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Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely food and wine. Great choice. Staff were friendly and helpful. Good atmosphere. Well priced. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves

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Thank louise1954
Beckington, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not as good as their Signature restauarant, but great food presentation and the starters were very good. The main courses that we had were not so good. The chicken & leek pie had very little actual chicken in it. The wine choice was limited too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A group of 7 of us came in for lunch. We ordered various sandwiches and soup, having been informed that the soup today was artichoke. When it eventually arrived, the soup was pea soup; the smoked salmon, dill creme fraiche and cucumber sandwich had no dill creme fraiche; the egg mayonnaise and watercress sandwich had no watercress; the white bread... More 

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Thank Dave M
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

No point entering with a cheery disposition here, for although the food delivered was of a good quality and tasty, the manner of the greeting and service from the surly waiter was about as warm as a Siberian winter. When we asked for the snacks menu to compare with the full lunch menu we had been given, the first menu... More 

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Thank KimWheeler2014
Yarm, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

As a dog friendly venue we went here for dinner as we had our dog with us and it was perfectly located in the centre of grasmere for an evening of dining. The good was wonderful, we had the fish and chips and the burger followed by lemon meringue pies all round and they were absolutely excellent. The service however... More 

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Thank Lizk66
South Shields
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The waiter greeted us with a smile and some chat which was nice and seated us straight away. The place has a weird kind of atmosphere - it feels like you are sitting in someone's living room or conservatory. It doesn't look like a bistro, or cafe, or restaurant. Might be the combination of tables, paper napkins, decor and carpet... More 

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Thank rachelique
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Most of the food was good but the 'special' that my wife had for a starter was a complete joke. Firstly, to call it 'grilled mackerel' when it's cold and has not been grilled is dishonest. It was like the chilled supermarket stuff. It came with mackerel pate. No toast or bread even though the other pate on the menu... More 

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Thank BigGmannn
Stradbroke, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Food as good as the signature dishes just a bit more informal and more relaxing The staff waiting were good though a little bit stretched it was not very busy though

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Thank Moatedge
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't booked and we're invited to sit in a seating area rather than the restaurant which was fine. There were some mid range prices which we wanted as well as some higher prices which sounded lovely but were too expensive for us. The deserts especially the sharing platter was amazing for 9.95. Our bill was 75 for 3 with... More 

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Thank paulinezest
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here yesterday for lunch, we didn't know how many cafes were just around the corner, but we liked the look of this menu so popped in. The place was silent, no background music or noise of other diners and we immediately wondered if we should go back out again! However the girl behind the bar greeted us and... More 

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Thank Hannah G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere

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