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Our Alfresco Dining Restaurants

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Looking for your new favourite spot for alfresco dining in the Westcountry?

What better way to spend your day meeting friends or family than finding that perfect alfresco spot in the sunshine, enjoying some delicious food and a nice cold beverage? And with the warmer weather rolling in we thought now was a great opportunity to outline our favourite al fresco dining spots. Whether it’s coastal views and cocktails you’re looking for, or a champagne afternoon tea on the terrace, we have a number of alfresco options for you to choose from.

North Devon

Saunton Sands Lunch on Outdoor Terrace Overlooking Saunton Beach
The Dining Room at Saunton Sands Hotel

Saunton Sands, North Devon

In the sunnier months, you can take full advantage of our sun terrace with its jaw-dropping vista. Whether you are indulging in a light bite to eat, afternoon tea or a cheeky drink with some friends or colleagues, our sun terrace is the perfect place to sit back and watch the world go by as you admire the stunning sea views of Saunton Sands.

Park Hotel Seasons Bar and Brasserie External View with Outdoor Seating and Flowers
Seasons Bar at The Park Hotel

Barnstaple, North Devon

When the sun is shining, Seasons makes the perfect base to enjoy the sunshine. Savour our parkside setting and manicured gardens on our terrace as you enjoy a light bite to eat or a drink of your choosing from our Season’s lunch menu.

Imperial Hotel Couple Enjoying Tea at the Outside Seating Area
Terrace Lounge at The Imperial Hotel

Barnstaple, North Devon

Step out onto our Terrace Lounge and enjoy the Devon sunshine whilst admiring gorgeous garden and river views. By day, choose from a selection of light bites, lunch menu and afternoon tea, and by night be wowed by our bistro menu, packed to the brim of relaxed classics.

Barnstaple Hotel Dining Cream Tea Outdoors
Heanton Bar at The Barnstaple Hotel

Barnstaple, North Devon

Pick a lunch spot that’s perfectly paired with sunnier weather. At the Heanton Bar, you can dine alfresco on our manicured lawns as we reintroduce our garden tables throughout the warmer months. Enjoy pool views and green gardens as you savour a dish from our lunch menu. Should you visit to make full use of leisure facilities, you can order a sandwich to enjoy on a sun lounger beside the pool during your swim session.

South Devon

Belmont Hotel Couple Enjoying the Local Area
Terrace Lounge at The Belmont Hotel


Overlooking the manicured lawns of sweeping lawns down to the Esplanade and the iconic Jurassic Coast cliffs, our terrace offers the perfect place for a spot of al fresco dining. Offering a selection of light bites or afternoon tea, you'll be spoilt for choice when you dine with us this season.

Devon Hotel Carriages Restaurant Guests Enjoying Afternoon Tea with Prosecco Outdoors on Lawn Terrace
Carriages at The Devon Hotel


Carriages has an unrivalled reputation as one of the best-loved restaurant in Exeter. Sit back, relax and watch the city life pass by as you tuck into one of their delicious dishes or afternoon teas alfresco next to the emerald green grass and under the blissful afternoon sky.

Victoria Hotel Restaurant Dining Cream Tea Outdoors
The Sun Lounge at The Victoria Hotel


If you’re fancying al fresco, take a seat on our terrace, with spectacular views overlooking Sidmouth and the famous red cliffs. It makes for the perfect spot to enjoy a bite to eat or afternoon treat - there is something truly wonderful about dining al fresco on holiday. 


Carlyon Bay Hotel Outdoor Seating Area on the Terrace
Terrace Lounge at The Carlyon Bay Hotel

St Austell, Cornwall

Nestled along the Cornish coast you’ll discover a suntrap outside our Terrace Lounge. Savour moments soaking up the sun as you make yourself at home. From light bites to eat, an afternoon tea to a crafty cocktail, you’ll find your time perfectly paired with coastal views and attentive service.

Royal Duchy Hotel Outdoor Seating Area on the Terrace Overlooking the Sea
The Terrace Lounge at The Royal Duchy Hotel

Falmouth, Cornwall

The Royal Duchy Hotel’s sun terrace is the perfect place to overlook Falmouth Bay’s summertime in its prime - and, better yet, it’s now dog friendly! With a menu containing the quintessential classics and a drinks menu containing a comprehensive wine list, local ales on tap and some crafty cocktails, the terrace is the perfect place to oak up the sun with your furry friend in tow.

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