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Lewtrenchard Manor

LEWDOWN, Okehampton, EX20 4PN

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A dignified greystone manor house built in the Jacobean era, Lewtrenchard is not far from Okehampton, overlooked by the rugged hills of north Dartmoor. Its present decorative order stands to the credit of the Victorian hymnist, Sabine Baring Gould, who installed much of the plasterwork, panelling and fireplaces, and the place found its vocation as a country hotel earlier than most, just after the second world war. A walled vegetable garden supplies new chef Matthew Peryer's kitchen with much of its raw material, and there is a determination to maintain the style of innovative modern British cooking for which the Manor has become noted. A slab of seasonal game terrine with contrasting garnishes of pickled cranberries and candied pistachios makes a satisfying autumnal opener. It may be followed by seared turbot fillet with cheesy wild mushroom risotto and salsify, or two cuts of pork with fondant potato in calvados jus. An elegant dessert turns up in the form of 70% chocolate jelly with banana brle and a penetrating passion-fruit sorbet.

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Tel: 01566 783222
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: Matthew Peryer
Number of seats: 45
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children's portions.
No children under 8 yrs.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £19.50
3 Course lunch from: £24.00
3 Course dinner from: £49.50
Sunday lunch: £25.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
Lewtrenchard Manor, Lewdown

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Take A30 signed Okehampton from M5 junct 31. 25m, exit at Sourton Cross. Follow signs to Lewdown, then Lewtrenchard
Nearest station: Exeter, Plymouth

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