Eat and Drink

Whether you're looking for a sit-down meal, a takeaway to enjoy on the beach, or just need to grab a quick coffee to fuel your day - Exmouth has plenty of mouth-watering eateries to choose from...

Nestled along the stunning Jurassic Coast, Exmouth is a charming seaside town that offers more than just picturesque views and sandy beaches. For food enthusiasts, Exmouth is a hidden gem brimming with a diverse array of culinary delights that reflect both traditional and contemporary tastes. 

Coastal Cuisine 

Given its prime location, it’s no surprise that seafood is a highlight in Exmouth. The town’s proximity to the sea ensures that the catch of the day is always fresh and plentiful. From succulent fish and chips enjoyed with a sea breeze to more elaborate seafood dishes featuring locally sourced fish, shellfish and crustaceans, Exmouth’s seafood offerings are a testament to the region’s rich maritime heritage. 

Farm-to-Table Freshness 

Exmouth also boasts a strong farm-to-table culture, with local markets and eateries showcasing the best of Devon’s agricultural bounty. Seasonal vegetables, artisan cheeses and locally reared meats are staples, providing a fresh and wholesome dining experience. Whether you’re enjoying a hearty breakfast, a leisurely brunch or a sumptuous dinner, the emphasis on fresh, local produce is evident. 

International Flavors 

In addition to traditional British fare, Exmouth offers a delightful array of international cuisines. The town’s vibrant food scene includes influences from Mediterranean, Asian and European culinary traditions. This fusion of flavours means that whether you’re craving a comforting curry, a flavourful stir-fry or a classic pasta dish, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds. 

Sweet Treats and Baked Goods 

No visit to Exmouth would be complete without indulging in some sweet treats. The town is home to numerous bakeries and cafes that serve up an array of delicious baked goods. From traditional Devonshire cream teas, complete with scones, clotted cream and jam, to an assortment of cakes, pastries and biscuits, there’s plenty to tempt those with a sweet tooth. 

Craft Beverages 

Exmouth’s drink scene is equally impressive, with a growing number of local breweries, cider makers, and distilleries offering a taste of Devon’s finest craft beverages. Whether you’re a fan of a crisp, refreshing cider, a robust ale or a finely crafted gin, you’ll find plenty of options to explore. Many of these establishments use locally sourced ingredients, adding a unique regional twist to their creations. 

Outdoor and Al Fresco Dining 

With its stunning coastal backdrop, Exmouth is an ideal place to enjoy outdoor and al fresco dining. Numerous spots around town offer the chance to dine with a view, whether it’s overlooking the estuary, the beach or the bustling town centre. The combination of fresh sea air and delicious food makes for a memorable dining experience. 

Food Festivals and Events 

Throughout the year, Exmouth hosts a variety of food festivals and events that celebrate the town’s culinary culture. These events often feature cooking demonstrations, tastings and stalls offering local produce and delicacies. They provide a great opportunity to sample a wide range of foods and drinks, all while soaking up the lively atmosphere. 

Exmouth’s coastal location, commitment to local produce, and diverse culinary influences create a vibrant and dynamic food scene that caters to all tastes. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the culinary offerings in Exmouth promise to delight and inspire, making every meal a memorable experience. So, come hungry and ready to explore the flavours of this charming seaside town! 

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