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The Old Library

North Street, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7QH, England
+44 1364 652896
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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North Street, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7QH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good food - menu is different & eclectic - lovely atmosphere - right in the centre of this lovely Devon town next to the car park - highly recommended.

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing food delivered from a simple a la carte menu. Great service very warm and friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank Sunshine433243
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious food, and wonderful decor in this first class restaurant. Cooking utensils used as lighting and open kitchen to be seen by all guests. Lovely atmosphere and fantastic food. Strongly recommend

Thank Lucyfenwick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Im happy I had an hour to kill in Ashburton and stumbled on this place. I’ll be back for more breakfast burritos and to try the rest of the menu!

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here Saturday was exceptional food and service.A wonderful evening in great surroundings 🍄

1  Thank Brunomilf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really like this restaurant and our dinner last evening was exceptional...Pigeon breast to start followed by grilled pork chops and then ginger spoke pudding...all perfect!..they also do excellent breakfasts and a perfect coffee stop so ALL boxes ticked!

Thank mike c
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Our meal was wonderful. Service excellent. A beautiful building for an intimate dinner. It was the perfect setting and perfect meal to end our day on the moors. The chef is a good one! Thank you so much.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Passing through on the way to Tavistock, a must breakfast stop, their full English is as good as it gets, but toast with home made bread and marmalade is just beautiful. Sounds simple but you need to try it. Lovely place friendly and relaxed

Thank Alank939
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Called in for lunch today and the only down side is a rather limited lunch menu, but there were a couple of specials on the board. I watched several people walk in and walk out and felt sure that a little more choice might have...More

Thank Bopeep1947
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We haven’t been to The Old Library for a while so were keen to try the latest menu. It was excellent. It seems that a new level of refinement and quality has been achieved and that went right down to new bespoke plates. The flavour...More

Thank bktmail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +44 1364 652896
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