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Durrant House Hotel

Heywood Road Northam, Bideford, Devon EX39 3QB - United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01237472361
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The Durrant House Hotel is fast becoming one of the places to stay in Devon.

Situated on the outskirts of the historical old port of Bideford atop the hill with views over the Torridge estuary and beyond to the sandy beaches of Instow, this hotel in Devon is perfectly located to explore the beautiful rugged coastline, sandy beaches and rolling countryside of North Devon. It is the perfect choice for families with Westward Ho! and Instow beaches within 10 minutes drive and also for those who love their golf with the Royal North Devon Golf Club just up the road, one of the best links courses in the UK.

As expected from a luxury hotel in Devon, we provide a full range of facilities and activities. Relax around our outside pool, unwind in the Sauna or top up your tan in the Sun Shower. Keep fit in our Sky Room Gym or for outdoor fun why not try Surfing, Coasteering, Archery or Quad Bike Racing, just some of the outdoor & team building activities on offer.

Whether you require a standard room for the night or a luxury weekend break, our choice of 125 bedrooms will not disappoint. Marble en-suite bathrooms, Double Jacuzzis and Romantic Four Poster Suites are available with luxurious toiletries, white fluffy towels and attention to detail to make this hotel in Devon extra special.

Food lovers and gourmands will delight in the menus provided by our Chef. Dine in the romantic, candlelit splendour of our oak-panelled Olive Tree restaurant with a choice of A La Carte or Grill menus or relax in the Appledore Bar with simple, homely dishes. All our food is cooked fresh to order and sourced from local suppliers.

The Basics
The Durrant House Hotel offers all the facilities one would expect from a luxury hotel. Choose from either a standard or superior room, a double Jacuzzi or four-poster suite or stay in style in our top Appledore suite with views over the estuary, two bathrooms a double Jacuzzi and spacious living room. All rooms have en-suite marble bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities, Hairdryers, laundry service, clock radios, TV, quality white bed linen and towels as standard. Our luxury suites in addition have white bathrobes and slippers, luxury toiletries, wall mounted flat screen TV’s with built in digital receivers, iron and ironing board and fireplaces to snuggle up to.

 

For dining choose from our Appledore bar serving a brasserie style menu of English classic dishes and popular international cuisine, or for more formal dining, The Olive Tree restaurant offers an exceptional A La Carte menu, freshly cooked to order using the finest local produce, accompanied by a well-priced selection of wines to compliment the menu. The Olive Tree restaurant is a very romantic setting with oak-panelled walls, crisp white table linen, candlelight and fresh flowers on each table. A room service menu is also available if you prefer to dine in the privacy and comfort of your room.

 

A large outdoor swimming pool, with water fountains is situated to the rear of the hotel in the lush tropical gardens, also available is a sky-room gym, sauna and sun-shower. We also have a new facility opening shortly providing hairdressing, massage and beauty treatments.

 

For the security of our guests there are CCTV cameras throughout the public areas of the hotel and car park. A public telephone is available for guests use along with WIFI internet access.

 

The hotel is fully compliant with disabled facilities, offering ramped access to the dining areas and reception, a lift which comfortably take a wheelchair and carer with luggage and fully equipt disabled rooms, located next to the lift. We welcome guests with their dogs at the hotel, but accommodation would be in our ground floor standard rooms only. Children are most welcome and we can provide high chairs and travel cots if required.



Travelling
The hotel is approximately one hour’s drive from the M5 motorway. Exit the motorway at Junction 27 to Barnstaple and Tiverton. Take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A361. Remain on this road until the outskirts of Barnstaple. The next roundabout will direct you onto a left exit, the A39 to Bideford and Bude. Take this road and remain on it until you cross the new Torridge estuary bridge and then at the next roundabout, take the third exit to Westward Ho! and Appledore. The hotel is approximately 500 yards along this road on the right hand side.

 

If travelling by train, take the train to Exeter St Davids station and then change here for the Tarka Line which runs to Barnstaple. Alight at Barnstaple and there is a regular bus service directly to Bideford, alternatively taxis are available on the rank. If travelling by coach, National Express provide a service from London Heathrow Airport and central London to Bideford.



Wining and Dining
Feast your eyes and then your taste buds on our delicious A La Carte and Grill menus served in the Olive Tree Restaurant. This elegant fine dining restaurant in Bideford provides the ideal surroundings for a romantic dinner for two, or a group of four or more looking for a memorable experience.

