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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, 09 December 2018

It was a very nice meal and excellent service. I have always liked the Rock, since I played rugby with Adrian Deane who was the owner a long time ago. Sunday was as good as ever- well done!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Staff were lovely, food was delicious. Just what we needed after travelling across Dartmoor and climbing Haytor. Would definitely recommend and will return!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Our friends had not been before although we have been coming for thirty plus years . They were really impressed and said that they can't wait to come again and bring some others . What more do you need for a recommendation. Mike Moore

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Second visit to the Rock and it is still an excellent place for lunch. Service was not rushed, food was very well presented and tasted really good. We will certainly be returning.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

Not our first visit and we hope to return for another Sunday lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 18 November 2018

The food continues to be uncompromisingly excellent and the ambience and service lives up to the same high standards.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Sharon and Oliver and the rest of the team really looked after us Thanks John & Christine

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Visited On Sunday, 04 November 2018

Lovely Sunday lunch - all cooked to perfection. Only critic is mum and I ordered the last of the pork so we had a lot less meat than the beef, however it will not put me off going again. Dog friendly too.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 November 2018

We have been coming here for over thirty years that should tell people something about the Rock and it's food and service.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Staff were very friendly and gave good advice about our menu choices - their whole approach to our visit will ensure we return when we come again to Dartmoor next spring Thank you

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Visited On Monday, 29 October 2018

Cosy. Great food reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

Excellent food and service. Great Sunday lunch venue and we’ll certainly be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

The food , service and atmosphere was excellent . We will definitely book again!

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

lovely place a pure delight.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Food was good but not that special, would have been much better in the conservatory not the dingy bar, service could have been better.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Very helpful staff. Good roast and delicious vegetables! Thank you for a happy Sumday lunch with family.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

A delightful Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

My favourite place to eat, fabulous food and attentive service! The Inn radiates character and I would highly recommend you visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

Good food but very slow kitchen service but actual service very good.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Excellent! would stay again, great food, atmosphere and friendly staff. Had the best nights sleep. Love the modern extension.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Wonderful atmosphere even though a quiet Tuesday evening. They lIt candles on all of the empty tables which we thought was nice and added to the ambience. Sensational seared salmon starter, great coffee, reasonably priced.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Great service friendly and professional.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Stunning highly recommend!!

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

We visited 9 years ago and booked again based on found memories. It was even better this time and we will not leave it another nine years before we visit again. Jon and Kate

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Very enjoyable meal and evening spent celebrating an anniversary at the Rock Inn. Thanks to all the staff for making it memorable.

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