Local Information

Food and Drink

The Old George - High Bickington Tel. 01769 561147 A stones throw from Rose Cottage, The Old George reopened November 2019 and is offering a simple menu and good beers including Sunday Lunch. Call to book advance for food recommended.

The Rising Sun - Umberleigh Tel. 01769 560513
A 5 minute drive from Rose Cottage offering gastro pub food including take away pizzas on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening cooked on their outside wood fired pizza oven.

The Rams Head Inn - Dolton Tel. 01805 804255 Fantastic food in a modern pub. Awarded a AA Rosette Award for culinary excellence 2015/2016. Only a 10 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

The New Inn, Roborough

Weirmarsh Farm Restaurant - Umberleigh Tel. 01769 560338
This is a must if you are staying at Rose Cottage, but you will have to book in advance! The restaurant is run by a family. It is only open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and you will be sent a menu to choose from before the evening. The meal costs under £30 for a 4 course meal and both wine and drinks are very reasonably priced. An 8 minute drive form Millbrook

The Portsmouth Arms - Burrington Tel. 01769 561117
Great local pub with home cooked food. Only a 10 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

The Grove Inn - Kings Nympton Tel. 01769 580406
The Grove Inn is a beautiful 17th Century Grade II Listed Thatched Inn set in the middle of the unspoilt North Devon conservation village of Kings Nympton. A 20 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

High Bullen Hotel - Chittlehamholt Tel. 01769 540561
The Devon View Restaurant, is a fine dining restaurant, and has stunning views across the rolling Devon hills to Exmoor. The team of Chefs has created menus using ingredients sourced from the extensive variety of local produce to create a wonderful dining experience. They can offer guests intimate dining, as well as private dining facilities for entertaining and special occasions. A 15 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

Northcote Manor Hotel - Burrington Tel. 01769 560501
C18th Country House in extensive estate (long private drive through woodland). Johansens Hotel Guide for 2005 AA Red Stars, RAC Gold Ribbon Award what more could you expect other than professional unobtrusive service coupled with the finest fresh local produce prepared with excellent flair and imagination." Between High Bickington and Burrington. A 10 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

Morans Thai Restaurant, Westward Ho! Tel. 01237 472070 - a fabulous restaurant (offering cocktails too!) with fantastic Thai and English cusine. Booking essential. A 35 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

The Pierhouse, Westward Ho! Tel. 01237 477777 - A restaurant with an amazing view and a very nice carvery on Sunday. Booking essential. A 35 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

The Torridge Inn, Taddiport (Torrington) Tel. 01409 231243 - A regular pub serving fantastic Thai Food (with a Thai chef!). Booking essential. A 15 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

The Masons Arms, Knowstone Tel. 01398 341231 - A picturesque, thatched 13th Century Inn and Michelin Restaurant situated in the village of Knowstone. Booking essential (idea for on route to Rose Cottage) A 30 minute drive from Rose Cottage.

If you are planning to eat out away from the village please don't forget to book your taxi. We would recommend Steve, Tel: 07922 131473
The Masons Arms

Recommended Devon Cream Teas

Tea on The Lawn at Hope cottage - a neighbouring cottage offering fabulous cream teas & Cakes. Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11am - 4pm Easter to November. An ideal meeting point if you are attending a wedding at Millbrook or Tree Top Escape.

Laura Ashley Tea Rooms @ High Bullen
Indulge in the best Afternoon Tea that North Devon has to offer. Experience this great British tradition in the sumptuous surroundings of their new tearoom, designed in the distinctive signature Laura Ashley style. Offering a delicious selection of homemade Cream Teas, Full Afternoon Teas, Brunch throughout the day and Children's Afternoon Teas, you will be spoilt for choice.

The Corn Dolly - South Molton Tel. 01769 574249
Tea by the Taw - Barnstaple Tel. 01271 370032
Tea on the Green - Westward Ho!- Tel. 01237 429406

Tea by the Taw

Recommended Fish and Chips

Squires Fish and Chips, Braunton Tel. 01271 815533 - a lovely eat in restaurant (and takeaway) that has become quite famous. We really like it.

Sylvesters Fish and Chips - Takeaway, 3 Meeting Street, Appledore Tel. 01237 423548 - The best fish and chip takeaway (in our opinion!)

Morans Westward Ho!
The Pierhouse Westward Ho!

Take Aways In the Village

Fish and Chip Van Tuesdays from 4pm – 7pm on Wardens Close, High Bickington

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