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The Dovedale Restaurant

Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
+44 871 221 0253
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“palace hotel” (8 reviews)
“carvery style” (3 reviews)
“weekend break” (2 reviews)
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££ - £££
Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

My wife and I were on a deal which included a meal for 2 with wine. This made it overall good value. The menu was rather limited and the wine the house. We both had the chicken breast for mains and it was well cooked...More

1  Thank StefanMark
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Arrived for 2 night stay with my husband on a special 2 night deal. Hotel is lovely-beautiful! Had high expectations for 3 course dinner included in the deal. Was awful! Very limited menu which I am generally happy with,as you think with a small selection...More

2  Thank daisy8569
Reviewed 1 March 2014

me and my partner stayed at the hotel for a one night break on buy a gift. com staff superb food excellent rooms comfortable and warm would recommend and go again

Thank andrew m
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Ate here twice on our stay. Food is delicious and the service excellent. Beautiful surroundings based inside the Palace Hotel.

Thank John T
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Breakfast in the Dovedale is a buffet and there is every thing that anyone could possibly want to get you through to lunch time, if not longer. Fruit, ham and cheeses and not forgetting the full English and your toast with a large selection of...More

Thank nannapam
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Very average . Would not choose to eat there as food not great. Had Fish cakes on Saturday ,would have made good frisbee's. Veg was very underdone . None of our group thought meals were great.

Thank scazyp
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Bottled beer on the pricey side at £4.50 for a bottle of Pedigree. We were impressed with the staff still letting us have our afternoon tea even though we only arrived back from a walk right on 5pm which was the closing time for it....More

Thank Suzee50
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Called in for lunch. Very expensive for quality thats at the lower end of the market. Cold chips! Had to ask for condiments. No children's menu! £9 for a very basic tomato and mozzarello salad.

Thank Somelikeithot71
Reviewed 15 February 2013 via mobile

This is our fourth visit here and we always enjoy eating in this atmospheric decadent restaurant . The portions are not large but it's a case of quality not quantity. It costs around £25/30 for a three course meal The bottles of wine are steep...More

Thank louise s
Reviewed 5 January 2013

First of all !! The staff from the cleaners to the the managers . All extremely polite and helpfull beyond there jobs.. The Hotel is old and clean but the decor is what you would expect . It's not modern .the carpets and bending extras...More

Thank Chrisndell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 871 221 0253
  • This restaurant is at The Palace Hotel
There's no need to eat out if you're staying at Barceló Buxton Palace Hotel, enjoy the stunning, elegant Dovedale Restaurant and a meal to die for. You can choose from a variety of dishes, exquisitely prepared by some of the area's best chefs. Dinner-inclusive short breaks are available.
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