THE Old Custom House Restaurant in The Strand, Barnstaple, has been re-opened under the guidance of new chef-proprietor James Duckett. It is open for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday and for tapas and light lunches six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday.

THE Old Custom House Restaurant in The Strand, Barnstaple, has been re-opened under the guidance of new chef-proprietor James Duckett.It is open for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday and for tapas and light lunches six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday.James has a wealth of experience in the kitchens of fine dining restaurants in Bordeaux, Amsterdam, Sydney and London.He has come to Barnstaple from Spain where he had his own restaurant in the Andalusian white village of Gaucin.