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Dovecote Restaurant

Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
+44 1332 780480
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent food, great staff, relaxed atmosphere....couldn't ask for more. Definitely worth a return visit

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked for the Mother's Day afternoon tea and it was superb. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after. A couple of waiters brought out the stands and several of our party don't like the sauces/condiments that were on the sandwiches,...More

1  Thank Jeyc86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dovecote has been a favourite of my family and myself for a number of years now. Not only do they offer divine champagne breakfast, lunch and dinner, they also have afternoon tea. The staff are very pleasant, always attentive to your needs and even...More

1  Thank Emily Rose B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the Friday afternoon tea with my 3 daughters, then the Sunday lunch with my husband, daughter, son in law and grandsons. From start to finish, everything was absolute perfection. The afternoon tea was served, and we were offered top ups of both food and...More

1  Thank MSDerbyshire
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A superb restaurant offering quality food. Resident chefs are fully trained and pride themselves in creating delicious dishes. Your plate does not come 'piled high'; so you are able to distinguish the effort that has gone into presentation and creation

1  Thank stuartmacfarlane
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Dovecote provided the perfect venue for our 98th birthday celebration....the food, atmosphere and service just superb. It was a very special occasion which all our party enjoyed. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending The Dovecote for all occasions.

1  Thank jcr412017
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A long time since we visited this restaurant; use the Roosters regular and good so come back to the Dovecote after many many years. The location good, building good; the service disappointed, too fast and not everything forthcoming. Example extra bread, needed to ask twice...More

3  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went there as a party of 9 to celebrate my 60th birthday. Excellent food and good service. This is not a place if you want a quick meal. We arrive at noon and left around 3.30pm. The price was very reasonable for a 3...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Visited for my parents Golden Wedding anniversary. Food was pretty good all in all - nice interesting selection, all well cooked and tasty, and well-presented. Just one thing - cheese board was spoilt somewhat by the strangest 'biscuits' I have seen for some time, Just...More

Thank RobBos772
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

5 years ago we got married at Morley Hayes and everything about the day was fantastic, so we thought it would be a good idea to return for our 5th Anniversary meal! How wrong could we be!! We were seated away from the main restaurant...More

3  Thank GordonP63
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Josie V
Is it possible to view the Sunday lunch menu online?
2 August 2016|
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Response from nickthejap | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's all on-line Morley Hayes . Com
Hi how much would I be looking to pay for a bottle of champagne and prosecco? x
6 July 2016|
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Response from George R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on this one but the drinks are not cheap. Bottles of wine starting at £23. Pints of beer at £5.
Do you do a Christmas menu throughout December
14 November 2015|
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Response from Andrew A | Property representative |
Yes we do. We offer lunches, champagne breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby  >  Morley
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 780480
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