The Hartland Quay Hotel, Hartland

Literally two seconds walk from the beach in Hartland Quay, is the Hartland Quay Hotel). The hotel has a bar to the side of it (Wreckers Retreat), which was once the stables, where it serves lunches and evening meals. It doesn’t look like much from the outside, but inside it’s very much a traditional old […]

The Black Horse Inn, Torrington

I had heard a lot of good things about the food in The Black Horse Inn, Torrington, so on a beautiful Bank Holiday Monday in August what better way to spend the day than a walk over Torrington Common and down by the river, followed by a big feed in The Black Horse Inn. The […]

Barricane Beach Cafe, Woolacombe

I have heard so many good stories about the home made Sri Lankan curry at The Barricane Beach Cafe, Woolacombe (click here for its Facebook page), that it became almost number one on my bucket list! Finally, whilst our fussy daughter was in rehearsals in the summer, we drove over to Woolacombe to try the […]

Peter Tavy Inn, Dartmoor

The Peter Tavy Inn, Dartmoor is nestled in the small hamlet of Peter Tavy, is a typical old traditional village pub. Stone floors, low ceilings and a snug which was perfect for us to sit in and relax after our excursion across Dartmoor. The menu, listed on a chalk board by the bar, was reasonably […]

Pyne Arms, East Down

The Pyne Arms, East Down is a stunning old traditional pub with low ceilings, wooden beams and when we visited in October it had the obligatory roaring fire. Such a lovely homely and welcoming atmosphere. We ordered drinks and asked to see the menus when we arrived explaining that I would require a gluten free […]

The Riverside Hotel, Boscastle

We were fortunate enough to have a whole day off, so we decided to go on a jolly down to Cornwall…..I know that this is Delicious Devon, but North Cornwall is so close and stunning, we figured it was worth including. We visited Tintagel and then Boscastle (both such amazing places – please click on […]

The Blue and Green, Westward Ho!

*** Sadly The Blue and Green has now closed down. A real shame as it was a great venue. *** Friends of ours from Yorkshire were travelling through on their way to Cornwall, so we thought we’d take advantage of the fabulous location of the relatively new Blue and Green, Westward Ho! to meet for […]

The Pier House, Westward Ho!

The Pier House, Westward Ho! has to be in one of the most fabulous locations. Its outside space is designed to make the most of the sea views and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. As to the food…..The Pier House sent its, then, Head Chef, to our face-to-face training. As designed and expected the management continued with the training of its staff, so that the gluten free offering continues, despite staff changes.