Howard’s House

In an ‘unspoilt’ rural village close to the River Nadder, this old stone house seems made for lazy days and unhurried evenings. More

Contact details

Howard’s House
Teffont Evias
Wiltshire
SP3 5RJ
England
01722 716392

Hotel information

Bedrooms

9.

Open

all year except 23–27 Dec.

Facilities

lounge, snug, restaurant, function facilities, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV, 2-acre grounds (garden terrace, croquet), river, fishing nearby, only restaurant suitable for disabled.

Background music

in dining room at mealtimes.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed (£15 surcharge) in bedrooms, not in public rooms.

Credit cards

Amex, MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

[2016] per room B&B single £120, double from £190. Set dinner £27–£32.50, tasting menu £65, à la carte £45.

Other reviews

Good Hotel Guide Review

In an ‘unspoilt’ rural village close to the River Nadder, this old stone house seems made for lazy days and unhurried evenings. From croquet rounds in the ‘charming’ garden, abloom in season, to late-evening coffee and dominoes in the fire-warmed sitting room, ‘the whole feeling is of comfort and homeliness’. A long-time favourite of Guide readers, it receives praise for the ‘faultless service’ and ‘excellent food’. ‘We had a wonderful stay,’ say guests this year. Check in to pleasingly decorated bedrooms with countryside, courtyard or garden views; the best, a newly refurbished top-floor room, has an enormous bed and two seating areas. In the evening, find out why ‘the food is a great attraction’. Putting the spotlight on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, chef (and co-owner) Nick Wentworth’s modern, ‘essentially English’ menus might include roasted loin of Sika deer, creamed savoy cabbage, braised carrots. Start the day right with an ‘outstanding’ breakfast of freshly squeezed juices, yogurts, compotes and your choice of cooked dishes – croquet players need sustenance, too. (John C Walton, A and PC)

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Howard’s House
Teffont Evias
Wiltshire
SP3 5RJ

Guest comments

'We had a wonderful stay - faultless service and excellent food. ' - John C Walton - January, 2015
'We received a warm welcome. Room 7 is spacious and comfortable, with plenty of storage, a couple of armchairs and a view over the garden. The lighting could have been a little brighter. The bathroom was well equipped, and cleaned immaculately each day. We took tea and toast in the lounge in front of the lovely fire. The food is a great attraction. On New Year’s Eve. the menu was £75 and the wine selection £35. We thought it all very fair value given the high quality of the offerings. The breakfasts are outstanding. The whole feeling was of comfort and homeliness. The gardens are lovely in season. ' - Ann and Philip Carlisle - December, 2014
'We had an excellent dinner and a very comfortable time. Our bedroom was large, on two levels, with a sofa and comfortable chairs and good lighting. The bathroom was also spacious with plenty of fluffy towels and useful goodies. Dinner was very good. Service was slick and efficient without feeling rushed. The fresh local eggs at breakfast were delicious and well cooked. ' - Sara Price - November, 2013

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