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The Night Jar Inn, Aylesbeare near Exeter

In the small village of Aylesbeare, the former Aylesbeare Arms has undergone a huge transformation and has turned into the Night Jar Inn - a modern dining room and pub.

Run by the team behind Posh Nosh catering company and with head chef Neil Gibbs running the kitchen, the pub is now a must-try destination for all you foodies out there, and I was delighted to be their guest and try what they had to offer.

They have been very clever with the design of the pub; they haven't gone all out gastro pub which is the worst thing you can do as I believe that a local pub in a small village needs its locals to help spread the word and, if the locals like what you do, then you have already won half the battle.

Imagine walking into a wild west saloon a hundred years ago and, with the help of the DeLorean dragging it back to the future, its large open plan space with stone floor, mix and match tables, leather sofas, animal skulls, rusty oil drum tops over the walls and a bar that hugs the…

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