The Bistro at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

Hawkchurch, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5UL

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Enjoy mouth watering food in a luxury setting when you dine in The Bistro at Hawkchurch Resort and Spa in Axminster.

Decadently decorated with outstanding views of the magical Axe Valley, this is the perfect setting for romantic meals or peaceful evening feasts. There is even a veranda available so that you can make the most of the unrivalled countryside setting when ever the weather is accommodating. 

The restaurant at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is open to both members of the public as well as holiday home owners and holiday guests staying on-site at this luxurious 5 star resort. The same levels of quality apply to the facilities on-site as well as the accommodation and holiday homes available for sale, with only the finest ingredients sourced to ensure the best possible dining experience. What else would you expect at a facility which is part of the renowned Darwin Escapes group?

Our staff will endeavour to take account of any specific dietary requirements or preferances which you may have to ensure that no one leaves our restaurant disappointed. Regardless of whether you need a gluten free or vegan oriented menu, we will do our utmost to accommodate you. Please do let us know of any of these requirements when making your booking so that we can ensure that you will be facilitated.

The restaurant is open 7 days a week, offering a diverse range of dishes from the Grazing, Lunch and Evening menu's. At The Bistro at Hawkchurch Resort, you can enjoy everything from delightful lunches and traditional afternoon teas, to full a la carte evening dining. To avoid any disappointment we’d always recommend booking a table at least 24 hours in an advance to ensure you table at one of the best restaurants in Axminster. 

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Opening Times

2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegans
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Restaurant
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for
  • Take away service

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beer Garden
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Cater for special dietary requirements
  • Conference facilities
  • Countryside
  • Countryside Location
  • Dog Friendly
  • Exclusive Use
  • Family Friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted
  • Gym and Leisure facilities
  • Hot Tub/Spa Bath
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Locally-sourced produce
  • Lockers available
  • On-site car parking
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Restaurant
  • Spa and Treatment Room
  • Spa Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Unique venue

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Other sporting facilities
  • Sauna
  • Spa bath

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Central heating in all units
  • Colour television in all units
  • Colour Television in all units
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fridge
  • iPod Dock
  • Microwave in all units
  • Microwave in all units
  • Pets accepted in some units
  • Washer/Dryer

Specialist Features

  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises

Travel & Trade

  • Room/unit allocations available
  • Wi-fi available



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Please follow the A35 until you see a turn off for the B3165 or Scotts Lane, which will lead to the B3165. Follow the road for 1.5 miles, then take the left hand turn for Wareham Road. While on the lane, keep your eyes peeled for Hawkchurch Resort & Spa signs, which will be on the left hand side of the road.







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Recent Reviews:

  • Rawrsie97x
    Trip Type:
    Perfect Breakaway
    5 of 5 stars
    12th Nov 2021
    I booked this for my other half's birthday. We had 4 nights in Lodge 71 (Quinn Premier) with a hot tub. Lovely big lodge with a bath and shower, massive bed, walk in wardrobe and 2 toilets. Nice... Read full review
  • DanielM902013
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    4th visit. As good as ever.
    5 of 5 stars
    15th Nov 2021
    Just returned from our 4th visit to Hawkchurch and it continues to impress. We have been to several Darwin Escapes sites and Hawkchurch is by far the best. Other parks in the company could learn... Read full review
  • planegirl100
    Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Darwin Escapes are the best!
    5 of 5 stars
    20th Nov 2021
    Stayed for 3 nights in November and it was exactly as expected, we have stayed at a number of Darwin Escapes! Reception called while we were on route to say we could check in a little earlier than... Read full review

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