Rock Inn

“Character and imaginative cooking on the edge of Dartmoor” - AA Inspector



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As you might expect, The Rock Inn has thick granite walls, and stone flagged floors. You’ll also find low beams, a crackling fire, bonhomie at the bar and motivated staff who deliver unobtrusive and attentive service. There’s no formal dining area, rather some appealing areas in the bar lounge. Food is contemporary with good seasonality.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Rock Inn
HAYTOR VALE, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9XP


  • Seats: 75
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: Monday, Tuesday, 25–26 December
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 50
  • Wines over £30: 20
  • Wines by the glass: 16
  • Cuisine style: Modern British, Classic

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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