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Glasshouse Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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The Glasshouse Restaurant is a beautifully contemporary 2 AA Rosette Restaurant set amongst the romantic backdrop of the Georgian Estate, Oakley Hall. Although recently refurbished in late 2014, the Glasshouse Restaurant and it's extensive grounds preserve the charm and traditional historic features of its 18th Century origins. The Georgian heritage of the estate is a constant theme reflected throughout the entire hotel and its 315 acres. As well as enjoying the fine dining experience in the Glasshouse Restaurant, guests may also enjoy all the much-loved past times of their ancestors, from clay pigeon shooting to croquet and traditional afternoon tea - all in the comfort of a beautifully restored,
US$26 - US$46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
European, British, Healthy
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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All reviews sandwiches and cakes hake roast pork bread steak oakley hall great afternoon tea birthday present pleasant restaurant a fine dining experience sunday lunch veggie options taste card service was great special occasion waiting staff limited menu
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I’m not one for writing bad reviews and I rather hope Chef was having an off-day because the experience leaves me with little to recommend. My husband and I visited this weekend; I’d rung in advance to book and ensure gluten free dining could be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Briony0901
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Old world type mansion/ estate, very pretty surroundings as well as building and decoration. Service very good, friendly and professional. High tea was delicious, excellent quality and nice variety of items. Very good vegetarian options. Would highly recommend for a fine dining experience or high...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank squizz20
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The food was completely tasteless and terrible, I had the tomato as a starter which was just 2 tomatoes cut in halves, that’s it! then the gnocchi as a main course and that could be compared to shewing gum! , don’t go!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 928dimitryv
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Visited several times, for lovely afternoon teas as well as evening Christmas meals. Always first class food and service. Going again shortly for another meal, curtesy of 70th birthday present from friends.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank veramitchell23
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Last minute decision to go out and booked a table at the Glasshouse. The food was amazing and the service the same. It's not a cheap restaurant, but if you check out "Meerkat Meals" you can save a bit of money.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 749matthewb
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed it is a very limited menu but the food is first class and they take the Taste card with 2 for 1 on all food

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had a family celebration Sunday lunch. Good food, good wine and great service. Would definitely return

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Melanie5210
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had Sunday lunch. It was first class. Just a comment that would make it really perfect. I had roast beef and my wife had roast pork. When it was served we asked for some horseradish and apple sauce. We were halfway through eating our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Barry D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Not enough dessert options. More lunch variety.Live music in the bar would be really nice. I loved every bite.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank NicciLondon2018
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My wife and I had afternoon tea for our wedding anniversary. I was driving so did not have the alcoholic tea..The day we went we had the whole restaurant to ourselves so the service was great. I cannot comment on what the service would be...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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17 October 2018|
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Response from BPS14 | Reviewed this property |
I don know. Suggest you phone the restaurant and ask
4 April 2018|
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Response from 131me | Reviewed this property |
Myself and my family stayed at Oakley Hall for a 2day break in January this year, which included a superb full breakfast on th Sunday morning
Doctor Brian I read your Post with some interest and am somewhat confused - especially by your last paragraph You seem upset that (following your almost acceptable praise) that this establishment is so busy and truthful with you, you cannot accept they cannot accomodate your party at your desired times - owing to a previous booking ?! If I was Oakley Hall, I would have asked you, why you can't arrive 2 x hours earlier ? I think your arrogance is beyond belief and, good on Oakley Hall for being so busy they don't have to accept customers like yourself to ensure their future prosperity I wish Doctors in this country applied your own selfish booking requirements to their own Practices when your patients are trying to make appointments with their "local" doctors - you may then find out how difficult and unwelcoming your "Profession" is - in comparison to a private enterprise trying to make a living, whilst being unsupported by lavish taxpayers support I suppose your only defence is to claim you are a Doctor of Literature or Science and don't have patients / Customers, which really means you have no contact with reality, but only wish to try to destroy a local business through the anonymity of the internet ? It must have been worth going to university to learn that lesson I had never thought of going to Oakley Hall to sample their wares - but I am now
6 July 2016|
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Response from DoctorBrian2013 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Duncan K, I really do not understand why you should be so upset about my report on the Glasshouse Restaurant at Oakley Hall. That report, like all my hundred-odd others, is a truthful report of my findings - good and... More
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