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Sawrey House Hotel Restaurant

Near Sawrey | Hawkshead, Near Sawrey LA22 0LF, England
+44 15394 36387
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Near Sawrey | Hawkshead, Near Sawrey LA22 0LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Beatrice Potter Hill Top today which was awesome. Decided to call in at Sawrey House for lunch. Views were amazing from the terrace sadly the food was not. Choice was poor . Decided on 2 ploughman lunches. We got a large slice of ham...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a visit to Hilltop farm we stopped in here for cream-tea , £5 each for tea & scone. We sat outside on the terrace as it was an extremely hot June day , the views over the surrounding peaceful countryside was beautiful. Dog-friendly &...More

Thank procus
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We arrived at Sawrey House Hotel, looking forward to afternoon tea with a view. Unfortunately, we were met by a rather rude employee who made us feel very unwelcome, so we left. There were also two other customers who arrived shortly before us who were...More

1  Thank RoseAlbaJo
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a classier hotel than I was expecting. Ask for a window seat in the restaurant, if you are booking ahead, as the views are wonderful. Service was good and unrushed, and there are lounges to take coffee in. Expect to pay about £15...More

Thank N D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My sister and I ate here this week while waiting to go into Hill Top, the waiter was fairly rude because we requested to sit outside even though it was cold (we were happy to do so and allow the children to run around), there...More

1  Thank Clare M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited the home of Beatrix Potter on 24th May and decided to have lunch at the hotel next door as it looked rather nice and the view to the rear is really good. The service was poor. The food was expensive and I had...More

2  Thank grahamresmith
David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear grahamresmith, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Sawrey House Hotel. I'm saddened to read you felt you had such a poor experience with us and will be looking into the areas you highlight in your review. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stopped off for afternoon tea after visiting Beatrix Potter's house. We waited for a while to be seated and, while the 3 staff members didn't appear busy, we weren't greeted or seated. Staff weren't very friendly towards us. The afternoon tea itself was ok...More

2  Thank Josh565
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent menus and very professional & polite service. Meals arrived quickly. Restaurant small and cosy. Very intimate for couples while also suitable for larger groups.

Thank Joanne E
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Hill Top, next door to the hotel, so we booked our time slot for the attraction then went next door to the Sawrey House Hotel for a bit of lunch. As we had a meal planned for that evening, we just wanted...More

Thank furness64
Reviewed 1 May 2017

They can not bake scones burnt flat middle uncooked the waiter did change them but they were not cooked they never offered a refund so do not try the scones they do not have a the ability to scrap poor food.

Thank Michael G
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Lynn E
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Response from ChebbieDappell | Reviewed this property |
Sorry been away on hols, I am not sure about children sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
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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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