Although we wouldn’t recommend them all the time, sometimes you just can’t beat a fry up for breakfast. Whether you love a traditional full English with bacon, sausages and all the trimmings or it’s vegetarian counterpart, we’ve gathered the best places in Devon where you can get a good ol’ fry up.
Elvira’s Café, Plymouth
Renowned for it’s fry up prowess, Elvira’s is definitely one you need to try out if you need your bacon and eggs in the morning! If fry ups aren’t your thing, don’t panic; they also do a variety of healthy options too for breakfast and for a light lunch.
We know it’s another Plymouthian establishment on this list, but hear us out; if you haven’t been to Jake’s, you definitely need to. Jake’s is famous in the city for it’s great food and great central location. If you need any more persuading, check out their Facebook page and their Trip Advisor for those all important reviews.
The Bay Tree, Torquay
Sometimes you don’t want food that is too over-the-top. The Bay Tree in Torquay will give you a fantastic fry up with no frills attached. It’s just good honest food, and that’s why it’s made our blog.
Brody’s Bistro, Exeter
From the self-service stations to the toaster on your table, Brody’s is all about keeping it simple and putting you in control. They’ve done away with the formality of serving staff: you can get stuck straight in, with no limits on what you can choose.
The Southgate, Barnstaple
The Southgate of Barnstaple was the main gateway of the town for those traveling from the south and the west. It was one of four gates into the medieval Barnstaple. Formally known as the Hearts Of Oak we reopened as the Southgate 2016.
At the Southgate food is freshly prepared and cooked to order, and it all looks fantastic. Definitely one to visit for a bit of history amongst your hash browns!
Adele’s Café, Ilfracombe
Adele’s is where new arrivals and familiar faces, be they human or canine, always receive a warm welcome. Whether blown in from the tempestuous seas or down the hill from the bustling High Street, a reviving cup of tea and all the local news awaits.
The All Day breakfast comes out hand in hand with a cream tea, a jacket potato, a salad or a home made bread pudding, satisfaction for those with a hearty appetite and the calorie conscious alike.
Café Al Fresco, Devon
We provide a relaxed stress-free environment in which to enjoy tasty, freshly cooked food, whilst chatting with family and friends, listening to live music, or simply mulling over the morning paper.
Jasmine’s is said to be Plympton’s best kept secret… and we know why! It’s fantastic food, atmosphere and ambience really sets it apart. Definitely one to try!
The Riverside, Braunton
Owned and run by local brother and sister super-team David and Hayley Charlesworth, The Riverside restaurant prides itself on lovingly delivering the freshest dishes, at affordable prices, in a welcoming family atmosphere.
Tea on the Green, Exeter
Set in the heart of Exeter on the Cathedral Green, since opening in 2009, Tea on the Green brings together influences from great cuisines around the world using locally sourced produce.