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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this restaurant. It's small and very welcoming, only 10 covers so book ahead. The four course menu we had was excellent, great choice and beautifully cooked. Kasia was a friendly and charming host and Sandro can really cook!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible dining experience. Lovely small Italian restaurant. Great service and truly wonderful food and wine which was excellent value. It was so good that we ate there both nights! Why go anywhere else?

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 19 October 2023

Charming gem in a delightful Medieval village, Hathaways is a small intimate restaurant. Sandro is out back cooking and Kasia is out front so just the two of them. We last visited 5 years ago so we were delighted that theyd weathered the lock down....Food was again beautifully cooked and imaginative. Only 4 or 5 tables and dinner only weekdays so best book.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

A wonderful cosy intimate restaurant. Varied menu. Delicious food freshly prepared and very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Unhurried.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

Our meal here exceeded expectations. Small but prettily decorated dining room, subtle lighting, and genuinely friendly welcome from the owner/FOH manager. Simple but beautifully cooked and presented food including wonderful home-made pasta. Good value wine list. Thank you guys: your place is delightful and clearly...a labour of love.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 5 September 2023 via mobile

It’s a very small restaurant, with a lovely ambience, friendly but also very professional. The menu is good mixture of meat fish and vegetarian, with a special option. As a party of four we had different mains. Everything was fresh and full of flavour with...our highlight being the porcini mushroom and truffle ravioli it was outstanding. Hathaway’s restaurant is reason to visit Dunster. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023 via mobile

My sister and I had a delicious evening meal here. The food and drink was outstanding. The restaurant setting is intimate and full of character. Kasia was a charming and professional host and Sandro a very talented chef. We would highly recommend, book early and...enjoyMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

We have stayed in Dunster on many, many occasions. Thank goodness we have at long last discovered Hathaways. Absolutely gorgeous menu, service and cooking resulting in the best three course meal we have enjoyed for a very long time. Warm, welcoming and a relaxed atmosphere....Very good value for money, highly recommended. We will visit again as soon as possible, thank you both for a memorable evening xxMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

There are only 5 tables and a limited menu but if you are lucky to get a table you won’t be disappointed Sandro pasta outstanding and pork chop legendary Kasia fantastic front of house Suggest not for the kids

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2023 via mobile

A delightful small restaurant producing super food and providing excellent service. On a recent stay at Old Cleeve we drove the short distance into Dunster and enjoyed two wonderful evenings there. Small and intimate, a reasonably priced menu and a excellent wine list to satisfy...any taste. I cannot recommend this lovely restaurant more highly. To avoid disappointment make sure you book and don’t miss it if you’re staying in the area!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 29 July 2023 via mobile

A wonderful authentic Italian restaurant. Everything is delicious all homemade. Wonderful little cottage with only a few tables so you must book. I would highly recommend eating here the best in Dunster.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 2 July 2023

Delicious authentic Italian food and friendly staff. A cosy relaxed feel inside. Really recommend if you’re staying in Dunster.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 10 June 2023 via mobile

We've been coming to this restaurant for over 10 years and always have an amazing meal, Sandro is a very talented chef. Everything is cooked freshly cooked using high quality fresh ingredients. Kasia is front of house and is brilliant at what she does, very...friendly and professional and nothing is too much trouble. This is a cosy, romantic, beautiful small restaurant and booking is highly recommended. Try it it's amazing.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 30 May 2023

Amazing meal at this small gem of a restaurant. Service was excellent, efficient and friendly and the food is delicious and interesting. They do a set price depending on whether you have 2 or 3 courses which for the quality and ambience was very good...value. Booking essential as only small dining room which adds to its charm. A must when visiting the area, worth a drive if staying further afield!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 18 May 2023 via mobile

Delightful little atmospheric restaurant. Marvellous hostess and delicious food. What a lovely experience. We would highly recommend. Must book to be sure as its only has 12 covers. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: May 2023
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I didn't take my dog, and I would assume they don't allow them inside the restaurant, as it's quite snug! Best to ask though.
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Hathaways is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5