Devon Restaurant Month returns for a month-long programme of foodie events in June.
Celebrating all that is great about local Devon produce, Dartmouth and surrounding town restaurants are hosting events throughout the month of June to celebrate the wonderful food we have on our doorstep.
We’ve listed the Dartmouth and surrounding town restaurants that are taking part in this wonderful event:
Devonians Stay for Free – The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth
The Royal Castle Hotel has an offer that’s hard to refuse: a three-course Devon Restaurant Month menu with a hotel room for free. The only catch, other than the locally caught crab, is that you must prove you live in Devon to take up the offer. Meals are served in the Grill Room Restaurant, overlooking the inner harbour and the River Dart.
Devonians Stay for Free is only available to Devon residents, Monday-Thursday throughout June. £55 per person.
Sunday Roast at Bushell’s Bushell’s, Dartmouth
Throughout June. Served all day, every Sunday.
Two courses £18.50, three Courses £23.50.
Call 01803 833540
Waterside’s Seafood Summer, Waterside Bistro, Totnes
Reserve in advance a ‘fruits de mer’ seafood platter for two people during Devon Restaurant Month and receive a free bottle of Picpoul de Pinet the perfect wine to match. Lunchtimes throughout June, from 12noon-3pm. £80 for two people.
Devonians Stay for Free, The Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes
The Royal Seven Stars Hotel in Totnes is joining forces with its sister hotel in Dartmouth this year: Devonians can dine on its three-course Devon Restaurant Month menu for Â£50 per person in its hidden restaurant, TQ9, and get a room for free! Newly appointed Head Chef Dan Archer has prepared a three-course menu celebrating the best local produce. Devonians Stay for Free is only available to Devon residents, Monday-Thursday throughout June. £50 per person. This offer includes a standard room for free with a small additional charge for to add breakfast or upgrade to a premier or deluxe room.
Two-course Luncheon Deal The Cottage Hotel, Kingsbridge
A special two-course lunch, using fresh seasonal produce from local suppliers. Starters include roast beetroot salad with soused mackerel, crab and prawn cake with tomato and red onion salsa; or chef’s homemade soup (changes daily). Main courses include pan-roasted lamb rump, grilled courgettes, salsa verde; or pan-fried fillet of John Dory, braised asparagus with fish velouté; or the vegetarian choice (changes daily); or, instead of a starter, choose from a selection of desserts freshly made by our pastry chef.
Throughout June, Monday-Saturday, 12noon-2pm (last orders). £13.50 per person. Subject to availability. Booking advisable.
Secret Seafood Feast Offer, The Oyster Shack, Bigbury
Three tiers of mouth-watering catch-of-the-day seafood and shellfish, served with a glass of Prosecco. Start with a pint of hot, Old Bay spiced shell-on prawns, followed by shellfish in white wine and garlic broth, and a selection of fresh fish, baked with tomatoes, shallots and fresh herbs. 5-30 June, for lunch or dinner. £19.50 per person.
Crustacean Celebration Week, The Millbrook Inn
Join the Millbrook for some proper crabbing when its award-winning Gallic chef gets to grips with the scuttling sea-floor dwellers to create beautiful seafood dishes. And don’t forget that 18 June is Father’s Day – what better way to celebrate than with fresh local Devon crab, and a glass of something suitably chilled.
15-25 June, lunch (12noon-5pm) and dinner (7-9pm). Booking essential.
Father’s Fave The Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge
There’s a man-size treat in store for all the dads to enjoy at The Crabby: one of its Tomahawk Steaks, cooked to total perfection in the Josper Oven at half the normal price, with a free glass of Ramon Bilbao Crianza – the reddest of reds to wash it down with. Father’s Day, Sunday 18 June. £25.
For a full list of Devon Wide events, visit www.devonrestaurantmonth.co.uk