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The Coleridge Restaurant

Dunkery Beacon Country House, Wootton Courtenay, Exmoor National Park TA24 8RH, England
+44 1643 841241
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British, Seafood, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Dunkery Beacon Country House, Wootton Courtenay, Exmoor National Park TA24 8RH, England
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Fantastic food on a well balanced menu. My steak was excellent and the mushroom beside it was even better. I have to eat gluten free and yet again the chef had made me a special dessert. What a treat! Often when you have had a...More

Thank Rose2009_9
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food , beautifully presented and matched with superb wines suggested by our very knowledgeable host The scallops were perfectly cooked and still sweet, the classic combination of black pudding and pea purée Pigeon breasts were tender Our mains of poached Brill showed of this...More

Thank MMAllen
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Arrived in lounge and was welcomed by staff, offered seat and drinks list and food menu. was given time to contemplate before being asked what we wanted. Small menu but a diiferent option to normal choices. Drinks served then left in lounge to relax, before...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We ate here for our wedding anniversary. The food was well balanced thoughtful and tasty. Specialist dietary requirements catered for including strict vegetarian and vegan-worth mentioning ahead any unusual requirements. Jane front of house owner was pleasant and inviting. Her staff were friendly but not...More

Thank Midlandsvegetarian
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The food is beautifully presented, made with local produce with some of it from their own vegetable patch. We had duck and port terrine, something with black pudding to start. For mains both had fillet of John Dory, with mussels in a Thai sauce with...More

Thank ndeezy
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We found The Coleridge Restaurant by a web search and were persuaded by previous reviews to take a chance. From our first contact we were highly impressed. Very friendly reception and excellent service throughout the evening. But the food! The was the best meal we...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Third or fourth visit to this little gem for us yesterday evening and every time we have such a lovely time. The food is very, very good and presented beautifully. Jane and John are great hosts. Views from the hotel are stunning. If you are...More

Thank AJW39
Reviewed May 18, 2018

The biggest problem is actually finding the place, if your Sat-Nav is anything like ours you travel down lanes with the hedges touching the car on both sides while praying to God you don't meet anything coming the other way – especially if it’s dark....More

Thank Jackthelad2014
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a quiet night after Easter. Beautiful location even on a drizzly evening. Host very welcoming. Delicious starter of salmon with Wild Wolf Gin sorbet! Main courses also delicious and good value for money.

Thank Cathxyz
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We were really impressed. Three courses of the highest quality. The soup.... the venison.... the fish.... the desert..... could not be faulted. John, who is both part owner with his wife Jane, and Chef, is clearly a very capable and I am not saying that...More

Thank Phil D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$37
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dunkery Beacon Country House, Wootton Courtenay, Exmoor National Park TA24 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Wootton Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 841241
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A 24 cover stylish and sophisticated restaurant serving modern English and European dishes, located within the award winning Dunkery Beacon Country House in Exmoor National Park.The restaurant has stunning south facing views across the moor and utilizes the best of local produce, including the famous Exmoor Red Deer. The exclusive wine list is supplied by Berry Bros.& Rudd
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