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Gidleigh Park

Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8HH, England
+ 44 (0)1647 432367
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Chagford
Price range: $70 - $86
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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English first
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had lunch at the Gidleigh on December 17th for her birthday. From start to finbish it was an experience to enjoy and relish. The service right through was impeccable with friendly and well informed staff always on hand to offer assistance. The food from the amuse bouche to the petit fours was absolutely exquisite. We have... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear Bullah2014, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your wife’s birthday lunch. It is a great pleasure to read your very kind words, and we will certainly look forward to welcoming you back before too long. Kindest Regards More 

Seaton, Devon United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I visited with my wife today for a pre-Christmas/birthday lunch. This is a place where everything is just absolutely right. The service is second to none - utterly professional; totally committed to quality of the highest order, but also with a soft, friendly underbelly, so that you can just relax totally into the luxury of the ambience. The wine list... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear RichardA Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent birthday/pre-Christmas lunch. We are very humbled indeed and I am happy to read you have enjoyed the occasion and that you hold us in such high regard. I will of course insure Michael gets to reed your review It will be a pleasure to... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The ambience has to be experienced to be appreciated.The service of the reception and serving staff was without fault. We were not residents of the hotel on this occasion , only there for a family celebration . The waiting staff and sommelier could not have been more helpful, actually sourcing a previous visit's invoice in order to refresh our memory... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear 999bandp Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent family celebration with us. I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed the occasion, and thank you for your kind words with regards to our staff and service. Our sommelier team are always happy to help with wine recommendations, or indeed in this... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Truly wonderful dining experience from the moment you walk through the door. As a regular visitor it has never been short of fabulous. Great affordable lunches with 5 star service.

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear Redwine1, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent visit to Gidleigh Park. I am pleased to read you have enjoyed your visit, and it is always a pleasure to welcome back our regular visitors. We hope to welcome you back to Gidleigh in the not too distant future. Kindest Regards More 

braunton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have had the pleasure of eating here for a number of years, many a fine lunch but never dinner. We took the plunge to book in for a nights stay with 2 other couples whom we had recommended Gidleigh to many times but as yet they had never visited. Not wishing to be late for dinner we arrived early,... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear vernieBraunton, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you have all enjoyed your stay, it is always a pleasure to welcome back returning guests, and to also welcome those whom you have recommended to visit us. For your interest the mattresses are supplied... More 

Bournemouth
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

my hubbie booked a 3 night stay as a birthday treat. He booked the 2 night wine lovers package (Fri & Sat) and Sunday was 'just' B&B. First of all I would like to thank the driver of the blue porsche who we followed down the very narrow single track road from Chagford to the hotel as he certainly paved... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear Ruth S, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent stay with us. It is a great pleasure to read such a fantastic review and I am sure all our staff will be very pleased to read your kind words. We do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to Gidleigh... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We've never been disappointed by the quality and inspiration of the food here. We have always gone for lunch, better value and, to be honest, I think you would need to stay overnight to get the full benefit from dinner. Not only the obvious point about drink and driving but the 1.5 miles from Chagford is single track, windy and... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear A M, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent lunch at Gidleigh Park. I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed yet another visit to us, and have mostly enjoyed the experience. I am concerned to read that a couple of mix ups have occurred during your visit with your drinks... More 

UK
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at Gidleigh with friends a couple of weeks ago. This was our second visit and more than lived up to our high expectations. One of our party has a dairy-free diet and the chef had devised a whole menu to accommodate them. Not just a token dairy-free dish tucked into the main menu, but... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear Artymiss, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent visit to us. It is always a pleasure to welcome back returing guests and I am happy to read that we have lived up to your expectations. We always hope to give the best possible dining experience to our guests and we are happy... More 

Albourne, West Sussex, UK
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We came for a celebration lunch with friends and had a wonderful experience both in terms of the food and the ambience. It more than lived up to previous visits. The food and wines were delicious, and although we had a slight issue with the menu's description of the fish choice on the set lunch menu, the maitre d' replaced... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear wsxtraveller, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent lunch. We are pleased to hear you have all enjoyed visit and were also satisfied with the replacement main course. We hope to welcome you back before too long. Kindest Regards More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had our very first Gidleigh experience last night. The reservation was originally for two people, my parents for their Pearl wedding anniversary, but my mother insisted that myself and my sister should come too. Luckily, the Gidleigh were able to accommodate the four of us at short notice so for that we are thankful. From pulling up on the... More 

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Scott A, General Manager at Gidleigh Park, responded to this review

Dear Madison95, Thank you for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review following your recent visit to Gidleigh Park. We are pleased to read that you have enjoyed your dinner with us, and that your parents have enjoyed their Pearl Wedding Anniversary celebrations. We we will certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Gidleigh Park in the near... More 

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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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