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Sawrey House Hotel Restaurant

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Near Sawrey | Hawkshead, Near Sawrey LA22 0LF, England
+44 15394 36387
10:00 - 16:00
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Sat - Thu 10:00 - 16:00
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this as a gift for 2 members of my family and a few of us went with them. We were all extremely disappointed. The room we were out in was completely lacking in atmosphere and dated. White walls and white tablecloths and completely souless with no view. The food was very boring and the cakes were all a... More 

Thank holidayobsessed
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had afternoon tea here on a travelzoo deal and felt very disappointed with it. Yes it was on a deal and had we paid full price I would have wanted my money back and left it. The sandwich selection was poor I believe houmous is a dip not a sandwich filler also they were not freshly... More 

Thank COLH321
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for afternoon tea on a beautiful autumn day. The hotel lovely with pleasant views, the lady that served us was very nice but the afternoon tea could only be described as mediocre. The sandwiches were plain and the "cakes" were thoroughly disappointing.

Thank 691Xandria
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was the perfect place to reflect on our visit to Hilltop while enjoying the stunning views that inspired Beatrix Potter. It was warm and cosy but has a lovely outdoor seating area for when it isn't raining! The service was unrushed rather than slow and the waiter was very helpful. The coffee was excellent as was the hot chocolate... More 

Thank Fussym00
Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very friendly staff. Restaurant has good views into small valley. Scones, jam an cream excellent. Have it with Hot Chocolate. When we were there we were given advise that DB&B is £50 each during the winter months - bargain!

Thank Tony H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

For my review of the restaurant see my review of the hotel! Sorry about that! I recommend this place with excellent service. There's clearly a chef in the background, do not be put off by the cafe type menus. Only the wine/drinks list needs a bit of sophistication and the restaurant would be really really good

Thank Quackenbush
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely well maintained hotel with views across the fells. A warm welcome even though there are few directions of where to go once in the hotel. Comfortable seating and good range of hot drinks. Service was slow as there only seemed to be one young member of staff doing everything. We had 2 hot chocolates with cream. The till... More 

Thank heleneshaw
Malton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After staying last year and having outstanding food and a lovely stay we returned this year for a short break to find that the quality of food had dropped dramatically , our first nights 3 course meal was disappointing as there was next to no meat on our braised short rib just a lot of fat and there was barely... More 

Thank bazza1002016
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

After reading the previous Afternoon Tea reviews I was really looking forward to it. I was given a gift voucher for my 50th Birthday and thought it would be a treat. The sandwiches were nice, but the scones were not freshly baked, one was rock hard, the next was cold and the hot one had obviously been microwaved at the... More 

Thank Louise T
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Tea time with the tastiest and most delicious kinds of desserts and fresh baked .. With stunning views infinitely stunning green garden Haighly Recommanded .

Thank Ahlam A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$30
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Sawrey | Hawkshead, Near Sawrey LA22 0LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Near Sawrey
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36387
At Sawrey House you will find our gorgeous candle-lit restaurant where you can enjoy the finest locally sourced ingredients in our all our menus. With fine views across to Esthwaite Water and friendly, attentive service you are guaranteed a truly fabulous dining experience with us.Our head chef, Callum Harvey, has created a delicious mix of traditional Cumbrian fayre and tasty English classics, meaning you will be spoilt for choice whether you dine from our A la Carte or Table d'hote menus. Callum's menus are inspired by the wealth of fresh, quality produce available locally throughout the Cumbrian area. Beef, Lamb & Venison from the fells and fish from the West Coast ports feature strongly, while home-baked sweets, shortbread and scones are a speciality.

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