Festive Places for Lunch in Devon

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Devon is renowned for its fabulous food and drink and the festive season brings out the very best of local feasting! As a family we are over the moon to recommend some of our favorite places and share with you where we celebrate the festive season with our loved ones. So if you are dreaming of roaring fires, mulled wine and the smell of hot Christmas lunch then we have put together a list of fabulous local eateries that are hosting festive lunches from traditional lunches to something a little bit different, indulge in delicious local food where ever you decide to eat, drink and be merry!

Whether you have Christmas lunch out each year or if you are searching for recommendations to start celebrating the festive season then put your feet up and let someone else take care of the cooking! See our recommendations for local Christmas lunches in Devon here.

The Masons Arms, Branscombe

A wonderful, newly refurbished country pub in the heart of Branscombe. Crackling fires and tradition dining options. The Masons Arms are offering a fabulous Christmas lunch on 25th December so book now to avoid disappointment.

The Lighter Inn, Topsham

The Lighter in Topsham is a great local pub to enjoy your Christmas day lunch in Devon. A cracking fire and views over the estuary what more could you want? Enjoy a hearty three-course pub Christmas lunch, freshly prepared meal with a complimentary welcome drink on 25th December.

The Pig at Combe, Gittisham

Celebrate festivities throughout December at The Pig. Roaring log fires, festive sparkle and delicious local food with all the trimmings, it’s the perfect place to indulge in Christmas lunch or a Christmas cocktail throughout December.

Milsons Point, Sidmouth

Milsons Point is a lovely locally owned café in Sidmouth offering festive treats throughout the day. They are also opening for special festive evenings in December so you can enjoy a Christmas dinner in Devon with a 2 course set menu for £24.95 & a 3 course set menu for £29.95. From 6pm on 25th November, 2nd, 9th & 16th December.

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth

With a magical atmosphere in a traditional setting in the regency town of Sidmouth book The Victoria Hotel as part of their festive Fayre season they are offering sumptuous festive lunches with 2 courses starting at £25 per person.

Mickeys Beach, Exmouth

Enjoy Michael Caines fantastic beach front location restaurant. They are offering weekly festive lunches through December, Christmas day lunch and boxing day lunch. From the 1st-24th December enjoy a complimentary arrival drink of Plymouth gin or Jameson’s followed by 2 courses for £35 or 3 for £45.

We hope that our local guide has helped you decide where to go for the best Christmas lunch in Devon, and remember it doesn’t need to be Christmas day itself to enjoy a festive lunch! Gather your friends and family, take a break from the kitchen and be sure to book as these fabulous eateries are booking up fast. We have a beautiful range of properties within easy distance of all these restaurants, we look forward to welcoming new and returning guests through December to enjoy this magical time of year.

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