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Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (12 reviews)
“ciabatta” (4 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
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££ - £££
Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and myself enjoyed a lovely 3 course dinner at the Dove bistro whilst staying at Grasmere's Wordsworth hotel. The menu wasn't that extensive but had a good selection of food on offer. We opted for a pate and mushroom soup to start, followed...More

Thank MimiOvary
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Been a few times this time what a shame. Absolute chaos staff don't seem to be able to do the basic requests like ordering correct food and delivering service in a reasonable time scale. You would have thought that being linked to the wordsworth hotel...More

Thank susan w
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife & I went for an evening there and had a very comfortable couple of hours. Nice food & service.

Thank Derek T
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Dove Bistro looks very inviting with a rustic interior that was welcoming on a late summer evening. The menu promises classic English dishes such as steak and ale pie and fish and chips, great if you want no nonsense food. However the quality of...More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My wife looked at the menu and decided it was not busy as there was only two people eating I asked this dour looking character at the bar if he could place us he looked around the near empty restaurant and said had we booked,we...More

Thank robin o
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Having dined in the Dove previously we, foolishly it now seems, took a £20 taxi ride to renew our experience. It was ten past eight, the doors were open and the Bistro empty. As we walked in I saw the surly look on one of...More

1  Thank Joan s
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We began visiting Grasmere four years ago and the small Dove bar and restaurant was instrumental in our falling in love with the place. The wonderful quaint bar was a retreat in all weathers with good ales, log fire, great atmosphere and food to match,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We regularly eat in Grasmere or Ambleside and decided to go here for a family birthday get together. We booked a table for 9 of us. Service - Bad, rude service, we were told by our waiter we had to order after asking for an...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Visited Grasmere and decided to lunch here as we had previously stayed at the hotel and the food had been excellent. Wine was perfect but, no matter how much salt and pepper we added, there was no discernible flavour to the butternut squash soup. It...More

Thank 343Linda_O
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Dined on a Sunday evening and my wife chose Sea Trout ( Brown Trout) but it was pink through and through and tasted of salmon pellet fodder from a trout farm and given my wife does not like salmon was a bit of a let...More

Thank keith m
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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  • Address: Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Dove Cottage Wordsworth Hotel, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
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