at Combe


That’s where it all started. We’ve got an obsessive commitment to home-grown and local produce: simple food done well.

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It's all about the Kitchen Garden

There’s a saying in Devon that ‘if you stick your finger in the ground it will grow’, and the kitchen garden is our beating heart.

The difference here is there are 3 walled gardens - the vegetable garden, the herb garden, and the infusion garden.

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Set Lunch and Piggy Bits from £22.50 per person

Our chefs have created a delicious set lunch menu that is full of hearty and warming dishes that are packed with the freshness and flavour that you can only get from a daily harvest, including a couple of Piggy Bits for the table to get you started!

Available from Friday from 14th October to 29th November 2019

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Chef meets Sommelier Suppers

Supper and Wine evenings at THE PIG-at Combe

Back for 2019, 3 new pop up family-style feasts held in our rustic Folly, tucked away in our gardens.

Hosted by our Chef Director James Golding, Head Chef Dan Gavriilidis and Sommelier team.

You will be seated around one big table with the other guests and all food will be served to share,  ‘family feast style'!

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The Folly Foodies Club

Foodie Thursdays in The Folly with the help of a few local friends… and maybe a famous face or two. Celebrating everything we love about our local countryside and coast. Enjoy a tipple, interesting chatter and a light grazing supper. Thursday is the new Friday after all!

What time? 7pm

How much? £35pp, to include welcome drink, talk/workshop and light grazing supper. The Folly bar will also be open during throughout the evening.

Book to join us for 2 Foodies and get your 3rd evening on us.

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Flat breads in the Folly

Straight from our wood-fired oven, we serve delicious, smoky flat breads with a mix of delicious toppings to choose from in our rustic Folly tucked away in the garden!

No need to book - you can join us for some drop-in dining, rain or shine, with our sheltered hideaway or out in the sunshine on the terrace.

Available from 12pm - 4.30pm from May to September, and 12pm - 4pm from October to April.

Please speak to our Restaurants Manager if you have any questions about the menu, allergies or dietary requirements.

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Derelict chic dining

An atmospheric indoor/outdoor bar and dining area with wood fired oven, tables and benches - and even cigars! The Folly serves a wood-fired oven and light kitchen garden menu.

The Folly

You do not need to book The Folly, just turn up and tuck in! Please note, we can get very busy so it's always best to call us in advance on 01404 540400 to avoid disappointment.

  • Opening times

    1st October – 29th March, 12pm – 4.30pm (last orders at 4pm)
    30th March – 30th September, 12pm – 7.30pm (last orders at 7pm)

    Please note, opening times are subject to change if we have private dining/functions etc.

  • Private Parties

    The Folly is available for evening private dining throughout the year, as well as during the day between January – April, suitable for between 16 and 26 guests. Food is served ‘Family Sharing Style’.

    Occasionally, we are able to squeeze in day time parties during the months of November - February.

Our 25-mile menu

What we can’t grow ourselves, we source from local suppliers and producers.

  • Coombeshead Bakery

    65 miles away
    Sourced a little more than 25 miles away, Coomeshead Bakery supply us with our sourdough. The bakery makes naturally leavened bread using all-UK-grown organic stone-milled flour. Perfect for dunking into one of our hearty home-made soups.

  • Haye Farm


    11 miles away
    Since Harry and Emily bought the farm in 2014 with the intentions of building organic food systems, they have developed a large vegetable garden, as well as soft fruit and herb patches. In the farmland grounds, they graze a herd of Devon Ruby Red cattle, a wonderful mix of pigs and a flock of sheep, whilst 650 hens and ducks roam freely.

  • Otter Brewery

    9 miles away
    Established in 1990, Otter Brewery began brewing its beer from a farmhouse in the heart of the Devonshire Blackdown Hills. To this day, the whole family has been hands on in developing the craft of the award-winning beers.

  • Buckhouse Farm

    3 miles away
    Buckhouse Farm is home to a flock of Black Welsh Mountain sheep and they supply us with wonderful, full-flavoured lamb meat. With a mosaic of small wildflower-rich fields, hedge banks and woodland copses the Coly Valley is much-favoured place to rear livestock. 

  • Matthew Stevens

    167 miles away
    A little more than 25 miles away, but our daily fresh fish supplier comes from the Cornish coast, in the artsy seaside town of St. Ives. With over 50 years of experience, Matthew selects the best local day-boat fishermen who carry a genuine care for their produce, using traditional fishing methods with a modern handling. 

  • Exmouth Mussels

    17 miles away 
    Working from their base on Exmouth Docks, Exmouth Mussels supply us with sustainably farmed and award-winning shellfish from the sparkling waters of River Exe. By doing away with dredges and using a self-fluidising elevator, the shellfish are teased from their muddy beds without impact on the stone layers beneath. Minimal disturbance and constant re-seeding allows the high density of fish, crabs and sponges that build up on these “underwater rainforests” to be maintained. 

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 so we can add you to our waiting list.

However, it’s worth checking out our other properties as we may have a table 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. 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 12-2.15pm daily and Dinner from 6.30-9.30pm 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, The Folly is open from 29th October – 29th March, 12pm – 4.30pm (last orders 4pm!) and 30th March – 28th October, 12pm – 7.30pm (last orders at 7pm!)

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 - perfect for up to 14 guests. We have also semi-restored The Folly, a unique private and rustic hideaway in the gardens that can seat between 16 and 26 guests over 2 large tables. 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.

We offer monetary vouchers to the values of £25, £50, £100 and £250, 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, or by emailing us at

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 is served in the restaurant and depending on what you fancy there's a choice of a continental breakfast buffet for £12 or cooked breakfast options for £16.

You can check in from 3pm, however you’re more than welcome to arrive earlier to drop off your luggage and relax in the house or explore the gardens. 
Check out is by 11am. We ask that you vacate your room by this time, but please feel free to enjoy the surroundings all day.

We can’t guarantee an early check-in or late check-out, but do 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

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.

Getting here

Nestled in the Otter Valley near Honiton, Devon, this Elizabethan hideaway has 30 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.

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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