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All 36 Grasmere Restaurants

Dove Cafe, Bar and Bistro

Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
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Ranked #14 of 36 Restaurants in Grasmere
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We stopped for one drink while looking for something to eat. We were told food stopped at 7.30 because there were Christmas meals on. There was only one table of diners and seemed otherwise quiet. We stayed for a quick drink and were then told they could have made us some food when we mentioned we only wanted something quick.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Good service, family friendly and lovely food. Plenty of menu choice. Busy, but didn't need to book.

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Kent, UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice surroundings and very friendly staff. Varied menu, well presented and good value. Very interesting deserts, try the taster dish.

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Popped in for a drink in the off chance and stayed for dinner, varied menu was very nice, ambience and host was exceptional. Very nice evening

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Went to the Dove cafe, Bar. It was early about 6. 05 pm The staff was very very rude. Told us that the kitchen does not open till 6.15 pm. We said that we know and could have a table. They did not answer so we walked out.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We ducked in here for a late lunch and to escape the rain on a visit to the Lakes. We were pleasantly surprised. we had a helpful waiter. As the only salad on offer was a caesar salad, which is getting rather boring, I asked if they could make up a salad using the ingredients from one of the ciabatta... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After a long day we wanted something simple, the staff were very friendly and chatty, the menu options were good and the food was good, in particular the anti pasti. The bill was a pleasant surprise to finish the night off

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meltham, hudds
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Everywhere else appeared full and this place had very few people in, we were unsure why? maybe its undiscovered?? It was warm and welcoming with Polite and helpful staff, not pushy. Nice local ales on tap, excellent homemade soup! just the job on a wet October day!!

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WordsworthManagemenT, General Manager at Dove Cafe, Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Dove Bistro and we are glad you enjoyed your visit, we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. More 

Manchester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I dined here on Sunday 18th October and the food was lovely. Service was great the staff are so lovely and freindly. My girlfriend and I came here with our dog and the staff treated us all like royalty. I would love to come here again

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WordsworthManagemenT, General Manager at Dove Cafe, Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of the Dove Bistro, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, I will ensure this comment is passed onto all staff members who work so hard to make your visit memorable. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a cosy little restaurant with no fuss, good quality food. Be warned that all restaurants in town fill up over weekends and you are well advised to make reservations.

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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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