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“Beautiful lunch, amazing venue”
Review of Forest Side

Forest Side
Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The building is beautiful and elegantly laid out. The wallpapers/effects were amazing. We went for the bait menu which was perfect. The cod with lovage and radish was amazing and the dessert superb, the little loafs of bread were so sweet and delicious. We had coffee (with petit fours) on the terrace with great views and many thanks to the lovely chef who took us on a tour of the garden where most of their produce is grown. It was a fantastic experience. Perfect for special occasions as well. We will be going back at some point!

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

A most wonderful meal. Clever cuisine, expertly cooked, beautifully presented. A first class treat.
The only fly in the ointment is the piped pop music, which is totally our of keeping in an establishment of this quality.

Thank Peter I
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Wherever we travel we always try to seek out the best restaurants and this was our first visit to Forest Side. What a wonderful experience! Superb cuisine, excellent service and delightful and friendly staff.
We plan to return in September to experience their garden tour and lunch. Can't wait!

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Thank ValkyrieTheWirral
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We went hoping to have lunch during our week in the Lakes. Unfortunately we only found out on arriving that they didn't do lunch on Monday and Tuesday and had no vacancies for the rest of the week. It was possible to have a sandwich lunch which was delicious. However the tea and coffee were disappointing with a small pot of tea and a cup of coffee, both costing 6 pounds each. However the service was excellent with friendly staff and an extremely relaxing environment.

Thank James D
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We enjoyed a truly excellent dinner here - each course and bonne bouche was presented beautifully and the ingredients explained clearly. The combination of flavours in every course was exquisite with balanced and complimentary parts. The sommelier (Vanessa) was knowledgeable and helpful.

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