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Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner and beer

Great local beer on tap and the food was lovely if a little pricey. The lamb main was particularly good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Graeme C
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North East England
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My daughter had decided to join us for a couple of days of our holiday, so we wanted to book somewhere good. We had a look at various menus and decided this suited us best. The staff were very welcoming and service was good. My daughter and I both went for the blade of beef and my husband, who had... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Friendly staff, a good selection on the menu, lovely main meal and cheesecake to die for. We liked everything about this place it had a good atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great local beer on tap and the food was lovely if a little pricey. The lamb main was particularly good.

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The menu choices were poor and very expensive for what was delivered. I had mussels but the sauce just tasted like cream and water. My husband had pate, but it had no flavour that enabled you to identify it and was served with 2 tiny pieces of bread. We both had fish and chips - the chips I’m not sure... More 

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herts
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We arrived at 13.50. The charmless barman decided good could still be possible and sat us at a table that was filthy. He then asked for time to,take our order as he was on his own. The food arrived after 40 minutes. Well some of it did. We entered because the menu looked ok, but in fact it was the... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Meal for four, two courses each, food was nice, we all had the fish and chips, service a tad slow, reasonably priced. Don't know that we would rush back though which tells a story in itself.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

lovely restaurant next to the signature of the Wordsworth hotel good posh pub food bistro style as it says

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a meal in the Bistro last night and while the food we had was good I was disappointed as there was still some plastic packaging on my smoked salmon, they couldn't provide us with a wine list and they ran out of the sweet my wife had selected, bearing in mind we were in fairly early. The service... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We tried to book a table for an evening meal at 2pm but despite the opening times advertised as closing at 2.30pm we found the establishment closed. We went in at 6.15pm to see if there was any chance of a table and was told very bluntly that there was no chance and that we should have booked. When we... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

After a walk around Grassmere with the dogs my partner and I decided to stop at Dove Cafe, my partner waited outside and I went in to order. Im heavily pregnant and really wanted a hot chocolate, my partner wanted a coffee. The guy behind the bar asked what I wanted, so I asked if I could have a hot... More 

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Address: Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
Cuisine: European

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  • Address: Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere

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  • Cuisine: European

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