Best For Sunday Roast

A number of plates with roast dinner on them

Best For Sunday Roast

Best for Sunday Roast

Brothers, Okehampton

a plate of roast dinner with a large yorkshire pudding

We can certainly recommend Brothers in Okehampton, which is only a short 5 minute walk from Melrose Cottage. It is our favourite place to eat in Okehampton, and their impressive Roasts do not dissappoint!

Check before you go there, but roast lunch is normally served 12-2 on a Sunday. You can choose from dry aged beef, slow roasted pork with crackling, succulent half roast chicken and house made nut bake/roast. Be sure to book in advance if you would like to eat in or take away is also available.

Peter Tavy Inn

The Peter Tavy Inn is a charming village pub dating from the 15th century, located on the western edges of Dartmoor. If you’re feeling very energetic, you can reach the pub on foot or by bike, but otherwise there is a good sized car park available. The pub is renowned for its incredible pies, but they also do a very good Sunday Roast as well.

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The Tors Inn, Belstone

The Tors Inn, in the delightful Dartmoor village of Belstone. You will be in for a treat with a Sunday Roast offering including Dartmoor Beef, Pork or “Double Trouble” if you can’t decide. A nut roast is also available. Winners of the best pub in the 2022/23 Food Drink Devon Awards. This is a traditional English pub, with a really cosy roaring fire to keep you warm on a cold day. It is about a 10 minute drive, or also accessible on foot/bike.

Oxenham Arms, South Zeal

The Oxenham Arms, South Zeal offers an interesting history as well as a delicious traditional lunch service. This delightful pub was a former 12th Century monastry, and boasts of being visited by Sir Francis Drake, Lord Nelson, Charles Dickens and King Charles himself. However, it is most well known as the birth place and home of the famous pirate Captain John Oxenham.

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Drakes Farm

Drakes Farm and Cafe is a great option if you have young children with you. Set on the owner’s farm within Dartmoor National Park, you enjoy a roast dinner in the cafe whilst your youngsters enjoy the sandpit, feed the animals in the paddocks or have fun on the play equipment. Why not tie it in with a visit to the farm shop at Oinkers at Drakes Farm. Oinkers sell the finest local produce including bread, cakes, honey and meat from the in-house butchers.