Places to Eat near Northleigh House

Discover a wealth of pubs and restaurants in North Devon when staying at Northleigh House. From the fabulous New Inn located just down the road to the award-winning Masons Arms, there really is something to cater for everyone’s taste buds. There are also many different take away restaurants and several cafes that are well worth a visit within the local North Devon area. 

To help you plan your visit we have listed just a few of our nearby favourite places to eat. 

The New Inn, Goodleigh

Wow, what a pub. The New Inn is a classic country pub that serves some of the best home cooked food in North Devon and in one of the best atmospheres. This small and friendly pub is located just down the road from Northleigh House is definitely worth a visit to enjoy British classics or more exotic dishes, plus it prides itself on using local, seasonal produce wherever possible.

The Pyne Arms, East Down

The Pyne Arms is located in the small village of East Down, just a short drive from Goodleigh. The cosy pub has a wonderful menu packed full of tasty dishes that are cooked to order and served alongside some great ales. The pub also serves one of the best Sunday roasts. Please note booking is advised at the pub/restaurant. 

The Black Venus, Challacombe

On the edge of Exmoor in the village of Challacombe is The Black Venus, a traditional Devon pub with a good blackboard menu. The dog and family friendly pub, which has its own restaurant, is open all year round and a great place to stop off after visiting the National Park it even has its own beer garden, which is perfect for sunny afternoons in the warm summer months.

Lilicos, Barnstaple

Found on the Square in Barnstaple just a short drive from Northleigh House is Lilicos, a lovely tapas restaurant that is perfect for an evening meal with friends or family. The bright and airy restaurant has an extensive menu and food is cooked to order. Lilicos also hosts regular live music nights and is ideal for just having a pre-theatre drink.

The Chichester Arms, Bishops Tawton

With its roaring fire and classic no fuss pub menu The Chichester Arms is a popular choice for those seeking a well cooked traditional meal. The pub is located in the village of Bishops Tawton, around a 15 minute drive from Goodleigh and is open all year round. 

The Masons Arms, Knowstone

The award-winning Mason’s Arm may be around a 30 minute drive from Goodleigh but is definitely worth consideration when celebrating a special occasion or just looking for somewhere extra special to enjoy a meal. The restaurant prides itself on using only the finest local ingredients to create its dishes that are all served with a flare and cooked with passion.