With so much choice within easy reach below, are a few local favourites
The New Inn, Kilmington
Carey & Mandy Chant have been the Innkeepers since December 2014 and offer you a warm and friendly welcome. A dog friendly pub which goes all out to interact with the local community and currently hold a charity quiz, on the first Sunday of every month. The New Inn is a friendly and traditional pub in the heart of Kilmington village. Facilities include a skittle alley, a boules court and large beer garden, which comes with reaching views over the Axe valley. There are many picturesque walks in and around Kilmington and we welcome you all to come in and join us for a drink, maybe something to eat, at the start, middle or end of your journey.
The Hill, Kilmington
Tel: 01297 33376 0.5 miles
The Old Inn, Kilmington
The Old Inn at Kilmington is a traditional Devon thatched pub. “Our restaurant is open throughout the year. Using a daily menu board we source local fresh food and write a new menu each day. Our bars offer a full range of local beers and draught lagers.
Tel: 01297 32096 0.3 miles
River Cottage Canteen and Deli Axminster
An award-winning restaurant and deli which celebrates fine seasonal, locally-produced food.
Tel: 01297 631715 1.9 miles 5 minutes
Cinnamons Indian Restaurant
10 South Street, Axminster
Tel: 01297 631175 2 miles 5 minutes
Tel: 01404 881342 3 miles 8 minutes
A 16th Century Coaching Inn with an extensive Menu featuring fresh locally caught Fish, super steaks from Duncan thier local butcher. With traditional pub favourites, home made ‘Specials’, or light bites for those with a small appetite, you may be spoilt for choice.
Charmouth Rd, Axminster
Tel: 01297 33286 3.6 miles 6 minutes
River Cottage HQ
The home of River Cottage (chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall) with cookery courses, dining and bespoke events. https://www.rivercottage.net/
Tel: 01297 630300 4.9 miles 8 minutes
The Tytherleigh Arms
Tel: 01460 220214 5.3 miles 12 minutes
The Shed Steakhouse & Grill
Their search for the perfect steak starts in the West Country fields. This is where premium grade beef is reared according to rigorous animal welfare and farming practices.
4 Harbour Road, Seaton
Tel: 01297 625926 6.5 miles 14 minutes
Jurassic Seafood Wine Bar
47 Silver Street, Lyme Regis
Tel: 1297 444345 6 .7 miles 13 minutes
Largigi Thai Restaurant & Café
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
Tel: 01297 44 24 32 6.8 miles 14 minutes
Hix Oyster & Fish House, Lyme Regis
Metropolitan restaurateur Mark Hix’s Dorset eaterie.
Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooks the harbour in Lyme Regis and boasts the most stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast – this is easily one of the most picturesque spots to enjoy fresh British fish seafood.
Cobb Rd, Lyme Regis
Tel: 01297 446910 6.9 miles 15 minutes
French Lieutenant’s Bistro
Lyme Regis A beach-front location to enjoy a brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or evening of fine dining. Choose delicious seafood or succulent steaks prepared using only quality ingredients which are locally sourced.
8-10 Bridge Street ,Lyme Regis
Tel 1297 442961 7.5 miles 14 minutes
Town Mill Bakery
Serving breakfast lunch, tea and supper you can find all day breakfasts, soups, cakes and scones on the menu in this friendly down to earth eatery which bakes all its own produce from scratch and promotes local jams and other local produce.
7.5 miles 14 minutes
Tierra Kitchen – Vegetarian Restaurant
Tierra Kitchen, 1A Coombe Street, Lyme Regis
Tel: 01297 445189 7.5 miles 14 minutes
The Railway Honiton
A local pub, not owned by any brewery or PLC’s, with awards & medals under its belt but humble enough not to bore you with it. Family-run with the help of a cracking team, The Railway is near the centre of town & station. Although not essential, booking is recommended.
Queen Street, Honiton
Tel: 01404 47976 8.1 miles 13 minutes
JK’s Bistro Honiton
With a menu of European influences, and the occasional Mediterranean twist, JK’s like to keep some of the traditional English dishes that we all know and love.
7 New Street , Honiton
Tel: 01404 549328 8.4 miles 15 minutes
The Holt Honiton
The Holt proudly presents the best ingredients from our region and sometimes from further afield, they conduct cookery classes, host musical events on a quarterly basis from jazz to rock to reggae to folk.
178 High street, Honiton
Tel: 01404 47707 8.6 miles 15 minutes
The Riverside Restaurant, West Bay
One of the best known fish restaurants on the south coast, this restaurant offers quality fish and seafood with a hint of France in a beautiful location by the River Brit in West Bay. This ever popular restaurant is child friendly and has several celebrity fans including Rick Stein and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.
West Bay, Bridport
Tel: 01308 422011 15 miles 24 minutes
Jack in the Green
Multi award winning Jack in the Green where “beef and pork travel no distance at all, the chicken and duck are both free range. Pheasant, partridge, snipe, pigeon, venison and woodcock all feature on the Specials board when they are at their best.”
Rockbeare, Nr Exeter, Devon
Tel: 01404 822240 19 miles 26 minutes