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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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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27 reviews 27 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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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Intimate, romantic setting, fabulous food - special mention to the vegetarian artichoke ravioli. Local beer selection was limited, 1 only.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We enjoyed an very good meal with reasonable choice of food on offer at reasonable price. Service was very good . Tables are a little close together although the that enabled us to chat to other patrons and share experience of the day. Grasmere has good choice of places to eat but will certainly return to this Bistro on our... More

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

Thank your for taking your time to leave us your feedback on the Dove Bistro, it is great to hear that you enjoyed dining experience with us. We will pass your feedback onto our staff members and ensure that they are given credit for their hard work. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Dove Bistro and Grasmere... More

Barcelona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went here for dinner, in the bar( as there was a function on ) when we were in the village. I have the pasta which had too many ingredients on the plate......spinach, sundried tomatoes, black olives, pesto, parmesan.........sometimes more isn't better, it is just more. I had to move most of it off to the side of my plate. Just... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We use Grasmere as a lunch break on many of our walks. We always have a sandwich and a couple of pints in the bar area of The Dove as they allow our dogs inside. The food is consistently good as is the service. Special mention to the barman on our last visit, September 8th, who although working solo, pulling... More

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

Hello, Thank your for your kind feedback regarding your recent visit to the Dove Bistro, we are glad to hear the positive comments about our staff members and pass all feedback onto them and to hear good feedback about the food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Dove Bistro in the not too distant future. 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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