Award-winning Lifton hotel appeals to all

By Contributor in Business

FROM sumptuous starters to something sweet, an award-winning hotel and restaurant set in Lifton is offering a wide variety of menus and special deals to cater for locals and visitors alike.

The Arundell Arms, which won a Taste of the West Gold Award for ’casual dining’ this year, has been owned and run by the same family since 1961 and offers a warm and friendly environment for all to enjoy.

For 50 years the hotel has prided itself on providing a high quality service to guests, welcoming travellers and locals and serving great food and refreshment.

The hotel bar is relaxed, informal and always popular, offering casual dining with great food, as well as local ales on tap, a fantastic wine list and a selection of soft drinks. Dogs are welcome. A popular and tasty children’s menu is also available, plus tempting daily specials.

The heart of the hotel is decorated with mementos and pictures reflecting the business’s sporting history and provides a relaxed, informal and popular location to meet up with friends and family.

To see a sample menu please visit

Or take a look at examples from the gastro pub style menu below:


Black Olives

Smoked Almonds

Wasabi Nuts



Baked Goat’s Cheese Salad – (v) £8.95

with red onions, olives, sun blushed tomatoes, mixed baby leaves and a

mustard vinaigrette

Pan Fried Brixham Scallops

Starter £10.95 – Main £16.95

with smoked bacon, chorizo, black pudding, warm salad leaves and a mild

sweet chilli dressing

Asparagus, Pea, Broad Bean and Mint Risotto (v)(gf)

Starter £8.95 - Main £10.95

With parmesan shavings and parsley

Smooth Chicken Liver Parfait - £8.95

red onion marmalade and brioche toasts

Roasted Tomato & Sweet Pepper Soup (v) (gf) - £6.95

Nutmeg cream

Main Meals

Devon Beef Burger - £12.50

With red onion marmalade, somerset cheddar and lover’s chips

Grilled, Sirloin Steak of South Devon Beef - £21.95

With herb butter, onion rings, lovers chips, tomato and mushrooms

Pan Fried Lambs Liver and Lambs Kidneys - £15.95

With smoked bacon, flat mushrooms, herb butter, onion rings and lover’s


Slowly Cooked Loin of English Belly Pork - £15.95

with mash, black pudding, creamed leeks and a cider sauce

Pan Fried Fillet of Cod - £16.50

with chive mash, scallop fritter and a simple butter sauce

Slowly Cooked Chicken Confit - £15.50

with mustard mash, Cornish kale and peppercorn sauce

Pasta (v) - £13.50

Wood mushrooms, spinach, leeks, cream and herbs

Something sweet to finish

Coffee and a Sweet Treat - £5.50

(served from 12.00pm – 2.30pm)

Mini dessert to be served with your choice of coffee

1 Vanilla Pannacotta

2 Lemon Posset

3 Elderflower and Lemon Loaf (GF)

4 Carrot Cake


Spiced Apple and Raisin Crumble - £6.50

With vanilla Anglaise and clotted cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie - £6.50

with candied walnuts, walnut syrup and white coffee ice cream

White Chocolate and Raspberry Crème Brûlée £6.50

with cake crumb cookies

Vanilla Pannacotta - £6.50

With marinated pineapple and hazelnut praline

Selection of English Farmhouse Cheese - £7.95

Oatcakes and celery

The hotel also offers two special packages: the first is the 2017 Devon Fishing Break, a two night bed and breakfast stay with one day’s trout fishing on the rivers.

The second is a special gourmet break for one, two or three nights. Guests can enjoy either a one night bed and breakfast stay, which includes a fabulous five-course Taste of the West tasting menu and a glass of pre-dinner champagne; two nights’ bed and breakfast with five course Taste of the West tasting menu on one evening of their choosing and a glass of pre-dinner champagne; or three nights’ bed and breakfast with five course Taste of the West tasting menu on one evening of their choosing and a glass of pre-dinner champagne.

Year on year, the hotel is proud to receive numerous local and national awards, recognising the commitment of its team and the outstanding service it provides to all its guests.

Visit for more information.

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