Special Food Requirements in Devon

With the rise in awareness for food allergies and different dietery requirements, you need not worry about finding options when in Devon. Vegan? Gluten free? No carbs? Whatever your special food requirements, you'll find great food to enjoy when you visit Devon. Take a look at the restaurantscafes, hotels and pubs below, and follow our top tips for making sure your special requirements are met when you're eating out in Devon.

Always check before you book

Every chef wants their guests to have a wonderful meal at their restaurant, so to avoid disappointment, make sure to check the menus online or give them a call before you book your table. Even if something isn't on the menu or your diet requires you to adapt certain dishes, most chefs and restaurant staff will happily cater for you. You can easily check that there are children’s menus or menus for those following a vegan or vegetarian diet as many restaurants will post their menus on their websites or social media.

Don't avoid your hotel's eateries

Hotels in Devon are always happy to go above and beyond for their guests so if you are staying in one of the region's hotels, make sure to mention your dietery needs when booking your room. They will be able to speak to the kitchen before your arrival to make sure that there are plenty of options for you or, if they are unable to cater for your specific needs, will be able to recommend places nearby that can. 

Go self-catering

We have every confidence that Devon’s chefs will be able to look after you very well – but if you go self-catering you’ll have the best of all worlds! This way you’ll be able to select the finest fresh Devon produce from our shops, farms, delis and fishmongers, then whip up something in your own kitchen! The region is also full of incredible take aways and restaurants that can cater for you if you want a break from cooking.  Try something new

Going on holiday is a great chance to try something new – and if you try a new cuisine you might find a surprising number of options that cater for your diet. Devon’s restaurantscafes and takeaways cover a large number of cuisines – so give one a try for the first time.

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