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All 34 Grasmere Restaurants

Dove Cafe, Bar and Bistro

Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
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Ranked #13 of 34 Restaurants in Grasmere
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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Barcelona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A lovely meal, a varied menu, and good staff which made our visit pleasant. Had not booked so sat in the bar, which was fine.

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent trip to Grasmere and your visit to the Dove Bistro. We will certainly pass on your comments to the staff who work so hard to make your visit memorable. We hope to welcome you back to the Bistro soon. More

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Have eaten here on previous visit,Good food &variety for a Bistro.Friendly staff nice setting in convenient location.Good lunches.

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

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time for leaving your feedback on Tripadvisor after your recent visit to the Dove Bistro. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Dove Bistro in the not too distant future. More

Northampton, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited this bistro in April and thought we would go again on our next visit. I would recommend booking as they do not fill the restaurant and seem quick to turn people away if they haven't booked. This time we were both a little disappointed. Although it was the same menu and obviously price it just wasn't as good... More

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Monte Carlo
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited The Dove for an evening meal during a 3 night stay in Grasmere. The decor is mishmash and it seems more like a twee teashop than a restaurant but once dinner was underway---our surroundings---a low table and benches---were forgotten about. He had the Lamb Tagine, I had Fish and Chips. Brownie and ice cream for him and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

In centre of Grasmere a lovely place to eat in the evening. Interesting menu, food was extremely good. Very good service, friendly staff.

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St Ives
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Dove Cafe is attached to the Wordsworth Hotel, and provides an informal option to the hotel dining room. We eat there on two evenings this week and found it to be good value, Service was excellent. We also found that at lunchtime, well presented sandwiches with trimmings were far better and cheaper than most of the Grasmere lunch spots... More

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Liverpool
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Such a cosy little bistro that won't disappoint!! Great atmosphere and staff, it's our 3 rd visit here an each time it gets better. It has a great menu, we love the steak, an good choice of wines. Well worth a visit if in Grasmere!!

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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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