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Saunton Sands Hotel

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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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Imaginative and complex cooking beside a beach

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At a glance

Open all year
Vegetarian menu
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

The location alone is a draw at this long white art deco hotel overlooking a three-mile stretch of unspoiled sandy beach. Watch the sun set from the terrace or soak up the maritime views from the stylish restaurant with original 1930s chandeliers. The kitchen is impassioned about using only West Country produce and turns out some stimulating dishes in the contemporary mould. The daily-changing menu might open with a complex starter of liquorice-cured salmon with pickled cockles and accompaniments of orange, carrot and ginger, and proceed to lamb loin with smoked mussels, kohlrabi and mint jelly. Puddings include pistachio olive oil cake with rhubarb sorbet.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6.45
  • Dinner served until: 9.30

Chef

  • Chef(s): Jamie Coleman

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Traditional, Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 40
  • Wines over £30: 43
  • Wines by the glass: 20

Price guide

  • 2-course lunch from: £15
  • 3-course lunch from: £22
  • 3-course dinner from: £40
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Facilities

  • Seats: 200
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 60
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 200
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 60

Getting here

Exit A361 at Braunton, signed Croyde B3231, hotel 2m on left

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Barnstaple
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