Italian Food & Wine Night - Thursday 23rd March 2017
Italian Night ! The Oxenham Arms was a Benedictine Monastery and to celebrate St Benedict who was Italian, we have our bi annual Italian Food, Music and Wine festival. Sensational traditional Italian food, starters , main courses and desserts from various regions of Italy, lovely wines and prosecco of course, plus live Italian music from performers who will play in front of you while you dine and enjoy the atmosphere. Tel 01837 840244 for reservations please.
Mothers Day Sunday 26th March - Sunday Lunch and Evening Dinner
Our wonderful Mothers Day Sunday Lunch, you can book a table for private dining or in The Standing Stone Snug, the Oak Dining Room, the Monastery Restaurant or The1477 Bar. We can find you a table from 2 people up to 32 people ! Let us find a lovely table for Mum on Mothers Day, we have up to 70 covers for Mothers Day Lunch. Tel 01837 840244 for reservations please.
Quiz Night at The Ox Friday 31st March starts 8PM so arrive for 7.30PM
All proceeds to St Marys Chapel and St Andrews Church.
South Zeal Classic Car & Bike Show Saturday April 1st 2017
The South Zeal Classic Vehicle show 2017 welcomes all owners of
- Classic and / or interesting vehicles in the following classes
- Other (i.e. vans, trucks,agricultural, ex MOD, boats, any other provided it has wheels ( or a wheel )
To enter costs only £2 a vehicle. There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class
Vehicles should arrive for 11AM ideally 10AM/ Vehicles confirmed include E Type Jaguar, Morgan 4/4, Mk1 Lotus Elan, TVR, MGC, Morris 1000 Van, Triumph Stag, Morgan 4.4, Triumph Bonneville, Royal Enfield, Mini Moke, Mini Clubman, Corvette Stingray,Cadillac, MGC, Harley Davidson,BMW, Motorcyle Sidecar Combo., Suzuki Bandit. Dodge Viper. Jaguar Mk II.
Please download a vehicle registration form from this website or collect one from the bar at The Oxenham Arms
Free admission to spectators however we will be voting for prizes and the cost of a voting sheet is £2 per sheet
Prizes and trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category based on "The vehicle that you would most like to take home with you "
In 2016 the show had 27 vehicle entries and 31 motorcycle entries and we expect more this year.
The show will be open for entrants from 10AM on Saturday April 1st 2017. Judging will be taking place throughout the day and so if you can not stay until 4PM don't worry just come along for a couple of hours. All vehicles will be judged and comments recorded along with scores. All vehicles will be photographed and displayed in our web site (less registration numbers)
For all classes the "condition" of the vehicle is immaterial provided it is safe and legal.
Vehicles will be judged on and prizes awarded based on..."The vehicle that you would most like to take home with you " contact Simon Powell or Ian Howard firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 01837 840244 for more information
Easter Holiday 2017 April 14, 15, 16 & 17th
The Oxenham Arms will be fully open all day from 11AM to 11.30PM every day during Easter. Lunches, Evening Meals, Childrens Menu available also Group Menus. Dogs on leads are welcome in our 1477 Bar and beautiful gardens,
May Day Monday May 1st 2017
May Day Bank Holiday Weekend starts on Saturday April 29th through to Monday May 1st
The Ten Tors Friday May 5th to Sunday May 7th
The Dartmoor Ten Tors Challenge. There may be many challenging walks in Britain today, but Ten Tors is still alone in catering solely for young people and which we believe to be the largest and most challenging event held nationally.
Spring Bank Holiday Monday May 29th
Spring Bank Holiday Friday May 26th until Monday May 29th. We are open daily from 11AM until 11PM
ABBA Saturday June 3rd 2017
ABBA NIGHT ! Following last years Wurzels charity fundraiser, this year we are having a fabulous ABBA Night ! Go on get your 70's clothes out and have a brilliant night in South Zeal. £17 per person admission, all profits to local charities including Childrens Hospice South West. Gates open at 6PM and the the warmup disco starts. Licenced Bars and Food Available The great warmup band Two Doors Down play from 7PM until 8.30PM. Then the main event our ABBA group will play in two sets from 8.30PM - 9.30PM then from 10PM to 11PM
Fathers Day Sunday June 18th 2017
Fathers Day Sunday Lunch from 12 until 5PM then Evening Dinners from 6PM until 9PM
The South Zeal Ball Friday June 30th 2017
The South Zeal Summer Ball in the Recreation Ground. This great bi-annual ball with Dinner, Dancing to a Live Band and bar. Takes place in a marquee in the village Recreation Ground.7.30PM until late/
Spanish Night Thursday July 6th 2017
After the great success of last years event
Our second celebration of authentic Spanish Foods,wines, and live Spanish Guitar
The Okehampton Show Thursday 10th August 2017
The highlight of the Okehampton year this great 1 day Agricultural,Farming, Trade Hospitality, Food and Events show is not to be missed. Just 4 miles from The Oxenham Arms. For updates keep your eye on the website http://www.okehamptonshow.co.uk/
The Dartmoor Folk Festival 11th, 12th and 13th August 2017
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.
