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TOP FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACES TO EAT IN COASTAL NORTH DEVON THIS FEBRUARY HALF TERM!

TOP FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACES TO EAT IN COASTAL NORTH DEVON THIS FEBRUARY HALF TERM!

 

The first school holiday of 2020 is fast approaching, and many of us will be looking to make the most of the time by eating out with our families. North Devon boasts many fine restaurants and pubs, but which really are the best? We've got you covered with a comprehensive list of our favourite hidden and not so hidden places to grab a family meal in Croyde, Woolacombe and Braunton. 

THE RED BARN
(www.redbarnwoolacombe.co.uk)
Woolacombe

Established in 1965, the Red Barn has a long history of being a home from home for many of Woolacombe's surfers. It's just a stone's throw from the beach so if you're visiting the area ensure you drop in after that cold winter walk on the beach to get warm with a beer and great food. It caters to all offering breakfast, lunchtime and evening menus.

 

THE THATCH
(www.thethatchcroyde.co.uk)
Croyde

Croydes' IT! pub, open breakfast, lunch and dinner all year round. This family and pet friendly pub cater to all, under its name sake thatched roof. Locals and visitors alike love the warm and cosy atmosphere whether eating Mexican nachos or toasted paninis. Traditional pub grub is served daytime and dinner, giving you that hearty winter meal we know you're craving this February half term.

 

BILLY BUDDS
(www.billybudds.co.uk)
Croyde

Our second entry for Croyde, Billy Budds has it all; great atmosphere, friendly service and walled adventure play garden for the kids. Food here is just as varied, offering something for everyone and if you don't fancy eating in, pizza, burgers and chips are available to takeaway.

 

WILLIAMS ARMS
(www.williamsarms.co.uk)
Braunton

If you're looking for a carvery, go no further than the Williams Arms! It has a reputation for being one of the finest in Devon, offering fresh local ingredients served both lunchtime and evenings. A large restaurant and bar area can cater for small and large groups, perfect for all the family!

A centuries old pub, the Williams Arms is long established and trusted by the locals. As a consequence, it books up quickly so ring ahead to guarantee your table.

 

THE QUAY CAFÉ
(07702289855)
Braunton

One of the newest entries to this list, the Quay café is located along the famous South West Coastal Path in Braunton. It's the perfect stop off for families, dog walkers and cyclists. With indoor and outdoor seating as well as cycle racks and free parking. There's a wide selection on offer from lunch time cakes, tea cakes, cream teas and seasonal specials. Not too mention great coffee and smoothies!  There is also a separate dedicated café for families with younger children as there is a great indoor soft play area to keep the children entertained!

SQUIRES
(www.squiresfishrestaurant.co.uk)
Braunton

Brauntons' award winning fish and chip restaurant, considered by many locals to be the No.1 fish and chips in the North Devon area.

With a recent renovation this modern restaurant has catered for many happy families and even the odd celebrity, including Damien Hirst, Rick Stein and even our own Prime Minister. Get here early though as it's busy at the weekends, even in the winter, proof it's a hit with not just visitors but locals too.

 

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