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“Sunday lunch - dreadful service and dreadful food”

The Dovedale Hotel and Restaurant
Ranked #68 of 140 Restaurants in Cleethorpes
Cuisines: British, Bar
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Market Rasen
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“Sunday lunch - dreadful service and dreadful food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2010

After being shown to our table, it all went downhill from there. Soup was served to us by restaurant manager (according to badge on his waistcoat) who then disappeared. We had to wait to catch another member of staff's eye to ask for soup spoons. Never once offered wine list. We ate our starters and my husband again stopped restaurant manager and asked for winelist, which was brought. We made our selection and then had to wait until we could again catch restaurant manager's eye to order a bottle. This we did. Eventually our main courses arrived and the gravy already served onto the roast dinners was unpleasant and completely overwhelmed the taste of the food. The wine never did turn up. We were, however, lucky enough to get a jug of water that we had ordered. We requested extra glasses for the water as at this stage we still thought our wine would arrive. The waitress plonked down four half pint glasses that were wringing wet and had the washing up water still accumulating in the bottoms. I think we were all too flabbergasted to comment! We finished our meals and left. If you are wanting to treat yourself to a delicious, leisurely Sunday lunch, book somewhere else!

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