Top 50 Gastropubs


The Cadeleigh Arms

Tiverton, Devon

The Cadeleigh Arms near Tiverton, Devon, joined the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list in 2020, and has maintained a position since.

Top 50 Accolades
  • 2023 Highest Climber

Sadly, The Cadeleigh Arms has closed its doors. We wish Nick and Tina all the best for their future endeavours. Read all about the pub below.

Remaining on the list since 2020, the pub has jumped a whopping 31 places making it this year’s Highest Climber.

Owned by Nicholas Hack and Tina King, the Cadeleigh Arms has also been crowned the most dog-friendly pub in the region. But far from just looking after our four-legged friends in award-winning fashion, the Cadeleigh Arms has carved out a stellar reputation catering for their owners too.

Over the last 30 years, the pub’s operators have integrated the best of the southwest into their efforts to keep pace with the fast-moving world of cooking – making the most of the abundance and quality of produce they have on the pub’s doorstep.

Nick and Tina are two of the most genuine pub owners one could ever meet, bringing with them friendly and passionate personalities, which ooze throughout the teams in the pub.

The pub’s ethos of “local, sustainable and quality” shines through in each of their dishes.

The pub’s three, everchanging, menus, comprise a monthly offering, a range of dishes for younger diners and the Sunday menu.

On the main menu, diners have previously enjoyed dishes including Nocellara olives, focaccia, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic; confit tomato and basil tart with mozzarella and cracked pepper; and Fowey mussels with chorizo, Sandford cider and roasted leek with warm focaccia to start.

Mains have included Newlyn day boat catch fish served with roasted sweetcorn and chorizo chowder; pan seared chicken breast, pumpkin, roasted onion and pine nut; and Elston Farm lamb rump, harissa, black olive and tahini.

For pudding, there’s a selection of home-made classics as well as more adventurous ones, or locally made ice cream or the safe, yet tasty, cheese plate with port or Somerset Pomona to wash it down with.

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