Local Places to Eat

by distance (within 25 minutes’ drive)

NB! Always ring to check opening times and table availability

Colyford (walkable)

  • The White Hart Inn, Swan Hill Road, Colyford.
  • tel: 01297 553201
  • Pub meals.
  • The Wheelwright Inn, Swan Hill Road, Colyford.
  • tel: 01297 552585
  • Pub meals.
  • Yeoman’s Acre, Swan Hill Road, Colyford.
  • tel: 01297 552781
  • Home-cooked food.
  • Post Office and Stores, Swan Hill Road, Colyford.
  • Home-cooked ham and bread/milk etc for travel snacks.

Colyton (5mins away)

  • The Seaton Tramway Restaurant, Station Road, Colyton.
  • tel: 01297 552717
  • Plan on eating here if you ride the tram.
  • The Old Bakehouse Bistro, Lower Church Street, Colyton.
  • tel: 07968 900351

Musbury (5mins away)

  • Spillers Farm (between Axminster and Seaton on A358)
  • tel: 01297 551316
  • Tea rooms, lunch and dinner (bring your own bottle) - good home-cooked food.

Seaton (5mins away)

  • Rajpoot, 41 Harbour Road, Seaton.
  • tel: 01297 22223
  • Tandoori curry house (restaurant and take-away) - best for miles around.
  • Rossini’s, 40, Harbour Road, Seaton.
  • tel: 01297 625272
  • Italian.
  • Four Cs Fish & Chip Shop, Harbour Road, Seaton.
  • Best chips in the area.
  • Frydays, 2, The Burrow, Seaton.
  • tel: 01297 23911
  • Seatonís Fish Bar, 4, Queen Street, Seaton.
  • tel: 01297 20328

Eat-in or takeaway at all three fish & chip shops

Beer (10mins away)

  • Anchor Hotel, Fore Street, Beer.
  • tel: 01297 20386
  • Beer garden overlooking the beach.
  • Ginaís Restaurant, Fore Street, Beer.
  • tel: 01297 21121
  • Italian & Thai. Need to book.
  • Steamers Restaurant, Newcut, Fore Street, Beer.
  • tel: 01297 22922
  • Good English modern (incl seafood). Need to book.

On-beach cafes are good for crab sandwiches, snacks and cream teas.

Rousden (10mins away)

  • Dower House Hotel, Rousden, Lyme Regis.
  • tel: 01297 21047
  • Modern English restaurant and bistro.

Axmouth (10mins away)

  • Ship Inn, Church Street, Axmouth.
  • tel: 01297 21838
  • Pub meals.
  • Harbour Inn, Church Street, Axmouth.
  • tel: 01297 20371
  • Good pub food with a difference.

Axminster (15mins away)

  • River Cottage Canteen, Trinity Square, Axminster.
  • tel: 01297 631862
  • Lunch (Mon-Sun), Dinner (Thurs-Sat).
  • www.rivercottage.net for day courses with Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall.
  • Route 66, Anchor Hill, Axminster.
  • tel: 01297 33731
  • Tex-Mex. Child-friendly. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Branscombe (15mins away)

  • The Mason’s Arms, Branscombe.
  • tel: 01297 680300
  • Award-winning real ale public house in central village location. (At lunchtimes best to arrive by 12noon to avoid a long wait for food. Need to book in the evening).

Lyme Regis (15mins away)

  • The Broad Street, 57/58 Broad Street, Lyme Regis.
  • tel: 01297 445792
  • Recently opened and widely acclaimed.

Sidmouth (20mins away)

  • Neil’s Restaurant, Radway Place, Vicarage Road, Sidmouth.
  • tel: 01395 519494
  • Seafood.
  • Yummy Express, 143 Temple Street, Sidmouth.
  • tel: 01395 512885
  • Chinese takeaway.
  • Willow Tree Restaurant, Church Street, Sidmouth.
  • tel: 01395 514890
  • Near to Fields department store in town centre, good for lunch, home-cooking, bring-your-own bottle for dinner.

Sidbury (20mins away)

  • Hare and Hounds Inn, Putts Corner, Sidbury, Sidmouth.
  • tel: 01404 41760
  • Popular coaching inn carvery by crossroads on Roman road to Honiton. Need to book.

Sidford (20mins away)

  • Bloaters of Sidford, Church Street, Sidford.
  • tel: 01395 577533
  • Fish & chip takeaway
  • The Salty Monk Hotel, Church Street, Sidford.
  • tel: 01395 513174

Tipton St John (20mins away)

  • The Golden Lion Restaurant.
  • tel: 01404 812881
  • Fish restaurant.

Budleigh Salterton

  • Gardiner’s Restaurant, 53 High Street, Budleigh Salterton.
  • tel: 01395 445829

Honiton (20mins away)

  • Vine Inn, Vine Passage, Honiton.
  • tel: 01404 42889
  • Good for home-cooked lunch in an old-fashioned pub setting.
  • The Holt, 178 High Street, Honiton.
  • tel: 01404 47707

Newton Poppleford

  • La Rosetta, High Street, Newton Poppleford.
  • tel: 01395 568136
  • Italian (closed Sunday and Monday).

Ottery St. Mary (25mins away)

  • The Gerbera, 46 Hill Street, Ottery St. Mary.
  • tel: 01404 811876
  • Modern European, Turkish and Hungarian.

Rockbeare

  • Jack In The Green.
  • tel: 01404 822240

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