Plymouth Gin – Once a Preferred Drink of the Royal Navy

Black Friars Distillery - Plymouth

For Nearly Two Centuries, No Navy Ship Left Port Without Plymouth Gin: Black Friars Distillery is one of the oldest buildings in Plymouth and one of the city’s heritage buildings. Its Refectory Room – a medieval hall with a hull-shaped timber roof was built in 1431.  Since 1793, Black Friars Distillery has been home to […]

Gourmet Burgers at Blas Burgerworks in St. Ives

Blas Burger - St Ives

Blas is an Eco-Friendly Restaurant Which Specializes in Gourmet Burgers: Blas Burgerworks is a small and very popular organic fast food restaurant in St. Ives that specializes in burgers. From the queue of people lining up to dine there, it appears that they must be good so we joined in the queue one evening. Booking […]

Admiral Benbow Inn – A Unique Pub in Penzance

Admiral Benbow Pub in Penzance

Admiral Benbow Has an Amazing Collection of Artifacts from Shipwrecks: At the recommendation of our guest house owner, we came in search of the Admiral Benbow Inn in Penzance. Mike knew that we were on the look-out for interesting places and experiences and he described the Admiral Benbow as a unique and rather interesting pub […]

Hole-in-the-Wall Pub – Torquay

Ploughman's Lunch

Torquay’s Oldest Pub : Torquay has many pubs around the waterfront, but the one that took our fancy is the Hole-in-the-Wall, Torquay’s oldest inn. Built in 1540, the Hole-in-the-Wall is tucked away in Park Lane, a little side street off the Strand, the restaurant district. From the front entrance, the pub looks small, but it […]

Fine Dining at the Seafood Cafe – St. Ives

Seafood Cafe, St. Ives

Seafood Presented with Style at the Seafood Cafe – St. Ives: It’s always good when a local provides you with recommendations on places to eat, especially in St. Ives, Cornwall where there is a huge number of restaurants and cafes offering all different cuisine types. Mike, our guest house host is a pretty knowledgeable guy […]

No. 7 – A Seafood Bistro in Torquay

No. 7 Seafood Bistro - Torquay

No. 7 – A Seafood Bistro on Park Hill Road, Torquay On our way from Torquay Railway Station to the Imperial Hotel, we ask our friendly taxi driver if she could recommend a fish restaurant.  Without hesitation, she points us to No. 7, a seafood bistro on Park Hill Road.  It’s on the road to […]

South Devon's Farmers' Markets

Fresh Vegetables

At South Devon Farmers’ Markets you can taste the delights of local foods: With its rich and fertile rural land, the South Devon region produces plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, fine free-range meats and outstanding dairy produce, not to mention the abundance of seafood. When visiting this region, a stop at one of the […]

Cream Teas – 10 Best Tea Rooms

Cream tea

Cream tea is to Devon what Cornish Pastie is to Cornwall: Devonshire cream teas are a specialty of Devon, however this dish is world-famous, especially in the Commonwealth countries.  With their delicious scones thickly spread with fresh butter, fruity strawberry jam and topped with thick Devon clotted cream, the best are still to be found […]

Pubs in Devon | Devon holiday

Mason's Arms, Devon

Where to Eat and Drink on your Devon holiday: When it comes to favourite drinking holes, everyone has their own preferences. Serious drinkers would say that only the ale counts, others might set their criteria based on the ambience in the pub, the location and setting or, in my case, it’s got to have good […]

Some of Cornwall's finest Pubs

Award winning Blisland Inn, Cornwall

Where to eat and drink on your Cornish Holiday: Cornwall’s spectacular coastline is a favourite holiday destination for those seeking sun, surf and sailing. And where there’s sun and sea, there are also good Watering Holes, some of the finest of which are listed below. Cornwall is also a favourite holiday destination for people who […]