The Tytherleigh Arms, Tytherleigh, Axminster, Devon
The Tytherleigh Arms is a 16th century coaching inn on the borders of Devon and Somerset between Chard and Axminster. Family run, it’s gained itself an excellent reputation locally, offering a seasonal menu of dishes made using only the freshest local produce. If you prefer pub style dining this won’t suit you; although the ambience is very casual the food is restaurant quality.
So, let’s have a closer look. From the lunch menu is a starter of Treacle cured wild sea trout (when is sea trout not wild?), samphire, compressed cucumber, lemongrass puree, and beetroot coral tuille, followed by mains of Pan fried gurnard fillet, spicy tiger prawn wanton, curried cauliflower puree, roast cauliflower, Romanesco, new potaoes, and cumin velouté. The dinner menu is in the same vein – mains include Poached haunch of venison, Pan friend fillet of bream, and Roasted Iberico pork presa, all with lots of things. Puddings are favourites like Strawberry Eton Mess, Salt caramel tart and Sticky toffee pudding. The wine list is good, the service is attentive, and one more thing – they do have a specials board which usually has a very tasty fish pie on it.
T: 01460 220214
Open: 12.00-2.30pm every day
6.00pm-9.30pm Fri & Sat
All information correct at the time of writing