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Where to get good foodand refreshments

Winsford is well served by the Royal Oak, a pub offering excellent food in in the centre of the village. From Easter through to September it also functions as a Tea Room offering tea/coffee, homemade cakes, sandwiches and sausage rolls

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The Royal Oak

The region also offers plenty of other high quality eateries, with everything from simple pub grub to a Michelin star.  


Here are some of our favourites

Tarr Farm Inn (3.5 miles, also see Walks pageFine food  and drinks overlooking the historic Tarr Steps  Tel. 01643 851507 

Royal Oak Withypool (4 miles). "A very special 18th-century pub in the heart of Exmoor"  Tel. 01643 831506 . 

Withypool Tearooms (4 miles) offering "a good choice of Home Made Cakes, freshly filled baguettes, Local pasties and sausages rolls, daily specials and the traditional Cream Tea". Tel 01643 831279.

Rest & Be Thankful Inn, Wheddon Cross (5 miles) "Early 19thC Inn at the heart of Exmoor National Park"  Tel. 01643 841222 


Dulverton (6.5 miles) There is a good selection of places to eat in this nearby historic town, such as:

Woods Award winning pub & restaurant with astonishing wine list  Tel 01398 324007 

Tongdam Thai Unusual cuisine for the area, but excellent quality. 

Tel 01398 323397 Open Mon, Thurs, Fri 6-9pm. Sat, Sun. 12-1:30pm, 6-9pm.  Closed Tues-Wed.  See their Facebook page for further details

Exmoor Fish & Chips  Delicious fish, sausages, homemade pizzas and lots more.  To place orders or local home delivery by call 07904 937956

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4.30 to 9.00pm plus lunchtimes on Friday and Saturday from 11.30am to 2.00pm.


Masons Arms, Knowstone (14 miles). OK, a little further away, but well worth planning a trip to this Michelin starred pub and restaurant. Tel. 01398 341231 

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Tarr Farm Inn

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