Please feel free to bring a picnic, wine, beer etc. back to Huxtable Farm. There is a fridge available for you to use & we can provide plates, cutlery, glasses, butter, salt & pepper.  Use one of the picnic tables situated around the farm, in the gardens or next to the pond, we have a picnic basket & blanket available to borrow. If the weather is not suitable for a picnic outside Jackie & Antony are happy to set the dining room table for you to use. Click here for some local food and beverage suppliers you may wish to visit

Alternatively; try some of the wonderful local eating establishments;

The New Inn Goodleigh Menu

The New Inn Goodleigh Menu

Within 7 miles of Huxtable Farm B&B;

The New Inn, Goodleigh, EX32 7LX Tel; 01271 342488 (Pub with good home cooking, see Huxtable Farm’s Youtube Video)

The Bell Inn, (Child friendly Pub) Chittlehampton EX37 9QL Tel; 01769 540368

The Stags Head Inn, (Pub) Stags Head, Filleigh, EX32 0RN Restaurant open 12 – 2pm, 7 – 9.30pm
Tel; 01598 760250

The Castle, Blakes Hill Road, Landkey, Barnstaple, EX32 0NF Tel; 01271 830438

The Jack Russell Pub, Swimbridge

The Jack Russell Pub, Swimbridge

The Jack Russell Pub, Swimbridge EX32 0PN Tel; 01271 830366

South Molton (7miles)

Zest South Molton (Café, Bar, Restaurant) 135 East Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3BU 01769 574225

Stumbles The Courtyard Bistro   134 East St, South Molton EX36 3BU Tel: 01769 573683 Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings

The Corn Dolly (Tea shop) 115a East St, South Molton, EX36 3DB Light lunches, home baked cakes and scones, cream teas etc open Mon -Saturday 9.30am – 5pm. 115a East St, South Molton EX36 3DB Tel; 01769 574249

Places to eat in Barnstaple (9 miles to centre)

Claytons & Glasshouse, 2 Cross St, Barnstaple, EX31 1BA Tel; 01271 323311  Exclusive 10% discount voucher available from Huxtable Farm B&B

Claytons voucher

Claytons voucher

Fullam Chinese Restaurant
One of Devon’s favourite eating establishments. Takeaway available. Fullam Chinese Restaurant, 18 Tuly Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1DH Tel: 01271 328 882

Custom House, 9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU Tel; 01271 322143

Siver Tree Thai Takeaway 23 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1RP Tel; 01271 322221.

Cocktails at Claytons Glasshouse

Cocktails at Claytons Glasshouse

The Pelican Fish & Chips, (Award winning Fish & Chip Restaurant) 1 Oakland Park, Barnstaple, EX31 2BZ Tel; 01271 345605

Giovanni’s Restaurant
Opposite the Queen’s Theatre. Truly authentic Italian cuisine in pleasant surroundings.
Giovanni’s Restaurant, 35 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1RX
Tel: 01271 321 274

The Ganges (Authentic Indian Restaurant) 87 Newport Rd, Barnstaple EX32 9RB Tel: 01271 324566 or 01271 322299

Exmoor Ales

Exmoor Ales

Gurkha Restaurant (Nepalese & Indian) 2 Market St, Barnstaple EX31 1B Tel: 01271 377665


62, The Bank, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HG Tel: 01271 324446

Jalapeno Peppers (Mexican Restaurant) Maiden St, Barnstaple EX31 1HA Tel: 01271 328877

Honey Moon Chinese & Thai Restaurant. Authentic Chinese & Thai cuisine. Open 7 days. Lunch buffet and full dinner menu. Takeaway & delivery service available!
Honey Moon Chinese & Thai Restaurant, 3 The Strand, Barnstaple, EX31 1EU Tel: 01271 329 800

The Beaver Inn, Appledore

The Beaver Inn, Appledore

The Beaver Inn, Appledore, EX39 1RY Tel: 01267 474822

Salt and Pepper Indian Restaurant & Take Away. 57 Vicarage St, Barnstaple EX32 9JE Tel: 01271 329993

