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The Coach House By Michael Caines

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Michael Caines restaurant, The Coach House by Michael Caines is a culinary experience that will change the way you think about restaurant dining. Located in the majestically landscaped grounds of the Kentisbury Grange Hotel, and surrounded by gently rolling fields, The Coach House by Michael Caines - awarded two AA Rosettes in 2013 - is a masterpiece of contemporary rustic design and innovative yet classic cuisine. This 17th century former coaching house, now a Michael Caines restaurant, boasts a stunning walnut and marble bar as its centrepiece with a glass balustrade oak staircase and handmade artisan furniture helping to complete this elegantly stylish space. The main 50 cover restaurant
PRICE RANGE
$45 - $58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
European, British, International
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an amazing overnight stay in one of the garden lodges. Wonderfully comfortable and contemporary with a spacious bathroom. The evening was spent enjoying canapés, champagne and a fabulous 7 course taster menu. The staff were all courteous and very attentive, all in all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elena L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a fantastic bar and restaurant within the grounds of the hotel. relaxed and casual atmosphere, with amazing service and food (evening and breakfast) ..... you can even watch the chef in action in the viewing area !

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jerry P
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jerry P, We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals and watching our talented team in action. We hope you'll come back and see us again very soon. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed December 8, 2018

Luckily i was in Devon for the weekend and there were places available at this restaurant. Its a romantic cosy restaurant with great service. I wanted to try the tasting menu but there was a lot of fish, as i am allergic to fish. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FineReviewer
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Hello FineReviewier, We appreciate you taking the time to review your meal at The Coach House by Michael Caines. We take all feedback on board and hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed December 2, 2018

Just had two surprises when preparing to review our fantastic lunch on 20 November, the first being finding a draft for a Devon Cream Tea in February 2017 the memory of which made my mouth water,tried numerous times to submit even at this late date...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank granny4144
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Hello granny4144, We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that chef was able to help you out with the Braised Featherblade of Beef recipe - keep that to yourself ;-) We hope that you'll visit us again very soon - don't...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Beautiful food , well presented with a wide selection of wines. Few customers though. Service good although the explanation of each dish sounded a little scripted and terse. It would have been great to had a little personalisation from the waiter/waitress. With the onset of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard W
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Hello Richard W, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and take your feedback on board. We hope you'll return soon. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

On arriving at The Coach House we were a little dismayed to see it was located in a caravan park but our fears were put to rest on entering the restaurant. We were welcomed warmly and shown to a comfortable banquette in the window. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 256GCo256
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Hello 256GCo256 We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal at The Coack House by Michael Caines. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous lunch off the set menu. The surroundings are beautiful the staff very engaging and friendly and nothing seemed too much bother. The food was beautifully presented and totally delicious. Definately a new best place to eat

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephen_Alan_Harvey
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hi Stephen_alan_Harvey We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunchtime treat at The Coach House by Michael Caines. We hope you'll visit again soon. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed October 13, 2018

Were disappointed with both presentation and tastes of some dishes. Have eaten here twice before but feel portions are getting smaller & prices are high.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SSDevon60
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hello SSDevon60, We appreciate your comments regarding your meal and our team will review your feedback. We hope you'll visit again in future. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food. Knowledgeable and friendly waiting staff and sommelier. Great atmosphere. Absolutely nothing to fault - other than it’s too far for me to visit every week!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank saray31
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hello Sara Y We're over the moon to hear that you enjoyed your meal at The Coach House by Michael Caines and wish we were closer to you! We hope you'll come back soon. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is small restaurant, so the staff are able to offer great service. The restaurant has a welcoming feel and the food and wine do not disappoint.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter_ChristineH
Beverley E, General Manager at The Coach House By Michael Caines, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi Peter_ChristineH, We appreciate your feedback about your meal and hope you'll return in future. Best wishes, The Kentisbury Team

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No. I would say that you would be comfortable in what is usually called 'smart casual'.
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