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Bedford Hotel - Bar & Woburn Restaurant

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1 Plymouth Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8BB, England (Formerly The Bedford Hotel)
+44 1822 613221
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had a lovely afternoon tea at the Bedford hotel, there was nothing to fault and is very good value for money,we have paid a lot more for sub standard afternoon tea in more than one place,so we were thrilled with the Bedford hotel one. We would highly recommend all the staff were polite, friendly and professional.

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Northampton
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a conference weekend package. On arrival we found there to be car park at the rear of the hotel (this turns out to be on Lower ground floor level). There is a lift (for wheelchairs and less able bodied) to take you to the Ground Floor & Reception. Otherwise, access to Reception is via stairs .... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Staff very accommodating making wedding and reception a very special day. Good having everything under one roof. Food of a very good standard.

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Callington, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Called in for afternoon tea but I am afraid we must have caught them on a busy day. Having heard many excellent reports about this place we were quite disappointed. Most tables, and the bar area , had not been cleared of dirty crockery and glasses (no excuse really) and the service was very slow - so it must have... More 

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Thank brian840019
Worcester, England
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Whilst visiting relatives in Devon, we stayed at The Bedford two weekends in a row. Breakfast was our first experience of the restaurant, wich a great selection of cereals, pastries, juice, etc. and then a choice of cooked breakfast. The full Devon breakfast was excellent. We also had lunch there on one of the weekends. I had a lamb burger,... More 

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Thank JuSlaughter
Tavistock
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice sandwiches and cakes. And staff very helpful and professional. Hotel excellent and historical.

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Thank Keith J
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I honestly was not expecting food like we had at the Bedford hotel. My friend brought us here on good authority and pulling up to the place it had a certain charm to it. Inside via the car park the hotel could be described at dated but not in a necessarily derogatory sense. Red plush carpet, old pictures and paintings,... More 

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Thank Russell K
Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ate here the three evenings we were resident in the hotel. Food is amazing! Beautifully presented and did not have to wait long for each course to arrive.

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Thank Gwen H
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

we met family here for lunch in the brasserie, the menu was surprising to say the least, everything is covered in sauces, and heavy, no real light options or fresh delights. The room is tired and has the feel of a retirement home! The staff are very nice, polite, attentive and ensured we got all we ordered, but the food... More 

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Thank landgirl2015
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Excellent quirky and full of character. Staff were busy with pre-Christmas events and socials, but were always happy to help. We took over one of the quieter corners to relax in after performing / attending a concert across the road. Excellent service in there as always. (Didn't eat this time - but the food is excellent as well!)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$78
Cuisine
British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Plymouth Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8BB, England (Formerly The Bedford Hotel)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 613221
  • This restaurant is at The Bedford Hotel
Description
Historic hotel at the gateway to Dartmoor. Built by the Duke of Bedford on the site of Tavistock Abbey where the very first Cream Teas were invented and are still served today. The hotel oozes with charming features which hark back to a gentler time and its location provides guests with a close walk up on to the Dartmoor National Park.

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