10 Facts about a Josper Oven

We’re lucky to have a Josper oven here at The Church House and at our sister pub, The Cricket Inn. So, what exactly is a Josper oven? 1/ The Josper is the hottest indoor barbecue available, burning top quality charcoal 2/ Although we call it an oven it’s predominantly a grill! 3/ It’s high operating temperature allows you to grill and roast, preventing the product from baking. 4/ It adds a flavour of the finest embers,…

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Meet the Head Chef

Steve Lovell, Head Chef at The Church House Inn Stokenham The Food Journey Steve’s journey with food began at the young age of 8 when he started to collect recipes from the local paper and cook for his family. His earliest memory was when he baked his first loaf of bread to accompany his homemade chowder, a ‘magic moment’ as his recalls. From a young boy Steve and his family were living in Australia, the home…

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Top 5 Events near Kingsbridge

South Devon is not only blessed with its spectacular coastline and rolling countryside, it’s also brimming with great events throughout the summer, from agricultural shows, regattas to family fun days and annual celebrations! 11-18th August: Salcombe Regatta Salcombe certainly pulls out all the stops with its annual regatta which runs for a whole week! Its programme is packed, from fireworks and sandcastle competitions to the harbour swim and a real ale festival. 19th August from 11.30am:…

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