Tom Jaine’s Devon (And Beyond) Address Book

13th September 2017

Interview: Letitia Clark

The food writer and publisher on “one of the great British chefs”, a good place to find calf’s liver, and Totnes’ most toothsome loaves


The Walnut Tree Inn

Llanddewi Skirrid, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, NP7 8AW;
“Shaun Hill one of the great chefs of modern Britain, ever since his early days in London. And we have dined at his tiny restaurant in Stratford on Avon. He is also a Prospect author. He wrote a translation of the Greek Gastronomic poet Archestratus with John Wilkins.” – Tom

10 Greek Street

10 Greek Street, Soho, London W1 4DH;
“Head chef Cameron Emirali’s food is direct and full of ideas. I like it.”

La Ville Blanche

RD 786 – Lieu-dit Ville Blanche 22300 Rospez – Bretagne, France;
“Near Lannion and the ideal bourgeois restaurant.”



Annies Fruit Shop Ltd, Ticklemore Street, Unit 7/8, Totnes Shopping Centre, Totnes TQ9 5EJ;
“A wonderfully old-fashioned greengrocers and deli.”

McCabe’s Butchers

5 Fore Street, TQ9 5DA;
“An old friend and a favourite: the only place to buy specialist bits like calf’s liver, which I love.”

The Almond Thief

Unit 3/4 Webber’s Yard, Dartington, TQ9 6JY;
“Really good sourdough – who would have thought it, in this neck of the woods. And the pastries are fantastic.”

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Posted 13th September 2017

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