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Off the beaten track but still only 15 minutes from the historic Ludlow town centre and castle, is the exquisite restaurant with rooms, Old Downton Lodge. It has become a beacon for fine dining and a winner of multiple awards. This very special find is in the tiny parish of Downton on the Rock and is a collective of medieval, half-timbered and Georgian buildings - an 18th century farmhouse with converted stables and barns and a herb and flower garden courtyard, the ideal spot to relax with a fine glass of wine.

The restaurant, a stone and timber barn restyled to contemporary tastes whilst retaining original period features, offers a six course tasting menu as well as an a la carte menu serving modern British cuisine. The property also boasts ten characterful bedrooms to make this a great gourmet stay destination also.

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Opening hours

Dinner: 6.00pm - 8.30pm 7 days a week. 24 hours notice is required for all bookings as well as dietary requirements. *Please note, lunch bookings are available for parties of 8 or more but booking is essential.

Opening hours and days may be subject to change.

What we love

  • Restaurant with rooms (Hotel)
  • Fine dining
  • Private dining
  • Relaxed dining
  • Outdoor dining



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Awards & Cuisine

  • 3 AA
  • Modern British
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