 

Victorian oak-panelled splendour lit with candlelight over-looking the inner courtyard garden and fountain, our restaurant setting never fails to please the eye. Fresh flowers, fine wines and a AA rosette Chef cooking all dishes to order from locally sourced suppliers using Devon's finest produce completes this dining experience.

 

All of our dishes from the bar menu serving simpler, easy eating, lighter meals to our well balanced, gourmet a la carte menu are all produced from scratch by our team of talented Chefs, all dishes are cooked to order, maximising their individual flavours and freshness. Menus change with the seasons to take advantage of what is best and local to us at any given time of the year. Our Head Chef's signature dish for Spring is Trio of Salmon, Hot Smoked, Confitted and Marinated with Pea Puree, Leek &Potato Rosti, Baby Fennel and a Beurre Blanc. To view all of our current menus please click here.

 

The Durrant House Hotel in North Devon can also provide private dining rooms in addition to the Olive Tree Restaurant and Appledore Bar. We can cater from four to two hundred and fifty people dining, from the tasteful Aviary Room adjoining the main restaurant to our magnificent Venetian Ballroom, bespoke menus and matched wines can be provided on request.

 

Below is a sample a la carte menu:

Starters

 

Homemade Soup of the Day, Hot Crusty Roll & Butter £4.95

 

Caramelized Red Onion Tart, topped with Goats Cheese with a Balsamic Dressing £5.95

 

Smoked Salmon Roulade with Garlic Cream Cheese and a Citrus Dressing £6.35

 

Chicken Liver Parfait, Onion Marmalade, Warm, Buttered Toast £5.95

 

Tuna Salad Nicoise with Tomato, Black Olive and a Soft Boiled Egg £5.95

 

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Main Courses

 

 

Char Grilled Sirloin Steak with Jenga Fries, Mushroom Ragout and Tomato £19.00

 

Fillets of Sea Bass on Crushed Garlic Potatoes, Spinach and Pernod Sauce £17.95

 

Oven Roasted Breast of Duck on a bed of Roast Vegetables, Sautee Potatoes and Red Wine Sauce £16.95

 

Pork Tenderloin stuffed with Apricots, Duchess Potatoes, and Cider Sauce £18.95

 

Pan Seared Salmon Steak with Garlic Potatoes, Panache of Vegetables and Chive Cream Sauce £15.95

 

Wild Mushroom and Pesto Risotto with Parmesan Shavings and Mixed Leaf Salad £12.95

 

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Side Orders

 

 

All at £3.50 each

 

Buttered New Potatoes

Mixed Salad

Panache of Vegetables

 

Desserts

 

 

Eton Mess, fresh Cream, Vanilla, Meringue and Fresh fruits £6.50

 

Summer Berry Pudding with Clotted Cream £5.50

 

Homemade Cheesecake with a Choice of Fresh Fruit Topping £5.65

 

Classic Vanilla Creme Brulee £5.25

 

Selection of West Country Cheeses, Celery, Apple & Grapes with a Homemade Chutney £6.95

 

Locally Sourced Suppliers

 

Tony Reeds, Butchers of Braunton. Suppliers of all meat and poultry sourced from local farmers

 

S&P Fisheries of Appledore. Suppliers of Fish & Shellfish landed in the nearby harbours of Appledore & Ilfracombe

 

John Patts, Green Grocers, Barnstaple, Supplier of fresh Fruit & Vegetables grown mainly in the burrows of Braunton.

 

Hawkridge Farm, Crediton. Suppliers of Cheese & Dairy from the South West

 

West Country Fine Foods, Suppliers of Local & International Fine Food Products..

 



Sports and Leisure
The Durrant House Hotel has a large outdoor pool, with water fountains and a sun terrace in lush tropical gardens. In side the hotel there is a sauna and sun shower and Sky-room mini gym. Our new hairdressing and beauty salon is due to open shortly.

 

This area of North Devon has many sports and leisure facilities close by for all ages including; watersports, canoeing, surfing, climbing, cycling, archery, clay-shooting, paintball, quad bike racing, mountain biking, pony trekking, indoor swimming pool with water slides, Wildlife parks and Zoos, children’s adventure parks, professional Golf, lawn bowls and many more. All details on these activities are available in the hotel lobby.



Outdoor Adventure
The hotel is close to several outdoor activity pursuit centres that can provide a variety of activities including; orienteering, climbing, quad bike racing, clay pigeon shooting, team building events, rope walks and many more. Please contact Kathryn, the Sales & Marketing manager at the hotel for further details and group activity bookings.

