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All 7 Morley Restaurants

Dovecote Restaurant

Morley Hayes | Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
+44 (0) 1332 780480
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Morley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Wow, Just had a family Xmas meal there. So pleased this restaurant was chosen, great menu, great choice of food, excellent service and beautiful Xmas surroundings and decorations. Morley Hayes is a credit to providing seasonal fayre. Should anyone want a great Xmas menu and beautiful food then look no further, this place is far ahead of many places I've... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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286 reviews 286 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Group of friends and partners took Friday lunch here on the Xmas menu. Service was great from the outset. Quality of food was excellent. Place was very busy - lovely ambience. Food and drink is reasonably priced for such a nice venue. Very enjoyable celebratory lunch. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you are looking for fine dining then the Dovecote is not the place to go. The food is nothing more than dolled up bistro food, but it is priced a lot higher. There is no finesse or refinement here. Looking at the menu you'd think the food was going to interesting, but the execution really lets it down. The... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I and a friend dined here this evening. We had pate and the duck with pancakes to start and they were very nicely and presented the duck was very nice and tender with plenty of salad and sauce. The pate was very nice too and a good portion size. We then had our usual which is the fillet steak and... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been here for a champagne breakfast several times and for Sunday lunch a couple of times too, with both family and friends. I would struggle to find any faults at all with the service, food, drink or atmosphere, all are OUTSTANDING. If you haven't already chosen to have meal here then you must make it a priority! It... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We ate here with family after the Christmas market, earlier this week. The Christmas decorations were fabulous,it was quiet but had a lovely atmosphere and the staff were very attentive. I couldn't fault the food, was excellent value for money for very high quality food. Would advise trying something different ( had the bubble and squeak risotto-wow!)can highly recommend for... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Excellent. When for farther in laws 60th birthday. Highly recommend great service great food and lovely restaurant

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Chesterield, Derbyshire
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

You will see that I have reviewed this restaurant before and that my review was very positive. We have eaten here many times and even had a family wedding here but that all ends today after the terrible and shocking service we have received in the restaurant today. We came again today to celebrate a birthday. When we arrived we... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

My Wife and together with two friends went to this restaurant on saturday night. This turned out to be a very good experience. On our arrival we were greeted by a receptionist who took our coats and showed us to a reception lounge where we had drinks served to us. We were brought menus and formally greeted by the waiting... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Took my girlfriend here for her Birthday a first time dining at the Dovecote and we were both very impressed with the service from welcoming friendly staff, the food is mouthwatering, full of flavour and went down a treat with a great choice of rose wine from their selection topped off with a cosy and vibrant atmosphere, will definitely return... More 

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Additional Information about Dovecote Restaurant

Address: Morley Hayes | Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1332 780480
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby  >  Morley
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: British

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