Giraffe World Kitchen
Sep25

Giraffe World Kitchen

A warm glow invites you as you step inside Giraffe World Kitchen’s enticing frontage and see low hanging orange lights, worldly décor and earthy colours from the booths and tables in the restaurant. A modern, minimalist layout is supported by eye-catching artefacts and combines with instrumental ambient music to add a relaxing feel. Once seated, you’ll feel cosy and calm – something you wouldn’t necessarily expect from a glass-fronted...

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The Cridford Inn, Trusham
Aug30

The Cridford Inn, Trusham

The Cridford Inn, the oldest pub in Devon, and possibly in England is a building steeped in history. Dating back to 825AD, and mentioned in the Domesday Book, it has been in continuous use since, as both a nunnery and a farm before finally becoming the inn that stands before us today. Nestled on the border of the Dartmoor National Park, in the village of Trusham, the Cridford Inn is approached via minor roads with high hedgerows and...

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Board, Exeter
Aug02

Board, Exeter

Board Exeter proudly boasts the accolade of being the South West’s first board game café/bar – a place for young, old and everyone in between to come and enjoy all kinds of games accompanied by signature dishes, freshly made shakes and on-trend craft beers. Easily accessible from the centre of Exeter, Board sits just off the High Street which keeps it in the heart of the city, but tucked just out of the way so as not to be disturbed...

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The City Gate Hotel, Exeter
Jun28

The City Gate Hotel, Exeter

The City Gate has been proudly perched on the corner of Exeter’s iconic Iron Bridge since it first opened in 1778, but despite its longevity, you might not be so familiar with this 18th century pub-hotel. It’s time for that to change. Following an extensive refurbishment by pub-hotel group, Young’s, behind the City Gate Hotel’s unassuming doors now lies a truly beautiful, boutique restaurant and hotel, serving top quality food in a...

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Lympstone Manor
May30

Lympstone Manor

As Freeman of the City of Exeter, Michael Caines MBE was thrilled at the opportunity to restore and refurbish what was formerly Courtlands House, a grade two listed Georgian Manor, into a location that would fit his vision of a truly exceptional dining experience utilising the bounty of the Exe estuary as well as his two Michelin stars. With £8.5m being spent on the renovation, the result is nothing short of phenomenal. Proudly sat...

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Polpo, Exeter
Apr26

Polpo, Exeter

Lively yet relaxed, informal yet chic, Polpo, the final restaurant to arrive at Exeter’s new Queen Street dining quarter, has created an experience that is charmingly humble with a modest elegance that greets you before you even step through the door. Towering, real-flame patio heaters immediately catch your eye and an intriguing glass frontage lets you peer inside to see diners sipping on tempting young wines as they share plates of...

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