Holiday Ideas for Your Visit to Woodlands Manor Farm

There are some truly fantastic restaurants and eateries within a short drive of our luxury holiday cottages. Here are some of our favourites!

Treat Yourself at One of the Many Fantastic Local Restaurants

Each of our luxury holiday cottages and yurts have kitchen areas that are equipped with everything you need to create your own fantastic meals during your stay at Woodlands Manor Farm. However, for those days when you just don’t feel like cooking, it’s handy to have a nice eatery nearby.

Fortunately, we are lucky enough to have a plethora of amazing cafes and restaurants a short drive away. Just 6 miles down the road, Bude has a thriving dining scene that offers plenty of choice with many options available for all tastes and budgets.

Here are some of our recommendations if you plan on eating out in Bude:


Temple Bude

Temple Restaurant

Enjoy a hearty, seasonal meal in a relaxed atmosphere at Temple. With a focus on sustainability and supporting local producers, Temple offers a contemporary menu using fresh produce that changes every day. If you don’t have much of an appetite, you can instead visit their bar & roof terrace for a drink or two.

Life’s A Beach

Lifes a Beach Restaurant Bude

Lifes a Beach Restaurant

Overlooking Summerleaze Beach, this cafe and bistro is the perfect spot whether you fancy a small bite to eat or a sit down meal. As is to be expected from an eatery within touching distance of the sea, freshly sourced seafood is their speciality. Although if seafood isn’t your thing you don’t need to worry – Life’s A Beach’s delicious menu caters to all tastes.

The Deck

The Deck Bude

The Deck Bude

 The Deck offers British cuisine with a global influence. Their menu draws on the overseas adventures and experiences of the owners, offering a varied menu that has something for everyone. Their outside decking area is the perfect place to enjoy a meal whilst watching the sun go down.

The Bank

The Bank Bude

The Bank Restaurant

Serving up traditional Spanish tapas combined with fresh Cornish produce, The Bank delivers a truly unique dining experience. Their menu is chock-full of mouth-watering options and you’ll definitely need a few extra minutes to make your choices! Whether it’s a romantic meal for two or a large group, The Bank restaurant in Bude won’t disappoint.

The Barge

The Barge Bude

The Barge Bude

As the name suggests, this wonderful eatery is located on a repurposed canal barge. Whether you’re in the mood for a cup of tea and a cake or something more substantial, you’ll enjoy locally sourced British dishes in spectacularly memorable surroundings, looking out across the picturesque Bude Canal.


Potters Bude

Potters Bude

Potters is certainly worth a visit. Listed in the 2022 Michelin Guide, Potters offer an ever-changing menu inspired by seasonal produce available locally. The atmosphere of casual elegance delivers a relaxed yet exciting dining experience that you definitely won’t be quick to forget.

Olive Tree

Olive Tree Bude

The Olive Tree Bude

Located next to the gorgeous Bude Canal, Olive Tree offers a well-rounded menu incorporating mediterranean influences. If the weather allows you can dine outside and enjoy the scenic setting or head inside to take in the cosy, rustic interior. The vegan fish & chips is a noteworthy crowd-pleaser!


Elements Restaurant Bude

Elements Restaurant Bude

This stylish restaurant features a varied menu of delectable dishes. From fresh fish and steak to pizzas and pastas, Elements can cater to all preferences and cravings. Temporarily located at The Beach hotel after a fire at their original premises, you can rest assured there has been no drop in the quality and standards diners have come to expect.


Of course, you aren’t confined to Bude if you want to enjoy a lovely meal. If you are happy to travel a little further afield there are some wonderful choices available. Two of our personal favourites are:

The Farmers Arms

The Farmers Arms

The Farmers Arms

This stunning countryside pub in Woolfardisworthy, 11 miles north of us, is definitely worth the journey. The Farmers Arms use meat and produce from their own farm to deliver an exquisite menu of traditional pub grub with a contemporary touch. Take a drive up and discover why it was included in the 2022 Michelin Guide!


Pattard Hartland

Pattard Hartland

You’ll find Pattard just outside nearby Hartland, an 11 mile drive, situated within a gorgeous barn conversion in beautiful wooded surroundings. Delivering a fresh and modern take on British and French fine dining, using locally sourced seasonal ingredients, Pattard has received glowing reviews aplenty since opening in 2020.

Enjoy the Perfect Dining Experience During your Visit to Woodlands Manor Farm

Whether it’s a casual afternoon snack after enjoying a few hours at the beach or a slap-up meal to celebrate the last day of your vacation, there is no shortage of fantastic options when you stay at Woodlands Manor Farm. We are privileged to have so many excellent cafes and restaurants close by and hope our guests enjoy many delicious meals during their time here. If none of these recommendations are making your mouths water, pop in to the farm where Ruth and Andy will be more than happy to suggest alternatives that may be more up your street.

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