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The Dovedale Restaurant

Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
0871 221 0253
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant whilst staying at the Palace Hotel. In summary the food was awful and the service worse. Plenty of nice restaurants in the town nearby.

Thank Jockster_10
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ate at the Dovedale restaurant as part of a Groupon hotel deal. The food was pretty good but the set up was rather unusual. It was a 3 course carvery type affair so you had to help yourself from a buffet style counter, although there...More

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely cooked food evening meal and breakfast ,was a shame that one of the staff refilling the trays in the morning was slow and seemed not to care for the customers by blanking people.

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Although I would stay at the hotel again I would not eat in the restaurant again. The staff were good, but the food was very poor and over-priced. We had dinner with a guest at 7pm and there were fewer than 6 tables taken. The...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We came for a family Sunday lunch here. The menu is now all buffet style. Most of us had the leek and potato soup to start with which was fresh and very good. I really enjoyed the fish in a provencal sauce. Top marks for...More

Thank cheshirehousewife01
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Our package included dinner and breakfast. For dinner. there was sufficient variety on the set menu to avoid having to choose items with a supplementary charge. Breakfast was good but unexceptional.

1  Thank IainDDG
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Visited this restaurant within the Palace Hotel for Sunday lunch and has recently changed ownership, and now part of the Britannia chain. We have previously eaten here and never been very impressed with either the food or service but the new ownership seems to have...More

Thank MikeODerbyshire
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Although the food in this restaurant is buffet style it was varied and enjoyable. We ate there 3 days and found no real complaints. Wine prices favourable to other hotels. We ate around 7.30 each evening and found the food fine, although some later diners...More

Thank sasmum
Reviewed 31 July 2016

National Holidays have found a good one here. Excellent food, service and reasonably priced wines. The kitchens should be proud of the food they are sending out.

Thank Jessica186478
Reviewed 21 July 2016

First of all, let me begin by saying that the chef and his kitchen staff put themselves out to prepare a very nice evening meal for me. (My diet is very limited.) For that I am extremely grateful and we had a lovely time. However,...More

Thank Ethel56
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palace Road | Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: 0871 221 0253
  • This restaurant is at The Palace Hotel
There's no need to eat out if you're staying at Barceló Buxton Palace Hotel, enjoy the stunning, elegant Dovedale Restaurant and a meal to die for. You can choose from a variety of dishes, exquisitely prepared by some of the area's best chefs. Dinner-inclusive short breaks are available.
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