Gidleigh Park

“A unique place offering memorable dining.” - AA Inspector



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Set in 107 acres of mature and lovingly tended grounds, Gidleigh Park is nothing if not impressive. A grand house built in 1928 as a private residence for a shipping magnate, there’s a genuine sense of grandeur arriving here, but it also feels homely. The dining room is split into three, all relatively understated, with a refined elegance. Chris Eden’s menus deal in precision and big flavours, perhaps starting with poached Cornish lobster, heritage tomatoes, gazpacho sorbet and garden herbs. It might be followed by aged fillet of beef, smoked bone marrow, mushroom and truffle purée and red wine jus.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
Gidleigh Park
CHAGFORD, Newton Abbot, TQ13 8HH


  • Seats: 45
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 30
  • Wines over £30: 1000
  • Wines by the glass: 20
  • Cuisine style: Modern, Classic
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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