survey result


Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A 40-seat raised gallery overlooking the Great Hall of this very impressive-looking (like a castle!) five star near Plymouth provides the venue for this ambitious dining space, which is entering its third year of operation. Feedback is not as plentiful as we’d like for Scott Paton’s cuisine, showcased with a 4-course menu, but such as we have acclaims it as “amazing from start to finish!”.


* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Scott Paton’s ambitious cuisine (available via either a four- or six-course menu) achieves a consistently good rep at this relatively new (January 2020) dining room in a five-star hotel near Plymouth (formerly The Gallery, RIP). A 40-seater overlooking the Great Hall, it can seem pricey; and some reporters feel “the food’s good but punches slightly light compared to the venue’s visuals”.

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Have you eaten at Àclèaf at Boringdon Hall?

Owner's description


Truth with elegance

Overlooking the Great Hall you’ll find the intimate and sophisticatedly romantic Àclèaf; a space to gather around the table and taste exquisite menus created by Head Chef Scott Paton.

A showcase of inventive British fare, using only the finest locally sourced ingredients, Àclèaf is a unique dining experience exclusive to Boringdon Hall. A choice of two menus is on offer when dining at Àclèaf; Scott Paton’s seasonally led signature four-course menu and a truly unforgettable six-course tasting menu. To complete the dining experience, paired wine flight perfectly matched to each individual dish are available. 


  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 120.00 Dinner only 4
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

No dress code

The chef

Scott says: "Àclèaf presents a uniquely immersive dining experience, one that looks to invigorate the fine dining scene and allows guests to explore a variety of menus which have been curated with the ingredients rather than techniques front of mind.”

Private dining

Make the most of the beautiful dining rooms and mouth-watering dishes created by the award-winning Head Chef, Scott Paton. 

From elegant canapés to a 6-course tasting menu, traditional afternoon tea to an informal hog roast or buffet, your event coordinator together with our Head Chef will help you design the culinary complement to your day.


Boringdon Hall, Plympton, PL7 4DP
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Opening hours
Monday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Friday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Saturday6:30 pm‑11 pm
Sunday6:30 pm‑11 pm

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