As one of the most highly acclaimed Country House Hotels in the UK, the team at Gidleigh Park work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience time and time again.

The team have been recognised for their hard work, dedication and passion for the industry, the hotel have had a superb year receiving prestigious awards and accolades throughout 2013.

Gidleigh Park is a beacon of quality in the South West and our excellence has been recognised in a number of prestigious awards. In 2012, we retained our two Michelin stars for the thirteenth year in a row, recognising the talent and creativity of executive head chef, Michael Caines MBE, and his team.


Best Hotel in the South West - Food Magazine Readers Award 2014

Special award: ‘As nature intended’ commendation for excellent selection of bio – dynamic and organic wines.
Condé Nast Johansens / Champagne Taittinger Wine List of the Year Awards 2014

Three stars - Wine List Awards, World of Fine Wines


Five AA Rosette Award - AA Hospitality Awards 2013-2014

Two stars - Michelin Guide

No 1 Best Restaurant / No 1 Best Wine List / No 2 Best Service
The Sunday Times Harden's Food List Awards

Small Hotel of the Year - The South West Tourism Awards

Traveller's Choice Award - TripAdvisor


Gold Hotel of the Year - Visit Devon Tourism Awards

Best Restaurant & Best Wine List in the South West - The Sunday Times Food List

Hotel of the Year & Rural Hotel of the Year - Inaugral Food & Travel Awards

Two Stars - Michelin Guide

AA Notable Wine List

AA Inspectors Choice, Five Red Stars

Head sommelier, Edouard Oger, awarded Acorn Award, one of 30 young achievers under 30 

TripAdvisor - Customer Award Winner


Devon Tourism Awards - 2011, Winner of Winners, joint Gold with Bovey Castle for Hotel of the Year and joint Gold with The Lamb Inn, Sandford for Taste of Devon

Gold Award from Visit Britain and 5 Red stars

Two Stars - Michelin Guide

Third in The Sunday Times Food List Britain's Top 100 Restaurants compiled by Hardens 2011 sponsored by Remy Martin, as well as first in Best Wine List, first in Best Front of House Team, first in the South West and second for ‘Best Place To Stay’

Rémy Martin X.O. Excellence Award for Best All Round Restaurant

Conde Nast Johansens Excellence Award for Most Excellent Restaurant

The Telegraph Travel Awards - Runner Up Favourite UK Hotel

AA Notable Wine List

South West Restaurant of the Year - Taste of the West

Cheshire Life’s North West Chef of the Year - Michael Caines


Best Restaurant in the South West - The Sunday Times Food List

Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence shortlisted in Most Excellent Hotel

Category 2010 Top Restaurant Awards - Top Restaurant