Dainton Park Oak Room Restaurant

Dainton Park Golf Club, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 5TN

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Fantastic food, great service, stunning views - The Oak Room Restaurant, part of Dainton Park, has become a destination in itself.

Built from green oak timbers by local craftsmen in 2001, with a huge gable window offering magnificent views over the golf course, the restaurant provides a unique dining experience. Our superb chefs source the finest ingredients from the region to create traditional British food with a modern twist.

Our hot lunch buffet is served from 12-2pm Monday to Friday. The menu changes daily but always uses fresh local produce in a selection of wholesome, home-cooked dishes and desserts.

Sunday is all about the carvery - a choice of four hand-carved meats, all the trimmings and plenty of seasonal vegetables, followed by a hearty slice of Dainton’s famous Raspberry Meringue Roulade perhaps?

We also serve snacks and lighter bites in our bistro lounge, alongside a well-stocked bar and delicious Pure Earth coffee. Everyone is welcome at The Oak Room and Dainton Park, we offer a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere and would love to share our little corner of Devon with you. Please feel free to pop in for coffee and cake, book for lunch or talk to our Events team about a private function.

Look out for our monthly steak night too!

Guide Prices

Hot Lunch Buffet costs £10.50 and Sunday Carvery is £11.50. Our homemade desserts are £5.25. We offer an array of snacks, light meals, breakfast, lunch and evening menus, please consult our website for an up to date list. There are always plenty of daily specials too.

Opening Times

Dainton Park Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* We are open all year round from 9am but kitchen closing times vary according to the season, please check before coming for food in the evening.



  • Baby Changing Facilities


  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for special dietary requirements
  • Chef
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Driving from Exeter – Take the A380 to the Torquay Rd roundabout, taking the third exit to join the A381. Follow the A381 through Newton Abbot and then down Totnes road.

Driving from Paignton – Take Torbay Road to Great Western road (A3022), continuing until you hit Marldon Rd. Following Marldon road, through Preston Down road, take the third exit for Vicarage Hill at the first roundabout. Continue straight until you reach Totnes road.

Driving from Plymouth – Join the A38 from the A374, and continue until you reach the roundabout for the A385. Follow the A385 to Totnes, then taking the







TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018
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  • Value
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Sandra186254
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Superb Sunday Lunch
    5 of 5 stars
    26th Mar 2019
    Extremely generous portions of delicious meat and vegetables. Very pleasant restaurant staff, helpful and efficient. I believe this restaurant is very popular and I can see why. Would definitely... Read full review
  • Camellia W
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Disappointing Birthday Lunch
    3 of 5 stars
    13th Apr 2019
    10 of us met around the table for the annual birthday lunch of one of the group of friends. A number of us chose the plaice as it was the only fish on offer. The disappointment was that it contained... Read full review
  • kipsmithers
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    First visit but definitely not the last.
    5 of 5 stars
    21st Apr 2019
    Booked for 18 on Easter Sunday. Adults carvery,Dessert and coffee for 20 pounds. We were seated in the orangery which was absolutely lovely with big bifolding doors looking out on to the terrace then... Read full review


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