Places to Eat
We do not serve dinner but with advance notice we can often offer you a Picnic Platter. This can be enjoyed in your own room.
Alternatively there are excellent places to eat all within easy driving distance or a short taxi drive. We have listed below some excellent restaurants and local pubs that our guests have enjoyed. With advance notice we can book tables for guests.
The Peter Tavy Inn - 01822 810348 www.petertavyinn.com
A 15th Century Inn, on edge of Dartmoor, full of character offering a warm and friendly welcome, an excellent menu, real Ale and fine wines. Recommended by Which?, The Good Hotel Guide, The Good Pub Guide, AA Best Pubs and Inns, CAMRA and many more. Bookings usually essential.
The Castle Inn at Lydford – 01822 870214 www.castleinndartmoor.co.uk
Old local pub with a restaurant serving excellent food and bar meals. Antiques. Flagged floors
Browns Wine Bar / Brasserie - 01822 618 686 www.brownsdevon.com
A wine bar / brasserie with extensive menu and good food in a pleasant atmosphere. Located in Tavistock., a 15 minute drive or taxi ride.
Gortons, Tavistock – 01822 617581 www.gortons-tavistock.co.uk
Enjoy a superb meal at internationally renowned chef Peter Gortons new venue. Stylish, intimate restaurant, quality food.
The Terrace, Tavistock – 01822 610046 www.theterracetavistock.co.uk
Modern Restaurant with pleasant atmosphere, friendly service.
Taylors Restaurant, Tavistock – 01822 613045 www.taylorstavistock.co.uk
Contemporary dining with 17th century history. Located in Tavistock, a 15 minute drive or taxi ride.
The Harris Arms - 01566 783331 www.theharrisarms.co.uk
The Harris Arms, Portgate near Lifton. A 16 Centuary Pub, four miles (country lane route) from Tor Cottage. Really excellent menu, consistently good food. New owners who are seeking accolades and currently achieving recognition for their menus, wines and friendly service. Usually essential to book in advance.
The Horn of Plenty - 01822 832528 www.thehornofplenty.co.uk
Lovely views from this country house Restaurant, overlooking the Tamar Valley. AA Rosettes, Michelin listed and featured in “The Trencherman’s West Country” (A Guide to 29 of the Top Restaurants in South West England). Well known chef, Peter Gorton offers imaginative food beautifully presented, served by delightful and attentive staff. A place to enjoy for a special occasion. Essential we book you a table ahead, especially Mondays. Located at Gulworthy, a 15 minute drive or taxi ride.
Price Range: Monday Evenings – £23.50 (3-course set menu)
Tuesday to Sunday Evenings – £37.50 (3-courses)
Hotel Endsleigh - 01822 870000 www.hotelendsleigh.com
Experience a three course lunch or dinner overlooking the immaculate views of the garden and open countryside to Dartmoor beyond. Meals are served in the original dining room decorated with the crests of the Bedfords’ family and friends.
The Lewtrenchard Manor Hotel - 01566 783 256 www.lewtrenchard.co.uk
A beautiful old manor house in a tranquil country setting. Historical associations, treasured paintings and antiques. Personal attention from owners, James & Sue Murray. A 2-AA Rosette Restaurant. Very special wine list. Impeccable service in an atmosphere of quiet elegance in the oak panelled dining room. Located a quiet 2 mile drive from Tor Cottage.
Price Range: £32.50 (3-course dinner)
The Arundell Arms – 01566 784666 www.arundellarms.com
An award winning beautifully appointed restaurant in the charge of a Masterchef, featured in “The Trencherman’s West Country” (A Guide to 29 of the Top Restaurants in South West England). Also offers casual dining in the Court House Bar. Located at Lifton, 4 miles from Tor Cottage.
Price Range: £30.00 – £37.00 in the Restaurant
Our local Market Town, only a 15 minute drive or taxi ride. A wide selection of eating places including Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Indian, Fish & Chips.
In Launceston (Cornwall) – a short drive
Cuckoo’s Nest Restaurant, Launceston – 01566 777202 www.cuckoos-nest-restaurant.com
An “olde worlde” character restaurant with a warm …atmosphere, in the heart of the ancient Cornish market town of Launceston.