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Restaurant at Summer Lodge

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9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
+44 (0)1935 482000
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Dorset
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife & I were given, for our anniversary, gift vouchers for a "Three Course a La Carte Dinner" at Summer Lodge. As it's an hour's drive away it was not somewhere we had dined at previously but it was certainly worth the effort of driving there! Having dined at some of London's finest restaurants over the years we rate... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A 6 course tasting menu was included in our hotel offer and we weren't disappointed. very good food, excellent service, good table. Thoroughly recommended.

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plymouth
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My God what a beautiful, extraordinary place this is ! Had a superb lunch there. For the two of us came to £75. Not cheap but worth every penny. This hotel and restaurant was the former home of Lord Evershot. This was his country seat and so when you sit in the restaurant it's a place bursting with history as... More 

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Thank steve g
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited SL for Afternoon Tea. There was a really nice atmosphere, very relaxing. The sandwiches were probably no better than what could be made at home but the scones were the best I've ever tasted along with the cakes. My only tiny criticism was that when we arrived we were placed on a sofa and we... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant for lunch and dinner, at all visits flavours in all the food is amazing. Presentation cannot be faulted. Service is faultless. Lunch menu is smaller but super value. Three choices for each course. On the dessert course there is the option of cheese and biscuits, the choice of cheese is amazing. We will continue to... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Summer Lodge is a delightful environment and the hotel is stylish in an english country house style. On arrival, I had to ask to be served drinks. One does not expect this in an environment of this class, drink service should have been swift. They had no Prosecco and the sparkling water requested was served without lemon or lime. Menu... More 

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Limpsfield
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Excellent food, just right sized portions and presented very well. My only moan is that the menus didn't change over the three days we were staying, so we only had dinner there once.

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were bitterly disappointed with the cream teas and the extortionate price. Celebrating my 50th we wished to do something memorable and new the price was £28 per person for a cream tea. I anticipated more flavour and volume. There were 4 finger sandwiches each person. The bread was a normal supermarket sliced loaf, the fillings we no different in... More 

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Thank Jules F
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Our evening started with Pre dinner drinks in the Whisky Library with delicious canapes and then into the elegant restaurant with rose strewn curtains and wall paper, sparkling glassware and perfect white tablecloths. A large party of American tourists had a private dinner in the Conservatory one night which did not detract from the service in the rest of the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We visited the Summer Lodge Restaurant whilst staying in Evershot for a short break.From the moment we arrived we were immediately impressed by the standard of service we received which continued throughout the meal. Whilst enjoying a pre dinner drink we were treated to a couple of tasty sampler dishes. On being shown through to the restaurant we liked the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$147
Cuisine
French, British, Gluten Free, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Evershot
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1935 482000
  • This restaurant is at Summer Lodge

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?