Where to Eat

Tested and recommended by us and our guests!

Our very lovely, highly recommended, and slightly bonkers local dog friendly pub (2 miles away) serving seasonal local food cooked creatively by a talented team.  One of our absolute faves.  

You can find full details of opening hours on their website.  Binka (the landbird) and her team also offer a takeaway service.   (Do mention you are staying at The Barton Granary & Brimbles!)


A fantastically  good pop-up French Bistro in Witheridge (15 minutes drive) The talented chef, Anita-Clare, offers a bistro style menu that must be pre-ordered. Delicious food is served in a quirky environment and the service is whacky and friendly! Open only on Friday or Saturday and for pre-bookings only.

A deposit is required upon booking and menu choices must be made several days before arrival.  A lovely private dining room is available to book too – check out the website for up to date details and information on how to book.

A couple of villages away (4 miles or so) this dog friendly gastropub serves good food using local, seasonal ingredients. Nick and Tina also offer an exceptionally good vegetarian and vegan menu (one of our recent guests considered their vegan food the best she’d had outside London!).  

Booking is essential – check the website for current opening hours and dining options.

Michelin starred restaurant in Knowstone (30 minutes drive) – fine dining and excellent food from Mark Dodson and his team, but in very relaxed surroundings. 

Open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. Booking is essential and the largest table size is 6.  Private dining is may be available for larger groups.  Contact them for more information.

A friendly and quirky dog friendly pub 20 minutes drive from us.  Open Tuesday to Saturday noon – 11pm and Sunday noon until 7pm. Indoor and outdoor heated dining and dining pods are available to book. Interesting food ranging from spam fritters to hearty steaks.

Home to the Secret Garden  during the summer months (an outdoor bar and asian fusion street food – reopening in April)

Kris, and his team can come to our cottages to cook supper for you.  Innovative seasonal food using local ingredients – excellent veggie and vegan food too!  If you don’t feel comfortable about eating out yet, this is the ideal alternative!  

Contact  via the website for more details and mention that you are staying at The Barton Granary & Brimbles,

Amazing street food style burgers and craft beer – yummy on all levels.  Thursday 4 – 10 pm and Friday & Saturday 12 – 10 pm.  

Located in Newton St Cyres – 20 minutes drive – this cracking Italian family restaurant is a firm favourite for many guests.  Great Pizza and Pasta and traditional italian dishes.  Takeaway available too.  20

Family friendly café in our local farm shop which serves stonkingly good breakfasts and delicious lunches.  Perfect to combine with some fruit picking and shopping!

Just outside Tiverton, this stylish but relaxed eatery is currently open from 9am until 4pm  Wednesday to Sunday for Brunch, lunch and pizzas  cooked in the wood fired oven.  Dogs welcome outside.   Makes a perfect day out when combined with a walk through the parkland of the nearby National Trust property Knightshayes.

Other Options & Take Away Food

Saffron Indian Takeaway – delivers to Brimbles – minimum order may apply for free delivery.  

Devon Woodfired Pizza – Pizza van in Cheriton Fitzpaine every Friday from 5 – 8 pm.  Order in advance if you can!

Thai Herb Kitchen – Delicious authentic Thai Food delivered to the door – essential to order well in advance.