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Restaurant at Summer Lodge

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9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
+44 (0)1935 482000
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The finest ala carte on English soil

Nothing to add other than I take my hat off to the Chef/Chefs who cook and prepare these outstanding dishes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
jennydiesel12
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London, Canada
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Nothing to add other than I take my hat off to the Chef/Chefs who cook and prepare these outstanding dishes.

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband booked for us to go to Summer Lodge for Valentine's Day, and the evening could not have been more perfect. We both opted for the taster menu with the accompanying wines - and I think that it was the joint best meal I have ever had - and I have been lucky enough to eat at quite a... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Four years on from my last visit to this amazing restaurant and the whole experience was just as sublime as the last time. I really cannot fault a thing, nor would I want to. From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave the service is second to none. We went into the very comfy lounge and had a... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Wonderful food, as long as you are expecting the finer things! The service was great fun to behold as about half a dozen staff gathered around us & simultaneously whipped away our plates, giggles abound! Very pricey evening but worth it for a big birthday or special treat. I recommend that you go for the secret menu & wine choices... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

we have visited about four times now- each time we have been thrilled with the experience. The food is fantastic, Eric has always made excellent recommendations for the wine. The spa was lightly disappointing for husband and wife in pool area and not as warm as we would wish. We have stayed in a suite and executive room and both... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Four of us had lunch in the restaurant yesterday, we have stayed here a couple of times and called in for lunch several times. £26.00 for three courses, it doesn't get better than that! Champagne by a lovely log fire then we ate in the conservatory, the service was wonderful, food was wonderful and the wine even better! Coffee and... More 

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Groombridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

See my report under Hotel Reviews - November 2014. Cosy, some tables had pretty couches that you sat in and the table was placed conveniently, log fire, lots of silver plated animals, birds, everything out of the World for me.

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went to Summer Lodge yesterday for afternoon tea to celebrate a colleagues retirement. Conservatory very cold afternoon tea served on plates rather then the normal stands. One pot of tea with one tea bag in between 3 people scones all piled up on one plate. Nobody checked if we were OK and when we wanted more tea we had to... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Just returned from Summer Lodge having had Cream Tea. Waited 20 mins for order to be taken. Cream Tea was very disappointing. 2 small cold scones. Tea was like dish water, one tea bag for 3 people!!!! No body checked if everything was ok, had to ask for more tea. Service was awful.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to Summer Lodge today to celebrate my husband's birthday and it was truly perfect. The service was excellent and the food divine. We both had rose veal for our main course and it was beautiful. We have tried other establishments in the Red Carnation chain and they all certainly raise the bar. We will surely be back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Evershot
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1935 482000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 173
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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