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

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  • 300
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Absolutely fantastic,tasty food!

We had a 3 course meal and could not believe how tasty each dish was, very tasty' cooked to perfection, melted in the mouth. The service was spectacular, very friendly and professional. We enjoyed the food so much that we have booked again for tomorrow night.....a tip: the sticky toffee pudding is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Angela P
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We had a 3 course meal and could not believe how tasty each dish was, very tasty' cooked to perfection, melted in the mouth. The service was spectacular, very friendly and professional. We enjoyed the food so much that we have booked again for tomorrow night.....a tip: the sticky toffee pudding is a must, it isn't at all heavy on... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We went on recommendation, believing that the quality of food was excellent. The food was very tasty and prepared & cooked nicely, but not outstanding. We have no cause to grumble about the service from very pleasant female staff and we were made to feel welcome and we had only popped in half an hour earlier to check we could... More 

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Wigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Reading through these reviews it seems that our experience on Easter Sunday was very much a common occurrence. We arrived 10 mins early for our booking, which I would consider reasonable and certainly better than being late. The head waiter/owner abruptly told us that we were too early and that we would have to come back on time. We then... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Warm welcome when we arrived. Good menu choices and some nice specials as well. We all enjoyed our meals and it was the one place where we ate during our holiday that we would go back to next time we are in the area.

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Forres, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were all of the opinion that the food was very good, as was the service provided by the waitress. However the owner was very strict about the time we had to arrive and when we arrived the place was empty, all very odd. They nearly turned a group away for being 20 minutes late and then said they didn't... More 

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Saddleworth
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited this restaurant on the first night of our holiday, mainly because of the excellent reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! The food was so good, that we went again the following evening. If you go between 6 and 7pm and have two courses, then you can have a bottle of wine for a fiver. The menu is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Beautiful food, good atmosphere and service. I had the Pigeon starter and Lamb main. Both were excellent, cooked to perfection and nicely served.

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Brit back home
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have to start by asking a question - does the owner/maitre d/front of house manager ever read these pages? Before starting to write the review I scanned previous contributors pieces, only to see that 'my thunder' had been stolen - put most simply, absolutely wonderful food (worth the high prices) but arrogant front of house man. If his wife... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stayed in Grasmere for the Easter weekend and decided to have a meal at this Restaurant following the good reviews we had read. The meal was excellent and the Staff and owner was very friendly and welcoming. Would recomend trying this Restaurant. Its fair to say there is only 14 Restaurants open for evening Dining so Sarah's should be rated... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a 2 night break in Grasmere and happened upon Sara's on our way into the village from our hotel. The menu outside looked excellent so we booked for the evening. We certainly weren't disappointed, the atmosphere was great (very relaxed), the service was excellent, and the food (as the review title suggests) was so good... 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: 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?