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Soyer's Restaurant

Durrant Lane | Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
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Ranked #5 of 100 Restaurants in Bideford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $44 - $57
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: With beautiful views over the River Torridge, Yeoldon House is a haven of tranquillity. Our award winning Soyer’s Restaurant offers exceptional standards of food, service and warm hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere. Open to non-residents for dinner on Mondays-Saturdays but pre-booking is essential.
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Bideford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic food with a great view of the gardens and river. Food was superb. We'll certainly visit again.

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Aldermaston, UK
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were staying at Yeoldon House Hotel and having been out and about all day, had booked to take dinner in the hotel's restaurant, Soyer's. Firstly the (very) good points. The restaurant had a nice environment/atmosphere - not overly stuffy, but formal enough that you felt you were out for a more special meal. The food, mostly, was very good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Firstly I would like to congratulate Brian and Jennifer and their team for once again receiving a Travellers Choice award for service for the 5th consecutive year. A great retirement present. We visited Soyers Restaurant last month with friends and was disappointed to see that the lounge had lost it's Country House Charm, and we sat on dining chairs round... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were Jennifer & Brian Steele's biggest fans. The announcement of their retirement left our nerves jangling. Were we about to lose our favourite restaurant - the venue that has given us so many happy memories? Such a relief - the Yeldon House Hotel is in safe hands under its new ownership! The food at Soyer's Restaurant is seriously good.... More

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SW England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

An innovative menu with wonderfully prepared and presented food. The restaurant is located within the Victorian property of Yeolden House hotel.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Took the family out for a doo this weekend (no children, just parents, grandparents, in-laws,etc), the food was good and an interesting menu that everyone enjoyed trying, and definitely the lamb main was excellent. The setting is beautiful and the interior of the hotel really nice. There are set sittings, so a limited number of people in the restaurant at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I cannot fault the food in this restaurant and the wine is good as well. However it is seriously lacking any kind of ambience which is a real shame.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A lovely evening was spent here. I enjoyed excellent service from wonderful staff. The food was outstanding just like the service

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

All of the four courses were excellant, nothing at all to complaint about! The best meal we ever had both here and overseas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have eaten a few times before in this intimate restaurant run by Brian & Jennifer and always had a first class experience. I was somewhat perplexed to read a poor review by someone on this website. Obviously this person has simply no idea about fine dining...... My partner & I had a table booked for a Valentine's Meal. This... More

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