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As well as owning and running The Swan in Bampton, Donna and Paul, also run Spelt in Bampton too. It’s just a short walk from The Swan.

Spelt, which is a restaurant based in a former bakery in the heart of the picturesque Devon market town, opened in September 2019.

At Spelt, Paul and Donna started from scratch with a blank canvas and put in kitchen equipment, furnishings and fittings. The bakery began life in the 1700s, so Paul came up with the name Spelt, which is an old-fashioned grain.

It serves a collection of dishes that have been developed for sharing, so no starters as such and no mains either, so if two people are going to eat, possibly they’d have four or five plates of food.

To book a table at Spelt in Bampton, please call 01398 331044. To view the sample menu, click here.