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The Woodspeen – Restaurant and Cookery School

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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Unfussy, modern food and a laid-back vibe

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At a glance

Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

The Woodspeen is a restaurant with a swanky new cookery school attached. The building has been expanded with a natty glass-fronted extension that has a touch of Scandinavian style about it, complete with a soaring blond wood ceiling. Start with Cornish mackerel with beetroots (golden and ruby) and horseradish in a fashionable partnership, or a simple wild mushroom risotto with aged parmesan. Follow with local venison of the highest order, or a halibut and chorizo dish that doesn't reach the same heights. There's plenty of talent in this kitchen, judging by a finisher of egg custard tart with clementine sorbet.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 26 December
  • Closed for dinner: Sunday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.45
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9.45


  • Chef(s): John Campbell

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 51
  • Wines over £30: 211
  • Wines by the glass: 34

Price guide

  • Starter from: £11
  • Main course from: £18
  • Dessert from: £9
  • 2-course lunch from: £24
  • 3-course lunch from: £29
  • 2-course dinner from: £24
  • 3-course dinner from: £29
  • Service charge
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 70
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 12
  • On-site parking available

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