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).   

      Really lovely menu with a specials board that changes daily. Local produce which shows in the taste and freshness of the dishes. Good wine and beer selection and friendly, efficient staff. Contemporary decor makes this a comfortable and stylish place to visit for a meal...More

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      Impromptu visit for our supper. We had fish and chips, Monkfish and Hake were on the menu. Service was 10/10 Food was 10/10 Presented well, tasted fab, good portions and great value for money. Not normally a dessert person but the chocolate fondue pudding was...More

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      We went for lunch and the open crab sandwich was to die for (and we've eaten a lot of those in South Devon)! All the staff are very friendly and welcoming and the service was great. We had a nosy at some of the other...More

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Bear and Blacksmith are Devon National Pub & Bar Award Winners 2019

National Pub & Bar Awards 2019 Best Devon Pub

We’ve had a fabulous year with some great awards based on customer feedback, our ethos and independent judging – our winning streak continues by becoming The Best Pub in Devon …

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Nick The Fish Sunday Chill at The Bear & Blacksmith

Good Friday with Nick The Fish

Nick the Fish will be joining us this Good Friday at The Bear and Blacksmith. Always a crowd pleaser – you’re sure to be entertained and singing along.

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The Bear and Blacksmith Basket Menu

The Basket Meal is back!

The start of the new menus….The Traditional Pub Basket Meal is Back! Available every lunchtime and evening (served in the beer garden only during the evenings) Picture this… A warm …

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Opening Times

12:00pm – 3:00pm
6:00pm – 11:00pm


12:00pm – 4:00pm
(Sunday Lunch Served Until 3.00pm)

6:00pm – 10:30pm

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