Kitchen Collaboration

PUTTIING CREATIVITY & TASTE FIRST

Chef Peter Mundy has over 20 years’ experience as a professional chef and this, his showcase restaurant, is the distillation of all that experience, knowledge and passion. Part of that passion is finding talented chefs to collaborate with in the kitchen with so that the menu constantly changes. Together the team reimagines classic English, French & Italian dishes creating food with a modern fresh twist. It’s all about great food: putting quality ethical ingredients in the hands of talented and passionate chefs.

Peter Mundy

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Trained in Classic French and Modern English cuisine by renowned chef Paul Groom, Peter has developed his own style and passion for creating great dishes. Peter’s ethos is to work with local suppliers and to use the best fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. He and his team create wonderful dishes, exacting in their standards of presentation and with his trademark delicate combination of flavours and good size portions, you can taste the passion in his dishes. Peter and his team look forward to welcoming you to this intimate restaurant with a big heart located in the centre of Bampton.

Vincenzo Gallitto

RESIDENT HEAD CHEF

We are delighted to welcome Vincenzo Gallitto to the Ginger Peanut as Head Chef. Vinny has been with us for a few months now and has brought his own style and expertise to an already great offering at our Restaurant with Rooms in Bampton, Devon. Vinny hails from Siracusa in Sicily where he learned the art of Italian cooking with his family. The famous Nonnas of Italy are a fount of culinary knowledge and their craft is handed down through families keeping the Italian art of cooking as one of the all time favourites. Vinny’s career started in Siracusa where he worked in a number of renowned Italian restaurants in charge of the pasta section. From Siracusa, his culinary journey took him to London where he worked in ‘Bellaria’ which won the award of Italian Hospitality in 2014. Most recently, Vinny has been working as sous chef and covering Head Chef at the Five Bells Inn, Clyst Hydon. The Ginger Peanut menu reflects Vincenzo’s Italian heritage and his pasta is a treat for all the Italian food lovers out there!

★★★★★

"Epic meal, totally outstanding flavours. Lovely setting, calm atmosphere, superb service."

Guest: Ashley

★★★★★

"Epic meal, totally outstanding flavours. Lovely setting, calm atmosphere, superb service."

Guest: Ashley

★★★★★

"Perhaps THE best steak I''ve eaten in Devon !! Every ingredient in my meal was bursting with freshness and flavour-an utter delight."

Steve

★★★★★

"Fabulous place, fab food and beautiful restaurant."

Guest: Margaret

PRESS REVIEW

"Top 20 New Hotels around the UK, 2018"

Press: The Guardian Newspaper, January 2018

★★★★★

"We had the MOST delicious meal at this stunning restaurant."

Guest: Hattie

★★★★★

"Stopped for coffee, first class, so good we returned for lunch. Stylish restaurant,impeccable service."

Guest: Chris

PRESS REVIEW

"Perfect. Irresistible food choices and bedrooms so comfortable you'll be tempted to stay there all day."

Press: Wonderland Magazine, Winter 2017/2018

★★★★★

"We enjoyed a beautiful meal, possibly one of the best we've ever had, anywhere in the world! We really didn't expect this level of sophistication."

Guest: Richard.

★★★★★

"This new Devon boutique hotel. Power showers, really fast WiFi, great food in the restaurant downstairs. Would definitely recommend."

Guest: Mareeziboo

★★★★★

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

Guest: Jimmy

★★★★★

"So happy to have such a great new restaurant! Highly recommended. Friendly staff, delicious food, stylish setting. Looking forward to many more meals/parties there."

Guest: Vicki