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Frequently Asked Questions

We have two restaurants within our hotel, our AA Rosette award-winning Arlington Restaurant, and our Colour’s Bar & Bistro as well as our Terrace Lounge.

The Arlington Restaurant is open 12pm - 2pm and 6:30pm - 9pm. 

Colour's Bar & Bistro is open daily from 6pm - 9:30pm. 

Our Lounge and Bar menu is available in our lounges from 12 - 2pm. We served Afternoon Tea from 2pm - 6pm. 

Sandwiches are available 24/7. 

The hotel has parking at the front of the hotel and a larger car park at the rear of the hotel. To access the rear car park, the barrier will open automatically but on departure you will need a token from reception. We reserve spaces for blue badge holders and EV charging spaces only. 

We have 11 rooms with walk-in showers, to book please contact our reception team directly on 01271 345861

While we cannot allow pets in the main hotel, except for assistance guide dogs, our Rivercourt building is suitable for guest bringing dogs. This building is attached to the main hotel but has a separate entrance. Dogs are charged at £10 per dog, per night.

Breakfast is served from 7:30am - 9:30am midweek and 7:30am - 10am on weekends.

Our Arlington Restaurant is open from 6:30 - 9pm and our Colours Bar & Bistro is open from 6 - 9pm.

We don’t have leisure facilities on-site, however, guests enjoy free use of our sister hotel’s swimming pool, fitness suite and sauna at The Barnstaple Hotel. 

We have 6 EV Chargers on site. Find out more about our chargers

To request an iron and ironing board, please contact reception. 

The evening dress code of the Arlington Restaurant is smart casual, we ask for no shorts, ripped denim, trainers or sportswear. Our Colours Bar & Bistro has no dress code. 

The Imperial Hotel offers local attraction discounts for all guests including Dartington Crystal which is all undercover. Barnstaple town offers plenty of shops of which plenty are located in Green Lanes Shopping center, Barnstaple also has a Pannier Market most days with different stalls throughout the week.

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