Where to Eat & Drink

At peak events, our cafes and restaurants in the village will be very busy. To avoid disappointment you are best to book a table.

THE FESTIVAL CAFÉ

St Mary’s Hall. Open from 11am–6pm every day serving coffee, tea, light lunches, delicious snacks and homemade cakes. All proceeds go to North Devon Hospice. Your support is greatly appreciated. The Festival Bar is licensed and will be open each lunchtime and evening throughout the Festival.

THE BEAVER INN

Irsha Street Tel: 01237 474 822 www.beaverinn.co.uk

BENSONS RESTAURANT

20 The Quay Tel: 01237 424 093 www.bensonsonthequay.com

COACH AND HORSES

5 Market Street Tel: 01237 474 470

THE COFFEE CABIN

22 The Quay Tel: 01237 475 843 www.facebook.com/22theCoffeeCabin

THE CHAMP

5 Meeting Street Tel: 01237 421 662 www.champappledore.co.uk

JOHNS DELI AND CAFÉ

Tel: 01237 425 870 www.johnsofinstow.co.uk

THE SEAGATE

The Quay Tel: 01237 472 589 www.theseagate.co.uk

MARKET STREET KITCHEN

25 Market Street, 01237 474 168

SYLVESTERS FISH AND CHIP TAKEAWAY

3 Meeting Street Tel: 01237 423 548

THE ROYAL

Bude Street Tel: 01237 474 305

THE ROYAL PLAICE FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANT AND TAKEWAY

Market Street Tel: 01237 478 673

APPLEDORE NEWSAGENTS

6 Market Street Tel: 01237 475 213

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    • Jeremy Paxman and Jeremy Vine in conversation tonight. The seventy second and last event of the 2017 Appledore book festival.  What an amazing way to finish. 
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    • The fantastic Pat Hadley-Smith who as well as making sure the festival runs smoothly also organises the  schools' programme,  which manages to reach over thirty schools. 
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    • Some of the ladies from the Riverside support group for North Devon hospice who have ran the festival cafe this week. A massive thank you to them for all their hard work and good humour. 
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    • The Appledore book festival Cafe run in aid of the North Devon Hospice has done Stirling work keeping our guests and visitors well fed this week. 
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    • Andrew Cooper being interviewed by Lyn Callaghan in the Author's Yurt. 
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    • Appledore.
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    • Part of the brilliant Appledore book festival team: Lyn Callaghan, Brooke Phillips and Mick Kavanagh. 
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    • Our wonderfully entertaining patron Jeremy Vine. 
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    • Some of Becky Bettesworth's amazing work on show today. 
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    • Alex Preston's 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'. #appledorebookfestival #bookstagram #goodreads #amreading  #books #booksandbirds #alexpreston
    • Alex Preston preparing for his talk on his beautiful book 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'. #appledorebookfestival #bookstagram #booktour #goodreads #amreading #birds #birdsinliterature #booksandbirds  #alexpreston
    • Our amazing festival artist Becky Bettesworth signing copies of her work to a very appreciative Appledore audience. 
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