Places to Eat & Drink

The Hart, Hartland The Hart, Hartland

The Anchor Public House, Hartland The Anchor Inn, Hartland


The Hart Inn

A gastro pub based in the heart of the village. The Hart hosts a diverse menu all exceptionally presented as well as a classic bar menu, all meals are produced using locally sourced ingredients and the bar ttocked with the best local ales and fine wines. They're well known for their afternoon sunday roasts amongst the locals so be sure to book at the weekends. For more information visit:

Address: The Square, Hartland, EX39 6BL

Tel: 01237 441474

Opening hours: 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm (weekdays)
12-3pm & 5pm-12am (Friday & Saturday)
12pm - 3pm (Sunday roast)

The Anchor Inn

A traditional 16th century public house, serving home-cooked food as well as offering a takeaway pizza service. Pop in for a pint of real ale or a hearty lunch, families and dogs welcome. For more info visit

Address: Fore Street, Hartland, EX39 6AB.

Tel: 01237 441414

Opening hours: 12- 4pm & 6pm-10.30pm (Sunday)
12-3pm & 6pm-11pm (Monday & Wednesday)
12-11pm (Thursday-Saturday)


The Old Smithy Inn

Based in Welcombe (great beach, even better sunset) just a few miles out of Hartland the Old Smithy is a freehouse offering traditional pub grub and great live music, pop down on a Tuesday for Jam night plus there's a folk night once month. Real ales and a good selection of wines all availble within a great atmosphere. Visit for more information.

Address: Welcombe, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6HG

Tel: 01288 331305

Opening hours: 12:00pm - 12:00am every day
Food served 12-2.30pm and 6-9pm daily


The Sunsetting on the beach at Welcomber - pop in to the Old Smithy after a day at the beach the sun setting over Welcombe beach

The Old Smithy Inn, Welcombe inside the Old Smithy Inn


Bideford Bay


The Spice

Our favourite Indian Restaurant, The Spice is located in Bideford. This open, modern restaurant offers a wide selection of traditional favorites all beautfiully cooked and presented. To book a table call 01237 471133.

Address: The Quay, Bideford, EX39 2HF

Phansits Thai Kitchen

Situated at the top of Bideford High Street by the Pannier Market, Phansits Kitchen offers authentic Thai food cooked to order from an exciting open plan kitchen. Chef-owner, Phansit, a native of Thailand, has created a wonderfully friendly and relaxed cafe atmosphere in his restaurant in North Devon. Open for evening meals, the menu is extensive with tasty starters, main courses, curries, noodles and rice dishes and a fine example great authentic Thai Food.

Address: 9 Greenville Street, Bideford, EX39 2EA

Tel: 01237 429942

Takeaway services

The Square Chip

Hartland's finest British chippy, offering freshly cooked fish, chips and even home-made curry, which is very popular amongst the locals.

Address: The Square, Hartland.

Opening hours: Tuesday-Thursday (5:30pm-8pm)
Friday & Saturday (5:30pm-9pm)

Wayside Takeaway

A great Chinese takeaway in the village of Kilkhampton just 10 mins drive from Loveland. Don't forget your cash as they don't accept cards. You can call ahead to place your order so it's ready in time for your arrival.

Tel: 01288 321929

Address: Wayside, Kilkhampton, EX23 9RG.

Opening hours: Every day



Coasters, Bude Coasters, Bude

Lavendar Tea Rooms The Lavender Tea Rooms, Hartland

Cafes & coffee shops

Coasters, Bude

A great little restaurant in the centre of Bude (just of the main street below boots). Great for a quick fairtrade coffee or afternoon tea, or for dinner on a Saturday evening where they have a special menu all made form locally sourced produce (the fresh crab mini quiche to start is particularly great!). The restaurant isn't licensed so take your own wine, there's a small corkage fee.

Address: 2 Belle Vue Avenue, Bude, EX23 8BS

Tel: 01288 355332


Opening hours: Monday - Saturday all year round 10am-4pm
7pm-9pm (Saturday Evenings

Lavender Tea Rooms

Awarded the Tea Guild's award for excellence in 2010 the Lavender Tea Rooms is a Hartland must for an afternoon cream tea. The tea room are situated in the beautiful lavender and rose gardens at Cheristow Lavendar Farm. Their Sunday Afternoon teas are particularly popular but do require booking in advance.

Address: Cheristow Lavender Farm, Hartland, EX39 6DA

Tel: 01237 440101

Opening hours: Every day except Friday's 11am-5:30pm