Tally Rocks despite the Snow

The recent snow brought Littlehempston and the Tally to a halt, but not for long. The pub was cut off all Thursday and manager, Ian, reported seeing nobody for 24 hours – rather relaxing, he confessed. But his peace was soon disturbed, when committee member Anna Ash put out the call: “Let’s keep the pub … Continue reading Tally Rocks despite the Snow

Welcome to Paul, our new chef

We have a new chef! Paul Howard hails from Prescot near Liverpool and has worked as a chef for over 30 years. He started his career in an Italian restaurant up north where he worked for many years before moving to chef at a 3 star hotel in Jersey, where he met and married the … Continue reading Welcome to Paul, our new chef

CAMRA likes the Tally’s food too

There’s a very favourable review in this quarter’s BEER magazine from CAMRA. In an article on community pubs, food writer Susan Nowak praised the selection of ales and range of food. She pointed out that as Littlehempston was so small, the Tally needed to be a “destination pub” drawing in customers from a wide area. … Continue reading CAMRA likes the Tally’s food too

Dartmoor Real Ale Trail

The Tally has been selected by Dartmoor Accommodation for inclusion in their newly launched Dartmoor Real Ale Trail featuring over 35 pubs on and around the moor. Brains behind the trail, Lisa Jenkins, said “We know from people using our website that there is a thirst for information about good beer pubs in the area. Often … Continue reading Dartmoor Real Ale Trail

Littlehempston Bridge has re-opened!

Littlehempston Bridge has been repaired and re-opened after only two days! So please ignore our previous news item saying the bridge would be closed for a week, and keep coming to the Tally Ho following your usual route. Hearty thanks go out to Devon County Council and their contractors for completing the work so quickly.

Goodbyes and Hellos

It’s been a turbulent time at the Tally over the last few weeks with the departure of our management team, Rachel and Marc. All were delighted however with the return of locum management couple, Kim and Ian, who take over the helm, while permanent staffing is being put in place. Rachel and Marc have put … Continue reading Goodbyes and Hellos

Runner up as South Devon’s Pub of the Year and Rural Pub of the Year 2017

The South Devon branch of CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) has voted the Tally Ho as runner up in this year’s Pub of the Year and Rural Pub of the Year Competitions! Ian Packham, vice-chairman of South Devon CAMRA presented the certificates to Rachel and Marc on Tuesday 25th April. The Tally Ho has … Continue reading Runner up as South Devon’s Pub of the Year and Rural Pub of the Year 2017