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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewdown | Near Okehampton, Lewdown, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4PN, England
01566783222
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Lewdown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $127
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
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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Okehampton
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

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

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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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A beautiful location and fabulous food (compliments to the chef) - BUT table service staff looked miserable and lacked interaction. Attended manor as a family and after locating a table in a courtyard area, leaving bags/coats and drinks on the table and went for a dance only to find all our drinks had be cleared away on our return -... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As our first visit to Lewtrenchard on 1st October we were delighted to arrive at the 16th Century Jacobean Manor House (which has been rated as a Grade II Star Listed Building) in picturesque surroundings. The grounds to the property are what you would expect of a manor house, manicured shrubs and borders with a fountain in the drive. The... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Would not recommend this place. The owners are rude especially the son Duncan not very friendly. For the price paid for a meal you get very little. The impression given they are only in it for the money. The prices for drinks are exceptionally high and their is no atmosphere. As with some previous comments Duncan obviously has issues. Would... More 

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TheMurraysoflew, Owner at Lewtrenchard Manor, responded to this review

Dear 377ford, Many thanks for your review, we would like to point out a few inaccuracies. 1) You forgot to mention that you were attending a wedding and therefore did not pay anything for your meal. 2) Despite the fact you found our drinks very expensive you still managed to drink enough that for the first time since 1988 we... More 

Devon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It must be a couple of years since we visited here for lunch, at that time it was chef's first day and we felt he was showing what he could do! Well he still can. Exceptional flvoursome food at very reasonable prices. 3 course Sunday lunch was £25. It all starts with the drive there, then arrival and the tranquil... More 

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Additional Information about Lewtrenchard Manor

Address: Lewdown | Near Okehampton, Lewdown, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4PN, England
Phone Number: 01566783222
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lewdown
Average Prices: USD 30 - 127
Cuisine: English

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