Opening times

Tuesday – Saturday 7pm – 9.30pm
Sunday lunch 12.30pm – 2.00pm

During the winter the Great Western restaurant is closed on Sunday and Monday evenings except during the Christmas period and school holidays.


December – closed Sunday and Mondays, except Sunday 23rd, Monday 24th and Sunday 30th and Monday 31st.


January – closed all Sundays and Mondays

February – closed Sundays and Mondays (except for Half Term dates: Sunday 17th, Monday 18th, Sunday 24th)

March – closed all Sundays and Mondays

April – closed Sundays and Mondays (except Easter Half Term dates: April 7th – April 22nd)

May 5th until September 15th OPEN all Sundays and Mondays

September 15th until December 22nd (except the October Half Term 20th-28th)

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For groups of 5+ a £10 deposit per person is required at time of booking. To make a reservation, please click Book a Table above or call 01647 445000.

The Great Western

At a glance...

  • Award-winning, 3 AA Rosette restaurant
  • Exclusive fine dining
  • Great Western Restaurant is relaxed and comfortable, yet upscale and classy
  • The restaurant is Art Deco and echoes of a bygone era
  • Locally sourced seasonal menus
  • A la Carte Menu
  • Tasting menu
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  • Great Western A La Carte Menu

    Our roots are firmly planted in classical cookery, recalling the glamour of the restaurant’s Art Deco origins and echoes of a bygone era. From Cornish Brill to West Country Beef, sample our selection of the finest local produce for A la Carte, breakfasts and delicious Sunday lunches.

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  • Tasting Menu

    Our award-winning fine dining Great Western Restaurant also offers a mouth-watering tasting menu. Enjoy a selection of canapés as prepared by our Head Chef with five dishes, an amuse bouche and coffee and petit fours included.

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  • Sunday Lunch

    A traditional Sunday roast, the Bovey Castle way. Dig in to our hearty three-course Great Western Sunday Lunch with a selection of warm and cold starters, locally-sourced meat and fish for mains and a selection of irresistible sweet treats for dessert.

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  • Wine List

    Discover our fine wine and champagne menu offering specialities from across the globe. From Austria and France to Australia and South Africa, you can browse our hand-picked selection. We also offer a variety of dessert wines and ports – the perfect accompaniment with our cheese boards.

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The Great Western

Food philosophy

With bountiful produce on our doorstep in Devon, our chefs always use local produce wherever possible. From local game shot on the moors to serving seafood bright eyed and shiny scaled sourced from the coves of Devon and Cornwall, all our food is prepared fresh for your plate. Experience elegant, delicious fine dining in Devon in our Great Western Restaurant.

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AA culinary excellence

We are delighted that our Great Western Restaurant has been awarded three rosettes by the AA for its culinary excellence. Just 10% of the AA’s restaurants achieve this level!

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Group bookings

Got a group event coming up? Plan ahead and reserve your table today for group bookings. Call reservations on 01647 445098.

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