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Watersmeet Hotel

Mortehoe, WOOLACOMBE, EX34 7EB

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Dramatically perched on the cliffside, this elegant hotel is traditionally decorated throughout and has an old style charm and relaxing ambience. Floor-length windows in the west-facing dining room promise views of incredible sunsets at dinner; every seat in the house enjoys views of the spectacular coastline, sandy beach and across to Lundy Island. The kitchen takes high quality produce and delivers consistently well-executed food with some European influences, with dishes on the daily-changing menu demonstrating an impressive lightness of touch. Home-cured pigeon ham (moist and tender) comes with an appealing combination of celeriac, beetroot, apple and hazelnuts - a dish of nicely contrasting colours and textures - while main-course loin and breast of lamb with flageolet bean purée, sweetbread and balsamic reduction is an equally well-considered plate of food. Caramel pannacotta, honeycomb and poached pear balances all the flavours perfectly or, for the savoury-toothed, the board of English cheeses, seasonal chutney and pickled celery is an alternative way to finish. The newly opened bistro offers more informal dining.

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Tel: 01271 870333
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Traditional British, European
Chef: John Prince
Number of seats: 56
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Children's portions.
No children under 8 yrs.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £11.75
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

Watersmeet Hotel, Woolacombe


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M5 junct 27. Follow A361 to Woolacombe, right at beach car park, 300yds on right
Nearest station: Barnstaple

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