Four great reasons to visit the Tally in July. Four local ladies are going head to head in Littlehempston’s version of Come Dine with Me to add a bit of spice and zest to the menu at the Tally Ho. Every week throughout July, one of their signature dishes will appear on the Specials Board … Continue reading The Knives and Forks are out in Littlehempston!
All agreed that the Beer and Cider Festival in mid June was a great success despite the grey weather. Lots of visitors came along to enjoy a wide variety of local ales and ciders – the beer buffs from CAMRA gave a definite thumbs up to the selection of 16 beers and the 6 local … Continue reading Praise for Beer Fest Ales
We’ve done it again! We are hugely proud to report that the South Devon branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) has voted the Tally Ho as runner up in this year’s Pub of the Year competition. Bob Southwell, chairman of South Devon CAMRA presented the certificate to Tally manager, Ian Bowers, on Saturday April … Continue reading Runner up as South Devon’s Pub of the Year 2018
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
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
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
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
Devon County Council have given notice that the A381 between Blackpost Cross and The Bourtons will be closed for resurfacing between 19:00 and 07:00 from Monday 22nd January until Saturday 27th January (that means the road re-opens on Saturday morning and isn’t closed on that Saturday evening). If you come to the Tally from “up … Continue reading A381 closed in the evening for a week
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.
Devon County Coucil have given notice that the bridge over the river Hems in Littlehempston village will be closed from Monday 6th November for up to five days until Friday 10th November. If you come to the Tally from “up north” (e.g. Staverton, Landscove, Broadhempston, Denbury, etc.) then you won’t be affected, but if you … Continue reading Littlehempston Bridge will be closed for a week