Dining Out in Barnstaple, Devon
62, The Bank, Barnstaple
62, The Bank is a cafe, bar and bistro attached to the Royal and Fortescue Hotel in Boutport Street, Barnstaple. The Bank serves delicious dishes from around the world in a relaxed and stylish restaurant atmosphere. Part of the Brend Hotel Group, it has an amazing Tudor ceiling, oak panelled walls and a menu that's sure to please.
There are some private function rooms suitable for parties of any size. Break into 'The Vault' - a stylish, exclusive private room for parties of up to 30 people; or visit 'The Manager's Suite' - a cosy, private area for when you want a bit of space to yourself!
62, The Bank, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon. EX31 1HG.
Tel. 01271 324446
Fullam Restaurant, Barnstaple
The award winning Fullam restaurant has been established for over a decade in the beautiful countryside of North Devon. Set within a 200 year old Coaching Inn in the centre of the town, the restaurant continues the long tradition of impeccable cuisine and service.
The interior of the restaurant has been opulently designed to bestow ‘Chinese chic’ upon the space using authentic ‘Antique’ furnishings such as intricately carved Chinese screens and aged altar tables, to create an intimate ambience and a timeless elegant space.
In our fabulous drinks list you can find beverages from all over the globe including the fragrant Futsuu sake from Japan, a fine Nuit St George from France or a refreshing Tiger beer from Singapore which you can select whilst lounging on our opium beds.
When you are ready, our qualified chefs can create sumptuous cuisines for your indulgence ranging from Fullam’s famous Roast Duck, to our sizzling Oriental ginger and spring onion scallops, or perhaps the Crispy Dragon Phoenix pearls. Each delicate morsel can be enjoyed within our intimate restaurant, or under the glass ceiling of our bespoke conservatory.
Before finishing off with our hand tied jasmine leaf tea, or a cup of frothy cappuccino feel free to wander into our private walled courtyard. Surrounded by a bamboo garden and lit by ancient stone Chinese lanterns, it is the perfect place to relax.
We welcome you to indulge with us.
18 Tuly Street, Barnstaple North Devon. EX31 1DH.
Tel. 01271 328882
Giovanni's, Barnstaple, Barnstaple
Run by Vincenzo Ferracuti, who originates from Rome, Giovanni's Italian Restaurant has been in operation since March 1999. Vincenzo and his trusty chef Adriano, have built up a trusty following of lovers of Italian Food. Awarded the 'Selected Restaurant' in 2009, Giovanni's prides itself on its high standards of presentation and service.
At Giovanni's you can enjoy the true taste of Italy. Why not savour an authentic Italian Pasta or try one of their Pizza's. Conversely, spend a leisurely evening dining at Giovanni's, unwinding from the everyday stresses of life. Excellently placed near the Queens Theatre, Giovanni's is the ideal venue for a Pre-Theatre meal - You can even pre-order your meal to save time. Its central location also makes Giovanni's a great place to celebrate special occasions... You'll feel truly spoilt by the care and attention offered to you here.
35 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon. EX31 1RX.
Tel. 01271 321274
Han Court, Barnstaple
Han Court welcomes you to the finest Cantonese and Peking cuisine served and enjoyed in the elegant surroundings of our restaurant.
Established since 1987, we are a successful family run business with a renowned reputation for quality food and a personal service.
Fully licensed and air conditioned, with seating up to 120, our spacious and comfortable facilities make this the ideal venue for any type of function, from business meetings and birthday parties to wedding receptions. Large private function rooms ensure that you have your own space to enjoy any occasion.
A wide choice of speciality and local fresh sea bass and sea food dishes are available, together with set menus and Chef Special banquets all freshly cooked to order, with a wide selection of fine wines and aperitifs.
Milton House, Fremington, Barnstaple, North Devon. EX31 2NX.
Tel. 01271 373865
Prezzo, Barnstaple, Barnstaple
Prezzo has been delighting diners for over eight years, and this Italian restaurant chain has since been able to expand throughout large parts of England and Scotland with some 141 outlets. Interestingly, the company seeks to restore either impressive buildings or ones of local interest. Their trendy and sophisticated décor usually consists of tiled or wooden floors with delicate lights and colourful paintings, along with wooden furniture and sparkling cutlery, creating a setting that is suitable for a relaxed lunch, a family meal or an evening out with friends. The restaurants are of particular appeal to those who like genuine Italian cuisine, and they use only the best seasonal products, many of which are imported directly from Italy.
This is Italian food at its attractive best, convincing and bringing together the traditional with the modern twist or two against a background of excellent value.
Prezzo - Barnstaple, 96 High Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HS.
Tel. 01271 376310
Set in the heart of Barnstaple in picturesque North Devon lies Zena's courtyard.
As soon as you step into Zena's Restaurant, you can see why this top Barnstaple Restaurant comes highly acclaimed, not only for its great Mediterranean cuisine but also for its continental bistro interior, decor and the French style waiters, with their black and white uniforms that ooze style and professionalism.
Zena's Restaurant is tucked away within its own courtyard. When the weather is cool or the evening sun has disappeared, relax whilst listening to blues and jazz. You could all too easily forget the day when being entertained at Zena's. With a commitment to only using fresh local produce the menu at Zena's compliments the Mediterranean and Caribbean authenticity and flavours as well as good English fayre with a twist. Whether at Zena's Restaurant for a light bite, hearty lunch or an amazing evening meal, you will most certainly be coming back for another visit and telling your friends about the amazing food and the outstanding service.
Zena's Restaurant, 1 Market Street, Barnstaple, North Devon. EX31 1BX.
Tel. 01271 378844
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