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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

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

Leigh Thompson 06 October 2016
from Shenfield

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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 84 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (62)
  • views (37)
  • luxury (33)
  • romantic (30)
  • dinner (19)
  • al fresco (11)
  • lunch (11)
  • private dining (10)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (6)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((( by from Kingsbridge

    Fantastic atmosphere, great staff, lovely food.

  • ((((( by from Shenfield

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

  • ((((* by 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.

  • ((((( by from North Devon District

    Lovely tasters inbeween courses

  • ((((( by from Sidmouth

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

  • ((((( by from Stockholm

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

  • ((((( by 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!

  • (((** by from Exeter

    Exemplary service and very elegant restaurant in a beautiful setting, lovely for a one off experience.

    Slightly concerned that an extra pot of Earl Grey and a bottle of sparkling water cost an additional £16+.
    Had previously had a stunning tea there with endless cups of tea and outstanding cakes, so this was a disappointing visit.

  • ((((( by from London

    Very nice afternoon tea and stunning views. I loved the bath bun.

  • ((((( by from London

    I love the little surprise that came as a appetiser in-between meals and the waiters was just so professional and always making sure we had anything we needed

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