A little further a field but well worth a visit;

The London Inn, Molland, EX36 3NG Tel; 01769 550269

The Chichester Arms, Bishops Tawton, EX32 0DQ Tel; 01271 343945

The Boathouse Restaurant & Pub, Marine Parade, Instow, EX39 4JJ Telehone 01271 861292

Stags Head Inn, Filleigh

Stags Head Inn, Filleigh

The Grove Inn, Kings Nympton, North Devon EX37 9ST Tel. 01769 580406

The Commodore Hotel, Marine Parade, Instow, EX39 4JN Tel: 01271 860347

The Rock Inn, Rock Hill, Georgeham, EX33 1JW Tel: 01271 890322

The Pier House, Merley Rd, Westward Ho! EX39 1JU Tel: 01237 473263

 Heanton Court, Braunton Rd, Barnstaple EX31 4AX Tel: 01271 816547

Black Venus Pub, Challacombe

Black Venus Pub, Challacombe

The Hunters Inn, Hedden Valley, Exmoor, EX31 4PY Tel: 01598 763230

The Masons Arms, (Michelin Star Pub) Knowstone, South Molton EX36 4RY Tel: 01398 341231

Kentisbury Grange (Michael Caines Michelin Star Restaurant) Barnstaple EX31 4NL 01271 882295

The Black Venus Inn, Challacombe, Barnstaple EX31 4TT Tel: 01598 763251

Fox & Goose, Parracombe, EX31 4PE Tel: 01598 763239

Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford Rd, Barnstaple EX31 4EX Tel: 01271 850262

Stumbles The Courtyard Bistro   134 East St, South Molton EX36 3BU Tel: 01769 573683 Open

Squires Fish Restaurant
Devon’s Finest Fish & Chip Restaurant & Takeaway. Varied menu including Vegetarian, Home-made Beefburgers, Fish-Cakes and Steak & Ale Pie and Healthy Option Poached Fish.
Squires Fish Restaurant, Exeter Road, Braunton, EX33 2JL Tel: 01271 815 533

Broomhill Restaurant

Broomhill Restaurant

The Thatch at Croyde 14 Hobb’s Hill, Croyde, Braunton EX33 1LZ Tel: 01271 890349

Blue Groove at Croyde,  2 Hobb’s Hill, Croyde, EX33 1LZ Tel: 01271 890111

Hans Court Chinese Restaurant
One of Devon’s finest eating establishments serving Cantonese & Peking cuisine
Milton House, Fremington, Barnstaple, EX31 2NX Tel: 01271 373 865

Meraki Coffee Café 12 South Street, Woolacombe

Local food and beverage suppliers

Below is a list of our local food and beverage suppliers that we use at Huxtable Farm who you may want to visit to purchase food for your picnic or arrange to take home some of the best fresh local produce available.

Meat – May’s Butcher, South Molton, Tel 01769 572368, our own Huxtable Farm lamb

Dairy – The Cheese Larder, South Molton (Great deli with local spirits and Ales!)Langage Clotted Cream Tel; 01752 337723 available at Huxtable Farm,  West Country Cheese Butchers Row Barnstaple , Hockings Ice Cream (Best Ice-cream ever!) Instow, Appledore, Westward Ho! & Torrington Common

Bakery – Chanters Bakery, South Molton  Tel; 01769 572651

Fruit and Vegetables Huxtable Farm home grown fruit when in season, Simmons Green Grocer, South Molton.

Specialist Foods – Griffin’s Yard, South Molton – local & fair trade produce  Tel01769 574284 / 572372

Preserves – Quince Honey Farm Tel; 01769 572401, Huxtable Farm home-made jams & preserves using home grown fruit.

Mole Valley Farmers, South Molton- Farmers Co-operative with locally sourced food and drink

South Molton Food Pannier Market – Thursdays & Saturdays till 8am – 2pm

Barnstaple Food Pannier Market – Tuesday & Friday 9am – 3pm

Black Venus Inn Menu

Black Venus Inn Menu