Sample Menus


Sample Lunch Menu 

Nibbles / Something Light

Olives & freshly cut bread with an Extra Virgin
olive oil & balsamic vinegar dip £3.95
Cheesy Nachos with tomato & paprika salsa & garlic mayonnaise £4.95
Homemade soup of the day with freshly cut bread £4.25
Hand-cut chips £3.00 (add grated cheese or Cajun spice for an extra 50p)

Bar Meals

Ham, Egg & Chips; home-roasted gammon ham with 2 free range hen’s eggs & hand cut chips £9.50
Fox & Hounds Fish & Chips; beer battered sustainable cod with hand cut chips, pickled onions, tartar sauce & mushy peas £10.95
Homemade Beef Bourguignon with rice £10.95
Ploughman’s lunch; choose either mature cheddar or stilton with home-roasted ham, pickled onions, gherkins, chutney, warm bread, coleslaw, apple & olives £9.95
Smoked Trout & Spinach Risotto with a poached egg £10.25
Toasted Ciabatta with prosciutto, poached egg, 
avocado & a wholegrain mustard cream sauce £9.95
Cannellini Bean Stew with warm bread (v) £9.50
Macaroni Cheese with crispy bacon (can be v) £8.95

Homemade Sandwiches £6.25

Served on white or granary freshly sliced bread with tortilla chips & coleslaw :

– Prawns with Marie Rose sauce
– Mature cheddar with spring onions & chutney
– Home-roasted ham with mustard
– Topside of Devon & Cornwall roast beef with horseradish

Club sandwiches £9.50

Served in warm ciabatta bread with hand cut chips & coleslaw :

– – Devon & Cornwall Steak; Devon & Cornwall flat iron steak with cheddar cheese & peppered mayonnaise
– Tiger Prawns; Sesame tempura battered tiger prawns with lime mayonnaise & salad


Sample Afternoon Tea 

Available 12 to 5pm Monday to Friday (other times by request) and includes:

Dainty Sandwich Selection:
Cave-aged mature cheddar & spring onion
Roast Exmoor beef & horseradish
Home roasted gammon ham & sliced tomato
Smoked salmon & cream cheese
(Children’s or vegetarian fillings available on request)

Homemade plain & fruit scones with clotted cream & strawberry jam

Home-made Cake Selection
Raspberry Cream Filled Cookies
Vanilla Marshmallows
Key Lime Cupcakes
Mocha Sponge Cake
Chocolate Truffles

Fresh Loose Leaf Tea
Breakfast Blend, Early Grey or Darjeeling with Lemon or Fresh Milk

£17.50 per person

Gift vouchers also available for afternoon tea – please contact reception.
Booking required on 01769 580345 or email

Traditional Cream Tea

with two home-made plain scones and lashings of Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry jam
& fresh brewed tea £5.50 per person

Booking required on 01769 580345 or email


Sample Evening Dinner Menu

Our team of chefs take great pride in making everything from scratch and designing dishes to let the quality of the ingredients shine through. If you have a particular dislike, intolerance, allergy or just would prefer something slightly different to accompany your dish, just ask as we are always happy to be flexible. Good, freshly prepared food is not fast so please relax and trust it will be worth the wait!

With our compliments – todays’ homemade bread with Olive Oil & Balsamic

Mixed Olives £2.95

Pan Fried Chorizo Bites £3.50

Cajun Lamb Croquettes
with a Yogurt & Cucumber dip £3.50


Tiger Prawns in a white wine, cream, herb & garlic sauce £6.95

Scotch Hens Egg caramelised onion & sage scotch egg with pickled cranberries £7.25

Risotto of Smoked Trout & Fennel with a poached hens egg £7.25
(Also available as a main with a side of buttered vegetables) (£13.50)

Pan Seared Breast of Pigeon parsnip puree, parsnip spaghetti, caramelised walnuts & a port jus (Please note the pigeon is served pink unless otherwise requested) £7.95 

Soup of the Day (v) £5.50

Fricassee of Wild Mushrooms on a garlic croute with a garlic & chive oil (v) £6.95

