The Bear & Blacksmith

An Award Winning 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).   

The hands on approach

Firm believers in responsibly sourcing all their produce, The Bear & Blacksmith haven’t stopped at just a Kitchen Garden, looking after their own livestock means that they know exactly how well looked the animals are.   

Bear and Blacksmith Farm Expansion

Bear & Blacksmith Farm Expands with additional 30 acres

In addition to the land we already farm and the kitchen garden, we are really excited to announce we’re expanding our homegrown production with an additional 30 acres in Sherford …

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New Chickens

Mix of new Chickens welcomed to the farm

Just taken delivery of our new hens. They have to stay in their new home today to get used to it and then tomorrow they will be free ranging on …

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Guitarist Joe Dostal

Sensational acoustic Blues, Jazz & Contemporary Covers guitarist Joe Dostal will be entertaining us on Sunday 2 June 2-4pm

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      We visited this charming spot on a very wet windy lunchtime in December. We sat in the bar and had lots of choice. We were told that the crab & chicken & bacon were not available but there was still lots of choice. Food is...More

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      Fantastic seafood platter of fresh lobster, crab, mussels, scallops etc. Beautifully prepared and presented. I travel all over Asia Pacific and this is one of the best and freshest meals I’ve had. Strongly recommended

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      What a superb Sunday lunch at the Bear and Blacksmith...! We were made very welcome by all members of the team. Service was excellent, staff polite and helpful. Every dish was perfect! 👌 A fabulous afternoon for our family Easter Sunday and my Mums birthday......More

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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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