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“Fantastic” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Restaurant at Summer Lodge

Restaurant at Summer Lodge
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Evershot
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$139
Cuisines: French, European, British
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Good for: View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

The staff at the restaurant are first class and they certainly know their stuff. The evening we dined there was very quiet, our table of 4 and one other couple. The waiter showed us to our table, a large circular one in the corner beautifully laid with quality china, cutlery and glassware. We were quite cheerful and I think our mood rubbed off on the staff who were soon joking with us but maintained a very professional manner. The chef is extremely talented as was shown by his "surprise menu" and the wine selection matched each course beautifully. The staff were on hand if we required anything and when cheese was requested after the cheese table had been removed, they were more than happy to bring a selection for us. Breakfast was served in the beautiful conservatory and the buffet selection was vast. We all opted for a cooked breakfast that was scrumptious. The waiting staff again were fantastic, very cheerful and nothing was too much trouble for them. Summer Lodge is a very special place and well worth a visit, we will be returning very soon. Well done to all of you

  • Visited February 2014
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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“A little clinical”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

You really can't fault the quality of the food this chef can really cook but the atmosphere seems to be somewhat lacking and it makes for a bit of a stuffy experience which is a shame as the food and wine are truly excellent .This stilted atmosphere carried over to breakfast the next day which again is a shame as the food once again was great .

  • Visited February 2014
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

What can you say but WOW food is great, however service to die for, sitting in the sitting room by the fire reading the papers before lunch than back for coffee, could have go to sleep there, staff out of this world, this is how it should be done.Will be back

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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“Absolute perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014

My partner and I had dinner here for Valentine's day. We both decided to go for the surprise menu, which consisted of five courses. In addition, my partner had four surprise wines matched by the sommelier for her meal.

We both found the meal to be absolutely divine, and the wines were perfect as wine. What really stood out though was the service. The staff were really friendly, as well as being exceedingly attentive. The waiters took care to explain every dish we were served, and the sommelier in particular took a lot of care in discussing each wine we were served.

I really struggle to think of having a meal which comes even close to the standard of here. I cannot recommend the place enough.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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“Very tasty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Whilst staying at the summer lodge hotel and spa we ate here we felt that it was great value for money and the food tasted delicious again the staff couldn't do enough for you and really seemed to care that you had a great time would defiantly recommend

Visited January 2014
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