Eating Out – Pubs, Cafes & Restaurants nearby in Devon & Cornwall

Pubs & Cafes
Within walking distance of your holiday cottage
The Hideaway Cafe in the Callington Pannier market offers light lunches, as does Annie’s Tearooms a little further along Fore Street. The closest pub is the Old Clink, which has just changed owners, but you may prefer the Bull’s Head, about a minute’s walk further on as you come from Bell Cottage.  Within walking distance of your holiday accommodation, there is also a chipshop, Chinese restaurant and Indian takeaway – plenty of options!

A short drive away in Devon & Cornwall
If you fancy a good walk (or a short walk, or even no walk at all) followed by a pub lunch or a delicious cafe meal, there are lots of eating options locally.

Kit Hill – park at any of the free car parks on the hill, and enjoy the views as you walk down to Louis’ Tea Room (maps and signposts on the hill)

View from Louis Tea Room on Kit Hill

View from Louis Tea Room on Kit Hill

St Dominick is a quiet village overlooking the River Tamar and Cotehele. The Who’d Have Thought It Inn offers all types of hospitality from a superb cuisine a la carte menu to a simple refreshing drink. Enjoy either the warm charm of the beamed bars or the marvellous views of the river and estuary from the light and airy conservatory or the beer garden.

Bere Ferrers – The Bere Peninsula is a quiet area between the rivers Tamar and Tavy with many footpaths to explore. The Plough Inn does excellent food and is well worth

Gunnislake – Try the Rising Sun Inn.

CalstockThe Boot Inn or the Tamar Inn are both friendly pubs that serve a good meal. Calstock is surrounded by interesting footpaths – there’s a level walk along the river, or head up into the Danescombe valley and explore the woods.


Seaton – If you fancy an outing to the seaside, Seaton on the South coast is the nearest beach, and is just half an hour’s drive from Callington. There’s a pleasant walk along the beach at low tide, and The Beach Cafe does an excellent lunch.

Lopwell Dam Wander along the river or cross at the dam (at low tide – sensible shoes essential!) and then pop into the Old Pump House for tea and cake.

View from The Pump House cafe

View from The Pump House cafe

Bodmin Moor & Caradon Hill For a pint with amazing views, visit the Wheal Tor hotel, perched high on the side of Bodmin moor. Or  the Crows Nest in Darite.


A Special Meal Out – or  eating on a Gourmet Trail

Langmans Restaurant – Just a short distance away in the heart of Callington, Langmans offers a true gourmet experience. Everything from bread rolls to petit fours is freshly prepared by Chef Anton Buttery. The six course Tasting Menu has to be tried to be believed!

Horn of Plenty The Horn of Plenty is just over the Tamar, about five miles away, with fabulous views over the river valley and was awarded “Best Fine Dining Restaurant” in the Devon Food and Drink Awards 2012.

Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot Fine dining in an old hunting and fishing lodge overlooking the River Tamar.

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s Canteen in the newly renovated, historic majesty of the Royal William Yard in Plymouth is a worthy successor to his world famous first Canteen in Axminster.

Rick Stein’s Empire in Padstow includes the most up-market Fish & Chips ever, a fabulous Fish Food Restaurant serving local lobsters, mussels and oysters and much more, and a real ale Country Pub serving luxury Pub Grub.