Where to Eat and Drink
Moretonhampstead has something to suit every taste and budget. From the local coffee shop to cafes and pubs the town boasts a variety of places to eat and drink.
So if you're looking for somewhere to eat out for lunch or dinner, Moretonhampstead is bound to have the right place for you.
Bovey Castle serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner daily, all overseen by the hotel’s head chef, Marc Hardiman. The Edwardian Grill offers a superb atmosphere in which to relax and enjoy Bovey Castle's exceptional cuisine, with a seasonally-changing menu accompanied by the finest wines from our superb cellar. The Edwardian Grill also serves the hotel's impressive Sunday lunch menu priced at £19.95 for two courses or £24.95 for three courses. Marc Hardiman launches his Beef Menu in The Edwardian Grill in August, a nose-to-tail inspired selection of dishes created from slaughtered-to-order Dartmoor beef, complemented by the finest steaks from around the world. The informal Castle Bistro offers a varied menu throughout the day, with stonebaked pizzas, fish and chips and daily specials from £9.50. Afternoon tea at Bovey Castle starts from £19 and is the most civilised and underrated treat of the day. Scones, sandwiches, homemade cakes and a selection of fine teas, all enjoyed in front of a roaring fire or on the hotel’s terrace in the summer months.
A very popular bakery and Coffee Shop serving light meals, cakes, sandwiches and baguettes every day as well as freshly baked bread. Take away sandwiches and pasties available. Friendly welcome.The cafe is WiFi enabled.
Description: The Bell Inn is a light, warm, friendly pub situated in the centre of town on the crossroads diagonally opposite The White Hart. It is a family friendly pub and is popular with all ages. The Bell offers a selection of regional real ales, and serves a range of home cooked, traditional pub food from locally sourced produce. Food is served between 12.30 and 9pm in the evening, Monday - Saturday and up to 5pm on Sundays. The famous "Painted Room" upstairs is available to book for meetings and parties of up to 50 people. This room has recently been restored and the walls are painted with Etruscan style panels which are attributed to French prisoners of war from the Napoleonic era. There is a pool table, 2 dart boards, a jukebox and a quiz machine for your entertainment.
Traditional tearoom in the centre of Moretonhampstead with a profusion of beams and 16th Century character. We provide a wide selection of home made produce and a wide range of teas and coffees with a friendly and welcoming service.
Welcome to The Horse Inn, Moretonhampstead, Devon Behind a rather unprepossessing facade, lies a genuine slice of foodie heaven - included in the Michelin Guide to Eating Out in Pubs 2009. This once almost derelict spit and sawdust now boasts a beautiful dining room, stunning barn conversion and romantic Mediterranean style courtyard. The award winning chefs take pride in using all the fabulous produce that Devon has to offer from its tors to its shores using only local artisans wherever possible. The fayre can best be described as modern British/Mediterranean fusion, and whilst the food is high quality the atmosphere remains lively and informal.
An early, thatched Dartmoor inn, the Ring of Bells has many period features including heavy oak doors, low ceilings and beams – and a grandfather clock built into the wall. The inn is a series of cosy rooms heated by open fires. In the evenings candle light adds to the warm and welcoming atmosphere. Set in idyllic North Bovey, the Inn is a popular watering hole for locals and visitors alike with good West Country real ales, an eclectic wine list and an excellent daily-changing menu. It also offers five refurbished en-suite letting rooms.
The Union Inn is Moreton's traditional tavern. It is a large free house with several distinct areas and bars, each with their own unique and intimate atmosphere. The Union prides itself on its selection and service of real ales and is CAMRA recommended. The Union also specialises in providing good food at a sensible price and the menu features traditional pub food from Britain and around the world, as well as daily specials and a carvery on Sundays.The food is home cooked in The Union kitchen and ingredients are locally sourced. All major sporting events, including Sky Sports, are shown on the 3 TV screens in The Union.There is also a pool room and jukebox. The stable room and bar is available to hire for parties, receptions, meetings and functions. It also has a skittles alley. The stable room french windows open onto an attractive beer garden that is swathed in flowers in the summer and a popular sun trap. All areas of The Union have disabled access and there are disabled facilities. The Union is featured in The Good Beer Guide and in The Good Pub Guide.
At the White Hart Hotel, we are committed to using local, fresh, seasonal produce wherever we can. We are surrounded by rolling farmland and the county has a huge coastline, so sourcing fresh local meat, game and fish is not a problem for our chef Matthew King. Always seeking out the best new local suppliers, Matthew believes in letting the quality of the ingredients speak for themselves and he and his team produce delicious yet uncomplicated dishes in a regularly changing menu. You are welcome to eat in the restaurant or the bar – our full menu and daily specials are available in both. Our wine list is as unfussy as our food and is hand-picked by hotel manager Karen Kitshoff. It offers a range of well-priced wines by the glass and bottle with plenty to choose from to compliment your meal. The White Hart is a free house and we stock a good range of locally brewed ales. Our back bar is traditional, cosy and inviting – with a real fire in winter – and popular with locals and guests alike. Lunch in the restaurant is available from 12.30pm till 2.30pm and dinner from 6.30pm till 9.00pm. You will find full details of our menus and wine list on our website.