Delicious Delis in North Devon

Fine Foods of Braunton


This family run delicatessen is known for selling local and southwest produce such as, cheeses, jams, gins, rums, and chocolates. It’s a great place to pickup edible mementos for family and friends to take home with you or get them to post it directly on the day. They also create some super cute foodie hampers that are sure to go down a treat, choose from savoury, sweet or even boozy, there’s one for everyone. Get a hamper full of Devon goodies on your Christmas list for next year!


It also sells quality takeaway coffee with beans that have been roasted in Devon.Perfect to take with you as you stroll down the Tarka Trail on a ramble around the local countryside accompanied by a savoury or sweet Devon cream tea.


Johns of Instow


Passionate about food & drink? This deli & cafe is an absolute Devonshire gem and well worth a visit. Serving the local community since 1926, Johns is a multi-award-winning deli, café, bakery, wine & local specialties store. You’ll find everything you need, with homemade delicacies,Devon local produce and the best traditional and innovative delights.


If you are on a Tarka Trail walk or simply exploring the stunning coastal delights of Instow beach, it’s a great place to stop and have a bite to eat. Their whole relaxed vibe makes it perfect for taking your time to peruse the shelves in their deli shop for gifts and nibbles to home with you.


Find their sister café in picturesque Appledore or in summertime, stop by The Beach Hut on Instow beach for some Johns refreshments.


South West Cheese Shop


Venture down Butchers Row in Barnstaple and discover a slice of cheese heaven in this little delicatessen. You’ll find over 100 cheeses behind the counter, from locally made to internationally acclaimed – and they are more than willing for you to have a taste before you buy too! Take away a bag full of delights to accompany your tasty nibbles, from chutneys to olives, sourdough crackers to paired wines.


All we need is a little basket and a blanket and we are set for a beach picnic in the Devon sun.


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