Rising star chef Anton Piotrowski has left Devon gastropub the Treby Arms and re-launched his career in a small Plymouth restaurant. He blamed the sudden move on the breakdown of his marriage. Piotrowski turned the modest pub in his home village of Sparkwell into a multi-award-winning destination with an ambitious menu over a six-year period, winning MasterChef: […]

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Lympstone Manor, the new hotel and restaurant from distinguished chef Michael Caines, who ran the kitchen at Gidleigh Park for 21 years, opens for business on April 3 and is taking bookings now. Formerly know as Courtlands House, Lympstone Manor is on the Exe estuary near Exmouth, and has been refurbished at a cost of more than £7million. It has […]

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Gidleigh Park in Devon has earned the AA’s ultimate five rosettes accolade, exactly a year after chef Michael Wignall took over the kitchen. Only 12 other restaurants in the UK share the motoring organisation’s highest distinction, and for the first time this award has been announced in January rather than waiting until September. Wignall’s cuisine at Gidleigh […]

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Mitch Tonks opens Rockfish Exmouth this week, the fifth venue in the mini-chain of superior fish’n’chip shops he has built in south Devon with business partner Mat Prowse. Set beside the slipway on the seafront at Exmouth, it has spectacular sea views. The flagship Rockfish at Dartmouth is hailed by the Harden’s Survey for its “fish ‘n’ chips to […]

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Ah the British seaside. Who needs to hop on a plane to the Côte d’Azur when you can have a stay-cation on our own dear coast (weather permitting, of course). One of the best things about the counties of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall is the restaurants, with fresh fish being the highlight you’d hope in […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of River Cottage to offer you the chance to win a foodie experience to remember in gorgeous East Devon. This tasty little morsel of a competition is for one lucky winner, who will be catered for as only River Cottage know how! The winner will receive a ticket for the River Cottage Experience, […]

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Another fabulous competition from Harden’s has another lucky winner. So let’s all congratulate Madalaine Collins from Thatcham, Berks, who bagged our Devon break prize. Madalaine and her guest are off to stay in the beautiful seaside village of Shaldon courtesy of Cottages South West, with dinner and breakfast provided by the wonderful folks at ODE […]

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You’ve read all our picks for the best places to eat seafood on England’s beautiful South West coast, now here’s your chance to win a fabulous Devon stay-cation. One lucky Harden’s reader (and their guest) will be heading off to the picturesque seaside village of Shaldon where they will be treated to a three course […]

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