Welcome to the Gateway
Fresh food, cooked with love, in intimate, friendly surroundings
'A lovely experience all round.
Food, ambience and attention was perfect".
Living and working here on the edge of Dartmoor,
we have an abundance of local growers and suppliers
whose produce helps us to lovingly create delicious,
wholesome and seasonally inspired food.
Chef Samantha Sastry's Indian heritage and creative appetite
are reflected in our emphasis on world cuisine.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes
are naturally a big part of our menus.
We offer just two pop-up dining events a year -
exciting menus for an unforgettable culinary experience.
The Gateway is also available for private parties of up to 20 guests,
or we can bring the Gateway to you!
"Quite simply, the food was beautiful.
I absolutely recommend this restaurant"
"This was the finest, most delicious, clever and authentic meal I have eaten in a very long time"
We are delighted to announce
our first pop-up dining event of 2024…..
The Gateway to the Far East
is a sumptuous multi course menu with a
unique range of dishes and flavours inspired by
traditional and modern influences from Korea and Japan,
Each dish is created here in our kitchens
by chef Samantha Sastry,
The Gateway to the Far East event
will be held on these evenings:
Thursday 4th, Friday 5th, Saturday 6th April
Thursday 11th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th April
Thursday 18th, Friday 19th, Saturday 20th April
Thursday 25th, Friday 26th, Saturday 27th April
Advance booking is essential.
The cost is £55.00 per person, and
drinks are available at our licensed bar at normal prices.
For more information, or to book a table, please contact us.
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Do you have gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan foods?
Yes, we are experienced at providing for special dietary requirements -
please discuss your needs with us when you book.
Are there disabled facilities?
The restaurant is on the ground floor, with a small step down into the building.
Our only toilet is on the first floor, up a slightly uneven staircase.
Is there parking nearby?
Yes, there is some on-street parking right outside, unrestricted in the evening.
Otherwise there are car parks at Station Road and Court Street, both a short walk
and free after 6:00pm.
Do you accept credit / debit cards?
Yes, we take most major cards, except AmEx and Diners.
We took over the long-established Gateway Tea Room in 2015, breathing new life into the 17th century building, and creating a menu with traditional elements as well as more adventurous and
Every winter we transformed the tea room into an authentic South Indian thali restaurant, and last year we decided to make the transformation permanent and offer globally-inspired food along with homely meals in a comfortable restaurant setting.
We are blessed on Dartmoor with a wealth of mindful producers who, like us, believe that local, low-impact, sustainable food and drink supplies should be the norm. For us, locally sourced means just up the road!