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Home Farm Cafe

National Trust | Parke, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9JQ, England
+44 1626 830016
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (29 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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National Trust | Parke, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Just been for the first time and had a most enjoyable evening. A sharing starter of cheese and beetroot with salad leaf was pleasant and enjoyable, There was a choice of 4 main courses and I could have chosen any of them. In the end...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner on a Friday night, busy, great atmosphere, prompt and efficient staff and service. Fantastic food as always, nice to not have to spend ages choosing what to eat. Warm and cosy even on a cold and wet night outside. Good wine list...More

Thank Devon99
Home-Farm-Cafe, Owner at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, the team and I really appreciate it... If you have an opportunity during November, on Thursday & Friday nights you can dine with discount, it's £21.95 for 3 super courses... ...be good to see you, have a nice week, Nick...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

We went for lunch to celebrate my mother in laws 83rd Birthday. We g to the Cafe at least once on every trip to Bovey. There was live music in the garden and an apple day celebration in the orchard. revive was good and friendly...More

Thank TJT21
Home-Farm-Cafe, Owner at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a million, we're delighted you had a good day, if you ever get a chance to visit us in the evenings, it's a really positive experience, booking is essential and we have an offer in November too, please check our website for details, all...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

This cafe is strange in respect of an overambitious menu, for small vendor in the middle of a country park. The service is fine, ability to have your dog present is practical but they destroy comfort foods and day out treats by attempting to 'gastronomise'...More

Thank IndustrialBakin... C
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Well, “you can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all the people all of the time” and I think we are happy with that. We are proud...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

It has been over two years since we were last visiting this area and we were looking forward to having dinner at the Home Farm Restaurant again. We were certainly not disappointed, great well prepared food, good wine and friendly welcoming staff. Just as good...More

Thank graham_swift1
Home-Farm-Cafe, Owner at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for the review, very much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you when you are next in the area, all the best for a good Autumn/Winter, Nick & the team

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in this Nat Trust Garden it was a nice surprise to find a quiet outdoor courtyard to sit and enjoy a lunch with.a Friend. Daily specials were listed outside and I decided on a homemade Pasty with slow cooked beef. Pastry was crisp...More

Thank Joan Y
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

What a lovely and detailed review, thank you. Yes, it is quite a slope isn't it! I am glad your friend went to get the car - you are welcome to be dropped off anytime and there is a turning bay at the bottom. We...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Only had cake here but it was nice. Only thing was it was supposed to be bakewell and was more like a Victoria Sandwich without the jam so not sure if they mixed the cakes up or if it was a different take on a...More

Thank Kim S
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks so much for the review. It does sound to me like the cakes were mixed up perhaps, which I am really sorry about. I hope you enjoy the (correct) cake next time!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Come here often on our way to the moor, always good great coffee & cakes breakfasts too, perfect top up and energy boost. You could always refill after your walk. Recommended.

Thank Rich D
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for your kind words!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Always loved going to Home Farm Cafe, especially for a cream tea or cheese tea but sadly the quality has gone downhill. Having ordered a cheese tea for two we noticed that the scones had shrunk from previous visits. There was not enough cheese or...More

Thank Daisydoo1994
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Oh dear, I'm really sorry to read this. I can't explain why the scones were smaller (we've had the same pastry cutter for 4 years, it's practically a member of the team!). This is the first feedback we have had about the cheese and chutney...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We love coming here, it is a brilliant start or end to a walk, or just a great place to come without a walk! Food is always excellent and beautifully presented, the pasties and scones in particular are delicious. There is a indoor section especially...More

Thank JensyDevon
Jenny T, General Manager at Home Farm Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! The team work very hard so it's lovely to have positive feedback to share with them, thank you.

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MelissaThame
27 October 2018|
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Response from Joan Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem at all. There seem to be lots of dogs before or after a lovely walk. Inside or out, room in both!
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slater310
21 August 2018|
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Response from Centipede100 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think I have ever noticed poor lighting on the path though this is Dartmoor, so a torch might be advisable.
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suttonnestledown
21 August 2016|
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Response from Home-Farm-Cafe | Property representative |
Sorry we missed this, we certainly do, please contact the cafe for details and we'll do our best to help...see you soon, the cafe...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 23
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: National Trust | Parke, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Bovey Tracey
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 830016
  • E-mail
Description
“Local seasonal produce & food, made with love” Our friendly Cafe is set within 250 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. The café is open every day for brunch, lunch & afternoon tea with the café transformed to an intimate candlelit Restaurant on Thursday, Friday & Saturday Evenings.
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