If you are gluten intolerant, sometimes it can be hard to find the best gluten-free food. So to help you out, our social media followers have suggested a few places in Devon where you can eat some of the best gluten-free meals in the county. One follower in particular, Sarah Howells, suggested a few of these herself! She regularly blogs about all things gluten-free, so if you need any advice or have any questions about gluten-free products, why not check out her on Twitter at @GFBlogger or her blog at https://theglutenfreeblogger.com/
Baked to Taste, Honiton
Baked to Taste are a family company based in the West Country and pride themselves on having a genuine understanding of food intolerance and allergies. Where possible, they source their ingredients locally, including meats, cheeses, vegetables and free range eggs. Their products are freshly baked daily to their own unique recipes, using traditional methods by their enthusiastic team.
All of their products are handcrafted within their dedicated gluten and wheat free bakery.
Bull & Bear, Barnstaple
Barnstaple’s Bull & Bear is a locally-owned bar and kitchen specialising in their own twist of classic American comfort food, craft beers, sport and much more!
Just like their award winning sister restaurant, Custom House, the Bull & Bear take pride in their mouthwatering menu, using only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients in everything from their delicious burgers and steaks to Devon-grown salad and veg.
Percy’s Country Hotel & Restaurant, Virginstow
Percy’s is an award-winning Devon country restaurant and hotel set in stunning countryside. The restaurant, run by pioneering female chef and author Tina Bricknell-Webb and husband Tony, is open to residents and non-residents alike.
Nestling between Bodmin moor and Dartmoor, this secluded privately owned Devon country hotel & restaurant offers unpretentious dining using only the freshest ingredients (many of which are grown and farmed on site) coupled with luxury spacious accommodation sets the scene for a truly delightful experience.
Lilico’s 1844, Barnstaple
Wanda and Chris have tried to create a relaxed environment in which to enjoy a coffee and croissant, glass of wine or beer and a relaxed social way of eating, which is not too easy with hectic lifestyles these days. At lunchtimes, Lilico’s offer an array of choices from burgers and daily specials, or if you have got time a great choice of sharing tapas to enjoy!
John’s Deli, Instow & Appledore
Savour the flavours of West Country food & drink in the relaxing and atmospheric John’s Deli. They aim to provide you with the best quality produce and each dish is either homemade in the deli kitchens or by local/regional producers sharing their passion for tasty food and drink.
They offer vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free and vegan options and change their menus according to the seasons. They are also fully licensed so you can sample the best local ales, ciders & wines. Find them on Appledore Quay with great views from their indoor & outdoor seating, or along Marine Parade in Instow.
SQ Bar & Restaurant, Braunton
SQ Bar and Restaurant is located in the heart of Braunton, North Devon. Set in a former Gas Showroom and most recently a bank, the building has been transformed into a contemporary and stylish bar, restaurant and roof terrace.
Serving a range of affordable British cuisine and variety of wines, beers and cocktails, SQ offers a glamorous and sophisticated backdrop to a comfortable and relaxed dining experience making it the epitome of casual fine dining.
Custom House, Barnstaple
Barnstaple’s Custom House is a locally-owned restaurant specialising in classic British and American comfort food.
They take pride in our mouth-watering menu, using only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients in everything from our delicious burgers and steaks to fresh fish and Devon-grown salad and veg.
RockFish have some of the finest seafood in the world caught from within a few miles of each of our restaurants. They have a simple approach to preparing it – they buy the freshest and most sustainable fish on the planet and treat it simply, they believe this is the best way to enjoy seafood. Their skilled chefs chargrill, fry & plancha the best of what’s available each day whilst shellfish like crab and lobster is prepared each morning during the season.
There is something for everyone at Rockfish and we look forward to welcoming you all to enjoy some great seafood and happy times.
The Instow Kitchen, Instow
The Instow Kitchen started as a dream to feed coeliacs and give them something they really miss – choice.
They started in Instow, North Devon (hence the name) with a range of gluten free cakes and savouries. Their savouries were such a hit that they decided to concentrate on them, and they now make a range of quiches, chia balls, croquetta, bites and salads for anyone who loves food. The Instow Kitchen cater for a range of special diets; vegetarian & vegan, gluten free, dairy free, paleo & low carb and really aim to make something for everyone.
Jackson’s Gluten-Free Bakery, Torquay
Jackson’s Bakery is made up of David, Yvonne and Daniel Jackson. A husband, wife and son team of gluten free bakers, with a combined experience of 70 years in the bakery and catering trades, intent on providing bakery products with outstanding taste and flavour. If you are as fed up as they are, with sub-standard and tasteless gluten free food, then they look forward to welcoming you as a customer!