Best Restaurant/ Dining Experience of the Year winner at the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 09:00 06 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:41 09 November 2015
Matt Austin _
Not only a place to find the most delicious and well-cooked food, restaurants in this category were judged on everything from the décor, the service, the food, the wine list to those little finishing touches that make dining such a pleasure.
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WINNER: The Elephant, Torquay
The Elephant is a two storey restaurant with the more informal brasserie on the ground floor and the Michelin starred, The Room on the first. The Elephant was the first restaurant in Torquay to be awarded a Michelin star which it maintains today. We aim to source all our ingredients locally and sustainably, many from our dedicated farm in Brixham.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Il Casita, Crediton
Nick and Tina have used their knowledge of the local surrounding areas combined with their love for travelling as chefs to produce good seasonal Mediterranean cuisine. Using the best seasonal ingredients along with classic ingredients from the Mediterranean.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ode Restaurant, Shaldon
Regionally inspired, refined dining, thoughtful hospitality. We have been trading for 9 years and have gained a reputation locally and nationally for our award winning dining room and for serving the finest quality regional food and providing charming service in a relaxed environment.