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Silver Award for Taste of Devon in the 2013 Visit Devon Awards

Bronze Hotel of the Year in the 2013 Visit Devon Awards

Highly commended in the South West Tourism Awards for Taste of the West

2013 Westcountry Wedding Awards -  Devon Venue of the year

Taste of the West Gold Award 2013 & 2014

AA 3 Red Stars Award

2 AA Rosettes

Previous Accolades

Silver Award for Devon Hotel of the Year 2012

Bronze Taste of Devon Award 2012

AA Notable Wine List for 2010 - 2011

Conde Nast Johansens Tattinger Wine List of the Year Awards  2011 / Special Commendation Award for Value for Money 2011 

Bronze Award for Outstanding Customer Service - South West Tourism Awards for Excellence 2011 for Cheryl King our General Manager

Taste of the West Silver Award 2011

Winners of the Westcountry Wedding Awards ~ Devon Venues 2008

South West Tourism Excellence Awards 'Small Hotel of the Year' 2008/9 Finalist

Best Hotel North Devon awarded by North Devon + 2008

Johansens Readers Award 2006  


Alastair Sawdays Member

Best Loved Hotel Member

Birtain's Finest Member

Further information about the AA Awards:

This respected Association has awarded Northcote Manor a rating of 87% - one of the highest in North Devon.

The three stars classification concerns the accomodation and general status of the hotel. The AA denotes a 3 star hotel as " are usually of a size to support higher staffing levels, and a significantly greater quality and range of facilities than at the lower star classifications. Reception and the other public rooms will be more spacious and the restaurant will normally also cater for non-residents. All bedrooms will have fully en suite bath and shower rooms and offer a good standard of comfort and equipment, such as a hair dryer, direct dial telephone, toiletries in the bathroom. Some room service can be expected, and some provision for business travellers."
The two red rosettes denote that the AA regards the cuisine in the Manor House Hotel to be of a very high standard.Under the direction of Richie Herkes, head chef, and Cheryl King, house manager, the recent improvements have secured the AA 2 rosette recommendation.The AA state that "Only cooking of the highest national standard receives two or more rosettes. Menus will be imaginative; dishes should be accurately cooked, demonstrate well developed technical skills and a high degree of flair in their composition. Ingredients will be first-class, usually from a range of specialist suppliers, including local produce only if its quality is excellent. Most items - breads, pastries, pasta, petits fours - will be made in the kitchens, but if any are bought in, for example, breads, the quality will be excellent.


Further information about the Johansens Awards:

In 2011 the award nominations were announced for both the Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence and, theConde Nast Johansens Tattinger Wine List of the Year Awards  2011.  Northcote did partcularly well in these awards as we received two nominations one for 'Most Excellent Small Country hotel' and one for 'Special Commendation Award for Value for Money'.  We were delighted to win the wine award and a magnum of Tattinger alng with the framed commendation were presented to Cheryl at the Award Ceremony in London.

The "Readers Award 2006" is particularly special to the hotel as the award has been chosen by the general public who voted it their best hotel in the Condé Nast Johansen guide. To be chosen as a hotel that stands out from the rest by offering high quality and friendly service with delicious award winning cuisine means a lot to everyone at the hotel.

Stuart Johnson, Publishing Director, Great Britain & Ireland of Condé Nast Johansens said, " With a total of nine categories encompassing the diversity of the hotel industry, the Award Winners are a wonderful representation of the excellence to be found in the hotels of Great Britain and Ireland."