Take a look on the Dartmoor Folk Festival website at
The Dartmoor Folk Festival Oxenham Arms Beer Festival 11, 12th and 13th August 2017
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 Chagford Show Thursday 17th August 2017
The Chagford Show is a superb classic country show. Only 5 miles from The Oxenham Arms the show opens at 9AM and includes farming, equestrian events, Bars, LiveMusic, Trade Shows, Food, Classic vehicles and tractors. The Oxenham Arms will have a stand and the monks will be giving away free beer !
August Bank Holiday Weekend 25th to 28th August 2017
We are open from 9AM until 11.30PM every day serving bar meals, restaurant food and there will be a garden barbeque daytimes and evenings. Inside and Outside Bars, Outside seating for 100 and up to 75 inside.
Italian Night Thursday 21st September 2017
Italian Night. The Oxenham Arms was once a Benedictine Monastery and to celebrate St. Benedict who was an Italian we have our bi annual Italian Food, Music and Wine festival. Sensational traditional Italian food, starters, main courses and desserts from various regions of Italy, lovely wines and prosecco of course ! Plus live Italian music from performers who will play in front of you whilst you dine and enjoy the atmosphere.
South Zeal Night time Carnival Saturday 14th October starts 6PM
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 afterwards.
Beaujolais Nouveau Festival 16th and Friday 17th November 2017
Our 2 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 the two days makes for a lot of fun and a wonderful experience. Best to book a table ! 01837 840244
Christmas Group Party Lunch and Dinner Nights December 1 2017 to January 2nd 2018
For groups of 8 or more people. Celebrate Christmas & New Year in style at our fabulous historic hotel, restaurant and inn... Christmas Lunch or Dinner for £21 per person for 3 courses.Cream of Parsnip and apple soup, Homemade Chicken liver pate served with toast and red onion marmalade or butternut squash risotto with rocket salad. Main courses choose from Traditional Roast Turkey, Roast topside of Devon Beef, Roast Salmon or Mushroom, Spinach and Hazlenut Pie. Desserts choose from Traditional Christmas pudding, Homemade chocolate yule log, vanilla creme brulee. Cheese and biscuits can be provided for a supplement of £3.50. All bookings must be pre-ordered with a £5 deposit per person when booking. All tables dressed for Christmas with crackers !
Oxenham Arms Christmas Party Andy Marshall The Cornish Crooner Night Saturday December 9th 2017
This is our great fun annual Christmas Party Night at The Oxenham Arms. Great songs from Sinatra, The Rat Pack and the greats from the 40's to the 70's.
Guaranteed fun as you listen to and sing along with the fabulous Andy Marshall whilst you have dinner and drinks in our bar, restaurant, Oak Dining Room or Snug.
We can seat up to 70 people so why not bring along your family or friends ?
Christmas Party decorations and crackers of course !
Christmas Eve Carols from 8PM December 24th 2017
Christmas Eve Carols by candlelight in The Oxenham Arms. Song sheets for all, live piano and musicians to lead the carols. From 8PM. Bar Food and Restaurants fully open.
Christmas Day Lunch 2017
Christmas Day Lunch at The Oxenham Arms. £65 per person for Christmas Day. Five courses including home made mince pies and tea or coffee to finish. Arrive for around 12 mid day. Lunch will be served to all tables at 1PM. Pre-booking please on Telephone 01837 840244
Boxing Day walk to the Cawsand Beacon with free Soup & Crusty Bread !
Our annual Boxing Day walk to walk off your food from the day before. Walking in a group we will head up to The Cosdon Beacon then return at lunch time for some well deserved free home made soup and crusty bread by our log fire.
Oxenham Arms New Years Eve Party
New Years Eve Party. Welcome in 2018 with a dance at The Oxenham Arms. Full Bar, Bar Food and Restaurant open lunch and evening. There will be a wonderful Discotheque in The Bar with Tony & Steves Disco. Cocktail Bar. Dress to impress. Free Glass of Bubbly at Midnight of course ! No admission fee. Please book a table if you intend to dine with us on New Years Eve... and.. Happy New Year !!
Valentines Day 2018
Join us with your partner for Valentines Evening. A womderful 5 course dinner with choices on each course plus vegetarian options and live music performed while you dine. Enjoy your romantic evening in one of the most beautiful restaurants in England. Book a table now by calling 01837 840244
British Pie Week 2018 Monday March 5th - Sunday March 11th 2018
Celebrate the Great British Pie. As well as our normal wonderful lunch and evening menus we will have a separate Pie Menu with delicious proper pies all made here at The Oxenham Arms.
Storytelling and Folk Music - from 7PM Wednesday nights please phone us for dates throughout the year.
Michael Dacre is well known as one of Britain's most articulate storytellers and he is joined by some very talented musicians including guitarist Steven Yates and others. Come along, listen to and join in the storytelling and music in the Oak Room next to the log fire at The Oxenham Arms . http://www.raventales.co.uk