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The Rotunda Bar

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English Lakes Hotels Marine Road West | The Midland Hotel, Morecambe LA4 4BU, England
+44 1524 424000
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Burnley
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Treated myself to lunch in the informal Rotunda bar in the iconic Midland Hotel. Unfortunately, there was nothing iconic about the experience. Cold plastic chairs and tables in the cold windows, or dark enclave with no view. I chose a window table. My burger was hardly a triumph of the chef's art. In fact, I've had its equal in McDonald's... More 

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warrington cheshire
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried the cocktails and the snacks in the bar during our stay and we were not disappointed ! The cocktails were great and food delicious. Great place to watch the sun go down even in winter .

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Newburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Had lunch here very recently - freshly cooked food that was well presented and good sized portions too. Would definitely eat here again.

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Thank mrsferranti
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Over priced, food was disappointing , had to share portions of butter and jam which is rediculous considering the price. Shared tea pots, only one type of jam. Lactose intolerant option was terrible, portions rediculously small. Would never go back here again, shame as the view is spectacular

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Berlin
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The Rotunda is a pleasant Bar with a great view of the bay. The beer compared to the surrounding area is a little expensive, but it is a beautiful building and great decor. My only real issue with the place is the food. I have eaten twice and the food isn't good for the price. So my suggestion is go... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went for lunch at the Rotunda Bar. I had 3 tablespoons shrimps, 2 slices bread and a few green leaves - outrageous at £9. My companion fared better with a cheese & veg platter with a generous portion of olives. Sadly, these were of such poor quality they were inedible. Pot of tea (good) for 2 over £6. Bar very... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We popped in during late afternoon for a coffee and had a couple of. Cocktails too with olives and bread. Lovely view from the cafe/bar. Reasonable prices given standard of hotel and the fact that there's no real competition nearby.

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Thank Michelle S
Wokingham
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Went here for a drink after fish & chips at the clock tower cafe (separate review) and it was different and very good. As the name suggests it is round and a lovely building. It's also a gin palace! But they also serve good beer and cocktails. Sat outside enjoying a lovely view of Morecombe Bay, but would still be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We had seen Eric's statue, walked along the jetty and needed a cup of tea. We went to the fantastic Midland Hotel, Rotunda bar. We sat by the window and drank our tea. Biscuits were provided with it, these were delicious. The view was lovely as we could see the sea. The inside of the Rotunda was very ArtDeco. The... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Visited here with My daughter in August, if you are lucky enough to be able to sit out side, as we were, this place will indulge all of your senses. I felt really great, despite being busy the staff were super nice and the food was...lush... this place will be forever on my to do list.. so that i will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: English Lakes Hotels Marine Road West | The Midland Hotel, Morecambe LA4 4BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Morecambe
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 424000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?