Local Information

Food and Drink

The Old George - High Bickington Tel. 01769 560513
This is our local pub and most probably the friendlest pub you have ever been too! It's only a 12 minute walk from the cottages (it is uphill to get there, but at least it's down hill on the way back!!). The pub serves food a few days a week but please call to check and we would recommend booking. The Old George serves Real Ales, changed regularly and great food, they welcome dogs in the bar.

The Rams Head Inn - Dolton Tel. 01805 804255
Fantastic food in a modern pub. Awarded a AA Rosette Award for culinary excellence 2015/2016. Only a 10 minute drive from Millbrook


The New Inn - Roborough Tel. 01805 603247
Great Friendly Pub about a 7 minute drive from Millbrook. Offering quality home cooked meals. Highly recommended.

The New Inn, Roborough

Weirmarsh Farm Restaurant - Umberleigh Tel. 01769 560338
This is a must if you are staying at Millbrook, but you will have to book in advance! The restaurant is run by a family. It is only open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and you will be sent a menu to choose from before the evening. The meal costs under £30 for a 4 course meal and both wine and drinks are very reasonably priced. An 8 minute drive form Millbrook

The Portsmouth Arms - Burrington Tel. 01769 561117
Great local pub with home cooked food. Only a 10 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Duke of York - Iddesleigh Tel. 01837 810253
Made famous from the BBC TV series "Down to Earth" The Duke of York, know as The Black Bull in the TV series is very foody and sells beer from the barrel behind the bar. The Sunday lunch is very nice and needs to be booked in advance for the restaurant, or if you are lucky you can get a table in the pub which are not reserved. The Duke of York is around a 20 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Grove Inn - Kings Nympton Tel. 01769 580406
The Grove Inn is a beautiful 17th Century Grade II Listed Thatched Inn set in the middle of the unspoilt North Devon conservation village of Kings Nympton. A 20 minute drive from Millbrook

High Bullen Hotel - Chittlehamholt Tel. 01769 540561
The Devon View Restaurant, is a fine dining restaurant, and has stunning views across the rolling Devon hills to Exmoor. The team of Chefs has created menus using ingredients sourced from the extensive variety of local produce to create a wonderful dining experience. They can offer guests intimate dining, as well as private dining facilities for entertaining and special occasions. A 15 minute drive from Millbrook

Northcote Manor Hotel - Burrington Tel. 01769 560501
C18th Country House in extensive estate (long private drive through woodland). Johansens Hotel Guide for 2005 AA Red Stars, RAC Gold Ribbon Award what more could you expect other than professional unobtrusive service coupled with the finest fresh local produce prepared with excellent flair and imagination." Between High Bickington and Burrington. A 10 minute drive from Millbrook.

Morans Thai Restaurant, Westward Ho! Tel. 01237 472 070 - a fabulous restaurant (offering cocktails too!) with fantastic Thai and English cusine. Booking essential. A 35 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Pierhouse, Westward Ho! Tel. 01237 477777 - A restaurant with an amazing view and a very nice carvery on Sunday. Booking essential. A 35 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Torridge Inn, Taddiport (Torrington) Tel. 01409 231243 - A regular pub serving fantastic Thai Food (with a Thai chef!). Booking essential. A 15 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Masons Arms, Knowstone Tel. 01398 341231 - A picturesque, thatched 13th Century Inn and Michelin Restaurant situated in the village of Knowstone. Booking essential (idea for on route to Millbrook) A 30 minute drive from Millbrook.


The Masons Arms

Recommended Devon Cream Teas


The Corn Dolly - South Molton Tel. 01769 574249
Tea by the Taw - Barnstaple Tel. 01271 370032
Tea on the Green - Westward Ho!- Tel. 01237 429406

Tea by the Taw

Recommended Fish and Chips

Squires Fish and Chips, Braunton Tel. 01271 815533 - a lovely eat in restaurant (and takeaway) that has become quite famous. We really like it.

Sylvesters Fish and Chips - Takeaway, 3 Meeting Street, Appledore Tel. 01237 423548 - The best fish and chip takeaway (in our opinion!)

Morans Westward Ho!
The Pierhouse Westward Ho!


If you are planning to eat out away from the village please don't forget to book your taxi. We would recommend Steve, Tel: 07922 131473

Take Aways In the Village

Fish and Chip Van Tuesdays from 4pm – 7pm on Wardens Close, High Bickington
Indian Curry Vay - Thursday from 5pm – 7pm on Wardens Close, High Bickington
Pig and Olive Mondays 4.30 - 7.30 Wood Fired Pizzas outside The Community Centre





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