Set majestically on the bubbling upper reaches of the River Teign, Gidleigh Park enjoys an exquisite location on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park. Famed for its culinary credentials and award-winning restaurant, Gidleigh Park offers an air of tranquillity and romance within a Tudor-style country house.
Where is Gidleigh Park located?
Gidleigh Park sits in 107 acres of gardens and woodland on the northern bank of the North Teign River in Dartmoor National Park.
Guests are able to expend some energy on the croquet lawns, Peter Allis designed 18-hole putting green or grass tennis court. A walk through the bluebell woods in the grounds in spring is quite magical and meandering through the kitchen garden, resisting the temptation to eat the produce then and there, is a tantalising way to while away an afternoon.
What cuisine is on offer at Gidleigh Park?
Executive Chef, Chris Eden brings his produce-led ethos to the kitchens of Gidleigh Park. Chris' style is beautifully laced with touches of adventure and invention, creating refined plates where flavour is king.
Undeniably refined with an exacting technique, Chris is also renowned for his honest, unfussy approach to cooking. His menus are contemporary with a nod to tradition, supporting local Devonshire farmers and producers to ensure that only the finest quality ingredients make it on to the plate.
What is the signature dish at Gidleigh Park?
Guests have praised Chris Eden's signature dish, "Thunder and Lightning" tart featuring clotted cream, saffron gel and a ginger beer sorbet.
What makes a meal at Gidleigh Park unique?
Each dish offers guests a taste of every season's finest ingredients sourced from high-quality local producers. Perfectly complementing Executive Chef, Chris Eden's exceptional dishes, Gidleigh Park is home to an internationally renowned wine cellar and one of the most impressive wine lists in the British Isles.