The Cadeleigh Arms

The Cadeleigh Arms: deep-in-the-countryside dining

The Cadeleigh Arms enjoys a real deep-in-the-countryside setting, despite being just a short drive from Tiverton via the back lanes of mid Devon. Found at the heart of the tiny village of Cadeleigh and commanding impressive vistas across surrounding farmland, this is a pub that takes the traditional country dining experience and kicks it up a notch.

All the charm and character you’d hope for are laid on – from the inviting bar warmed by a cosy log burner to the informal garden where you (and the dog) can kick back and sip a drink as you soak in the views.

Owners Nicholas Hack and Tina King work alongside their team to make sure the welcome is unfailingly warm and attentive – for both locals and new faces. You’ll be greeted with smiles whether you just fancy a pint and a chat or are there to sample the pub’s renowned cooking.

While local ales and a well-considered wine list have plenty of appeal, The Cadeleigh’s food is the main draw. Awards aplenty stand testament to its quality and ability to please all manner of guests. Everything is freshly prepared and produce from South West suppliers gets top billing.

Overseen by Nick and Tina, the menus are designed to instantly spark an appetite. These are crowd-pleasing dishes (with more than a hint of comfort to them) enhanced by thoughtful and imaginative touches. Tuck in to succulent Fowey mussels followed by locally reared lamb cooked with a Middle Eastern hit of spicy harissa.

Relaxed and indulgent Sunday lunches are a big deal at The Cadeleigh Arms. The menu caters for all tastes, with traditional Devon Ruby beef sitting happily alongside tempting veggie and vegan options.

Cadeleigh, Devon, EX16 8HP

01884 855238

Chef: Nicholas Hack & Tina King

Owners: Nicholas Hack & Tina King

  • Kids welcome
  • Dogs welcome
  • Wifi
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available
  • Private dining available
  • Gluten free options
  • Online booking

Sample menu

Starter
BBQ Newlyn mackerel with gochujang, kale and sesame, £8.50

Main
Elston Farm lamb rump, harissa, black olive and tahini £17.95

Dessert
Banoffee pie with banana brittle, £6.95

Insider’s tips

It’s said that table eight is haunted. Keep watch for an old lady who likes to move the chair.

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