Anti Pasti; charcuterie, slow roasted tomatoes & olives £6.95 for 1
£11.50 for 2


Exmoor National Park Ribeye steak, hand cut chips, confit shallots, breaded mushrooms & béarnaise sauce £20.95*
Alternative sauces are available for £1.95;
Peppercorn sauce, Blue Cheese sauce or a Herb & Garlic butter
Also available as surf & turf with king prawns £24.95*

Slow Braised Roulade of Belly Pork pickled red cabbage, chateau potatoes, turned carrots & a light anise jus £16.75

Pan Fried Fillet of Salmon served with roasted garlic mash, Rocket, 
shallot & cider mustard relish & a tangy tomato sauce £16.95

Homemade Pot Pie of the Week, with seasonal vegetables & a choice of hand cut chips, mashed potatoes or new potatoes £14.95

Fox & Hounds Fish ‘n’ Chips, sustainable haddock in a crispy local ale batter, balsamic pickled onions, homemade tartare sauce, crushed peas, hand cut chips & a lemon wedge £11.95

Duo of Creedy Duck; pan seared breast & confit leg faggot with rosti potato, carrot, pak-choi, & a plum sauce (Please note the breast is served pink unless otherwise requested) £18.50*

Winter Vegetable Tart Tatin crushed new potatoes & confit shallot puree (v) £13.50

Rosemary Gnocchi sweet potato & red pepper sauce finished with rocket pesto (v) £13.50

Our Speciality Trenchers

Served on oak cutting boards to share

Chateaubriand – for 2 £60* – for 4 £100*

Succulent centre-cut fillet of Exmoor National park beef Thyme roasted château potatoes, sweet potato dauphinoise, mushroom ragout, bacon lardons tossed in savoy cabbage, roasted bone marrow, béarnaise sauce & chateaubriand sauce

West Country Trencher – for 2 £45.50* – for 4 £85.00*

The best of the West: pork belly, stuffed galantine of poussin, rump of Exmoor beef, loin of Westcountry lamb, hand cut chips, creamed potato, leek & mustard gratin, honey roasted vegetables, Béarnaise sauce, apple compote,  plum sauce & masala jus.


Hand-cut chips £3.25

Hand-cut sweet potato wedges £3.50

Creamy parmesan mashed potato £3.50

Bistro salad £3.00

Buttered vegetables £3.50

Onion rings £3.50

*Guests with dinner included:  For guests staying on half board there is a supplement of £4.95 for the Rump, £3.50 for the Duo of Duck, £7.95 for the Surf and Turf, £10 per person for the Chateaubriand, £5.50 per person for the West Country Trencher, £1.50 for the 4 cheese cheeseboard & £2.50 for the 5 cheese cheeseboard.


Dark Chocolate Fondant with salted caramel sauce & white chocolate ice-cream £7.95

Passion Fruit Posset with lime jelly & almond crumb £7.25

Poached Pear Tart Tatin pear & ginger coulis & pouring cream £7.25

Warm Banoffee Pie with espresso cream & chocolate soil £6.75

Sticky Toffee Pudding with sticky toffee sauce & vanilla ice-cream £7.50

Fox & Hounds Chocolate & Cherry Knickerbocker Glory £8.00

Cheese Board, selection of Hawkridge Farm Cheeses; Wookey Hole Cave Aged Mature Cheddar,  Smoked Applewood Cheddar, Garlic Yarg, Somerset Brie & Devon Blue with homemade chutney

Choice of 3 Cheeses – £6.75
Choice of 4 Cheeses – £7.95*
All 5 Cheeses – £8.50*
Add a glass of Taylors LBV Port – £3.70

Homemade ice-creams & sorbets 2 scoops £3.00, 3 scoops £4.00

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Before you order please inform our staff of any allergies or intolerances that you may have and we will be happy to assist with your choices or, where possible, alter the dish to accommodate.

Tea & Coffee

(Decaf options are available)

Homemade Petit fours are available for £2.50

Tea £2.30
Cafetière of Coffee £2.50
Green Tea £2.30
Latte £2.70
Camomile Tea £2.30
Cappuccino £2.70
Peppermint Tea £2.30
Espresso £2.00
Earl Gray Tea £2.30
Hot Chocolate £2.50
Selection of Fruit Teas £2.30
Liqueur Coffee £5.25


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