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“Great food -warm welcome” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sara's Bistro

Sara's Bistro
Broadgate, Grasmere, England
015394 35266
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Ranked #3 of 37 Restaurants in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food -warm welcome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Excellent little bistro filling the gap between hotel restaurant and pub grub options.
Food all freshly prepared to order, tasty and filling -perfect way to relax after day on fells. Warm welcome and friendly service -will definitely return next time we're in Grasmere.
Early bird deal included bottle of wine so great VFM.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“Impressed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Had a lovely meal here, beautifully cooked risotto starter in particular. Will definitely eat here again when in Grasmere,

Visited September 2012
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Ticks all the boxes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Enjoyed an excellent meal at Sara's whilst staying in Grasmere this past week. Pre-booked (advised) and even on a very wet Halloween evening, the restaurant was full. A party of 4 people - most of us having three courses - with bottle of wine, couple of beers and coffee worked out at around £30 per person. This represented very good value given the excellent quality and presentation of the food. Onion bhajee starter would give any quality indian restaurant a run for its money ! Vegetarian chilli was beautifully spiced and salmon dishes of equal high quality. Desserts were really good - sticky toffee pudding was an absolute delight. Nice, welcoming atmosphere added to a very enjoyable evening meal.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great bistro, outstanding food...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We went to this bistro/restaurant as a family with two young children and managed to get an early sitting at 6.15 PM on a Friday (no mean feat...) and initially we wondered why we had booked but then by 7 PM the place was full!!

Service was good and the kids enjoyed their meal but my wife was blown away by her food and was raving about it later on.. I enjoyed my belly pork immensely and the cheese board and port was very good too..

Suffice it to say that we can heartily recommend this restaurant from our experience. A definite if you are in Grasmere.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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manchester
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“First but not last visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

First time visit and had not realised that Sara's had been open for almost ten years.
Small menu but excellent cuisine.Mainly bistro type dishes and we could not fault our choices.
Service excellent.
We shall return

Visited October 2012
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