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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$39
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Soups, British
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 10 August 2020

Book a table for lunch but when we arrived were shown to our table in a dull, stuffy room next door to the hotel ‘the bank’! Waited 50 minutes for our meal to arrive which was a lovely meal so worth the wait but the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 January 2020

This is our second visit to the Fortescue for a midweek carvery,which was way below standard for a 4star hotel. every item on the carvery was unedable roast potatos,stuffing and Yorkshire pudding were rock hard roast beef tasted like it had reheated from the day...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2019 via mobile

Well I feel I need to leave a review after a few bad experiences at the Royal and Fortescue Hotel. The music playing in the background was too loud. Poor meal choices at lunchtime Had a carvery which yet again all the vegetables were hard....More

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Reviewed 1 July 2019

Had lunch here on a trip to Barnstaple. Situated in the middle of town. Food was really excellent and would highly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 June 2019

We hadn’t visited the area for a while and were hoping that The Lord Fortescue was as good as we remembered. We were not disappointed. They now offer a carvery deal, which includes a dessert, and as on previous visits the place was very busy...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

Mother’s Day was the first time we had been to the Royal Fortescue to eat. It was obviously a busy time but we were disappointed by the lack of the basic greet and seat. On our arrival there were three young men in suits standing...More

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BrendHotels, Food & Beverage Manager at Lord Fortescue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your Mother's Day experience. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your Carvery on the day, although I am disappointed to hear our delivery of the service failed on the normally extremely high standards...More

Reviewed 26 March 2019

Probably the best roast beef I have eaten and very generous portions food was excellent as were our waiters Johnie and Luke

Date of visit: March 2019
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BrendHotels, Food & Beverage Manager at Lord Fortescue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review about our carvery offering here at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel. I will pass your kind comments onto the Kitchen team as well as the famous duo Johnnie & Luke. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 7 February 2019

A lovely place, with friendly staff and brilliant food. Wonderful atmosphere, comfortable seating and great décor. I have only great things to say about the Royal and Fortescue Hotel.

Date of visit: January 2019
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BrendHotels, Food & Beverage Manager at Lord Fortescue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2019

Thank you for leaving such a fantastic review Helen, I will pass your kind comments onto all of the staff here at The Royal & Fortescue. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed for one night and had dinner included and we opted for the carvery which was outstanding. The ambience in the restaurant is superb and all of the staff are first class and very well dressed. I would say old style food and service as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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BrendHotels, Food & Beverage Manager at Lord Fortescue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for leaving such a kind review, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our offering within the Lord Fortescue Restaurant. I will pass your kind comments onto the staff who will look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Excellent food, every day, every meal. Happy, helpful and attentive staff. Lamb fillet the best ever. No use trying to diet here.

Date of visit: April 2018
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BrendHotels, General Manager at Lord Fortescue Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for the kind comments, It's nice to hear you enjoyed your dining experience whilst staying with us here at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel. I will pass your comments onto the staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks, Josh

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    How is Lord Fortescue Restaurant rated?
    Lord Fortescue Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4