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The Dartmoor Inn Restaurant

££ - £££British, ,
Moorside, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4AY, England
+44 1822 820221
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“hake” (10 reviews)
“belly pork” (7 reviews)
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Moorside, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4AY, England
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1 - 10 of 333 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My friends and I stopped here for lunch while visiting the Moore outside Plymouth. It is charming and the typical pasty was delicious!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rang the Inn first as Murray is in a large power chair to check on accessibility. They were incredibly helpful. When we arrived they had laid up two tables so that we could decide on which one was the best in terms of height...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely warm environment with friendly staff. Nice food and very generous portions, I would have been happy with slightly smaller sized meal.

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I visited the Dartmoor Inn last night with the prospect of having a drink and possibly eating. We are both local and have had wonderful Sunday lunches in the past . We had enjoyed a day riding on the Moor and changed...More

3  Thank Alice T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch with friends - we choose this restaurant as we were meeting friends who were driving from Plymouth and we (me, my son and partner) were staying in croyde so meeting in the middle was the perfect solution! The Dartmoor Inn was a fabulous...More

Thank Jenna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just passing and popped in for lunch. Friendly staff greeted us and asked where we would like to sit . I had the lamb and flatbread and my husband had the flat iron steak which were both cooked to perfection ! A lovely pub will...More

Thank Jo-Anne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated near the epic Dartmoor Park this pub offers really nice pub food with a chef whose clearly talented. Great small plates as well as main meals, the corn on the cob is the best we’ve ever had

Thank howardfcohen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were extremely pleasant and hospitable and the food was very tasty. However the small portions and large prices did not make it value for money.

Thank Aj A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited numerous Tapas restaurants one of which holds a Michelin star, I've got to say that this particular evening was of a very high standard with great food and very good value at £55 per head. There was a plentiful selection of dishes which...More

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the tapas and we paid £220 for four. A disgusting price for tiny portions of food and the cheapest sherry I’ll ever taste. Not a recommendation. However I’m sure the normal menu would have been better

Thank Thomas C
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2016|
Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
They do in the bar area but not sure about the restaurant. You can eat in the bar
4 July 2016|
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Response from Gerry P | Reviewed this property |
Phillip Burgess & his wife took over this restaurant some years ago - as far as I know they're still the owners.
16 August 2015|
Response from Mjb_2785 |
I'm sure most of the menu was gluten free anyway, but they are happy to help with special requirements as this came up on my visit, thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moorside, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lydford
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 820221
  • E-mail
A beautiful getaway on the fringes of the famous moors, The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford���s two AA Rosette restaurant is a must for Devon diners. The series of cosy dining spaces decorated in a Sweden-meets-New-England style provide warm, intimate settings for relaxation and romance. A small, inviting bar with roaring log fire is the place for a leisurely sup before ordering from the delicious bar menu of pub classics with class. The more refined award winning Dartmoor Inn restaurant menu is worked around seasonality and hyper-local ingredients from nearby farmers and artisan producers for a British flavour with just a touch of international creativity. Retire to one of the superb rooms after dining for the full Dartmoor Inn experience.
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