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Oxenham Arms Hotel & Restaurant


Easter Holiday 2019 Good Friday April 19th through to Easter Monday April 22nd 2019


The Oxenham Arms Hotel &Restaurant will be fully open all day from 11AM to 11.30PM every day during Easter. Bar Lunches &Restaurant Lunches serviced from 12 mid day to 3PM last orders. Evening Bar Meals and Restaurant Meals are served from 6PM until 8.45PM last orders. Afternoon Cream teas from 3PM until 5PM. Pr order bookings for afternoon High Teas and Champagne Teas are available from 3PM until 5PM ( must be ordered 24 hours in advance ). Childrens Menu,sVegetarian and Gluten free available also Group Menus.

Dogs on leads are welcome in our 1477 Bar and beautiful gardens and we serve food in our bar.  

At Easter and busy times we would suggest that you pre book a table by calling Tel 01837840244 or email lyn@theoxenhamarms.com for food reservations.


The Ports and Cheeses Quiz Night Friday 17th May 2019£10 per person


This is our 4th Ports and Cheese Quiz night . Lots of fun. 

Hosted by Simon.

We'll teach you about some fantastic Vintage and Modern Ports and you'll get to sample them all, You will try a selection of incredible cheeses and match them to the Ports, there will be challenges and a quiz, lots of fun and prizes. This could be the best £10 that you ever spent !  You'll need to buy tickets for this event in advance though as spaces are limited to around 30 people.
Oh go on become an expert on Port and impress your friends at the next dinner party !

Venue is The Oak Dining Room at The Oxenham Arms arrive at 7.30PM for an 8PM Start.   Call 01837840244  Tickets can be purchased by card or cash.


Spring Bank Holiday Monday May 27th 2019


Spring Bank Holiday Saturday May 25th until Monday May 2tth. We are open daily from 11AM until 11PM with food served from 12 mid day until 3PM then 6PM until 8.30PM.  Afternoon Cream Teas available and High Teas and Champagne Teas available ( please pre order Hign Teas and Champagne Teas )


Fathers Day Sunday Lunch or Dinner June 16th 2019


Give Dad a wonderful afternoon or evening at The Oxenham Arms South Zeal, have lunch in the old monastery and birthplace of the pirate Captain John Oxenham.  Log fires wonderful atmosphere , groups and families of any size catered for. Lunch will be served all afternoon from 12 mid day on Fathers Day then our evening dinner menu starts at 6PM.  Pre bookings for tables please on tel 01837 840244


The Dartmoor Folk Festival Fri 9th, Sat 10th and Sun 11th August 2019


The annual Dartmoor Folk Festival one of the countries largest, takes place every year in South Zeal. Come along to this wonderful event, free entry to the live music and atmosphere of singers, musicians and performers in and around The Oxenham Arms and South Zeal.Paid admission into the marquees in the recreation ground. Plans are well under way for the 42nd Dartmoor Folk Festival which will take place on the 9th, 10th &11th August 2019 in the village of South Zeal near Okehampton in Devon. A packed weekend of concerts, ceilidhs, workshops, song and music sessions, children's festival, craft displays, folk service, Dartmoor ramble and much more.

Check out the ARTISTS page and other tabs. Website regularly updated.

Also keep an eye on our social media feeds for updates. Facebook, Twitter - @dartmoorfolk and Instagram - dartmoorfolkfestival.media

TICKETS NOW ON SALE. 

