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Welcome to THE PIG-at Combe

Nestled in the Otter Valley and just 15 minutes from the coast; this is our secluded, mellow, honey-coloured Elizabethan Gem.

25-miles of menu, three walled kitchen gardens, a panelled restaurant, a rustic Folly for quaffing and troughing, a huge bar, characterful bedrooms, rolling Devonshire hills, stunning beach and coastal walks and a couple of Saddlebacks!

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A love of good food

There’s a saying in Devon that ‘if you stick your finger in the ground it will grow’, and the kitchen garden is the beating heart of THE PIG-at Combe. The difference here is there are 3 walled gardens - the vegetable garden, the herb garden and the infusion garden.

Thanks to THE PIG-at Combe’s location being 8 miles from the coast the menu consists of fresh fish as well as the very best Devonshire cheese and locally reared meat from butchers around the market town of Honiton.

See our sample menu

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Relaxing treatments

Herb Garden healing... Wander through the herb and infusion gardens and find yourself in our cosy Potting Shed treatment rooms, restored in an original part of the house and the perfect spot for some down time.

Find your remedy

Explore THE PIG-at Combe

We have turned the traditional layout of a country hotel on its head, the historic entrance is our expansive bar, so you arrive straight into the hub of the hotel!

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Things to know before visiting

The availability shown online is live and always up-to-date. If you can’t find the date you’re after, please email reservations@thepighotel.com so we can add you to our waiting list.

However, it’s worth checking out our other properties as we may have rooms or tables available elsewhere.

We do not permit dogs inside THE PIG-at Combe, although they are welcome to join you on a stroll around the grounds or in The Folly. Please keep them out of the kitchen garden and away from our animals.

Children are more than welcome at THE PIG-at Combe, both in the restaurant and to stay. At THE PIG-at Combe, some of our rooms are suitable for an extra bed or cot, just ask us when booking and we can arrange this for you upon your arrival. 

We’ll never tell you what to wear. Our restaurants are informal places, so come in whatever makes you happy and comfortable.

Breakfast is available for residents from 7-10am Monday-Friday and 7.30-10.30am on Saturday and Sunday. We serve Lunch from 12-4.30pm daily and Dinner from 6.00-9.45pm daily. Lunch bookings are advised, however Dinner bookings are essential! Give our Reservations team a call on 0345 225 9494 if you'd like to book!

Outside we have semi-restored The Folly, a chic atmospheric indoor and outdoor bar with lots of space for dining. The Folly features wood fired ovens, long wooden tables and benches - and even cigars! We serve wood-fired oven dishes and a light kitchen garden menu and depending on the season, from 12-3.30pm and 6-8.30pm.

Drop in at lunch time for some relaxed sunshine dining and a glass of something chilled, or book online for a dinner sitting.  As always, seating will be on a first come first served basis. Physical distancing will be strictly observed so numbers will be limited. 

Our secluded, mellow, honey-coloured Elizabethan gem, set in the lush Devonshire countryside, is the perfect spot for get-togethers! We have a mix of rooms to choose from depending on who it is you're getting together.


The original kitchen of the house, The Georgian Kitchen, is the ultimate kitchen table supper setting. We have also semi-restored The Folly, a unique private and rustic hideaway in the gardens. Or, why not go the whole hog and try wine tasting or a wine dinner at the Sommelier’s Table in The Cellar, the original restored wine vaults of the house! Find out more here about Gathering at ours.

 

Please note there will be restrictions on the number of guests from different households when booking gatherings, in line with Government guidance. For more information please get in touch with our team at info@thepighotel.com

We offer monetary vouchers, as well as a lunch or dinner voucher.
These can be purchased here

Our phones can get quite busy at certain times, so please do bear with us. You can also reach us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, by calling us on 01404 540 400 or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

Unless we are running a special deal and it is stated within the terms, all of our rates are on a room only basis so are inclusive of VAT only. 

Breakfast will be served at guests’ tables in the restaurant, as sadly our much-loved PIG grazing breakfast tables are not viable with current guidelines. All of the goodies that were on the Breakfast table will now be available, along with our hot dishes on our new Breakfast menus. Prices range from £10-£15.

You can check in from 4pm at all of our properties, however, you’re more than welcome to arrive earlier to drop off your luggage and explore the gardens. Due to current physical distancing guidelines, we are limiting capacity in the main hotel, so you might not be able to make the most of the lounges until you have checked in. The team will be on hand to help you when you arrive.

Check out is by 11am. We ask that you leave your room by this time, but please enjoy the surroundings all day. We can’t guarantee an early check-in or late check-out, but stick around and let us know your plans and we will try our best on the day. 

At THE PIG-at Combe there is wheelchair access to the ground floor and part of gardens. Please note there are gravel and cobbled paths. For more details please contact us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

Please note our rates stated are at a starting from price, and fluctuate throughout the year depending on season. We sometimes run offers and Late Pig Room Rates, which you can view here for more information if available.

We are no longer accepting payments made in cash, we will only be accepting card payments at all hotels.

We no longer accept American Express payments.

Getting here

Nestled in the Otter Valley and just 15 minutes from the coast; this is our secluded, mellow, honey-coloured restaurant with rooms.

THE PIG-at Combe

Gittisham, Honiton, EX14 3AD
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By road

The hotel is 15 miles away from Exeter; the drive should take 20 minutes. There’s free parking when you arrive.

Travelling on the M5 North or South or from Exeter take junction 29 onto the A30 and head East towards Honiton, exit the A30 for Feniton and follow signs to Gittisham and the brown Pig signs.

A30/A35 west, after Honiton, exit the A30 for Fenny Bridges and follow the brown Pig signs to Gittisham.

Please be aware that if you follow Google maps you will end up going down Farm Tracks that are not suitable for cars.

Nearest station

The closest station to THE PIG-at Combe is Honiton Station, three miles away. Great Western runs hourly services to this station from London Paddington and Waterloo via Exeter St David’s.

Taxi service

If you're getting to us by taxi, give Sparkys Taxis a call on 01404 47670 who'll be able to get you over to ours in no time. They're a Honiton based company who run a twenty-four hour service and have a wide selection of vehicles tailored to your group-size, so the more of you the merrier! Sparkys are also able to do airport transfers and can do bookings in advance.

Nearest airport

If you need to be within close proximity to an airport, Exeter Airport is 11 miles away and it takes around 20 minutes to arrive there by car. 

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