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Sara's Bistro

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Broadgate, Grasmere, England
015394 35266
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
Good food with great service!

Visited Sara's as group of 11 friends for dinner. The food was delicious, our choices ranging from Calamari and Black Pudding starters to Sea Bass and Steak mains. Worthy of particular mention was my wife's fillet steak which was served truly rare, just as she likes (often promised but seldom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Sara's as group of 11 friends for dinner. The food was delicious, our choices ranging from Calamari and Black Pudding starters to Sea Bass and Steak mains. Worthy of particular mention was my wife's fillet steak which was served truly rare, just as she likes (often promised but seldom delivered). Service was excellent, friendly without being intrusive.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best meals we've had for ages. One of us had fish n chips, the other belly pork. Perfectly cooked and delicious. Shout out for the fish, which was the tastiest I've tasted for some time. Friendly, helpful service. Recommended.

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good meal here on a Saturday night. The food was fresh & cooked to order, plus the service was very friendly. The only downside if you are staying in Grasmere in winter is that this restaurant is only open Friday & Saturday nights, so it is advisable to book in advance.

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Thank DnA21
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely food... nice setting and ambience. Good service. Worth booking in advance in busy season. Highly recommend.

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Thank Leeshon A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

My husband and I had our first evening meal here on the 21st November and it was amazing. The staff were wonderful and welcoming and the warm cosy atmosphere of the restaurant was so relaxing. The food was scrumptious, it was our first of many visits to come.

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Lower Largo, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I booked here for my recent trip to Grasmere after a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed! When we arrived we had a lovely welcome and the service remained faultless throughout. It was quiet when we arrived but soon livened up, I would recommend booking to avoid disappointment. The food was absolutely delicious, we had prawns and black... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Booked this following other reviews and we were not disappointed. Small and friendly with good choice on menu. Food excellent and good value for money. Very friendly staff.

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Thank claire c
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

A top class meal with excellent service. A complimentary bottle of wine (a nice Spanish temperanillo, not just any old bottle!) for the fact that our table wasn't ready when we booked it for as the early bookings had run late but we didn't care because we were pointed in the direction of a local pub for a pre-meal drink!... More 

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Poynton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My new husband and I enjoyed two evening meals at Sara's during our 4 day honeymoon in Grasmere. We received a warm welcome, the friendly staff gave excellent service and the food was outstanding. The menu was varied and it was worth booking as this restaurant is obviously very popular.

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Thank Anne M
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Good little Bistro, contemporary style, clean and had facilities for children i.e high chairs and a changing mat in the ladies Loo. Staff were welcoming and efficient.The menu was a little different to what I have seen before, wasnt sure about it and it only had a few options however, we chose the fillet steak which was cooked as per... More 

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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: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings

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