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Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8HH, England
+ 44 (0)1647 432367
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Set on the banks of the North Teign River in a magnificent estate of...
Set on the banks of the North Teign River in a magnificent estate of mature woodland and gardens, Gidleigh Park is surrounded by the wilds of Dartmoor. This small country house hotel boasts a two Michelin starred restaurant that is considered to be one of the finest in the country ��� The Sunday Times awarded Gidleigh Park Best Restaurant in its list of Top 100 British restaurants and the restaurant also won Most Excellent Restaurant at the Conde Nast Awards for Excellence 2011. Executive Chef Michael Caines and his team are renowned for creating innovative, modern European cuisine utilising the finest local and seasonal West Country produce and ingredients. Gidleigh Park Restaurant offers an a la carte menu, as well as a Tasting Menu (changes weekly), and a Classic Tasting Menu (seasonal). The wine cellar of more than 10,000 bottles has both great vintages from classic European and New World vintners as well as a growing range of biodynamic labels.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Like a dream.

We had received a voucher for the signature menu from our daughter and son in law and so decided to combine this with a weekend stay as I had always wanted to go there. Wow this was everything we expected and more. The hotel setting is amazing.....when travelling on the single track rad don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had received a voucher for the signature menu from our daughter and son in law and so decided to combine this with a weekend stay as I had always wanted to go there. Wow this was everything we expected and more. The hotel setting is amazing.....when travelling on the single track rad don't give up you will be rewarded... More 

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English Riviera, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Straight away upon arrival everything was done to make us feel welcome, it is so beautiful but in no way intimidating as everyone works hard to make sure you feel happy from the moment you walk in. The food is heavenly, we did the set lunch menu - incredible. They even changed the aperitif to suit me! All in all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I have dined at Gidleigh on a number of occasions when we have organised weekend getaways to Devon and this place remains very special to us. The service is impeccable, the food heavenly and the grounds beautiful. We even turned up one day Saturday lunchtime without a reservation and we had a great impromptu experience at a... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful location, yes the road to the Hotel is long and narrow and winding, but that's the nature of the area and there are plenty of passing places. The remoteness of Gidleigh Park only accentuates the wonderful peace and quiet. On arrival we sat on the terrace overloking the gardens and river and enjoyed the birds and squirrels (and no... More 

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Little Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Real Michelin star food with local produce. Lots of fruit and vegetables are grown in the kitchen gardens. Michael Cains standards are up there with the best

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London
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I had a lovely afternoon tea in the special sun room in this hotel. Food and coffees were delicious. The hotel staffs were very friendly and caring for us keeping serving hot drinks while we were eating the food. I was pleased to find the well equipped clean and elegant bathroom there made me feel comfortable. They have very nice... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We came here for a very special anniversary and it was an amazing experience The food was just outstanding, and the ambience beautiful. Staff were wonderfully attentive - an incredibly memorable occasion.

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Wytham, Oxford
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a treat! 2 nights at this beautiful hotel with the À la carte the first night and the 8+ "Signature Sample Menu" plus wine flight on the second, as a gift from my partner's business partners for a "significant" birthday - couldn't have been better. The weekend included some of our most favourite things: luxurious surroundings, glorious countryside, exquisitely... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

AMBIENCE – location In the middle of an “ancient forest” defined as dating back to 1600 AD. Wow!!! – character and atmosphere Professional in the extreme and stunning. – style and comfort Old world. – table and glassware Perfect – other guests Old, English, well-dressed – ambience rating (1 to 5 thumbs up/down) 5 THUMBS UP FOOD Canapés of carrot... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Beautiful food in a beautiful house.... the peace comes dropping slow and the final mergbing with soft cushions, log fire and coffee is a splendid thing.

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Additional Information about Gidleigh Park

Address: Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8HH, England
Phone Number: + 44 (0)1647 432367
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Chagford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 70 - 86
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Chagford
  • Phone Number: + 44 (0)1647 432367

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 70 - 86
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

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

Description

Set on the banks of the North Teign River in a magnificent estate of mature woodland and gardens, Gidleigh Park is surrounded by the wilds of Dartmoor. This small country house hotel boasts a two Michelin starred restaurant that is considered to be one of the finest in the country ��� The Sunday Times awarded Gidleigh Park Best Restaurant in its list of Top 100 British restaurants and the restaurant also won Most Excellent Restaurant at the Conde Nast Awards for Excellence 2011. Executive Chef Michael Caines and his team are renowned for creating innovative, modern European cuisine utilising the finest local and seasonal West Country produce and ingredients. Gidleigh Park Restaurant offers an a la carte menu, as well as a Tasting Menu (changes weekly), and a Classic Tasting Menu (seasonal). The wine cellar of more than 10,000 bottles has both great vintages from classic European and New World vintners as well as a growing range of biodynamic labels.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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