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The Rock Inn

Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park, Near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, United Kingdom, TQ13 9XP
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Opening Information

Lunch
Monday-Sunday: 12pm to 2.15pm (last table bookings 2pm)

Dinner
November to May: served from 6.45pm to 8.30pm daily (9pm Friday & Saturday)
June to October: served from 6.45pm to 9pm daily (8.30pm Sunday)

We do not have a separate restaurant and bar area - the same menu is served in all parts of the building for lunch and dinner.
Reserving tables is always recommended.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn is a beautifully maintained traditional coaching Inn sitting just below the famous Haytor Rocks on Dartmoor. The Inn has a long-standing reputation for excellent food and the numerous eating areas throughout the building provide an intimate, yet friendly atmosphere.
All meals are prepared by an excellent team of Chefs who produce imaginative and varied dishes, utilising freshly caught fish, locally sourced meat and game, and locally grown produce.

The Rock Inn received 1AA Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence every year 1996-2015 and has now been awarded 2AA Rosettes since 2016.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, British, Cocktails, Dessert, Diner, Fine Dining, Fish, Fresh Salads, Locally Sourced, Romantic, Seafood, Set Menu, Steak, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Great food, staff and atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Lovely old inn. Good food and good service.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Fab food, ambience and service. Said the same on my paper feedback!

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

Service good, atmosphere good, drink good. Starter Mackerel average, main course steak below average and poor value for money. gluten free desserts no options.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Lovely dining room, good atmosphere and delicious food. Service was excellent too.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Excellent food and drinks. The only drawback is that parking cars is a problem.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

A lovely place to dine, our favourite....

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Good service along with a Great Roast meal enjoyed by the hole family

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

We were sat at all able between the two toilets & were subsequently knocked a few times by ladies & gentlemen passing by Also in my chicken terrine I found a round bone the size of a 1p piece!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the lunch. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Good quality food at a sensible price.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Quite pricey for food

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

We always enjoy our visits to The Rock: Everything is always simply perfect and they totally understand what creates "superb customer experience."

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

We were very impressed with everything. The food was first class and the staff, especially Jacqui, we're friendly and welcoming.

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Delicious food, well cooked and beautifully presented Good varied choice

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Beautiful place, friendly staff and gorgeous surroundings. I had the roast beef and was not at all happy with it. It was served extremely rare, with lots of fatty bits and I felt it was tasteless. I don’t like my meat this rare. There was also a hard piece of carrot and chewy parsnip underneath and the gravy was very fatty with hardly any beefy taste. My husband however had the steak and was very happy with it and the desserts were amazing. I would go back but not opt for the roast.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Stayed at The Rock for one night and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Dinner was superb, room was perfect, very clean and great facilities. Will definitely go back and spend more time exploring the beautiful area. A little gem not too far from motorway.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Lovely location. Fab food and great service.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

Highly recommend this place. Lovely atmosphere, welcoming staff and excellent food. A real treat.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Lovely atmosphere, faultless service. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Friendly reception , interesting surroundings and delicious food ..when it arrived! We will return , maybe for an evening visit ..and hope to find a parking space!

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

Lovely location. Interesting building. Attentive, friendly service, varied menu and a good choice of drinks. We found our food choices to be delicious and filling. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

A very pleasant lunchtime get together with old friends, enjoying a reasonably priced meal in a delightful atmosphere. The friendly staff were very happy to accommodate our need to sit together in the lounge afterwards.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Very nice meal and very friendly and attentive staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

I’d been recommended your pub but was disappointed. My dish (the pollock with pearl barley) was bland and not a big portion - I was still hungry afterwards - very overpriced at £16.95. My friend had the ploughman’s which she enjoyed and was glad you had gluten free bread rolls to go with it, but we also felt this was overpriced for what it was. The pub was busy and there seemed to be plenty of staff on duty but the food was pretty slow to arrive.

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