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Mill End Restaurant

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Mill End Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8JN, England
+44 1647 432282
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I went to the Mill end for lunch and it was amazing. It's a bit out of the way but well worth the drive. The staff are very accommodating and the food is out of this world, the Sauvignon Blanc wine was well worth ordering. The rooms were all dressed in a period janrer and the added Xmas decorations did... More 

Thank Lez M
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you and we are very glad you enjoyed the new lunch menu we have just launched. Please come back again soon More 

Portland, ME
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157 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stayed at the Mill End about fifteen years ago and returned for lunch during a recent visit. We started with drinks in the living room, which seemed a bit run down - stains on the rug, spilled sugar under a table, etc. The lunch menu was not as creative as we had hoped or experienced before. Soup was good,... More 

Thank oldmayor
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry to read about your disappointment and would urge you please to try normal lunch or dinner if you are looking for a more creative offering. Our Sunday lunch remains fairly traditional and I am very pleased to say our lounges were all refurbished just before Christmas as part of the ongoing updates we are putting in More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I cannot comment on the hotel side of this establishment but I fail to understand why people love this restaurant. My experience was so disappointing. Service and food were pretentious and staff training was poor. For instance, a waiter served my main course, noticed my side plate was still on the table and reached in front of me to remove... More 

Thank WorcestershireRabbit
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

I really am sorry to read this. Our reviews are mostly incredibly positive for both service and the food and clearly we fell short of our normal standard on this occasion. Please accept my apologies and thank you for bringing this to our attention More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch in the restaurant and we really enjoyed it. The food and service were both excellent and it really felt special. The setting and decor topped off the experience beautifully.

Thank Emma B
Enfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Food excellent and a great choice.Staff would take time to chat with you and made you feel really welcome. Wine service great. Lovely surroundings to eat in

Thank billy552015
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I could not fault the accommodation food and service. The hotel is situated in a lovely area with spacious grounds surrounded by plenty of opportunity for walks in the countryside. There is even a boot room where you can wash you muddy dog with clean towels provided, it is so nice to stay in a good hotel and be made... More 

Thank ThelmaandGordon
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

We do hope to see you again soon and appreciate the kind words More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Food is fine and it should work but despite the wonderful location it slightly lacks atmosphere and character.

Thank Erik H
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review . If you came to us in the winter it may have been quieter than normal but rest assured in busier months our public areas are always bustling with a good atmosphere. The Mill is a lovely building that's over 500 years old with various nooks and crannies for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is excellent, and the service is well beyond expectations. We are already looking to plan another trip to Dartmoor just to have another evening here.

Thank Mitchell M
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us came for afternoon tea here, and it was lovely, the food was excellent with a great range and the setting was beautiful. We didn't quite have enough coffee to go around those who were drinking coffee, but the tea stretched far enough. Though we were told what each tier was compiled of, we didn't quite understand,... More 

Thank Matt B
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at Mill End Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you and we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea. I am really sorry the coffee ran out and will remind staff top ups should always be offered. We hope to see you again very soon More 

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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night and had one of the best evening meals we have had in a very long time. The service was exemplary and the food was presented as if we were in a 5* London Hotel. Everything was cooked to absolute perfection and it was a true delight to dine there. The staff were most attentive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$44 - US$48
European, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill End Hotel, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Chagford
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 432282
A wonderful historic country retreat in the wilds of Dartmoor National Park, Mill End Restaurant is set within the boutique hotel of the same name. Dating back to the 15th century, Mill End is a beautifully preserved and sympathetically modernised building, at one time home to Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine. The classic-modern d��cor of the restaurant itself provides a light dining space during the day, become more intimate in the evening as the sun goes down and subdued lighting takes over. The shimmering silverware and polished glasses on pressed white tablecloths make the restaurant seem upmarket and romantic, as does ��� of course ��� the superb menu. Wayne Pearson oversees the kitchen here at Mill End, working with his team to prepare and serve freshly prepared high end cuisine making excellent use of the abundant local produce including fish from the Devon coast, locally grown vegetables and beef and game from the surrounding countryside. From relaxed breakfasts to hearty lunches, indulgent afternoon teas and refined dinners Mill End offers a stunning dining experience.

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