Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we know we couldn’t live without it! Whether it’s a bowl of cereal, eggs on toast or a full fry-up, we love breakfast! So what we’ve found the best places to have breakfast in Devon, and provided you with a list of our top 10.
This list is full of suggestions from our social media following, and some we’ve tried and tested ourselves! However, if you think we’ve forgotten any, let us know in the comments!
Beth’s Bistro, Dartmouth
At Beth’s Bistro, their motto is ‘Happiness Is Homemade’, and their homemade breakfasts make us very happy indeed! They pride themselves on using good quality ingredients that are locally sourced, whilst also maintaining a comfy, friendly atmosphere. What a great way to start your day!
Rusty Pig, Ottery St Mary
Rusty Pig is all about local – sourcing, flavours and people. Owner Robin Rea grew up in Ottery St Mary; after learning about seasonal ingredients and provenance overseas and at River Cottage, he returned to open Rusty Pig in 2011.
The venture is rooted in Robin’s vision for a sustainable, ethical model supporting local producers and farmers, exploiting the best seasonal ingredients and reducing food waste. It’s the heart of a community in Ottery St Mary, producer of one of the best breakfasts around!
Zest Café, Honiton
Zest Café is a delightful café that has been overwhelmed by positive reviews. Quoted as having a “really nice atmosphere & fantastic fresh food”, Zest’s clean and stylish decor really compliment the food that they offer. If you happen to be in Honiton, we would suggest not missing out on this one!
Maisie’s Café, Totnes
Maisie’s Café are a family run business on a little side street in Totnes. They offer breakfast, homemade lunches, afternoon cream teas and delicious homemade cakes. From their bacon sarnies for breakfast to their delicious cream teas, everyone has been raving about Maisie’s Café, and we can see why!
The Café on the Green, Newton Abbot
Sit back and relax, enjoy proper homemade local food at The Café on the Green. Overlooking the church and the village green, The Café on the Green is a perfect place to pop into for a cup of tea, coffee and a breakfast. They have a talented team in the kitchen, who provide guests with some really tasty, homemade food. All their meals, desserts, cakes, biscuits are made in-house.
Monty’s Café and Coffee Shop, Plymouth
Great breakfasts, gourmet coffee and the best way to start your day on the Plymouth’s Barbican. Monty’s core menu features fresh local food bought in daily with some exceptional fish from the fish market opposite to make for a perfect lunch stop. Their specials board really showcases local produce and you’ll love the quality of the food!
The Beachcomber, Teignmouth
Next time you’re in Teignmouth, make sure you go and eat at this fabulous café located next to the beach. The Beachcomber Café offers a vast range of foods and prides itself on using local suppliers for all their meals, especially their breakfasts. They also boast a crazy golf course, skate park and of course, the beach is a stone’s throw away, so why not treat the family to breakfast at The Beachcomber?
The Hog and Hedge, Dartmoor
Whether you’re on a long road trip, heading off on your holidays or just looking for a place to meet, why not slow down, stay awhile and make yourself at home at the Hog and Hedge. With their fantastic facilities and even better food, it’s definitely the place to stop for breakfast if you’re passing through.
Lifton Farm Shop, Lifton
When you dine at Lifton Farm Shop, happy customers, friendly staff and the tantalising aromas of freshly baked bread, hot pies and roasting meat are never far away. Their home-grown produce is perfect way to start your day, especially with local teas and coffees available too!
Jolly Jacks, Plymouth
Not only are they in a fabulous location, right on the Mayflower Marina, they also have the most spectacular views of the ocean. Jolly Jacks is a popular breakfast venue, and constantly have people from all over Devon visit, as well as the friendly bunch of folk who have their yachts moored. Treat yourself to a Jolly Jacks next time you’re in Plymouth; we promise you it’s fantastic!