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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

Fabulous pre Christmas dinner! Wonderful staff & superb food!

Fiona Barnes 24 December 2016
from Marldon

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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 94 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (70)
  • views (41)
  • luxury (39)
  • romantic (34)
  • dinner (21)
  • lunch (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • private dining (10)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (6)
  • breakfast (5)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (5)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((* 15 January 2017 by Tom Moys from Appledore

    Loved the attention to detail having the ribbon around the sandwiches with bovey castle on! Also on the mocha cake the printed bovey castle logo in edible gold!

  • ((*** 26 December 2016 by Jeannette Ritson from Newton Abbot

    Service was very good, staff were approachable and knowledgable with a very positive attitude, however, the food was most disappointing and really not worth the the £120 paid for three afternoon teas, this was a special celebration and it was so poor we will never return.

  • ((((( 24 December 2016 by Fiona Barnes from Marldon

    Fabulous pre Christmas dinner! Wonderful staff & superb food!

  • ((((( 22 December 2016 by Jessica Fitch from Totnes

    Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Excellent service. Lovely afternoon tea., Allowed us to take a 'doggy bag' of what we had not managed for our tea. Beautiful fire and Christmas tree.

  • ((((* 13 December 2016 by Jane Odell from North Bovey

    Sandwich bread could have been a touch fresher and interestingly the spiced jam didn't work as well as strawberry with the scones. Macaroons were delicious, as was the jasmine tea

  • ((((( 13 December 2016 by Stacey Lockyer from Cullompton

    Absolutely exceptional. Staff were amazing. Definitely coming back

  • ((((( 8 December 2016 by Shirley Exon from Paignton

    lovely setting ,and nice afternoon tea

  • ((((( 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

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