Explore Ashburton Places to Eat

There are delights for foodies in the small town as well as excellent places to eat near Ashburton 

Experience The Very Best Places to Eat in Ashburton with Around Ashburton 

Sensational Food in The Best Places to Eat in Ashburton

When looking for The best places to eat in Ashburton, visitors and residents are spoiled for choice! Ashburton has had a reputation for welcoming pubs, inns and hotels for hundreds of years. 

Located on the southern edge of Dartmoor in the heart of South Devon, and with easy road links to Plymouth, Exeter and on to the M5, visitors to and residents of Devon find it the ideal place to meet and eat.

This ancient stannary town, one of only three in Dartmoor, dates from Saxon times but now has a reputation for high quality food and drink.

There are many pubs and inns, some of which have been around for centuries, along with a good selection of tea shops, cafes, wine bars and good quality restaurants.

Explore Food in Ashburton at The Ashburton Food Festival

The annual Ashburton Food & Drink Festival has been described as ‘the perfect food event in a lovely Devon Town’ and in early September each year the town centre is transformed into a thriving street market with a carnival atmosphere featuring musicians and performers.

This free Food Festival offers something for everyone, typically with over 65 stallholders showcasing local and regional quality produce. Many stallholders are from within ten miles of the town and the Food Festival represents the best of the local area and reflects the enthusiastic way that people have contributed in the past.

Experience The Quality Of Local Devon Suppliers At The Best Places To Eat In Ashburton

The reputation for quality places to eat in Ashburton is due in no small part to the excellent quality of local produce. The town’s eateries rely on a huge range of independent regional food. This quality is recognised by schemes like Taste Of The West, who aim to prove that when it comes to what you eat and drink, it really is best in the South West. 

Whether it’s rich clotted cream, sparkling local cider, fresh sweet crab fresh from the coast, flavoursome beef, award-winning sausages, there is a vast array of Devon produce that’s enjoyed and recognised worldwide and served up every day in Ashburton.

It is common for local suppliers, as well as the places to eat in Ashburton, to win awards for their efforts in promoting quality, integrity and provenance.

Find The Very Best Places to Eat in Ashburton with Around Ashburton

Whether you are a visitor or are a local, guides like Around Ashburton are the best way to find and choose the ideal spot for your meal. Our free bi-monthly business directory includes many of the best places to eat in Ashburton and surrounding villages. Our directory includes listings, editorials, community information, puzzles, recipes, etc. with regular columnists in every issue.

If you live outside our distribution area, or are visiting the town, printed copies of Around Ashburton can be picked up from the first of the month from Ashburton Post Office or Ashburton Information Centre.

To learn more about Around Ashburton, visit our website at https://aroundashburton.co.uk.