Take a look on the Dartmoor Folk Festival website at

http://www.dartmoorfolkfestival.org.uk/


The Oxenham Arms Beer Festival August 9th, 10th and 11th 2019


The Oxenham Arms Beer Festival takes place at the same time as The Dartmoor Folk Festival, Real Ales, Ciders, Live Music, Barbeque. The Oxenham Arms Restaurants and Bar Menus will also be available throughout the 3 days and nights. We will also be serving breakfasts inside and outside Barbeque breakfasts outside. The Oxenham Arms Bar serving andopen all day until 2.30 AM each morning


South Zeal Carnival Night Saturday 26th October 2019 ( Date to be confirmed )


Carnival Night ! Don't miss this fabulous annual night time carnival starting at 6PM. Vehicle floats, walking procession entries, grown ups and children. Lots of spectacle, lots of noise and lots of fun. To raise money for the carnival committee. The procession goes past the Oxenham Arms front door. Up the hill, down into Sticklepath village then returns back to us afterwards. Lots of fun, noise and spectacle. We will have live music in the bar at The Oxenham Arms throughout the evening.  Our Restaurants and bars will be fully open all day and evening, always best to book a table on these evenings if you want food !  Telephone 01837 840244


Beaujolais Nouveau Festival Thursday 21st November 2019


Our 1 day Beaujolais Nouveaux Festival transforms the bar at The Oxenham Arms into a celebration of France ! Live French Music, in addition to our great lunch and evening menu's we have an authentic French Cuisine Menu of starters, main courses and desserts and of course a great selection of French Wine. Live French music throughout theevening makes for a lot of fun and a wonderful experience. Best to book a table ! 01837 840244


Christmas Party Lunches and Dinners £23 per person


Christmas Party Menu 3 Courses for £24 per person for groups of 8 or more

Available lunchtimes and evenings from Friday November 29th until December 24th.

3 delicious courses of Oxenham Arms AA Rosette standard prepared Christmas Party food including options such as Chicken, Bacon and Pistachio Terrine with a home made Piccalilli &Toast, Turkey or Topside, Fish Pie or deep filled vegetable pie, Desserts Christmas Pudding or Chantilly Chocolate Tart or Orange Panna Cotta. Full menu on our website. Includes Christmas Party Crackers of course ! Book a table on 01837 840244


Christmas Day Lunch £72 per person December 25th 2019


Arrive for 12 mid day on Christmas Day and sit down at 1PM for our fabulous festive Christmas Day 5 Course lunch at The Oxenham Arms Hotel &Restaurant. Choose to sit in The Monastery Restaurant, The Oak Dining Room or The Snug. Christmas crackers, party hats and lots of fun to celebrate your Christmas in style. The full menu is on this website under the Food &Menus link.  p.s. we are already taking bookings for Christmas Day Lunch 2019 !  Call us on 01837 840244


New Years Eve Party and Dinner at The Oxenham Arms Hotel & Restaurant


Join us for a fabulous New Years Eve in the Bar ( Free entry) or Book a table for our super 3 Course New Years Eve a la carte dinner
Live band music, Midnight Celebrations and Classics Disco into the early hours. Free entry into the bar or book for our superb AA Rosette 3 Course New Years Eve Dinner for around £35 per person ( choose from a la carte menu )which includes a free glass of bubbly at midnight. Dress code:  Everyone Smart Casual please with optional Posh Frocks for the ladies and Jackets and / or Dinner Jackets and Dickies for the men !
Start the evening: In the 1477 Bar from 5PM, Choose from our 50 Gins or your favourite tipple. Live Music:  starts at 8PM through to Midnight. Midnight Celebrations: Free glass of bubbly, Party Poppers, Midnight Countdown then the Disco starts until the early hours !


Friday March 22nd 2019 The Oxenham Arms Dinner Club £30 per person


Join us for The Dinner Club

Every 3 months we will host a fabulous 3 course AA Rosette Evening Dinner for just £30 per person which includes a large glass of wine.

You will join others in our Oak Dining Room, Monastery Restaurant and Snug for a superb a la carte dinner prepared by our AA Rosette chefs.  

Arrive 7PM ish

We will of course add a lot of fun and a few games perhaps and even try and raise a few pounds for a charity or two.  Make it a regular date but make sure that you book well in advance ! Telephone 01837 840244

The Dinner Club menu will be published 2 weeks ahead of the dinner and we will email it out to all of those booked.  As spaces are limited there will be a £5 deposit per person.


Sunday 31st March 2019 Mothers Day Sunday Lunch Afternoon


Treat Mum to a wonderful Mothers Day Sunday Lunch with the family at the most beautiful restaurant in Devon.

