Teign House Inn
Perched on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Teign House Inn is a superb country pub with a homely atmosphere, top-notch food and a well-stocked bar. Dating back to the early 19th century, this friendly establishment has a diverse food offering paired with a great selection of drinks, from well-kept ale and bottled cider to smooth glasses of wine.
There are two menus to choose from, one featuring traditional classics and another with Asian-inspired dishes, as well as an ever-changing specials board. I started with spiced Thai fishcakes served with a flavoursome herb salad and sweet chilli and lemongrass dipping sauce, while my companion thoroughly enjoyed his warming bowl of carrot and butternut squash soup accompanied by farmhouse bread. I followed with sumptuous tagliatelle arrabiata made with homemade tagliatelle pasta, olives, basil and Parmesan. My companion delighted in his 8oz hanger steak – a succulent beef cut served perfectly rare with confit cherry tomatoes, garlic mushrooms, dressed leaves and triple-cooked chips. To finish, I couldn’t resist sampling the spiced rum and Belgian chocolate
pot with salted caramel and popcorn, while my partner enjoyed baked meringue with vanilla ice cream and berry compote. Teign House Inn hosts regular acoustic nights and bluegrass sessions, where guests can perform or just pop in to enjoy the music. After thoroughly enjoying our evening, we became the latest recruits of the pub’s loyal fan base.