Local Information

Food and Drink

COVID19 Update Not all pubs are serving food every day and things are subject to change. Please contact the pub directly before visiting - all the pubs / cafes are either open.

The Rising Sun Tel. 01769 560447
Great Friendly Pub (owners Charlie and Kate) about a 7 minute drive. Offering quality home cooked meals. Highly recommended.


The Rising Sun, Umberleigh

The Rams Head - Dolton Tel. 01805 804255
This 17th century inn recently underwent a tasteful programme of refurbishment by the previous owners and now, since April 2018, is under the ownership of Michelin accredited French chef Nicolas Boucher. Only a 10 minute drive away.

The Portsmouth Arms - Burrington Tel. 01769 561117
Great local pub with home cooked food, lovely outside area and very friendly owners; Steve and Karen. Only a 10 minute drive away.

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.

The Bell - Chittlehampton Tel. 01769 540368
Run by Lynn and Mark its a great local pub offering home cooked pub food, extensive menu with daily specials. Very popular and can get busy, also open for lunch in the week. Located in the village of Chittlehampton, less than a 15 minute drive away.

The Exeter Inn - Chittlehampholt Tel. 01769 540281
The Exeter Inn is located in the heart of the village of Chittlehamholt in North Devon. This gorgeous pub is under new ownership and has been sympathetically refurbished. Booking is highly recommended, especially on a Sunday, for one of our delicious freshly cooked Sunday Lunches.


A Bit further A Field

Morans Thai Restaurant, Westward Ho! Tel. 01237 472070 - a fabulous restaurant (offering cocktails too!) with fantastic Thai and English cusine. Booking essential. A 35 minute drive from Millbrook.

The Westleigh Inn Tel 01271 860867
Lovely pub with outside play area. Great views over towards Appledore. Located near Instow about a 25 minute drive.

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 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 Rose Cottage) A 30 minute drive from Millbrook.


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

Recommended Devon Cream Teas

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 - One of the best fish and chip takeaway (in our opinion!)

The Pelican Fish and Chip Take Away (take away only as restaurant closed) Tel.01237 345605 Located in Barnstaple, The Pelican won the National Fish and Chips award in 2018 for the best fish and chips. It is very good, you can order click and collect via their website.

Morans Westward Ho!
The Pierhouse Westward Ho!


Take Aways In the Village

Fish and Chip Van Tuesdays from 4pm – 7pm on Wardens Close, High Bickington


The Masons Arms



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