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Lewtrenchard Manor

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Lewdown | Near Okehampton, Lewdown, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4PN, England
01566783222
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
Description: A beautiful Jacobean manor house deep in the Devon countryside...
A beautiful Jacobean manor house deep in the Devon countryside, Lewtrenchard Manor offers luxury dining in a sublime setting. Dating back to the 1600s, the Manor has an interesting and varied history, a fact that can be seen in every nook and cranny throughout the hotel and dining rooms. One of the finest restaurants in the county, the Lewtrenchard Manor restaurant is overseen by Chef Patron Jason Hornbuckle who learned his trade under the watchful eyes of some of London���s most respected chefs in high quality city establishments. Here, Hornbuckle has enthusiastically created a menu that makes the most of the best Devonshire produce available while employing the methods and flavour combinations of chic modern European cuisine, earning the restaurant three AA Rosettes. Lively and relaxed, Lewtrenchard Manor is a superb place in which to indulge in the very best food and, indeed, delightful wines from the extensive cellar of old and new world labels.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing!!!!!!!

Went for an afternoon tea with my mum and brother. Booked via email- Beth quick emailing back and also was very helpful proving a full gluten free tea for my mum. The grounds and house look amazing, staff were very polite and helpful and the food, wow the food was just mouth wateringly amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Shawgirlx
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Went for an afternoon tea with my mum and brother. Booked via email- Beth quick emailing back and also was very helpful proving a full gluten free tea for my mum. The grounds and house look amazing, staff were very polite and helpful and the food, wow the food was just mouth wateringly amazing!! So many flavours, so tasty, beautifully... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has no Michelin star but in my humble opinion it's not far off. Ok, perhaps it lacks the 'finesse' of Gidleigh Park, but nearly every dish we had was excellent. Starters of lobster/ crab risotto and scallops could not be bettered. My partner loved the citrus roasted cod and I was happy ( although not knocked out) by... More 

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cranleigh surrey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Went here for breakfast with friends recently Fantastic food -- I had the full cooked breakfast which was divine Great location steeped in history Service very attentive Good value considering quality of food Love to return one day

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Hampshire, UK
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've just returned from a two night stay here. The whole experience was wonderful but the food is worthy of particular mention and accolades. We had dinner here both nights of our stay as well as breakfast and afternoon tea one day. All of the food was stunning. Imaginative without being pretentious. Delicious, surprising, modern, exquisite. An immensely talented team... More 

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Okehampton
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73 reviews 73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Once a year we treat ourselves to a lovely lunch, to celebrate a special day. Lewtrenchard gave us a real treat this year. Excellent food, relaxed service and very reasonably priced. All three aspects ahead of last year's at Gidleigh Park...yet no Michelin star?

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A delightful Christmas lunch for a group of 20 in a private room. Fantastic unobtrusive yet helpful and friendly service, unhurried and relaxed. Great quality food and wine, well presented and delicious. We haven't been to Lewtrenchard for a couple of years, but will definitely be returning soon.

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Dining at Lewtrenchard Manor is a real pleasure. The setting within the historic building creates an ambience that makes the whole experience something very special. We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed by the quality of the food or the service. Last Friday evenings dinner was exceptional. All courses were very good, the Venison main course... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

We dined on a Friday evening with my grandparents, who were staying at the hotel. They were very impressed with how well they were looked after during their stay, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Our meal in the evening was absolutely fantastic, I cannot praise both the food and service enough. Matthew, the head chef, is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

The food is of very high quality. All staff were very friendly and professional. The atmosphere was very calm and relaxing. I would highly recommend.

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York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had afternoon tea at the Lewtrenchard, It was very very disappointing. The white bread could have been much much fresher and the fillings were very boring. The scones were very dull and the fancy cakes were very very sweet and sickly - we were not offered any nice home made biscuits or home made cakes, like shortbread or fruit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lewdown | Near Okehampton, Lewdown, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lewdown
  • Phone Number: 01566783222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 127
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

A beautiful Jacobean manor house deep in the Devon countryside, Lewtrenchard Manor offers luxury dining in a sublime setting. Dating back to the 1600s, the Manor has an interesting and varied history, a fact that can be seen in every nook and cranny throughout the hotel and dining rooms. One of the finest restaurants in the county, the Lewtrenchard Manor restaurant is overseen by Chef Patron Jason Hornbuckle who learned his trade under the watchful eyes of some of London���s most respected chefs in high quality city establishments. Here, Hornbuckle has enthusiastically created a menu that makes the most of the best Devonshire produce available while employing the methods and flavour combinations of chic modern European cuisine, earning the restaurant three AA Rosettes. Lively and relaxed, Lewtrenchard Manor is a superb place in which to indulge in the very best food and, indeed, delightful wines from the extensive cellar of old and new world labels.

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