Fine Dining Devon

Have you ever imagined stepping back in time to the 1930s? Sipping champagne on a sun-drenched terrace overlooking the sparkling seas of South Devon. Picturing yourself in a scene from a Gatsby novel. Well, should this be your deepest desire, you’ll find a truly unique and luxurious experience waiting at Burgh Island Hotel. Offering the most incredible hotel experience, Art Deco luxury and some of the best fine dining in Devon, this is a true once-in-a-lifetime hotel experience. 

Fine dining in Devon

Burgh Island’s most exceptional fine dining restaurant is The Grand Ballroom. Stepping into the Grand Ballroom, you’re greeted by the soft glow of crystal chandeliers. Original murals whisper tales of a bygone era, while the rhythmic sound of waves provides a mesmerising soundtrack of tranquillity and luxury. This is fine dining with a difference, an experience that goes beyond your taste buds to truly captivate you. 


As you settle into your plush, velvet chair, prepare to be entranced by the panoramic ocean views. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the ever-changing canvas of the sea, from the golden hues of sunset to the starlit expanse of a clear night. This is a backdrop unlike any other and a constant reminder of your hidden island paradise. While the Grand Ballroom is a feast for the eyes, it is also, of course, a feast for your stomach. The Grand Ballroom’s award-winning menu celebrates the best of British cuisine, with a focus on fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced ingredients. Imagine succulent Devon crab caught just hours before, or melt-in-your-mouth lamb raised on nearby pastures. Each dish is a testament to the region’s bounty, prepared with creativity and flair to showcase the talents of one of Devon’s finest fine dining restaurants. 


The menu changes regularly, offering a unique experience with every single visit. Similarly, the wine list showcases some of the finest choices from the UK and beyond, with a pairing suggestion provided by staff, should you wish to enjoy a truly decadent experience. 


The Grand Ballroom truly transports you to the glamorous Art Deco era and invites you to dress up in your finest attire – black tie and evening dress are expected. The attentive staff, the live jazz or piano music, and the elegant décor all contribute to a truly sophisticated and immersive experience you will simply not find at any other fine dining restaurant.


Devon fine dining

A truly special fine dining restaurant hidden away on the secluded and romantic Burgh Island, you’ll find a symphony of flavours. The island’s culinary approach blends European influences with the soul of British cuisine. Each dish is a masterpiece, woven with fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local Devon farms and suppliers across the UK. Expect a menu that changes with the season and a unique masterpiece upon each visit. 


The delightful à la carte menu showcases the Chef’s artistry. Imagine a delicious native lobster tartlet with a delicate pastry filled with succulent local seafood, or a melt-in-your-mouth pork knuckle terrine, a testament to traditional British fare reimagined with a modern twist. The menu also boasts options like duck leg, creative gin-cured sea trout, and flavoursome lamb rump, celebrating regional flavours and sustainable sourcing.


As for drinks, the wine and drink menu is a sight to behold. From classic Laurent Perrier to Dom Perignon, elegant Cristal and beyond, your experience at this fine dining restaurant in Devon will certainly be one to remember. As for wine, sift through bold reds like a delicious Gamay, Pinot Noir Syrah. Then for crisp whites, a Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, or Chenin Blanc provides the perfect sip alongside the selection of delicious dishes available.

Staying at Burgh Island

Your magical Burgh Island adventure doesn’t end there. After dinner, imagine you take a stroll along the moonlit beach hand in hand with your partner. The sound of the waves lulling you into serenity. Or, lose yourself in the infectious energy of the live music, swaying under the glittering chandeliers. Then, as the night draws to a close, lay your head to rest in one of the fabulous, uniquely decorated rooms within the hotel. Choose from a variety of beautifully appointed rooms, all decorated in the hotel’s signature Art Deco style and named after a historically famous guest who once stayed at this historic hotel. Wake up to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore, and step out onto your balcony to breathe in the fresh sea air. 


Burgh Island is truly a one-of-a-kind location. Accessible only by a unique sea tractor during low tide, the island offers a sense of seclusion and exclusivity that you won’t find anywhere else. As you enjoy your island haven, explore the hidden coves, relax on the golden sands of the beach, or take a stroll along the South West Coast Path and experience Devon like never before. In addition to the exquisite dining and stunning location, Burgh Island boasts a range of amenities to make your stay even more enjoyable. Relax in the Mermaid Pool with breathtaking sea views. Work out in the state-of-the-art fitness centre, or indulge in a pampering treatment at the spa. Alternatively, get stuck into a game of tennis on the court, pool in the billiards room, or perhaps a game of croquet on the lawn! In the evenings, enjoy live music in the Palm Court Bar or dance the night away in the Grand Ballroom after a delicious fine dining dinner. 


Burgh Island is truly a magical escape filled with incredible food, superb hospitality and the most exquisite experiences. Book your stay today and enjoy the culinary masterpiece of Devon’s finest fine dining restaurant experience.