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Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8HH, England
+44 1647 432367
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The moment we set foot at Gidleigh we were checked in swiftly by a lovely young lady who showed us around. Whilst our luggage was taken to our room. Our room was overlooking the garden and had stunning views.We came down to have some champagne before getting ready of our dinner. We were asked if we would like the bar... More 

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Portland, ME
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited Gidleigh Park 32 years ago and have many fond memories of this special place and the food. Then holding a Michelin one-star rating, very unusual in Britain at the time, it now rates a very well-deserved two stars. We had the seven course tasting menu at lunch and it was extraordinary from start to finish. We started... More 

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Thank oldmayor
General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Amazing to see guests returning after such a long time and having experienced the culinary journey Gidleigh has had in the last 32 years! Fabulous.. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, Kind regards, The team a Gidleigh Park More 

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292 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in wonderful grounds in the heart of Dartmoor and should you want something special you must try lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. The food is probably the best you will ever eat! This is a must for visit

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Thank Maurice S
General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Maurice, Thank you for the recommendation,very nice of you. Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Gidleigh Park to celebrate our anniversary and enjoyed an outstanding gourmet luncheon, complete with separate vegetarian menu. Each course from the gustation menu was superb, highly innovative, beautifully presented and technically a 'tour de force'. The service was impeccable, in a luxurious dining room which was fully booked, but with tables well spaced and lovely ambience. The hotel... More 

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Thank Pat G
General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Pat, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your lunch. The narrow road is very much a point of conversation with all guests driving to Gidleigh Park! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our children treated us to lunch at Gidleigh Park for a Golden Wedding present,a place I have always wanted to visit. The drive took longer than expected as the hotel is tucked away down very narrow lanes,beautiful drive and grounds. We were slightly later than we hoped but still in good time for the booking,we were greeted so graciously and... More 

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General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, Thank you for kind comments about the team and for giving other guests, reading your review, a flavour of what Gidleigh Park is all about. We very much look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Approaching from the road you glimpse the Hotel. A stunning old building in very pretty grounds. The autumn trees were splendid & we immediately regretted we had not arranged a longer stay to enable us to explore. We were greeted warmly & after drinks in the bar were shown to the Dining room. This was a Birthday celebration with 2... More 

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General M, Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your post on TA. We are grateful for your kind comments. We hope to see you return in the future whatever the occasion! Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See my hotel review. In summary, modern cuisine that is not extreme or molecular. Technically outstanding, Focuses on the tastes, flavours and essence of the food presented. May upset traditionalists who want simpler classic British or French food in a country house hotel environment but this was one of the very best meals I have enjoyed n UK this year.... More 

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General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Damian, Thank you for your second review, we are so pleased to know that we gave you a very special time and our passion can bring so much excitement. Your feedback id much appreciated. Kind regards, The team at Gidliegh Park More 

oswestry, england
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we'd visited a few single Michelin star restaurants, we splashed out and had the tasting menu at the Two-Michelin star rated Gidleigh Park. The building is very grand inside and out and we were shown straight away to our table. We chose the 10 course tasting menu - the full monty - and then chose our wine. We were... More 

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General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Shaun, Thank you for sharing your detailed dinner experience with us. A very nice review which has been shared with the team. We are grateful for coming and choosing Gidleigh Park for your gastronomic meal. We noted your feedback about the wine. We do have wine stating from £45, so can only apologies if this wasn't suggested as a... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best dinning experience ever. Staff absolutely wonderful, very attentive and polite, but in a very friendly way. Wonderful accommodation. Cannot fault it. Superb attention to every detail throughout. But it ain't cheap!

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Thank johnmichael46js
General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your post on TA. If we managed to give you a wonderful dinning experience, then we are most satisfied. We do hope to see you return in the near future. Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure how people tolerate these 7 foot wide two way roads, but if you don't mind it, you'll find a pleasing, albeit expensive, treat. The courses were very delicious, innovative and artistically presented. Dining rooms are drab. Some quietly played classical music would have added some atmosphere. Had a difficult time understanding our waiter's explanation of the courses. "Living... More 

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Thank RICHARD B
General M, General Manager at Gidleigh Park Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Very nice of you to leave some feedback with us. Very pleased that you found the cuisine delicious and more! We are working on the courses explanation (pronunciations) with some member of the restaurant. We hope to see you return in the near future, Kind regards, The team at Gidleigh Park More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$88 - $227
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 1647 432367
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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