Choose from our superb Mothers Day Menu with starters, main courses and puddings prepared by our team of talented AA Rosette chefs. Main courses will be £11.95 and include options such as Devon Beef, Devon Lamb, Pork and home made vegetarian Nut Roast.

One Mothers Day you may book a table at The Oxenham Armsat any time between 12 mid day and 5PM. 

Our bars are open from 11AM and our restaurant and bar meals are served again from 6PM


Simply telephone us on 01837 840244 to book a table.  Families and Children are welcome of course and childrens meals including childrens Sunday roasts will be available.

Please note that we only allow customers dogs in our bar and they must be kept on leads.

To view our normal Sunday Lunch Menu please select( Click here ) below. The actual Mothers Day lunch menu will be similar to this with some changed options just for that day.


Website (Click here)


Saturday 28th March 2020 The Oxenham Arms South Zeal Classic Car & Bike Show.


Our 5th Classic Car &Bike Show and it gets bigger and better every time !

This year we expect around 50 classic vehicles from Jaguars, Mercedes, Ferrari, Austin Healey and Lotus.

Entry is £5 per vehicle, all proceeeds to local charities.

We welcome any and all coming along as spectators though....

It is free to see all the classic vehicles, you can have a good look and chat to the owners and drivers. There will be voting forms for £1 you can vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.


Normal customer and spectator parking is anywhere in the village or in the South Zeal Recreation Ground Car park 100 yards down the road, turn right and right into the P parking area ( public toilets available ) and parking is completely free all day

The format for the show is the

Awards will be given on the basis of combined visitor and judge voting sheets where people will be rating all vehicles on " The vehicle(s)  that they would MOST like to take home with them ". On this basis the competition is fair and fun which means the classic vehicles can more or less be in any condition provided that you can get it here on the day "

At 3.30PM there will be trophies and prizes awarded in the classes of

* Classic Car (includes vans ) Winner, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize
* Classic Motorcycle Winner, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize
* Future Classic Car (includes vans ) Winner2nd,Prize, 3rd Prize ( could be only a few years old or new but condsidered a future classic)
* Future Classic Motorcycle Winner ,2nd Prize,3rd Prize (as above)

* Other vehicles Winner ,2nd Prize,3rd Prize


Prizes and Trophies will be awarded at 3.30PM in the bar at The Oxenham Arms

All proceeds from this event will be split 50/50 between St Marys Church South Zeal restoration fund and South Tawton Primary School.

Any and all enquiries to Simon Powell spowelluk@aol.com or mobile 07943468068


Thursday 4th April 2019 TAPAS Night at The Oxenham Arms


Its TAPAS Night. Our chefs have created a fabulous pick and choose menu of super authentic Spanish Tapas for you to come and savour.

Including many vegetarian dishes of course. Amazing tastes, textures and colours in this fabulous Spanish food.

No fixed price menu, just book a table, come along and choose what you like from the TAPAS menu.  

We will have a great selection of Spanish Wines, beers, sherries and ( a few Ports from across the border ! ) Book a table on 01837 840244


Sunday Lunch April 7th 2019


We are open from 11AM on Sundays. Log fires, wonderful atmosphere and superb hospitality in the oldest heritage inn in Devon and Cornwall. Come along for a "Proper" Sunday Lunch. Fabulous traditional home cooked Sunday Roast prepared and served by our wonderful AA Rosette Chefs.

Sunday Lunches are served from 12 mid day until 3PM or by pre-booking later in the afternoons up until 5PM
We can accommodate tables of two right up to groups of 38 in either the 1477 Bar, Snug, Monastery Restaurant or The Oak Dining Room.

We us all top quality locallly sourced foods and yes ! we make our own scrumptious Yorkshire Puddings.
Roast Sunday Lunches always include either Devon Sirloin Beef, Devon Local Pork and our home made wonderful Nut Roast. All starters, main courses and puddings are made here at The Oxenham Arms


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