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Dormy House is one of the Cotswolds most luxurious boutique hotels. Part of the stunning Farncombe Estate, 400-acres of land that spans from Broadway to the top of Fish Hill, it is a lovingly converted and quirky 17th Century farmhouse with a Scandinavian-style chic spa. Comfort, fun and geniality is everywhere in this re-invented rustic country house hotel.

The Back Garden is their seasonally inspired restaurant offering a menu of fantastic local food in a relaxed environment. Under the guidance of Martin Burge, the chefs have created a menu where every single dish showcases the best of the Cotswolds. Locality, sustainability and seasonality are at the heart of The Back Garden and that means slow foods, high-welfare rare-breed meats and responsibly cultivated grains and vegetables. No gimmicks, just inventively prepared flavour-first good food that is true to the land it comes from.

The menu will also take inspiration from Dormy House's new kitchen garden which the restaurant opens onto. As it develops, the garden will become the beating heart of The Back Garden's operation, ensuring the chefs have access to the very best ingredients. There will be a ready supply of vegetables, fruit and herbs that cover all seasons.

Membership benefits are also available in Foxhill Manor and Hook at The Fish Hotel at this property.

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Opening hours

Open every night for dinner between 6.00pm – 9.30pm

Opening hours and days may be subject to change.

What we love

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



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Awards & Cuisine

  • 3 AA
  • British, Modern British
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Private dining

Private Dining

There are two charming options for private dining on the Farncombe Estate.


The Tack Room

The Tack Room is located within The Potting Shed restaurant and can accomodate up to 16 guests. It’s available for semi-private hire, for lunches and dinners, seven days a week. Semi-private room hire starting from £100.


Maximum 16

Top Table

A semi-private stone-walled dining nook is home to a banqueting table for up to 12 people. Available lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Room hire from £100


Maximum 12

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