Love Marriage
Getting Married? Congratulations on finding your partner for life.

 

The Durrant House Hotel in Bideford welcomes you for your magical day in grand Victorian splendour. Built in the 1800's our beautiful hotel has 125 en-suite bedrooms and a magnificent Venetian Ballroom. Located on the romantic coast of North Devon with its sandy beaches, rocky coastline and verdant countryside, this is the perfect location for your wedding in Devon .

 

We are licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies and can offer two romantic ceremony rooms, the Reading Room which opens on to the inner courtyard garden where in summer months champagne can be served to your guests around the fountain or the Penthouse Suite, a beautifully appointed room over looking the estuary. Whatever the size of your wedding we can accommodate you, from 10 people dining in candlelight in the Aviary Room to 250 seated in the Venetian Ballroom complete with oak dance floor.

 

Weddings in North Devon are increasingly popular due to the wide range of activities to offer your guests during their stay. If you and your friends and family have travelled a long way for the big day why not make a weekend of it and try out Surfing, Coasteering, Falconry, Archery, or for the less adventurous visit the nearby attractions of Dartington Crystal, RHS Rosemoor or The Big Sheep and Milky Way adventure parks and farm for those with young children.

 

Stay in style in our Double Jacuzzi or Romantic Four Poster suites and let our AA rosette Chef create an individual menu for you and your guests using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients. Let us create your bespoke wedding for you, our Chef will provide a selection of menus for you to choose from, if you have a particularly favourite dish let us know so we can incorporate it into your chosen meal.

 

Our Wedding co ordinators will help you plan every step of your Big Day and can provide contact details on recommended local suppliers of flowers, cakes, car hire, Bridalwear and Mens outfitters, photographers and more besides.

 

To request a wedding pack and CD please contact Kathryn or Linda or email info@durranthousehotel.com.

 

Planning a celebration, why not have your party in the stylish surroundings of the Durrant House Hotel in Bideford, Devon. The hotel is a popular choice for many private functions due to the number of function rooms we have available combined with our high standard of accommodation and personal, friendly service.

 

21st Birthdays, Christenings, Wedding Anniversaries, Engagements, Graduation; there are many reasons to have a party and where better than at the Durrant House Hotel in Devon.

 

The hotel can offer the following private function rooms each with their own bar, for you and your party to have your own individual space. These rooms are very much in demand where a party is required but on a budget, as it allows guests to buy their own drinks as much or as little as they wish, avoiding the need for a drinks budget.

 

The Venetian Ballroom - maximum Capacity 220 dining with dance floor

The Sir Richard Room - Maximum Capacity 80 dining with dance floor

The Penthouse Suite - Maximum Capacity 45 dining with dance floor

The Regency Room - maximum Capacity 20 dining

 

If a private bar is not a requirement we also have available;

 

The Aviary Room - Maximum Capacity 20 dining

The Reading Room - Maximum Capacity 40 dining

 

Our talented team of Chefs will be happy to provide a bespoke menu for your dining requirement alternatively hot & cold buffets can be provided on request.

Health Beauty
The hotel currently has a sauna and sun shower available for all guests to use. Double Jacuzzis are available in our Jacuzzi suites and Appledore Suites. Our hairdressing and beauty salon is due to open shortly offering a range of hairdressing services, massage, manicure, pedicure and beauty therapy treatments.

Living the High Life
The hotel offers a range of luxury suites for the discerning guest. These rooms are all uniquely decorated to e very high standard. They come complete with double jacuzzi baths or four-poster beds, fireplaces, white bathrobes and slippers, wall mounted flat screen HD ready TVs with built in digital receiver, iron and ironing boards, luxury toiletries and soft furnishings.

 

To enhance your stay, fresh seasonal flowers or roses, chocolates, exotic fruit baskets, fresh strawberries and a range of champagnes can all be ordered in advance to be placed in your room on arrival.

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Hotel Policies

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7 days in writing prior to arrival. (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Your card is only used to secure the reservation. Full payment will be debited upon arrival/departure.
Rates include breakfast (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Children and Extra Bed Policy
Children Welcome.
Pets Policy
Pets are allowed on request.
Accessibility Policy
Hotel has Disabled Access Facilities
Accepted Credit Cards
American Express. Maestro. Mastercard. Visa.
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