Dartmouth Restaurants

Self catering doesn’t mean you need to be a slave to the kitchen. Dartmouth has some of the best restaurants in the South West and offers a cosmopolitan mix of cuisines, in fact food is so important in the town it has its very own Food Festival! The waters around Start Bay are a great source for the freshest fish and seafood and you’ll find an abundance on the local menus. There’s somewhere to suit all tastes so whether you’re dining with the kids or planning a romantic dinner for two, you’re spoiled for choice in Dartmouth.

Here are a few of Dartmouth’s top spots:

The Seahorse

South Embankment

The Seahorse is an award winning restaurant in a great location, it’s run by celebrity chef Mitch Tonks and Matt Prowse, his business partner and it’s at the top of our list! The restaurant menu changes daily and showcases the freshest Brixham fish including monkfish, scallops and sea bass which, after simple preparation are cooked over a charcoal fire to create Mediterranean style dishes. Enjoy alfresco dining during the summer months overlooking the water, you could be in the south of France!  

Telephone: 01803 835147

The Angel – Taste of Devon

South Embankment

This outstanding multi-award-winning restaurant offers relaxed fine dining with awesome  views over the River Dart.  Executive Chef Elly Wentworth is a former ‘MasterChef the Professionals’ Finalist of 2016. Elly and her team focus on locally sourced ingredients to create dishes including cured bream and Brixham crab risotto with shellfish Bisque. But it’s not all about the fish, local meats including aged filet of Ruby Red beef and Devonshire Lamb also feature on the menu. Try Elly’s outstanding signature 6-course taster menu accompanied with the matching wine flight, perfect for a romantic celebration dinner.

Telephone: 01803 833488

Rockfish Dartmouth Seafood Restaurant

South Embankment

A great family seafood restaurant overlooking the River Dart. Owned by Motch Tonks of The Seahorse Restaurant, Rockfish is vibrant with rustic style interiors and live music evenings and has a great reputation for serving up the freshest sustainable locally caught fish which is all cooked to order. Choose from the exciting menu which includes seafood gratin and tempura vegetables and the more traditional fish and chips! If you can’t get a table at the award winning Rockfish you can always try the Rockfish takeaway around the corner… the whitebait with aioli is amazing!

Telephone: 01803 832800


Lower Street

Enjoy modern European cuisine right in the heart of Dartmouth. Andria is amazing! 

Under the direction of head chef Luca Berardino, the team focuses on dishes served in a tasting menu style showcasing a selection of mouthwatering treats from Europe and beyond. Take your pick of Brixham crab, apple, ginger, lemon sorrel or hand dived Torbay scallops, langoustine bisque, carrot, chili, ginger or perhaps Black Angus filet of beef, artichoke, pickled walnut, onion jus to name just a few!

Telephone: 01803 833222


The Quay

This well established restaurant sits in the heart of the town with stunning views over the River Dart. The menu features cuisine created using locally sourced meat, fish and seafood. The owners Peter and Pauline have a very loyal following of diners and have built up an envable reputation for offering stylish interiors and an intimate dining experience 

Dishes are skillfully pepared and cooked to order by Peter and his team who create delicious dishes including seared scallops with pancetta, roast fillet of Dartmoor venison and whole pan fried bream and Lord Randall’s steamed apricot sponge pudding with marmalade sauce and clotted cream.

Telephone: 01803 832 748

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