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Smith’s Brasserie at Bovey Castle

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

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  •  - Devon
  •  - Devon
  •  - Devon
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Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 08:00 - 22:00

Very good food in lovely dining room. Vegan in party catered for well, as was person on gluten free diet.

Julie Foster 05 October 2017
from Totnes, Devon

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In a stunningly regal setting on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Smith’s Brasserie at Bovey Castle is a shining example of British tradition. Classic recipes are made using local produce, with the restaurant boasting countryside views and roaring fires.

The Smith's Brasserie menu is filled with gourmet takes on British classics. To start, there are favourites like Salcombe crab salad or English pea soup, while mains feature hearty recipes such as roasted lamb fillet with minted French bean salad and balsamic dressing, or cheddar-crusted Salcombe fish pie. Lighter bites include a range of generously filled sandwiches, including a steak, onion and mushroom ciabatta. There are also dedicated vegetarian and kids' menus.

On the dessert menu at Smith's Brasserie, the British classic flavours continue with options like seasonal Eton mess, and sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream. Diners can also choose from the extensive international wine list.

Offering a true taste of British tradition in a breathtaking setting, Smith’s Brasserie at Bovey Castle is surrounded by lush countryside, and sits 14 miles from Newton Abbot.

Smith’s Brasserie at Bovey Castle

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

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Customer reviews for Smith’s Brasserie at Bovey Castle

3.9 ((((* (based on 88 reviews)
78% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 19 October 2017 by Melanie Cartwright from Torquay

    On arrival we were greeted by a member of staff who asked if we were staying or dining. I said we were dining in the Smith's Brasserie, and he told me where to go. He then took my car and parked it. In the Brassiere, the staff were very attentive. Food was most enjoyable and the evening was lovely. Will be returning.

  • ((*** 6 October 2017 by Mary Woods from Plymouth

    An average dining experience. Lovely staff but communications were difficult because of command of English language. Not much atmosphere, but very comfortable. Could have been cleaner - a little worn. On a sunny day there were no curtains or blinds so we had to move our table because the sun was too hot. The food was not exceptional but quite pleasant.

  • ((((( 5 October 2017 by Gregg Baldry from Plymouth

    It was an excellent meal in excellent surroundings, there was a lovely atmosphere and the service was great, thank you

  • ((((* 5 October 2017 by Julie Foster from Totnes, Devon

    Very good food in lovely dining room. Vegan in party catered for well, as was person on gluten free diet.

  • ((((( 10 September 2017 by Khrystyna Stets from London

    Amazing food !!! 5 * from 5 * service is good and place is very nice . We really enjoyed our dinner!

  • ((*** 4 September 2017 by Phoenix from Buckfastleigh

    Great location but food average 'pub grub' and overpriced. We used gift vouchers for a 3 course meal valued at £30 per person but the actual cost (inc. 'Optional' service charge) will cost over £50. Coffee cost over £5 per cup if service is included.

  • ((*** 4 September 2017 by Rory Wallace from Exeter

    Food was fantastic but service was appalling - I could not believe how terrible it was.

  • (**** 4 September 2017 by Brian P from Sussex

    Nice feel to restaurant unfortunately Waited for hour for meal poorly cooked.very disappointed

  • (((** 4 September 2017 by Timothy Bonstow from Denbury

    The Hotel Is great , but personally the Brasserie wasn't great. Nice waitress , but the food ,for the money lacked imagination and taste. I c

  • ((((* 3 September 2017 by Richard Palmer from Newton abbot

    The experience as always was good but not exceptional as the food on this occasion did not meet the usual high standards.

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