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Review of Dove

Dove
Ranked #23 of 48 Restaurants in Grasmere
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Such a cosy little bistro that won't disappoint!! Great atmosphere and staff, it's our 3 rd visit here an each time it gets better. It has a great menu, we love the steak, an good choice of wines. Well worth a visit if in Grasmere!!

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Thank LiverpoolGemma
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

We ate outside The Dove in the early evening with the sun shining across Grasmere in towards the restaurant. Good real ale and excellent food served by very friendly staff. Will never forget this night as Germany also beat Brazil 7-1 on the TV when we retired inside the bar area.

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Thank SkinnyJonny
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

We popped in here whilst staying at a nearby hotel. We hadn't booked a table and when we went to ask for a menu where told there was a wedding on so they weren't booking anymore tables in that time period. Despite this the chap behind the bar sorted it so we could eat which was very good of him. The food was lovely, real hearty pub grub (we had fish and chips and the burger followed by the amazing chocolate brownie and sticky toffee pud). The place itself was very relaxed and cosy. All the staff were friendly however particular mention should go to the man behind the bar (I dont know his name but he is originally from Liverpool). He was so friendly and really made us feel welcome. He was funny and attentive without being overbearing. The place itself is great but it is particularly due to him that I have recommended this place to my parents who are staying in Grasmere at the weekend. We shall definitely be returning!

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Thank Edenwood7
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

We were able to take our small dog with us in the flagged area of the Bistro (suggest that you book a table) as it is only small and gets booked up quickly. Food was very good, well presented and tasty. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank JeanHWorsley
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

We visited four places to eat in Grasmere during our short break and in all honesty the bistro was probably the one we enjoyed least. Its not that the food was poor, it might even be that other places were so good, it just lacked something.

When I called to book the table the only time available was 8.15pm and before we had completely finished dessert the place was closing up . The stools were all on the seats in the bar area in the next room and the strong smell of disinfectant on the freshly mopped floor overpowered the smell of the coffee we were being served. One distinct positive was the ale. In my view the best pint in Grasmere by a long way.

No one at the Dove could explain why the bar and therefore the establishment closes at 10pm.

We were there the night England lost to Uruguay so maybe that influenced things a bit!

Thank TGSuffolk
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