The Cott Inn, Dartington

The Cott Inn, Dartington

The Cott Inn is an award winning thatched 14th century pub in Devon situated between the south coast and rural Dartmoor. This cosy and welcoming pub serves delicious homemade food with a smile, all made with local and seasonal ingredients straight from the moor.  

This charming inn has been offering delicious pub grub and a friendly and bubbling atmosphere since 1320. Family run, this pretty establishment is one of the oldest thatched inns in all of Britain and it still boasts its rich, original features from its gorgeous inglenook fireplace to its rustic beamed ceilings. You can enjoy a meal by the fireplace in the main dining area, otherwise you can head on outside and enjoy the bear garden filled with greenery and trees.

The enticing menu is always changing and evolving to make the most of the seasonal produce in the area, but you can always guarantee creativity and amazing taste in every dish. All of the food is wonderfully traditional but highly refined; you can enjoy delicious dishes such as Ruby Red Dartington beef brisket burger, brioche bun, apple, red cabbage & horseradish coleslaw or chomp down on Coq au Cidre free range Chicken Breast, squash puree, savoy cabbage, dauphinoise potato, cider, mushroom and pancetta sauce.

There is a lovely range of dishes to please everyone’s taste buds; from kids’ menus to gluten-free to vegetarian. One also cannot forget the dessert menu filled with chocolatey, fruity and creamy puds – and of course, that all important cheese board! However you decide to quench that mouth water hunger, the knowledgeable and approachable staff members are there to help you pick that perfect dish for you as well as help you find the ideal matching drink for the perfect evening meal.  

More than just an eatery, The Cott Inn also offers live music every Wednesday and Sunday which makes for a great environment for both locals and visitors. Located in the peaceful village of Dartington; just a stroll away from the River Dart and a mile outside of Totnes, this stunning pub is perfect for those wanting to relax after a long day of exploring the delights of the beautiful Devonian countryside.

Feeling inspired? Have a look through our cottages in Devon here.

The Cott Inn, Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6HE | 01803 863777 |

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