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Sara's Bistro

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Broadgate, Grasmere, England
015394 35266
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 27
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  • 5
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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 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Doesn't disappoint

Quirky bistro with a lovely atmosphere. Amazing food which isn't overpriced. Staff were hardworking and friendly. Looked at reviews on trip advisor beforehand and therefore booked for the Friday night. Glad we did as customers who hadn't booked had to be turned away so we were very happy with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Emma_Jane_08
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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386 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quirky bistro with a lovely atmosphere. Amazing food which isn't overpriced. Staff were hardworking and friendly. Looked at reviews on trip advisor beforehand and therefore booked for the Friday night. Glad we did as customers who hadn't booked had to be turned away so we were very happy with ourselves :)

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Harrold, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

First time here for me but would recommend not only for the excellent food but the unhurried but efficient service by all the staff. This is probably due to the proprietor being front of house, you could just feel his enthusiasm for his diners to have a great experience. Set New Years menu with little choice but still had difficulty... More 

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Worcestershire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We ate here on Sat 3 jan as a couple with our 7 yr old son. Staff were friendly and welcoming. We had a fantastic meal of garlic bread then I chose king prawn, garlic and chilli linguine which was delicious. My husband enjoyed fillet steak which was superb and from the children's menu our son had fish and chips.... More 

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Hertfordshire UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Ate hear with a group of good friends on Friday night. Service was great and food was exceptional. Prawn linguini was fantastic. A great night was had by all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

On a family holiday we went here on our first evening. The place was busy but we were squeezed in on a very nice table. Food was very good quality tasty and nicely presented. Service was very good and although busy we did not feel rushed. I would definitely recommend and we will return when next in Grasmere.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Booked last minute so didn't know what to expect .. But the food and service was very good. The food looked as good as it tasted.. My starter of black Pudding and perfectly poached egg was excellent as was my partners fishcake.. The mains were both presented very well and the poached pear was to die for.. And the cheese... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

First New Year's away with my wife and a great success thanks to this lovely little restaurant. Staff very nice and some lovely little touches as well as very good food.

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Booked this restaurant a few weeks ago and was really impressed with Marc's customer service over the phone. He went the extra mile and answered all our queries. We booked for 8pm and were greeted by Marc and his staff who took our Coats (A nice touch)Had a lovely meal very well presented and very tasty. I had Lakeland Lamb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled of the Grasmere hills and into Sara's Bistro... Little did we know we were about to receive a flavour sensation to die for. Everything about the restaurant was enjoyable... We even purchased a beautiful piece of art and got to meet the artist! We basqued in the laid back atmosphere while still receiving first class... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We have eaten at Sara's Bistro on a number of occasions and always book when visiting Grasmere. There is always a good ambience and the staff are really attentive. The menu has plenty of choice and the wine list is very good and reasonably priced. You will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Broadgate, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: 015394 35266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?