Where to eat 

North Devon is notorious for excellent places to eat and drink, we are only a short distance from  Clearwater Brewery in Bideford and many seafood restaurants in Appledore, Instow and Westward Ho!

One of our personal, favourite places to eat out, is the Beach Bar Diner in Westward Ho! The food is amazing the, atmosphere is great and you will truly have a fabulous evening with sensational views across Westward Ho! beach and Bideford Bay. The bar and restaurant are open all year round and either a 25 minute walk from your cottage along the South West Coastal Footpath  or 5 mins in the car.

The Beach Bar Diner is a stunning glass fronted restaurant with panoramic views over Westward Ho! beach and Bideford Bay.  The stylish interior has been designed to reflect the location of the beach and has a family friendly atmosphere.  The authentic wood burning pizza oven in the downstairs restaurant offers a delicious range of hand made pizza's, mouth watering burgers and the West Country Whopper 12" hot dog.  The upstairs restaurant, which has lift access for push chairs and wheelchairs, specialises in delicious hearty diner food with a selection of cocktails, local ales and coffees.

If you chose anywhere to visit during your stay to Westward Ho! - this is the one not to be missed The Beach Bar Diner 01237 478960



Foodie facts!

Beach Bar Diner  – 01237 478960
A beach front local restaurant and bar with an uninterrupted view of the sea. Open all year round from 10am till late. Best known for its American Style all day dining, wood fired pizzas and cocktails. Located in centre of Westward Ho!

Mariners - Bideford – 01237 476447 www.marinersbideford.com
Our favourite local restaurant tucked away at 4 Cooper Street in the old historic fishing town of Bideford, which is 3 miles from Westward Living. The best choice for a romantic evening. Please mention you’re a guest at Westward Living for priority reservations. The owners offer a complimentary drink for patrons who show their military ID cards. They will also create dishes for guests with special dietary requirements but do require a couple of days’ notice for this. Call to check opening times.

Tea on the Green – 01237 429 406
A lovely traditional tearoom serving lunches and delicious cakes – even gluten free.  Booking is essential.

Moran's Restaurant & Bar – 01237 472070
Straightforward Thai and English dishes in a family-run venue with sea views, plus cocktails.

The Glorious Oyster – 07843 278521
Award winning mobile street food served from a converted horsebox, often seen on the village green when the sun is out. BBC Food awards 2016 finalist for best street food!


Take away/Deliveries


The Golden Fry – 01237 470 815
Traditional seaside fish and chips.

Hong Kong Diner – 01237 477661
Great Chinese restaurant and take away in the village on Nelson Road. Please ensure to tell them that you are in the cottages not the main house. The delivery address is Duckhaven Stud, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho! The drivers don’t know where all the cottages are so it’s advisable for them to call you when they arrive at the main entrance.

If you are looking to stock up the cupboards today, then the two best places for us to recommend are the village of Westward Ho! which has pretty much everything you might need; including a great local butchers, two bakers, as well as Tesco, Co-op and a local Nisa village store. Alternatively, if you require a larger supermarket, ASDA is about 3 miles away, just off of the A39, and Morrison’s is located in Bideford, also about 3 miles away.

Deli – 01237 422528
Delicadevon is located in the centre of the village on Nelson Road. Offering daily home cooked specials that you can take home and eat at your leisure, as well as continental meats, local produce, cheeses, olives, pates and a large selection of pickles and chutneys. This is where Devon meets the Mediterranean for all your deli delights.

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