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Dovecote Restaurant

Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
+44 1332 780480
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in a party of 20+ invited to celebrate a friend's birthday. The menu choice was varied and good, the food was really delicious and the service was excellent. The staff were professional and attentive (special mention has to be made of our waiter,...More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent sandwiches, scones and cakes, also great choice of teas. The staff and service were excellent. A very pleasant afternoon.

1  Thank Judith B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got this for my fiancé for Valentines. We absolutely loved it and were very impressed with the quality of food and the service. Great atmosphere in a beautiful venue. We will certainly be back!

1  Thank Jessie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

What’s not to like when on a very cold winter Sunday afternoon you start off with delicious butternut squash soup, followed by roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and so many vegetables. Then after all that, divine rhubarb panna cotta with rhubarb jelly and crunchy...More

1  Thank Annie1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son and partner couldn't be with us for Christmas, so we visited shortly before for a celebration dinner. They are veggie, and thought the range of choices for veggies a little narrow, but greatly enjoyed all they had. The service was very attentive and...More

2  Thank Kate S
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

After receiving some vouchers for Morley Hayes we cashed them in with dinner for 2 at the Dovecote restaurant. We had the quail and pate to start, halibut and steak for mains and cheese board for dessert. They were all delicious, well presented and we...More

2  Thank dayko_uk
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We went for a birthday celebrations, I had two elderly relative with me that wanted just chicken and a fish meal meal. The chicen came with two pieces of chicken and the salmon came raw on the plate. We changes this for the bass which...More

1  Thank susanwK7739HJ
Andrew A, Owner at Dovecote Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thank you for your review I'm sorry your two elderly relatives didn't enjoy their meal here at The Dovecote Restaurant The chicken meal was asked to be served plain which we did. The chicken is normally served with mash and leeks which makes it one...More

Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I received a gift or a champagne breakfast which we booked very easily and they didn’t mind me changing my time a week prior. Lovely restaurant and although service was a little slow in parts they were busy so we didn’t mind....More

1  Thank Antonia D
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

2 of us dined on a Friday night. The staff were great really friendly and helpful. Nice attention to detail with a Birthday balloon! Food was good nicely presented, portions were a perfect size. Only two downsides- I thought it was a tad overpriced for...More

1  Thank JamesJ32
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

The Dovecote Restaurant is well known to us. We have over the years seen this complex develope to the wonderful place it is today all credit to Andrew and his team. Afternoon Tea is served every FRIDAY between 2pm-4pm in the Dovecote Restaurant. It was...More

1  Thank Wicker007
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Josie V
August 2, 2016|
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Response from nickthejap | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's all on-line Morley Hayes . Com
July 6, 2016|
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Response from George R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on this one but the drinks are not cheap. Bottles of wine starting at £23. Pints of beer at £5.
November 13, 2015|
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Response from Andrew A | Property representative |
Yes we do. We offer lunches, champagne breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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