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Great Western at Bovey Castle

North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Newton Abbot, TQ13 8RE

(((() British
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 19:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 13:00 - 14:30 & 19:00-21:30

Fantastic atmosphere, great staff, lovely food.

Michelle Musgrave 22 October 2016
from Kingsbridge

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Nestled on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park, the Great Western at Bovey Castle epitomises tranquillity with its rural setting. Guests can enjoy classic British food in a relaxed dining room that recalls the allure of the restaurant’s Art Deco origins.

The Great Western menu features locally produced, exceptional food, all of which is beautifully presented. Scallops with an emulsion of cockles, clams and oyster are a spectacular starter while the roast suckling pig with confit turnip and spiced quince makes for a sumptuous main course. The impressive wine list at Bovey Castle near Newton Abbot is filled with meticulously sourced bottles.

A delectable array of desserts includes warm banana soufflé with corn ice cream and malt toffee sauce, and a creative chocolate tree stump with lime and cardamom.

Guests can pre-arrange transport to this fine dining restaurant in Devon with the hotel. Newton Abbot Train Station is a 40-minute drive from Bovey Castle.

Great Western at Bovey Castle

North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Newton Abbot, TQ13 8RE

Contact +44 1647445007

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Customer reviews for Great Western at Bovey Castle

4.4 (((() (based on 87 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (64)
  • views (38)
  • luxury (34)
  • romantic (31)
  • dinner (20)
  • al fresco (11)
  • lunch (11)
  • private dining (10)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (6)
  • breakfast (5)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (5)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by Jo Hilyard from Cranleigh

    Afternoon tea at Bovey Castle was fantastic. From the moment we arrived we had valet parking, the service & attentiveness of the staff was second to none.
    As for the food.......breathtaking, mouth watering and utterly delicious not to mention the choices of tea - I never knew there were so many blends.
    The castle & grounds are beautiful.
    Do not miss the chance to visit, you won't be disappointed.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Wayne Braund from bristol

    very nice

  • ((((* 31 October 2016 by Jo Stewart-rattray from Adelaide

    The restaurant is beautiful and the service excellent

  • ((((( 22 October 2016 by Michelle Musgrave from Kingsbridge

    Fantastic atmosphere, great staff, lovely food.

  • ((((( 6 October 2016 by Leigh Thompson from Shenfield

    Superb food and even better service from a great team of very conscientious individuals. Brilliant!

  • ((((* 4 October 2016 by Peter Jackson from Chudleigh

    The setting was wonderful and the staff were exceptionally polite, attentive, courteous and discrete. However the main dish (roast beef) was served on a cold plate. We shall certainly return and our guests will probably stay in the future. The valet car parking was very welcome and perfectly executed.

  • ((((( 30 September 2016 by Christopher Withecombe from North Devon District

    Lovely tasters inbeween courses

  • ((((( 28 September 2016 by Dominick Horrell from Sidmouth

    Excellent afternoon tea in very nice surroundings. Very attentive staff .

  • ((((( 17 September 2016 by Mike Renard from Stockholm

    Incredible place, beautiful setting, helpful, friendly, efficient staff..very enjoyable experience!

  • ((((( 13 September 2016 by Tim Rouse from Axminster

    Fantastic meal. The best we have ever had. The extras between each course made the meal an absolute treat. An amazing set of taste sensations in every course particularly the tiny ice creams before our desert. It was our 20th wedding anniversary definitely an evening to remember!

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