The Stag Inn – Rackenford


The 12th Century Stag Inn in Rackenford

The thatched Stag Inn in Rackenford, is one of Devon’s very oldest pubs and is bursting with new culinary ideas and flavours. The Stag offers meals in the bar, dining room and beer garden. The bar serves a growing list of locally produced real ales, wines and ciders.

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We are a welcoming venue that can provide good food, wine and ale for the hungry and thirsty. The Stag Inn Rackenford is 3 miles from the A361 between South Molton and Tiverton, linking North Devon with Mid and East Devon. We are close to junction 27 on the M5, which is the gateway to Bristol and The Midlands.

Authentic Indian Dishes: Every Friday we create an authentic Indian dish which is an addition to our main menu. This has proven to be a popular highlight of the week for both our regular customers and visitors alike. See more…

Traditional Sunday Lunch: Sunday is always a busy day so if you want to make sure you grab a table in our restaurant it’s best to be well prepared and book in advance.

Special Boards: We always have a specials board which changes regularly and includes dishes like, Pulled Pork Ciabatta and Waldorf Salad – Goats Cheese and Red Onion tart -Sea Bass on crushed Potatoes, Leeks, Samphire and Bechamel and Caper Sauce, just to mention a few favourites.

Call Anita on 01884 881639



Cutting from the North Devon Journal in 1964. Click on image to read article

Opening hours are:

  • Monday – 12 noon -10.30pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12 noon -10pm
  • Friday and Saturday 12 noon to 11pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 5pm

Food is served from:

  • Monday – 12 noon to 3pm and 6pm to 9pm
  • Tuesday to Saturday service is from 12 noon to 3pm and 6pm to 8.45pm
  • Sunday is 12 noon to 3pm

Booking for food is advisable call Anita on
01884 881 639

All the ingredients in our dishes are sourced locally where possible. The meats we used are produced on farms based in Devon and Somerset, within a 30 mile radius of our pub. The fruit and vegetables we use are delivered daily from our trusted suppliers in North Devon and our fish is also fresh and delivered regularly.


Please advise us at the time of ordering or booking of any food allergies or ask a member of our staff should you require more information.

The Stag Inn, Rackenford is 3 miles from the A361 between South Molton and Tiverton.

Address: The Stag Inn, Rackenford, Tiverton, EX16 8DT, North Devon

We are family and dog friendly