The Stag Rackenford Devon

01884 881755

We are open for Saturday dinner and Sunday Lunch. Our opening dates are on our news page.

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The Stag Rackenford Old English Pub

An English country inn set in the heart of the Devon countryside, The Stag Rackenford is rumoured to be the oldest pub in Devon, dating back to the 12th Century. Restored and now run by Steve and Oliver, both are passionate about serving freshly prepared great tasting food and an eclectic range of drinks.

Opening times

We are closed Monday to Thursday and open for pre-booked meals as follows: (please email for menu)

Friday - Takeaway night 16.30 - 20.00

Saturday Dinner - Pre-booked 18:00 - 21.30

Sunday - Pre-booked 12:00 - 16:00


Please email for menu or call 01884 881755 to reserve a table.


Rackenford, Devon, EX16 8DT.

Find us just off the A361, the North Devon Link Road.

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Steve & Oliver

Steve, bought The Stag in summer 2017 when it was closed and in a very sorry state. Together Steve and Oliver with a trusty team, took away the accumulated rot and decay to reveal the stunning interior of this amazing historic inn. Gently we are bringing The Stag back to life fit for the 21st Century. This huge project is still unfinished with more work ahead as we hope to realise our vision for the inn.

Steve is Owner & Kitchen.

Oliver is Partner, Business Partner and Front of House.

Steve & Oliver
The Stag Rackenford

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