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This quintessential English pub is set in the centre of South Zeal Popular with locals and visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cherry Ann M
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Wonderful historic pub that has been modernised tastefully without losing the original features.

The staff were very polite, friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent as was the evening... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
United Kingdom
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A 5000 year old Neolithic granite standing stone around which was constructed in the 12th Century a beautiful Benedictine Monastery which is now The Oxenham Arms at South Zeal, set in 4 beautiful acres of grounds with stunning views of Dartmoor...more
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South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 2JT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This quintessential English pub is set in the centre of South Zeal Popular with locals and visitors alike the pub is a series of rambling rooms which has served and continues to serve as the village social hub for hundreds of years A varied bar...More

Thank Cherry Ann M
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The staff were very polite, friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent as was the evening Bar meal. Our bedroom was tastefully decorated with a bespoke hand crafted counterpain. To see stone mullion windows was a delight and the venetian blinds actually set them off...More

Thank 19Stephen
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We turned up as part of our ongoing trip around the moor visiting every pub. Unfortunately, we were greeted by an extremely rude lady who flatly refused to seat us anywhere. We were not pressed for time, so a wait would not have been unreasonable...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Hidden away in South Deal on the edge of Dartmoor, this pub own and run by the landlord who comes from Forest of Dean, provides wonderful accommodation and very good food. The rooms have four poster bed and offer every comfort. Diner and Breakfast match...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Great pub, restaurant and hotel based in amazing old monastery with 5000 year old standing stone forming part of the snug / dining room wall. The welcome was warm and friendly, the staff fun and attentive and the atmosphere relaxed. There was a good selection...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Lovely food great atmosphere. Dogs are welcome and the log fires make it very homely. Booking is advised as it is very popular and deservedly so.

Thank wpowell7
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Wow. Just... wow. My wife and I are visiting from NYC and were taken by my Dawlish-dwelling parents to this beautiful place for dinner, and it...is... AMAZING. Superb food, fantastic historical surroundings and impossibly lovely staff, especially our waitress Jackie, who is without a doubt...More

Thank edzed1980
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Most amazing mini break for our wedding anniversary both John and will have made us feel so welcome and we even had a bottle of champagne in our room on arrival nice little touch of chocolates on our pillows after cleaning our room and the...More

Thank slapjaq
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on route to Cornwall, wish we had booked for longer . Rooms beautiful , resturant food was like nothing we had tasted before, have the lamb rump! Highly recommend . Book direct with the hotel, Lyn and Simon make you feel so...More

Thank 136jacquim
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We were asked to pre-order our food a couple of days before we visited. As we were on holiday we naturally ran a little bit late and while we were on our way to the restaurant we received a phone call to ask where we...More

Thank Ken M
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