside kitchens) 16 July 2017
Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast      3 September 2017
Clovelly Apple Day                     28 October 2017
Clovelly Herring Festival             18 November 2017
Clovelly Boxing Day Barbeque    26 December 2017

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