A beautiful Jacobean Manor House, on the fringe of Dartmoor, and set in its own gardens. The interior splendidly keeps-up the original atmosphere, with its oak panelling, massive fireplaces, leaded windows and period furnishings. The candlelit dining room overlooks an attractive courtyard.
The food offered has bold flavours - with the likes of 'Pressing of Creedy Carver Duck, Liver Parfait, Kumquat Purée, Candied Hazelnuts' amongst the starters.
Then for the main course 'Pot Roasted Partridge, Pressed Potato, Roasted Cep Mushrooms, Corn Purée, Thyme Jus' or 'Citrus Roasted Fillet of Hake,Roasted Cauliflower, Crispy Kale, Caper and Raisin Butter' both popular favourites.
To finish there are mouthwatering desserts, such as '70% Chocolate and Caramel Mousse, Espresso Gel, White Coffee Ice Cream, Chocolate Tuile' or
'Iced Vanilla Parfait, Caramel Poached Apple, Praline Crisp, Jersey Black Butter Ice Cream'
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: all week 12.00-13.45; 2 courses for £21, 3 courses for £25.50, Sundays £27.50 for 3 courses
- Dinner: all week, 19.00-21.00 £49.50 for 3 courses. A bar menu is also available.
- Seats: 50, plus 16 outside
- Wine: a well-thought-out wine list, kicks off in the mid £20's, and includes a good selection by the glass
- Children's portions: Childrens menu available upon request. No children under the age of 8 allowed in the restaurant for dinner
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Gunnislake or Calstock Rail (both about 10 miles)
- Directions: See the map on this page - or leave the M5 at junction 31, taking the A30 towards Okehampton. Continue for 25 miles, leaving at Sourton Cross. Follow signs to Lewdown, then to Lewtrenchard.
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: Never
- Outside eating
- Rooms available