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Elegant Dining

Experience the epitome of fine dining in our exclusive garden room restaurant, where every meal is a journey of exquisite flavours. Nestled within our serene 36-acre valley, this hidden gem offers not only a delectable culinary adventure but also unparalleled views that stretch as far as the eye can see. As you savour each bite, let your senses be captivated by the breathtaking panorama that unfolds before you, making every visit a memorable and enchanting occasion.



Start your day with the breakfast of your choice. 


Begin with the cold buffet, where there is a wide selection of seasonal fruit, yogurt, and cereals to enjoy. Whilst your chosen cooked Devonshire Breakfast or a lighter option is being prepared for you.


Take your time and relax with a locally roasted coffee or a choice of teas and plan your day ahead. 

Return and relax……

After a day out exploring the breath-taking Dartmoor come and take a breather and make yourself at home in the elegant guests lounge.


Take advantage of our fully licensed bar and choose from our local Dartmoor tipples. Dartmoor Ale, Dartmoor Whiskey, Dartmoor gin and Papillon gin's.


Whilst taking a look at our well balanced evening dining menu available for residence of Lydgate house Hotel.


Evening Menu

Embark on a culinary journey with our thoughtfully crafted menu, a celebration of the bountiful seasonal treasures sourced right from our local surroundings.

Indulge in a selection of the freshest catches from the sea, savory Dartmoor venison loin, succulent local free-range chicken, and premium cuts of beef steak—all locally sourced to ensure top-notch quality.

Relax knowing that we happily cater to allergies, intolerances, and personal preferences, ensuring everyone's dining experience is tailored just for them.

Each dish is prepared and cooked with love and meticulous attention, inviting you to savor not just flavors but an experience that nourishes your soul. As you dine in our garden room, immerse yourself in the tranquility of 180-degree views down the valley, creating a dining experience that's as relaxing as it is delicious.

 Night Cap Anyone? 

Sink into our inviting sofas in the resident’s lounge with your favorite after dinner drink.

Choose from a selection of locally sourced whiskies or a liqueur, liqueur coffee, a hot chocolate as it comes, or with a tot of something stronger. 

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Local Suppliers

Since opening our doors in 2021 “Palmers” butchers (est c1900) of Tavistock has supplied our hotel with all our meat produce (apart from venison). They hand make their sausages, the beef comes from local farms around Tavistock, whilst the free-range chicken is supplied from Crediton.


The succulent Venison we source from “Wild Hart Venison” who make every effort to look after the environment and increase biodiversity. The venison is all Dartmoor reared and responsibly sourced.


Fishmonger – Straight from the trawlers in Plymouth we have a weekly fresh fish delivery to the hotel from Rex-Down. All responsibly sourced and MSC approved.


A J White green grocers in Moretonhamsptead have supplied the hotel for the past year. We were so delighted to find this amazing fruit and vegetable store so local to us. Alice and her pride themselves on sourcing local and seasonal produce where possible of a high standard.


Our wine list - Sovereign wines of Tavistock are an independent wine merchant that have been supplying the hotel since 2021. The big driving force behind choosing Sovereign wines is their knowledge and choice of wines which are all vegan, meaning no chemicals have been added. They opened there shop in Tavistock in 2023.


For the coffee lovers we have sourced roasted coffee on Dartmoor from the Dartmoor Coffee Co.


All our cheeses are supplied by “Country Cheese” in Tavistock. Offering a choice of over 150 different cheese’s all matured on the edge of Dartmoor.


Whisky – We stock Dartmoor Whiskies and Gin handcrafted on the edge of Dartmoor in Bovey Tracy.   


Papillon Gin – Award-winning Dartmoor Gin from the distillery in Moretonhamstead. Named for an endangered Dartmoor butterfly financially donating to local butterfly conservation to protect this species.


Dartmoor Ales – There are four ingredients in their brewing, English malt, The finest hops, their own strain of yeast and pure Dartmoor water. A choice of four ales all stocked here at Lydgate, IPA, Jail Ale, Legend and Dragons Breath.

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