The Rock Inn

Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park, Near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, United Kingdom, TQ13 9XP
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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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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 Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Incredible food, very satisfied :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Best pork belly i have ever had! Fab staff and wonderful atmosphere and in trying circumstances. Well done team xx

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Food was fantastic as was service, although there was an unexplained 40 minute wait between starters and main course.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 December 2020

Amazing place!

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Visited On Monday, 28 December 2020

First time here and what fantastic food. Thoroughly recommend it.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 December 2020

Food nice, service good, clientele are the most pompous, self righteous people

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Visited On Sunday, 27 December 2020

Thank you again for the lovely atmosphere and always wonderful staff😁 We throughly enjoyed our lunch with you - delicious soup and white bait for starter and scrumptious battered haddock and nut roast for mains. We had a great sitting by your open fire!

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 December 2020

We had a lovely evening with a very friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Everything was warm, delicious and with lovely service. The single drawback- only one veggie option for the main course and it was a bit disappointing compared to the meat and fish options. Everything else was great.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

Incredible menu and atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

Our first time at the rock inn the booking was so easy , and I cannot stress enough how amazing this restaurant and the food was the staff were so helpful and excellent, the food is absolutely amazing everything was fresh and of the highest standards I have ever eaten and the place it’s self was absolutely lovely we will be returning again and again as this is honestly the best me we have ever eaten.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Superb!

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Pretty uninspiring

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Absolutely wonderful meal and wine. Food was delicious and service great. The only gripe was I was sat in front of the fireplace which was a tad warm. However, this was because of the tables being distanced because of Covid and not worth complaining as everything else was exemplary.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Thank-you for another great meal at the Rock. As always the service and food were top-class.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Excellent food and service as usual.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Excellent food Probably our 8th or 10th visit over the years and will be back back when next in Devon

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Had a lovely meal. Will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Seriously good food. Brilliantly cooked lamb and nothing at all to fault. Cosy and warm and lovely, friendly, professional service. Good wine list and reasonable price range. I've only marked the atmosphere down 1star as the pub was so quiet...but thats hardly your fault at the moment. Wasn't keen on the music but it wasn't as bad as having dreadful Christmas tunes blaring out. Went to The Ley Arms the other day and they had deafening Disney tunes playing! Bloody horrendous. Fab lunch. Will be back. X

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Visited On Monday, 14 December 2020

Fabulous. As always the food was outstanding and the service faultless. Went out of their way to provide a safe yet pleasurable dining experience in these very difficult times. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 December 2020

Lovely atmosphere for a roast and really delicious food, will definitely be coming back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Such a charming and delightful old pub with great food and excellent and friendly service. Thank you to all the team at the Rock who clearly work so hard to ensure a first class experience. Christmas decorations looked beautiful too 🎄

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

As fabulous as ever, excellent food, exceptional service and amazing atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Lovely setting with the log fire burning. Good range of choices on the menu accompanied with very friendly service

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Visited On Thursday, 10 December 2020

Simply lovely. As always. Can’t wait to return.

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