The Bear & Blacksmith

A Pub for Locals & Visitors Alike

Our friendly pub based in Chillington boasts a warm and welcoming atmosphere for locals and visitors alike.

We are proud to support local suppliers and serve a delicious range of locally grown produce and drinks.

Our menu features the freshest fish and seafood from the shores surrounding the pub, as well as a selection of Devon’s finest meat sourced and butchered from our own farm and also from The Salcombe Meat Co.

This is all accompanied by our lovingly home grown vegetables or produce from Wilton Farm in South Pool.

Forget Food Miles

The Kitchen Garden

0 miles

Claire grows a range of home grown vegetables from seed and then lovingly cares for the kitchen garden situated right next to the pub.

The Farm

3 miles

Our 4 1/2 acre small holding in South Allington where we rear pigs, lambs, chickens and Christmas poultry. A couple of poly tunnels grow additional veg that can’t br grown in the Kitchen Garden. 

The Boat

10 Miles

The Salcombe Day Boat “Hustler” run by father and son team Phil & Adam Cardew catch our Crab. Rod and line caught fish come from Chris Roberts and his boat “Anglo Dawn”.

Local Producers

from 3 Miles

Wilton Farm in South Pool supplement what the Kitchen Garden and Farm can’t produce with a variety of Vegetables, The Salcombe Meat Company & Durrants Butchers provide high quality meats that we don’t rear ourselves.

Local Beverages

from 1.8 Miles

Our tried and tasted local drinks come from the South Hams Brewery (just down the road), Bays Brewery (in Torbay), Lusbcombe Drinks (near Buckfastleigh) & Otter Brewery (near Honiton).   

      My wife and I have just had Sunday lunch here and all we can say is what a lovely place very friendly and outstanding food

    thumb Nick D
    9/16/2018

      My second visit here, this time for Sunday Lunch. Starter of scallops were the best I have ever eaten and the Roast was superb. A really wonderful pub.

    thumb Rosemary B
    9/16/2018

      We travelled to this pub from Torbay and although the map said 45 minutes it took over an hour The parking around the back of the pub was a little hard to find in the dark for a first time visitor. However all the difficulties...More

    thumb Mike B
    9/16/2018
Bear and Blacksmith Farm Lamb

Home Grown and Butcher Lamb

We are so proud to have our very own Bear & Blacksmith Farm Lamb on the menu. Reared by Claire’s 15 year old son Tom and butchered in house by …

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Vote for Food Reader Awards

Nominate Us in the Food Reader Awards 2019

Love The Bear & Blacksmith? Then nominate us in the Food Reader Awards 2019. Just follow the link below and look our for Best Chef and Best Foodie Pub! Nominations …

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Devon LIfe Food and Drink Awards

Finalist for Pub Of The Year in the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards 2018

The Bear and Blacksmith has been chosen as a finalist for Pub Of The Year in the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards 2018. This is a major achievement to …

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Opening Times

MON – SAT
12:00pm – 3:00pm
6:00pm – 11:00pm

SUN
12:00pm – 4:00pm
6:00pm – 10:30pm

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