Food & Drink

2020 Food Drink Devon Awards

Food Drink Devon Launch Alternative Awards Scheme 2020

One of the UK’s biggest county competitions celebrating local food and drink has been forced to undergo changes this year for obvious reasons - but in the fertile and highly productive county of Devon, it remains the case that “the show must go on”.

The county’s producers, hospitality...




Marco Pierre White Plymouth restaurant to run Eat Out to Help Out offer

Authored by Mary

A popular Plymouth restaurant has confirmed it’ll be taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme throughout August.

Food aficionados will now be able to enjoy a delicious meal at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, which is located on the top floor of the Crown Plaza Hotel on Armada Way, and get £10 off their bill, per person as part of the money-saving...

Salcombe Brewery and Rockfish announce partnership

Authored by Mary

Salcombe Brewery Co. is delighted to announce that it has been chosen to be the exclusive provider of beer and cider at Rockfish’s eight waterside restaurants including their newly refurbished Brixham site which opens on 1st August.

Salcombe Brewery owner, John Tiner explains: “ We have been brewing a golden ale for Rockfish for a number of years and as two dynamic South West coastal...

Bodrington Hall

Àclèaf Restaurant in South Devon's Bodrington Hall reopens

Authored by Mary

Àclèaf, which opened in January this year, is now reopen. A few things are new, although the ethos of the restaurant remains the same: menus driven by the plethora of fine produce grown and harvested in Devon, matched with simple, yet delicate cooking by Head Chef Scott Paton.

Àclèaf Restaurant reopens with a four-course tasting menu

A delightful demi-tasting menu consists...

Ciao! Pronto! Salve! Prezzo is back

Authored by News Desk

Fans of Prezzo in Plymouth will be excited to hear that we are opening on Friday 17th July.

To celebrate our doors being open again, diners will be able to enjoy some new additions to the menu; a new calamari recipe, four new pizzas (including veggie and vegan options), a new chicken burger, plus new cocktails and coolers! And……after performing well in our test restaurants at the...

Cooked veggie breakfast ideas

Authored by Mary

Who doesn’t enjoy a good egg dish? But just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you’re restricted to poached eggs each morning.

Whether you’re in the mood to indulge or want to keep things light, these cooked vegetarian breakfast recipes are both tasty and satiating.

From breakfast pizzas to wholesome sweet potato and egg hash, check out our nutritious, delicious...

New online food and drink map goes live

Authored by Mary

A new food and drink directory for Dartmoor has been launched with the aim of linking communities with producers in their local area. The aim is to celebrate the range of local food and encourage people to support local businesses. The food and drink map shows around 60 outlets and where you can find them. As well as local meat and vegetables the directory also includes suppliers of honey,...

Introducing new Cove Vodka

Authored by Mary

It is well known that we are a nation of potato-lovers, but now a company called Devon Cove Produce has come up with a product that allows consumers to enjoy their spuds in a whole different way. After a year of research, planning and testing, the company has launched the county’s first potato vodka. The new, luxuriously smooth Cove Vodka is produced using local South Hams King Edward...

Food Drink Devon's new campaign Devon Speaks Up

Authored by Mary

Doom and gloom might be everywhere at present, but there are green shoots beginning to sprout across the commercial South West - if you know how and where to look for them.

The organisation Food Drink Devon has launched a campaign through which its members can voice concerns and woes during the coronavirus lockdown - and the latest survey shows how many businesses are able to adapt...

Salcombe Brewery offers FREE doorstep delivery in response to social contact restrictions

Authored by Kath

Salcombe Brewery has announced that, in response to self-isolation requirements and other new restrictions, they are launching a new free home doorstep delivery service which will take bag-in-box draught beer and bottles of their award-winning range of beers directly to the door of consumers across all TQ postcodes and specified PL and EX postcodes*. This new service, with the order, payment...

Àclèaf Restaurant now open at Boringdon Hall

Authored by Mary

South-West chef Scott Paton has opened Àclèaf, a British restaurant in Devon’s historic country hotel and spa, Boringdon Hall. Taking over the former Gallery Restaurant space, the 40-cover restaurant takes guests on a culinary journey, led by the abundance of produce available in Devon and matched with Scott Paton’s remarkable talent.

From the four-course Table d’hôte Menu to the six...