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Food Drink Devon New Guide is Now Available

Food Drink Devon’s 2019 Guide is an essential handbook of the county’s foodie hotspots. The guide, which is free, is hot off the press and available from the following locations: FDD member outlets Food Fairs & Festivals Farmers’ Markets South West Tourist Information Centres...
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Salcombe Dairy Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Forty years ago, in a small stone built shed at the bottom of Coronation Road in Salcombe, Peter Howard set about crafting luxury ice cream.  Four decades on, Salcombe Dairy is more popular than ever and celebrates its 40th anniversary on 6th of June this summer. With over 60 prestigious...
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Quench Your Thirst for Wine Knowledge with South West Wine School

Quench Your Thirst for Wine Knowledge and Embark on a Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Course Mahatma Gandhi said ‘learn as if you were to live forever’ and what better subject to learn about than wine.  Devon based South West Wine School is holding Wine & Spirit Education Trust (...
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The Bear and Blacksmith at Salcombe Crab Festival

Head Chef and Landlord of The Bear and Blacksmith in Chillington, Malcolm Church, is teaming up with Jamie Rogers of Twenty Seven to give a cookery demonstration at Salcombe Crab Festival on Sunday 5th May. They will be showcasing two recipes featuring locally caught fillet of lemon sole,...
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Salutation Inn Ushers in Spring with New ‘Spring Suppers’ menu

Topsham hotel and restaurant, The Salutation Inn, unveiled a new, limited time ‘Spring Suppers’ menu just in time for summer. Inspired by the fresh herbs growing outside The Salutation’s kitchen, colourful dishes like tomato and basil arancini with basil foam star on the seasonal menu....
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Laura Ashley The Tea Room opens at The Fairwater Head Hotel

2019 is a landmark year at Fairwater Head Hotel in Hawkchurch, with not only a new Head Chef, David Brown in their Greenfields Restaurant, but also the much-anticipated arrival of Laura Ashley The Tea Room.  Their wealth of experience and high standards as well as the enviable location, are...
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Luscombe on the road...

'We really do love being in the heart of Devon at Luscombe HQ, but it’s always nice to visit our customers who enjoy our drinks just as much as we do. This Spring we will be setting up Luscombe pop up shops, at various festivals and food events around the UK. On our stand, there’ll be a...
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What's on at The Shops at Dartington Food Fair

Lots of delicious fun for everyone to be had at The Shops at Dartington May Food Fair, on 26th - 27th May 2019. Second family Mudlarks Fun Run on Sunday 26th! To book visit www.dartington.org/mudlarksrun Delicious Street Food area Marquee full of Devon food stalls...
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The Bear and Blacksmith, Chillington, named Best Pub in Devon

The Bear and Blacksmith in Chillington has been named Best Pub in Devon by the 2019 National Pub and Bar Awards. The pub is one of 94 county champions which have been selected on overall best practice across a number of operational categories and will be officially crowned at a red carpet...
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Black Tor Brewery Raven 4.2%abv best bitter wins GOLD at SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards 2019

Black Tor Brewery of Christow in Dartmoor National Park took home the Gold in the Bottle/Can British Dark Beers category at the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards, which took place at Newton Abbot ahead of the Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival. Raven is described as a full-bodied chestnut...
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