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The Dovecote Restaurant

Main Road, Morley, Derby, DE7 6DG

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Main course: £16
Food spend: £37
Opening hours
Monday: 19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 19:00 - 21:30
Saturday 18:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:30 & 18:00 - 21:00

Been a few times for the champagne breakfast at Morley Hayes The food quality and menu choices are excellent.
Service and food always consistanly good

Sheila Sheppard-jones 13 January 2017
from Derby

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With an AA Rosette to its name, Dovecote Restaurant is nestled into the Derbyshire countryside, in a striking building that dates back to 1002. Sublime English and continental cuisine is served, as well as stunning champagne breakfasts.

Using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, the imaginative Dovecote Restaurant menu showcases a selection of fine recipes, from juicy grills to decadent tarts. Gressingham duckbreast is served alongside honey roasted carrots and bok choi, with radishes and an inventive duck leg pastille. Alternatively, the Morley Hayes Hotel restaurant offers a Wookey Hole cheddar and onion tart, with tantalising chicory and pear salad and a hazelnut dressing.

Indulgent desserts at Dovecote in Derby include an innovative rhubarb jelly with buttermilk panacotta and rhubarb sorbet, topped with a ginger parkin crumb. Enjoy impressive views over the golf course while indulging in a champagne breakfast, with a classic full English or sweet pancakes.

Dovecote Restaurant in Derbyshire is easily accessed from the A608, just a 7-minute drive away.

The Dovecote Restaurant

Main Road, Morley, Derby, DE7 6DG

Contact +44 1332780480

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Customer reviews for The Dovecote Restaurant

4.6 (((() (based on 320 reviews)
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  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Barbara Crew from Chipping Campden

    Excellent food. Service rather slow but we were not in a hurry.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Heather Faulkner from Derby

    Taken a friend for champagne breakfast - although the restaurant was busy there was plenty of staff who were warm and friendly. The food was of a very high standard and beautifully presented. My favourite was the the potato rosti topped with a egg , holondaise sauce and watercress.

  • ((((( 13 January 2017 by Sheila Sheppard-jones from Derby

    Been a few times for the champagne breakfast at Morley Hayes The food quality and menu choices are excellent.
    Service and food always consistanly good

  • ((((( 8 January 2017 by Corrinne Gallop from Derby

    Service was impeccable, food was excellent and all staff were helpful and courteous. Would always return.

  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Margaret Griffiths from Ilkeston

    We had a great evening service good great experience for my friends

  • ((((* 4 January 2017 by Diane Briggs from Nottinghamshire

    Charming and cosy restaurant. Table set beautifully with crisp white tablecloths and sparkling glasses and cutlery. Waiting staff were attentive. Food nice but prefer dinner.

    Would have liked table cleaned after eating messy croissants though! Felt a little hurried bringing out the first course whilst still eating toast and croissants.

    Tables too close to others so lacked a little privacy.

    Liked the card and balloon for birthday.

  • ((((( 3 January 2017 by Lisa Jeffrey from Derby

    By far the best champagne breakfast in derbyshire. Always excellent quality, with perfect service . Been so many times and never been able to fault it.

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Dominic Taylor from Derby

    Always excellent food, great service and lovely ambience. Visited numerous times and never had a bad experience. Every course always amazes.

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Claire Roberts from Derby

    Booked a table in the dovecote restaurant for my relatives 90th birthday. We all had a lovely time dining. The food was fantastic and the staff were exceptional. My relative is in a wheelchair and the staff were very helpful. We all throughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you for helping make it such a special day

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Chrissie from Derby

    A very warm welcome by the staff, good variety of breakfast food, portions ample and well cooked. Only one small issue i.e. I was initially given the wrong starter, but the staff promptly rectified this. An extremely pleasant start to our day, thank you :)

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