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Dovecote Restaurant

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Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
+44 1332 780480
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6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a party of 5. two guests from Reading and one from Aberdeen. We were greeted at the door our outer clothes were taken from us and we told about our treats for the evening. We were seated in reception and our drinks order was taken and we handed our menus. Within minutes we had our drinks our food... More 

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2 Thank John H
Derby, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say other than perfect from start to finish this place is the best I have been to for a breakfast in fifty years well done to all the staff I don't normally give a 100 percent rating if you read any of my other reviews only when it is perfect

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3 Thank johnybadluck
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my mum to the Dovecote restaurant for her birthday and we had a champagne breakfast. The service, as always, was very good. The food was outstanding. I had a palma ham, bruschetta starter with baby vine tomatoes, followed by a breakfast salad which consisted of baby spinach leaves, bacon lardons and a poached egg. All washed down with... More 

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1 Thank abbycxx
shipley derbyshire
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300 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first Sunday lunch visit and we will be back . The service was exemplary and the food delicious.Wonderful beef with really good vegetables .An excellent belly pork starter and a tasty cheeseboard .Good Pinot Noir wine and coffee.

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1 Thank lorenzo01
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous meal in the dovecote, from the moment we arrived staff very attentive but not over bearing very presented, pre dinner drinks while looking at the menu , listening to soft music played in the background would definitely recommend if you have not visited before you won't be disappointed

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1 Thank alsojessie04
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent champagne breakfast for my wife's 30th birthday. Food was great, the wife loved the champagne. They looked after my young son well to ensuring he could have croissants and jam too. Chef Andy even came and spoke to us after to ensure we'd had a great time. Highly recommended

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2 Thank forestmatt88
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Dovecote restaurant to celebrate my fathers 70th Birthday. As there were 13 of us we were seated in a nice private area of the restaurant. The service here was excellent, we were never rushed and we didn't have to wait too long for our food. The food was absolutely excellent, I had the mackerel to start... More 

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1 Thank davecoleuk
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One has just returned to ones abode after experiencing the most quintessential British experience, Afternoon Tea, at a perfectly charming establishment, Morley Hayes. The ladies and I knew that Morley Hayes, set in the splendour of Derbyshire, would provide the most agreeable setting for Cordelia, Prunella, Evangeline and myself, Margo, to participate in an enchanting Afternoon Tea. The ladies and... More 

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4 Thank 19michelle72
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to verify the wine you are shown by the waiter is the wine you've ordered. We ordered a Sauvignon from chile, number 15, but were shown a Sauvignon from New Zealand, number 16. We didn't become aware of this until we came to pay the bill, when we found we had been charged £31 instead of the expected... More 

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1 Thank Ian T
Andrew04, Owner at Dovecote Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ian Thank you for your time in submitting your review following your visit to The Dovecote Restaurant here at Morley Hayes Firstly we certainly do value your custom here and I'm so sorry for the confusion regarding the wine. I do hope we can welcome you back again in the very near future. I may be contacted direct at... More 

Leicestershire UK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Had to take a couple of retired French restaurant owners out to sample good English dining. Disappointment started when 5 telephone calls were required to book and confirm a table. Each time I rang no human on the end of the phone only a message instructing me to leave my number and someone would get back which was not possible... More 

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2 Thank mikefrost
Andrew04, Owner at Dovecote Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you for the time in submitting your review following your visit to The Dovecote Restaurant here at Morley Hayes I am so sorry and embarrassed that the whole experience seemed to go wrong from the initial booking through to the bill on the evening. This is not how we do things here at Morley Hayes and has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby  >  Morley
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 780480

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?