The Bear & Blacksmith

Distance from the centre of Kingsbridge: 3.7 miles


The Bear and Blacksmith kitchen is skilfully run by experienced chef and landlord Malcolm Church who has over 20 years cheffing under his belt.The team at the Bear and Blacksmith passionately believe in the importance of supporting local producers and sourcing only the best local ingredients for their customers.  

The Bear and Blacksmith are proud to supply chicken and pork reared from our personal farm in South Allington. Our fresh vegetables and herbs are grown in our poly tunnel and also on site at the pub itself. We also use Wilton Farm in South Pool to ensure that we have enough.

We have regular nights including, Burger Night on a Tuesday, Steak Night on a Wednesday, Fish & Chip Night on a Thursday and of course offer a Sunday Roast.

With current situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, here at the Bear and Blacksmith we want to our bit help the local community (Chillington and surrounding area). We are offering takeaways and are working with Kara at Chillington Post Office who are offering a local groceries delivery service. Please call the post office on 01548580371 for additional information.

Wedding Reception or Private Party Venue

Just one mile from Slapton Village, set within 40 acres of privately owned land, the Lea Valley Barn is the perfect South Hams Wedding Reception Venue or Private Party location. Working closely with the venue, The Bear & Blacksmith team can provide catering (including hog roast) and bar facilities. Contact 


Gradings & Awards

Food & Drink Devon Award

Contact Details

The Main Road, Chillington, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2LD

Tel: 01548 581 171



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