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Dovecote Restaurant

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Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
+44 (0) 1332 780480
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6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 185
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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic food and impeccable service

We booked Sunday lunch for our 40th Wedding Anniversary.Atmosphere was good and the different bays meant that you did not feel you were in 1 big room.Everything was top notch.The food was excellent . well presented and flavoursome. A good choice of menu and definitely value for money.The service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Lindsey D
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Derby, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Derby
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

For a very special occasion my husband and I and 2 friends went to the Dovecotte for dinner. We were so excited as we had heard good things about it. all I can say is the food was just ok and very expensive. We knew it was expensive and were prepared to pay for special but it wasn't. We could... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We booked Sunday lunch for our 40th Wedding Anniversary.Atmosphere was good and the different bays meant that you did not feel you were in 1 big room.Everything was top notch.The food was excellent . well presented and flavoursome. A good choice of menu and definitely value for money.The service was impeccable and unobtrusive.. Given time in between courses to digest.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My husband and I went for a champagne breakfast on 11th aug(had a voucher at xmas frm our chldrn bt waitd til our wedd ann to use it).was worth evry penny.luvly place.excellent waiting on staff(very welcoming and efficient).nicely cookd and well presented food.wl def go again.gt idea 4 a gift 4 sumone.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a beautifully presented and delicious meal at the Dovecote Restaurant in Morley. The atmosphere is perfect for a special occasion as a couple or as small group. There is a set price menu or a la carte option and there is also the very popular Roosters bar downstairs that serves food. I selected my meal... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I visit Morley Hayes regularly, simply because it never disappoints. Today I enjoyed Afternoon Tea in the Dovecote Restaurant at Morley Hayes with 3 friends. There was a lovely atmosphere as always. The staff are exceptional and trained to the very highest standards. Joel was our waiter on this occasion - he was extremely attentive, friendly and professional throughout our... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited the Dovecote for champagne breakfast and it is an absolute must. Really good value for the amount and quality of food that you get. The champagne is lovely also and the staff can't do enough for you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We went here for dinner as we could not get into our hotel restaurant. We are so pleased that we did. The food and service was exceptional. This was the best meal we have eaten in ages. The staff - Georgina, Kate, Leanne, Jennifer and Ellis were brilliant. Very good hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The food was... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My family and I decided to celebrate my birthday by coming to The Dovecote for champagne breakfast, we were not disappointed. As soon as we walked through the doors we were welcomed by the friendly and attentive staff. The quality of food and value for money was brilliant. There was a good selection of starters to choose from, mains too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We came here for a special occasion on Sunday the 9th August. From the start the atmosphere, staff, wine and especially the food were perfect. Natalie, the young lady who took care of us made sure our evening was memorable. A busy night for the staff but we did not feel at any point neglected, far from it! We are... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and i had a voucher brought by our children for christmas,we have just got around to using it,the waiting on staff superb,the meal including champagne,second to none,from the croissants to the full english breakfast plus the haddock and palmisan omelette,i would recommend it to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby  >  Morley
  • Phone Number: +44 (0) 1332 780480

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
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

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