Dartmouth restaurants and eating out guide holiday cottages

Dartmouth restaurants and eating out guide

Cath 16 November 2023

Are you in search of some delicious Dartmouth restaurants and places to eat? The South Devon town is home to a wide range of restaurants, cafes, pubs and eateries – from its humble fish and chip takeaway to fine dining bistros, you’ll find plenty of choices here.

Whether you’re planning a romantic date night or perhaps an evening at a dog-friendly pub in Dartmouth, there’s something to suit everyone. And of course, there’s also an array of quality seafood eateries serving up locally sourced fish, crab, prawns, scallops and more!

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Fine dining restaurants in Dartmouth

Fish restaurants in Dartmouth

International flavours of Dartmouth 

Pubs in Dartmouth

Fine dining restaurants in Dartmouth

The Angel

The Angel staff beside the river Dart
Photo credit: The Angel 

The Angel is a multi-award-winning, relaxed fine dining restaurant in Dartmouth, with stunning views over the River Dart. Serving superb food, with outstanding service, they focus on locally sourced fresh ingredients which are prepared by executive chef, Elly Wentworth (a former Master Chef – The Professionals finalist) and her team.

Good to know:

 Where is The Angel? 2 South Embankment, Dartmouth, TQ6 9BH

 How much does it cost to eat at The Angel? The A La Carte menu is £70 for 2 courses or £80 for 3 courses – visit the website to see the menu.

 Stay nearby: The Old Bakery | sleeps 8 + 1 dog

The Seahorse

 Inside the Seahorse Restaurant
Photo credit: The Seahorse

The Seahorse is a small restaurant with a seafood-orientated menu, in a lovely spot on the embankment where visitors can either sit outside overlooking the estuary or inside beside the glass-walled kitchen. 

Founded in 2008 by Mat Prowse and Mitch Tonks, the restaurant and bar are now run by Mitch’s son, head chef Ben Tonks.

Good to know:

 Where is The Seahorse? 5 South Embankment, Dartmouth, TQ6 9BH

 How much does it cost to eat at The Seahorse? £30-£40 per main – visit the website to see the menu 

 Stay nearby: Bayards View | sleeps 4 + 2 dogs


Delicious steak dish

Andria is an award-winning, fine dining restaurant in the heart of Dartmouth which has previously been mentioned in the Michelin Guide. Luca, the head chef, was raised on Italian home cooking and offers an original selection of modern European small plates at this delightful bistro. Dishes are concocted using high-quality local ingredients from Brixham and Torbay.

Good to know:

 Where is Andria? 5 Lower St, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AJ

 How much does it cost to eat at Andria? £20-£30 per main – visit the website to see the menu 

 Stay nearby: Number 19 | sleeps 4 + 1 dog

Fish restaurants in Dartmouth


Wonderful fish and chips at RockFish

The RockFish restaurant in Dartmouth opened in 2010 and is situated on the South Embankment overlooking the spectacular River Dart. The restaurant is a colourful and family-friendly venue, a modern take on the classic fish and chippy, with most of the seafood landed at Brixham Harbour.

Good to know

 Where is RockFish? 8 South Embankment, TQ6 9BH

 How much does it cost to eat at RockFish? £15-20 per main – visit the website to see the menu

 Stay nearby: The Nest | sleeps 4 + 1 dog


 Outside photo of Kendricks
Photo credit: Kendricks

With a commitment to maintaining fresh, seasonal menus and offering a relaxed dining atmosphere, Kendricks is winning hearts. The menu serves styles of food from around the globe including steak, salmon and burgers as well as much more with great wines and local draught beer and cider.

Good to know:

 Where is Kendricks? Fairfax Place, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AB

 How much does it cost to eat at Kendricks? £15-£30 per main – visit the website to see the menu 

International flavours of Dartmouth

Spice Merchant

 Traditional Indian dishes

The Spice Merchant is a delightful restaurant serving authentic Indian cuisine. Choose from a wide range of freshly prepared real Indian and Bangladeshi food including all the usual favourites such as korma, tikka masala, jalfrezi, tandoori dishes and more.

Good to know:

 Where is Spice Merchant? Anzac Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9DJ

 How much does it cost to eat at Spice Merchant? £10-£15 per main – visit the website to see the menu

 Stay nearby: Market View | sleeps 4

Amalfi Kitchen

Italian pasta dishes at Amalfi Kitchen

Amalfi Kitchen is a traditional Italian restaurant with a Mediterranean twist. The owners Mike and Phoebe are passionate about fresh homemade food and the very best local produce they can get their hands on. With a mouth-watering menu, offering all the Italian classics such as dough balls, pizzas and pasta dishes, you won’t be disappointed! 

Good to know:

 Where is Amalfi Kitchen? Hauley Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AA

 How much does it cost to eat at Amalfi Kitchen? £15-20 per main – visit the website to see the menu

 Stay nearby: Weight N Sea | sleeps 6 + 1 dog

Pubs in Dartmouth 

The Dartmouth Arms

Burger and chips

The Dartmouth Arms is a traditional pub situated by the historic Bayards Cove in the heart of Dartmouth, with amazing harbour views. The pub serves fantastic fresh, homemade food ranging from sandwiches and pizzas to burgers and traditional pub grub alongside a wide range of beers, spirits and wine.

Good to know:

 Where is The Dartmouth Arms? 26 Lower Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN

 How much does it cost to eat at The Dartmouth Arms? £15-£20 per main – visit the website to see the menu

 Is The Dartmouth Arms a dog-friendly pub? Yes, dogs are more than welcome here! 

 Stay nearby: Bayards Cottage | sleeps 8 + 2 dogs 

The Seven Stars

Artisan pizzas at The Seven Stars

Situated right in the heart of the Dartmouth, The Seven Stars is Dartmouth’s oldest pub with timeless charm. The pub is proud to serve fresh homemade food using locally sourced ingredients. Here, you can find burgers, artisan pizzas as well as a range of local real ales.

Good to know:

 Where is The Seven Stars? Smith Street, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9QR

 How much does it cost to eat at The Seven Stars? £15-£20 per main – visit the website to see the menu

 Is The Sevens Stars a dog-friendly pub? Yes, dogs are very welcome at The Seven Stars

 Stay nearby: 42 Above Town | sleeps 4 + 1 dog

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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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