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Beefeater The Grandstand

Newton Abbot restaurant details

Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road

Newton Abbot


TQ12 3AF

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Outdoor dining

Breakfast serving times

Mon-Fri 6:30am - 10:30am

Sat-Sun 7am - 11am 

The menus



From eggs cooked just the way you like them, to premium sausages and back bacon rashers, hash browns and black pudding, you can build your breakfast to your taste. Not forgetting our delicious continental options, and Kids eat free breakfast too!




Enjoy fantastic food in our garden with a range of great dishes including steaks, grills and tasty puds. Our kids menu is full of favourites your kids will love. We offer a full range of drinks to complement your meal - choose from crisp beers and ciders to great gins and plenty more. Relax and let us serve up the perfect meal in our garden.

The Grandstand Beefeater Restaurant Devon

Hi and welcome to the Grandstand, we’re the perfect place for relaxed family meals, romantic nights out or just a quiet bite to eat by yourself. As a Beefeater restaurant we’re steak specialists, but we also serve traditional pub classics, light bites and a great range of drinks. No matter what you’re after, we’re sure you’ll find something delicious on our menu that you’ll love.

Our team
We couldn’t ask for a better team here at the Grandstand. Every single member of our team cares about making our restaurant the best it can be, and they always go the extra mile to make our guests feel welcome. Whether that’s grilling our signature steaks to perfection every time, serving our guests as quickly as possible or answering every question they’re asked with a smile, our team are always on hand to help.

We also like to do our bit for the community in Newton Abbot by giving out raffle prizes to local charities.

Our location
The Grandstand has been serving the community here in Newton Abbot for almost a decade. We’ve always been a favourite spot for people to come together and enjoy a relaxed meal in good company.

It helps that we’ve got everything our guests need, no matter the occasion! We’re a large restaurant, so we have plenty of seats and we’re happy to host larger events. Our spacious restaurant and bar area are perfect for relaxing in, we also have two quieter areas of the restaurant at the back – available on request if you book ahead.

We also have a large patio area with a canopy, benches and parasols, ideal for enjoying a quiet drink or a light bite to eat in the sun and watching the world go by.

Make sure to take a look at our offers page for all our latest deals and promotions.

Why we love Newton Abbott
South Devon is a popular tourist spot for good reason, and Newton Abbot is in one of the county’s most scenic market towns. The Grandstand is only a short drive away from Torquay Beach, Decoy Country Park and Bear Feet Playcentre Newton for fun family days out after a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner with us.

We’ve also got great links to bigger towns and cities nearby like Exeter, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. After a busy day out, look forward to the most delicious steaks in town with us.

For a one of a kind of trip, enjoy a delicious meal with us and then explore the Moors and Tors of Dartmoor National Park for a real experience of the best of South Devon.

Frequently asked questions

We’re a Beefeater restaurant, which means you can count on us for amazing steaks! Our 8oz fillet steak is one of our most popular cuts and, like all our steaks, it’s aged for a minimum of 30 days, grilled to perfection, packed with flavour and served with chunky triple cooked chips, crispy flat mushroom, juicy grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce.

Another really popular choice is our mixed grill, a 4oz lean rump steak, succulent chicken breast, 5oz gammon steak and pork sausages, served with half a slow roasted tomato, grilled flat cap mushroom, fried egg, crispy beer-battered onion rings and triple-cooked chips.

Our Sunday lunches at the Grandstand Beefeater are absolutely delicious. With our Sunday roasts you can choose from our specialty roast sirloin of beef, rump of lamb, half-roast chicken or butternut squash & ale pie, served with all the trimmings and our signature red wine gravy. You also get unlimited roast potatoes and other delicious extras.

It’s got to be the Premier Inn Breakfast, which we serve at the Grandstand Beefeater. An unlimited selection of the best of an English breakfast. That’s bacon, eggs cooked just how you like them, hash browns, black pudding, toast and plenty more with free tea and coffee.

We’re totally family friendly. Ours kids’ menu is full of dishes your children will love, our team are great with kids, and we have plenty of room outdoors for kids to run around. Best of all, up to two kids can eat breakfast for free!

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at the Boathouse Beefeater. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01626 883 301 to find out more about Beefeater group bookings in Nottingham. If you’re booking for a group larger than 16, we can still host you – just give us a call or select ‘other’ as the number of guests you want to book for on our booking page to let us know.

Oh yes! We have a large outdoor patio area and a canopy, perfect for a bite to eat out in the sun.

If we have space, we’ll always try and find a table for you. But we really recommend booking ahead, especially at the weekend when we’re at our busiest. If you want to book a specific area or table, please get in touch with us before you arrive.