There are many different pubs, restaurants and cafes within the local area surrounding Magnolia View Cottage serving a variety of dishes. We have selected a few of our favourites to give you an idea of where you could enjoy a meal with friends and family, or even celebrate a special occasion.
This small fine dining restaurant in Bideford is the perfect place to enjoy an evening meal. All the food is freshly prepared and the restaurant uses locally sourced produce wherever possible. Please book this restaurant as it does get busy.
Situated in Barnstaple, Lilicos is a lovely tapas restaurant where groups can have a good night out. The restaurant serves classic Spanish style tapas such as paella and is well worth a visit. The restaurant and bar is open at lunch and dinner and a table can be booked in advance.
Michael Caines The Coach House located at Kentisbury Grange on the edge of the Exmoor National Park serves classic cuisine with a modern, contemporary twist. The restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea and is ideal for special occasions.
Open nearly everyday for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea is Queen Anne’s Cafe on the Strand in Barnstaple. This tastefully decorated cafe serves freshly prepared dishes and is a wonderful place to watch the world go by.
The award winning Masons Arms in Knowstone has a Michelin star restaurant where local cuisine and fine ingredients are used to create stylish dishes for all to savour. The restaurant is accompanied by a traditional bar area with an extensive wine list.
Home cooked food, real ales and a friendly atmosphere combine at The New Inn, Goodleigh. This village pub, which is located just down the road from Magnolia View Cottage specialises in high quality, home cooked pub food with traditional favourites and more exotic dishes on offer.
Another fine dining, Michelin Star restaurant is Thomas Carr’s The Olive Room in Ilfracombe. Dishes here focus on locally caught fish which are served in a homely restaurant. Please note the daily menu is forever changing and only decided when the days catch from the local harbour has been delivered.
The Pyne Arms is a traditional pub and can be found in East Down near the National Trust managed estate Arlington Court. This friendly, country pub serves a variety of dishes with a modern twist and uses locally sourced produce where possible. The pubs Sunday roast is considered one of the best in North Devon.
Situated in Challacombe in the Exmoor National Park is The Black Venus another traditional country pub, which is open for lunch and dinner. The character pub has a good blackboard menu, as well as daily fish specials. Dishes are cooked to order and largely use local produce.