Best Family Friendly Dining Experience of the Year winner at the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 10:22 06 November 2015 | UPDATED: 12:29 09 November 2015
Matt Austin _
Judges were looking for a restaurant, café or pub that really met the needs of family dining, by demonstrating attention to the requirements across the generations of diners both in terms of its food offering, atmosphere, entertainment, sense of theatre, and the variety of menu for guests regardless of age.
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WINNER: Rockfish, Torquay
In 2010, Mitch Tonks and Mat Prowse opened the first Rockfish in Dartmouth. Now, five years on, they have opened more restaurants in seaside towns including in Torquay, where freshly landed fish from Brixham fish market is cooked to perfection with a special children’s menu and ‘fish rock’ fun books for little ones.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Victoria Inn, Salcombe
Offering a children’s menu which serves ‘the smallest guests exactly the same quality of food as the grown-ups’, everything at the Victoria Inn is freshly cooked using local Devon produce.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Waie Inn Credition
Located in Zeal Monochorum, this popular country pub has plenty of family friendly facilities, from indoor and outdoor play areas to squash courts and snooker tables, there is something to please the whole family come rain or shine.