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Combe House Devon

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   HONITON, Gittisham EX14 3AD, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Gittisham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Stacey S Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We used Come House to host a private dinner in June for 40 guests. The food was top notch & the wines were excellent. This place is amazing. The staff are so friendly, helpful, attentive and kind. They were on hand to help with anything that any of the 40 guests needed. As many of the other reviews have said,... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just spent a weekend at this hotel and wished we could have stayed much, much longer. On arriving at the hotel, the scenery simply takes your breath away, you really couldn't picture a more romantic setting. Within seconds of arriving, the warm and friendly staff had whisked our bags to our room, given us a tour of the beautiful... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Combe House for lunch to celebrate my birthday. We had a fantastic meal and the staff were excellent - it's a place of real calm and serenity that makes you feel special. It's not cheap but you get what you pay for and for a special occasion it's worth it. Would highly recommend to others. We live... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the De Lowman room for one night. Very comfortable bed and sofa but shabby rather tired looking furniture and decoration. The window overlooked the door to the kitchen so there were cooking smells and noise and I wasn't happy I could see what looked like a bait box next to the kitchen door. Couldn't it have been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot write enough good things about Coombe House Hotel, the location, the building, the gardens, the food and more importantly the staff are absolutely amazing. I took my girlfriend to Coombe House for her birthday which was also a marriage proposal. The staff had no prior knowledge but upon hearing that I had proposed made our evening extra special... More

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful hidden gem, unfortunately we could only stay for one night, but what a experience, the staff were so attentive, nothing was too much bother, really felt like home from home, made to feel so welcome the minute we drove up the beautiful sweeping drive. The food was the best we have had yet, it was my partners birthday... More

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Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glorious location , amazing staff,with splendid food and comfort throughout. This was a return visit for us, and one we shall seek to build into a trip each year if possible. Nothing is too much trouble for them, with the team being lead by hands- on management. Dinner is 'special' , from the canapés right through- and a well selected... More

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Nanyuki, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An all round wonderful experience with friendly management and staff and most delicious food. Loved the atmosphere and the "home away from home" feel. The vegetable garden was also a highlight and the room most luxurious and spoiling.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Coombe House was the venue we chose for our daughter's wedding on the 19th July 2014 and I can only say that everything exceeded our expectations. The staff are most attentive and professional, nothing was too much trouble. The venue itself and the gounds are breath taking. The food superb. All of our guests were so impressed with every aspect... More

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Standon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Combe House is so much more than a beautiful country house hotel - genuinely attentive and caring staff from the moment we arrived. We were thrilled to be given an upgrade to an amazing suite and then a wonderful dinner and wine to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We stayed here ten years ago and loved it - and ten years... More

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Address: HONITON, Gittisham EX14 3AD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Gittisham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Combe House Devon 4*
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Award For Excellence - Conde Nast Johansens 2014. In Top Best Foodie Hotels in SW England - voted by readers of Food magazine. Combe House Devon is a stunning 450-year old Elizabethan Manor, set in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest estates. It's informal, relaxing and hugely romantic, and wherever you wander (and there's quite a bit of it) something magnificent catches the eye. Devon foodies will undoubtedly have heard of Combe House. The acclaimed restaurant is highly praised as one of the best in the south west, and service is genuinely faultless. There is loads of local game and fresh fish and most of the vegetable and herbs come from the restored Victorian kitchen gardens. The support for local producers and seasonal dishes here is obsessive - and with good reason. The restaurants are popular and The Good Food Guide 2014 describes Combe House as a 'seductive hotel with seriously good dining'. Hadleigh Barrett and Stuart Brown, Master Chefs of Great Britain, are responsible for a changing menu packed with interesting meat and fish options, from scallops with creamy tarragon gnocchi to seared duck breast with braised red cabbage. The cellar is what you'd expect from a grand old country house - but all wines are chosen less to impress than serve the season, mood or nature of their dishes. Eat in one of two spacious dining rooms with traditional fire places. Admire the murals, relish the atmosphere, enjoy the flavours from mercifully well-spaced tables. You'll always receive a warm welcome - it's best to book ahead for lunch and dinner. Genuine hospitality is always on the menu. ... more   less 
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