Editor’s Choice 2017 Gourmet Hotels

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Leave room for dessert is probably the best advice when visiting these hotels. Ranging from a ringside seat with the chief to the most exquisite fine dining, Michelin starred chefs are never far away in the gourmet restaurants that are peppered around the country – as long as you know where to find them.  Set in charming inns and beautiful country house hotels, good food is always combined with excellent locations and atmospheres, not to mention wonderful customer service.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s top 10 gourmet hotels.

Editor’s Choice 2017 Gourmet Hotels

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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

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Baslow

‘Outstanding’ cooking brings guests up the winding, chestnut tree-lined drive to Susan and Max Fischer’s Edwardian manor house.
From £200 per night
  • gourmet
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Morston

‘The surroundings are idyllic and the food absolutely perfect’ at Tracy and Galton Blackiston’s highly regarded restaurant-with-rooms, say regular Guide readers this year.
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Tyddyn Llan

Tyddyn Llan

Llandrillo

Meadows, mountains and Michelin-starred meals attract visitors to Susan and Bryan Webb’s ‘lovely’, rural restaurant-with-rooms, in a mellow-stone Georgian gentry house.
From £190 per night
  • gourmet
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Whitebrook

The Whitebrook

Whitebrook

The bounty of the ‘lovely’ Wye valley – including foraged pennywort, hedge bedstraw and nasturtium tubers, ‘all first for us!’ – inspires the ‘fresh, attractive’ food at this modern, Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms run by chef/patron Chris Harrod and his wife, Kirsty.
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
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The Yorke Arms

The Yorke Arms

Ramsgill-in-Nidderdale

A winning combination of ‘first-class hospitality’, ‘divine’ one-Michelin-star cooking and an ‘unbeatable’ location in the Yorkshire Dales continues to draw visitors to Frances and Bill Atkins’s ‘friendly’ restaurant-with-rooms.
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
25% voucher
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The Albannach

The Albannach

Lochinver

Come hungry. Overlooking Lochinver Bay, this modest restaurant-with-rooms is owned and run by self-taught chefs/patrons Lesley Crosfield and Colin Craig, who hold a Michelin star for their modern Scottish cooking.
  • gourmet
  • view
  • walking
  • wifi
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The Neptune

The Neptune

Old Hunstanton

A one-time store for seized contraband, Jacki and Kevin Mangeolles’s creeper-covered former 18th-century coaching inn is today a ‘modern, elegant’ restaurant-with-rooms: wicker chairs sit on stripped wood floors; crisp, white linens cover the tables; a cool seascape hangs above an open fire.
From £155.00 per night
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
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Llys Meddyg

Llys Meddyg

Newport

There’s ‘an affable air’ to Edward and Louise Sykes’s ‘smart’ restaurant-with-rooms, in an ‘appealing’ Georgian coaching inn in this ‘attractive’ village.
From £100 per night
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Eckington Manor

Eckington Manor

Eckington

Mod cons in a milking parlour, designer chic in a cider mill – along with a working farm, well-regarded restaurant and cookery school, Judy Gardner’s ‘comfortably rural’ set-up has much to please.
  • cooking_school
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher
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The Peat Inn

The Peat Inn

Peat Inn

‘Luxurious’, ‘relaxing’, ‘warmly welcoming’, Katherine and Geoffrey Smeddle’s rustic restaurant-with-rooms receives rave reviews from trusted correspondents, whose reports earn it a full entry in the Guide.
From £195 per night
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher