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Soyer's Restaurant - CLOSED

Durrant Lane | Northam, Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
+44 1237 474400
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
6 Jan 2015
“New owners have created great dining experience in North Devon”
27 Sep 2014
“Inexperienced staff”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Vegan Options
Durrant Lane | Northam, Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Unlike many reviewers our previous experience of Soyer's, as it used to be called, was poor with a highly priced indifferent meal. We were pleased therefore to visit John and Ilona following a friend describing this as the Gidleigh Park of North Devon. We were...More

Thank Naishcombe
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Came here with great expectations as we have tried to book several time without success. On arrival ordered apperative, Gin dry martini ice lemon and olive, barman comes with gin & sweet martini. Gets it right second time bet no ice , lemon or olive....More

Thank sturob47
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic food with a great view of the gardens and river. Food was superb. We'll certainly visit again.

Thank stevemarvell
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We were staying at Yeoldon House Hotel and having been out and about all day, had booked to take dinner in the hotel's restaurant, Soyer's. Firstly the (very) good points. The restaurant had a nice environment/atmosphere - not overly stuffy, but formal enough that you...More

1  Thank RichardP46
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Firstly I would like to congratulate Brian and Jennifer and their team for once again receiving a Travellers Choice award for service for the 5th consecutive year. A great retirement present. We visited Soyers Restaurant last month with friends and was disappointed to see that...More

Thank maryanne9Bideford
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We were Jennifer & Brian Steele's biggest fans. The announcement of their retirement left our nerves jangling. Were we about to lose our favourite restaurant - the venue that has given us so many happy memories? Such a relief - the Yeldon House Hotel is...More

1  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 29 April 2014

An innovative menu with wonderfully prepared and presented food. The restaurant is located within the Victorian property of Yeolden House hotel.

Thank Silchester_John
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Took the family out for a doo this weekend (no children, just parents, grandparents, in-laws,etc), the food was good and an interesting menu that everyone enjoyed trying, and definitely the lamb main was excellent. The setting is beautiful and the interior of the hotel really...More

1  Thank sticklep
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I cannot fault the food in this restaurant and the wine is good as well. However it is seriously lacking any kind of ambience which is a real shame.

Thank CM456
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

A lovely evening was spent here. I enjoyed excellent service from wonderful staff. The food was outstanding just like the service

Thank Lisa H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$57 - US$71
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Durrant Lane | Northam, Northam, Bideford EX39 2RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford  >  Northam
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 474400
Admire the views from our elegant dining room as you enjoy refined cuisine imaginatively developed by our Chefs in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. We have been shortlisted for an award in Best Fine Dining Restaurant by Food and Drink Devon Treat your Valentine to a dinner with Romantic Guitarist at Yeoldon House >> Valentine's Menu 13th and 14th February 2015 Food by season The seasonally appropriate 'Chef's Collection' Menu is freshly prepared daily with locally sourced produce. Fish from waters around Lundy Island is the finest local catch, infused with organic herbs from our vegetable garden. The 'Chef Proposes' Menu changes frequently and is used to introduce original dishes with an element of fun and flair. Devon reared beef and lamb feature regularly. The menu is complemented by an international wine list. Coffee and a selection of teas are served in the lounge where a glass of port may also be enjoyed. In the morning, ease into your day with a leisurely Traditional English or Continental breakfast, and read your morning paper whilst watching the sun rise over the river Torridge. Open to residents and non-residents The restaurant is open to residents and non-residents. Breakfast is served seven days a week, dinner is available Monday to Saturday. Please enquire for private hire or booking parties, receptions and formal occasions. Individual menus can be arranged at request. Reservations must be booked in advance. Unfortunately we do not accept children under the age of ten. Dress code is smart casual (no shorts for dinner).
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