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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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    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
Dinner, Breakfast & then Afternoon Tea

Though each meal different, they were all delicious, prepared and presented superbly. Brilliant.. We'll be back

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
GillyM-S
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Though each meal different, they were all delicious, prepared and presented superbly. Brilliant.. We'll be back

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Begur, Spain
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife and I reserved a table for a Birthday lunch at this Relais & Chateaux Hotel/Restaurant. The Hotel has a wonderful ambience, relaxed understated elegance and charm. Staff were superb . Food on a set menu but with choices in each course was excellent all preceded by an included glass of Prosecco - would definitely recommend Summer Lodge

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London, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
Senior Reviewer
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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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 - 167
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?