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Bay Tree Restaurant

4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
+44 1332 863358
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“kedgeree” (26 reviews)
“porridge” (10 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
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1 - 10 of 549 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic experience for a special occasion. Had Champagne Breakfast and it really didn't disappoint! Beautiful food, fantastic service and cheeky glasses of bubbly for breakfast. I would strongly recommend trying it out and we will definitely be back to try the evening menu.More

1  Thank Jim C
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Jim C Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent visit with us here at The Bay Tree, now in our 30th year. The Champagne Breakfast is so perfect to celebrate all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been many times over the years and had several Champagne Breakfast but today was disappointing. I was looking forward to the porridge which has always been excellent but today it was bland, non creamy and little taste. There was a mere sprinkle of...More

Thank J M
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon JM Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy the porridge this time. The porridge is made by me, the same recipe, the same method and fresh for every service with full cream...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today (Sunday) for lunch with friends. On the website it advertises an unforgettable dining experience and that is exactly what you get! From walking through the door the service was attentive without being intrusive. The staff were delightful and efficient and good fun. As...More

Thank caf5
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Good Evening caf5, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you visit with us on Sunday, it really is a very relaxing way to finish the weekend we have always thought. We have had two...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today for lunch.The outside of the restaurant looks quite unprepossessing but the inside is lovely, bright and airy.Our starters of smoked haddock rarebit and chicken parfait were lovely as was my chicken main, but my wife's duck dish was tasty but overcooked. Our desserts...More

Thank nfraz
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Good evening nfraz Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your luncheon, even though it was a little' giggly' from the ladies that love to lunch ! We are disappointed that the duck was not...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

We couldn't get in on the 30th Birthday so we had a table on 2nd Aug for an Anniversary celebration for my brother and sister in law. They were blown away by the whole evening as were we the service and food were superb. If...More

Thank VP371
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Good morning VP371 Thank you for taking the time to write this warm and wonderful review. We were over whelmed by the response to our 30th Year Birthday Celebration, it is lovely to know after all these years. So we decided to have a whole...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Bay Tree restaurant in Melbourne opened on 3rd August 1988 with Rex and Susie his wife proving the excellent food and Vicki at front of House. Vicki has now retired but it was very good to see her enjoying a celebratory meal last night...More

1  Thank Mike M
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Good afternoon Mike M Thank you for taking the time to write this warm and wonderful review ! Our 30th year, it has gone by in a blink... Thank you for your continued support and we all look forward to welcoming you again very soon...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Food and service was great really made to feel very welcome would definitely return and recommend to anyone. Prices very reasonable.

Thank julieaN431OI
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Good Evening julieaN431OI Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you recent visit with us We look forward to welcoming you again soon to The Bay Tree Restaurant.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We have not been to the Bay Tree for a good few years and during that time it looks to have changed ownership and has had an extensive refit. We were bought a voucher for our birthday to allow us to partake in a champagne...More

Thank Andrew H
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Good evening Andrew H Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you recent visit with us here. We are the same owners, Rex is still at the helm Chef/ Proprietor and the recent refurb is the...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I visited with my family for my sons graduation. I hadnt visited before but some of the party. The whole evening was excellent from the service to the food!More

Thank louiseelli
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Good evening louiseelli, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Congratulations for your Sons Graduation and thrilled that you enjoyed your recent visit with us here. Many thanks for the 5 Stars they are much appreciated and so very important to our...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Another Champagne breakfast at the Bay Tree and it is a truely delightful way to celebrate a special occasion. Everything about this restaurant is excellent, the welcoming, friendly and very efficient staff who cannot do enough for you and of course the food which is...More

Thank johnhp702
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Good evening johnhp702 Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We have served Champagne Breakfast for over 20 years and still remains a favourite service for both guests and the staff alike at The Bay Tree, friendly and always professional. We...More

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nfraz
19 August 2018|
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Response from johnhp702 | Reviewed this property |
Hi nfraz If you check the website their is a booking request were you can ask them the question. Regards, john
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gaylegayle2013
8 February 2018|
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Response from Susie H | Property representative |
Good afternoon gaylegayl, There is on street parking on Potter Street. A free car park at the end of Potter Street A free car park just around the corner, travel through the High Street, it is sign posted with the blue sign... More
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KeithRLowe
21 September 2015|
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Response from Susie H | Property representative |
Good Morning Keith, Thank you for your enquiry. There are two train stations Derby Train Station, then 9 miles from the village of Melbourne. East Midlands Parkway, then approx. 4 miles from the village of Melbourne.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 863358
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Description
Situated in the heart of Melbourne Village, this elegant bar & restaurant offers some of the most exciting food and beverages in the area. Everything at The Bay Tree Restaurant exudes sophistication, from the marble topped bar and cool blue & grey dining room, to the expertly crafted menu and experienced staff - a winning combination. The Bay Tree Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a casual drink or cocktails created to order in our bar. In the dining room we serve a delicious luncheon and dinner, we also offer a luxurious Champagne Breakfast, Melbourne's Original. The dishes are created using only the finest ingredients available locally and from around the world. The menus are changed to reflect the seasons and fresh market availability.
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