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If you are wanting a taste of fresh, local produce, South Devon has you covered. A foodie’s and holidaymaker’s paradise, Kingsbridge is full of excellent food and drink options.


Food and Drink in Kingsbridge

Date: Oct 18, 2022
Dartmouth, Events, Food and Drink, News, Strete

Dartmouth Food Festival

Dartmouth Food Festival returns for its 18th year The finest foodie fest! It’s that time of year again. As we batten down the hatches and light the wood stoves for the onset of autumn, the Dartmouth Food Festival returns for its 18th year. And, coinciding with the start of half term, this free festival is…

Date: Feb 15, 2021
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Salcombe Gin Cocktail Ideas

We think there’s no better way of enjoying your stay in Salcombe than with a cocktail of their famous gin. Here are some Salcombe gin cocktail ideas you can experiment with!  Visiting the Salcombe gin distillery and their bar is one of the best plans you can have for your holiday in Salcombe, and definitely,…

Date: Mar 5, 2020
Food and Drink

Top 5 Reasons Why Eating Crab is Good for You

It’s widely known that the Food Standards Agency recommends eating 2 portions of fish per week – and living in Salcombe, this isn’t too difficult. However, we often get asked the question ‘is crab good for you? and we’re here to let you in on a little secret… crab may actually be more beneficial to…

Date: Jan 9, 2020
Dogs, Food and Drink, Salcombe

Dog-Friendly Pubs & Restaurants in Salcombe

If you want to take your dog out and about to discover Salcombe, it’s important to know where you can and can’t take them. Luckily, there are plenty of dog-friendly pubs in Salcombe as well as multiple bars, restaurants and coffee shops where your four-legged friend can join you while you enjoy a drink or…

Date: Dec 2, 2019
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Coffee in Salcombe: The 8 best Coffee Spots

With no Starbucks or Costa in sight, it’s all about the independent, locally run cafes in Salcombe. There is a definite coffee culture in the UK and Salcombe is no exception to the rule. With several cafes to choose from we list our 8 best places for coffee in Salcombe:   1. The Salcombe Coffee…

Date: Oct 23, 2019
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Salcombe supermarkets and local food shops

Food shopping in Salcombe made easy with our guide to the town’s best supermarkets and local food shops. Want to know more about other shops in Salcombe? Read our handy blog Superb Shopping in Salcombe Salcombe Supermarkets For general food shopping in Salcombe, supermarkets are the ideal place to stock up on essentials for your…

Date: Jun 26, 2019
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Tickle Your Tastebuds for Devon's Oldest Sweetshop!

Cranch’s sweet shop has to be the ultimate. In this small shop which has been going since 1869, their walls are full to the ceiling with jars of sweets, boxes of penny sweets and chunks of fudge. This is total heaven for most children and for adults, it brings back many happy childhood memories. Their…

Date: Mar 18, 2019
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Salcombe restaurants and self catering - Where to eat

When you’re visiting somewhere with as great a food scene as Salcombe, it’s no wonder you’d be considering a self catering holiday cottage (You can browse our extensive, luxury listings online). Why tie yourself to one option when you have so many spectacular restaurants in Salcombe and other amazing food choices? From eating in to…

Date: Jan 10, 2018
Area Guides, Food and Drink, News, Salcombe

Places to Drink in Salcombe - An Education in Gin, Beer & Wine...

If you’re looking for good places to drink in Salcombe, you’ve arrived at your destination. With local business more important than ever, microbreweries and independent distilleries are having a moment. And why not? By buying local you can be safe in the knowledge that it not only tastes great but is better for the environment…

Date: Mar 16, 2017
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Tasty Food to Try in Salcombe

There are many types of food you simply must try on your visit to Salcombe. Check out some of our favorites right here! Enjoy! Salcombe lobster and crab The seafood landed in Salcombe is renowned by top chefs to be some of the very best in the world. Of particular note is the lobster and…

Date: Jan 24, 2017
Food and Drink

4 Recipes That Celebrate the Salcombe Crab

The Salcombe Crab. A delicacy in demand. A celebration of seafood. A legend in its own right. This commendable crustacean is so revered in fact, that we host the annual Salcombe Crab Fest in its honour. Here, crab is king! But what makes this crab so special? It could be the care and attention to detail…

Date: Nov 4, 2016
Events, Food and Drink

Book your Place on the ‘Slice of Life’ Butchery Course

One of the best ways to make memories on your Salcombe holiday is to learn a new skill – one that will stick with you forever and that can be used in your daily life. Well, here’s one for the foodies out there! If you are looking for something unique to sink your teeth into,…

Date: Jun 23, 2016
Food and Drink, Salcombe

How to Enjoy Your Cream Tea in Salcombe

24th June marks the celebration of homemade scones (fastest cake in the world), thick clotted cream, sweet strawberry jam and a cup of tea. It’s National Cream Tea Day and you couldn’t really get much more British to be honest. Perhaps Pimms and cucumber sandwiches are a notable rival. Or maybe fish and chips enjoyed…

Date: Mar 22, 2016
Food and Drink, News, Salcombe

Free Bake House Goodies on Good Friday!

Last year we interviewed Ben Holt-Wilson who owns and runs The Bake House in our blog Salcombe’s Best Baker. During the interview he made the point that change was on the horizon for the business and boy was he right! The Bake House (nee The Upper Crust) has been through very exciting changes through the…

Date: Dec 7, 2015
Food and Drink

Celebration of the Crustacean

We are excited to say that there is a new event planned for the first May bank holiday in 2016 called Crabfest – as if you needed yet another reason to visit Salcombe! The crab and lobster caught by the Salcombe fleet off the Devon coastline is deemed to be the best tasting in the…

Date: Nov 14, 2014
Food and Drink, Salcombe

Scrumptious Food Shops in Salcombe

Food Shopping in Salcombe made easy with our guide to the town’s best and local food shops and supermarkets. Salcombe’s Independent Food Shops Even though we’ve seen a rise in the number of nautically inspired clothes shops, Salcombe has always be known for its excellent independent shops and we would encourage you to support these…

Date: Sep 22, 2014
Dartmouth, Food and Drink, Kingsbridge, Strete

Sharpham Cheese and Wine o’Clock

British cheese is known for being delicious but British wine? Hmm, not so sure? Then it’s well worth a visit to the Sharpham vineyard and creamery to try out their fantastic vinos (and of course to scoff some Fromage under the vines). Sharpham is close to Totnes; a 45-minute drive from our Salcombe holiday homes…

Date: Aug 5, 2011
Food and Drink, News

The BBC Countryfile Team get Cracking at the Millbrook!

The mood was jovial, the cider was flowing but the crab picking was very serious indeed! The grand opening of the South Devon Crab Festival hosted by the Millbrook Inn, at the end of the beautiful Southpool creek, was attended by the BBC’s Countryfile team on 5th August. Clare Balding and Matt Baker plus film…

Date: Jul 25, 2011
Food and Drink, News, Salcombe

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall Enjoyed the Crab

We were pleased to note that during the reception of the Royal Wedding of Wills and Kate, the guests were offered crab salad on lemon blini canapes. During his visit to Salcombe last week, we asked Prince Charles about the crab canapes and he laughed heartily saying, “Oh gosh, I wish I could remember!” We…

Date: Jun 1, 2011
Food and Drink

What is the Difference Between Brown and White Crab Meat?

It will come as no surprise that here in Salcombe, we love crab meat. As well as being delicious, there are multiple health benefits of crab. But do you know the difference between brown crab meat and white crab meat? There is a distinction in flavour, richness, colour and texture between white and brown crab…