The best restaurant in Devon?

About us

The Ginger Peanut is different to the typical Devon restaurant with accommodation. We are striving to become the best restaurant in Devon and our chef has already won numerous awards.

We are all about ensuring good taste: fine locally sourced food, prepared with love and skill, served in a relaxed, comfortable and atmospheric restaurant environment with the option to stay the night (so you can really enjoy dinner) in our ever-so comfy and good looking 5 bedrooms.

The best restaurant in Devon?

The Kitchen

Fundamental to our ethos is supporting local talent too: encouraging and celebrated talented young and up and coming chefs so they get the opportunity to inspire our guests with innovative dishes with a twist which celebrate their skills and passion. To that end Peter, our Executive Chef, seeks out and collaborates in the kitchen thought the year with guest and resident head chefs. Together they regularly reinvent the menu  bringing you seasonal fresh flavours. For more about our current chefs please click here.


Passionate about food? The Ginger Peanut in the heart of Bampton won’t disappoint.  Becoming the best restaurant in Devon is about service and the environment as much as the food – every detail matters. Our attentive but informal service is built on the team knowing the menu and wine list in detail – understanding why things work together and what are good pairings. Our discrete staff are there to make your visit a memorable meal in our relaxed and elegant restaurant and bar.

Locally sourced & lovingly prepared

We are proud to support local producers and focus on seasonal locally sourced ingredients in our carefully thought out menu. Our chef Peter’s goal of becoming the best restaurant in Devon is rooted the field to fork approach. Working with local suppliers of meat, fish and veg to rear and grow the best of British with all the flavours of the South West, that are then prepared with flair and care. The menu is a work of great craft and our kitchen works tirelessly to craft these raw ingredients into something that meets our 3 guiding principles: beauty, taste and innovation. Our dishes are made to fill both the stomach and the heart when eaten. It’s hard work to become the best restaurant in Devon! Click here to see a sample dinner menu.


"Lovely setting, calm atmosphere, superb service."

Guest: Ashley


"Fabulous place."

Guest: Margaret


"Top 20 New Hotels around the UK, 2018"

Press: The Guardian Newspaper, January 2018


"Perfect. Bedrooms so comfortable you'll be tempted to stay there all day."

Press: Wonderland Magazine, Winter 2017/2018


"We really didn't expect this level of sophistication."

Guest: Richard.


"This new Devon boutique hotel. Power showers, really fast WiFi. Would definitely recommend."

Guest: Mareeziboo


"This place is such a surprise...The finishes scream luxury and style."

Guest: Jimmy