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Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant

Fore Street, Lifton PL16 0AA, England
+44 1566 784666
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
“sorbet” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Fore Street, Lifton PL16 0AA, England
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

As one of our favourite places to eat when passing through to our holiday home near by we stopped for a quick lunch last week and were very disappointed with the food and service the fish and chips were not very crispy,the green mayonnaise wasn’t...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wearst
Arundell-food-bev, Manager at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Dear Wearst I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to the Arundell Arms Hotel. Please can you contact me on the number or email below to discuss the matter further kind regards christopher Powney Food & Beverage Manager 01566 784666 F&B@arundellarms.com

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

On the upper side of the price scale for similar food elsewhere. They did fit us in on a busy night, and staff were very friendly, but the food was mediocre at best.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank U5731YMmartinh
Arundell-food-bev, Manager at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Dear Maritn H firstly i am sorry to hear you found the food not to your satisfaction and would like you to contact me on the number below or via email to discuss the matter in more depth. I am however pleased you were able...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We have just returned from a Cornwall/Devon break and read great reviews on the Arundell Arms Hotel and the great food by chef Steve Pidgeon. So we booked a table for our very last day as a treat and were looking very much forward to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sightsee712488
Arundell-Arms, Owner at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear Dave D Firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am very sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your meal on Friday evening. I am confused to why you say only one other table was occupied as on...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great stay here. Very clean and friendly staff. Was originally concerned as dogs are welcome here and we are not doggy people. However had no issues at all as dogs were well provided for in separate areas. The food in the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TammyWilts
Arundell-food-bev, Manager at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Dear Tammy Wilts Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 4 star review. It is always good to hear that are staff are friendly to our guest. I am however concerned about your remark about breakfast and the waitress at breakfast ....More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Great fans of this hotel and restaurant for many years it’s delivers excellent food and with a great use of local produce and great seasonal produce as well.The biggest thing we love is the consistency of the food never had a bad meal and on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Wearst
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped off at the Arundell Arms Restaurant by chance as we had to charge our Tesla at the super chargers on their site. We ended up having dinner there and were not expecting much but we were pleasantly surprised. The food was great! I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank gracelimsh
Arundell-Arms, Owner at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi Gracelimsh, Thank you for your kind review. It is great that the Tesla Superchargers are bringing new guests such as yourselves to us. The newest of Hi Tech meets traditional hospitality! I hope you call in again when you next need to charge up....More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The restaurant is in a wonderful old room, classically furnished and decorated. It offers a tasting menu alongside the a-la-carte options. We tried both on consecutive nights and were very satisfied with the menu selection, the imaginative dished, the quality of the food and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We went here for the 5 course tasting menu with the 'flight of wines'. It was quite good...but not amazing. Very, very small (espresso cup) of pea and mint soup which was lovely, but in a 5 course tasting menu in which that was one...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank foodisall
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on Monday night for bar food my wife had the pan fried plaice which looked excellent and she said was excellent and I enjoyed the warm chicken salad what was great on a warm evening, full of flavour and just lovely,keep up the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wearst
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Excellent service for a large family meal the staff were most accommodating both in the evening and at breakfast we can strongly recommend ....Marvellous meal

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MartSutton
Arundell-Arms, Owner at Arundell Arms Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear MartSutton, I am so pleased that all went well and that your family enjoyed the occasion. Adam

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Allan M
30 January 2015|
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Response from Arundell-Arms | Property representative |
Hello Allan. I have no idea! but when I typed Kinloch Arms into TA, it only brought up Arundell Arms after I finished typing the word "Arms". The Kinloch Arms was there too but only at the bottom of the list. There is are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 57
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Lifton PL16 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Lifton
  • Phone Number: +44 1566 784666
  • E-mail
Fine-dining, Brasserie style, or hearty pub-classics, find delicious food to suit every occasion from our 3 different restaurant areas at the Arundell Arms. All use fresh produce from local suppliers and all are led by Head Chef, Steven Pidgeon - internationally recognised for modern British cuisine and 1 of only 80 Master Chefs in Great Britain. This year we celebrate 20 consecutive years holding the AA 2 Rosette find dining award. We are also proud to be winners of the Taste of the West Gold award
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