The Globe

“16th-century coaching inn in appealing estuary town”



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Rich textures and colours meet the eye on entering this sympathetically updated old inn, close to the River Exe. You can enjoy a pint of Tribute in the comfortable fire-warmed bar, while the wood-panelled Elizabethan restaurant makes excellent use of locally grown, reared or caught ingredients. There are chargrilled West Country rump and fillet steaks on offer; as well as dishes like pan-roasted sea bass fillet, potato gnocchi, mussels, roasted fennel and tomato butter; or pork tenderloin with pancetta, celeriac and baby cider apples. Daily-changing specials make the most of West Country produce too.

The Globe
34 Fore Street,TOPSHAM,EX3 0HR


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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