Food & Drink in Axminster

Being the home of River Cottage and celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, it’s no wonder that Axminster is famous for the quality of its food and drink. East Devon’s abundance of country and coast means that the natural larder in this area is vast and you can find everything from fresh fish caught that morning to home grown vegetables and locally reared meat.  

Good country food 

When it comes to a hearty, country meal, you won’t go far wrong in Axminster. With pubs serving traditional food and drink with a local twist, restaurants for something a little more formal and cafés offering the perfect refreshments during the day, you’re never too far from a delicious meal.  

The best of East Devon 

Wherever you look in and around Axminster you’ll find kitchens and menus offering seasonal, fresh dishes lovingly created right here in East Devon.