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“Delightful!”

Mainsail Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 98 Restaurants in Ashbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a lovely restaurant…Pleasant comfortable surroundings, clean and spacious and a nice view of the ‘lake’. The food is excellent quality, mid-priced with something for everyone (including helpful ‘ad hoc’ dishes like a child’s portion of beans on toast for my little granddaughter on the day!) The staff are wonderful…friendly, professional and happy to help We visited Carsington Water as a treat for our granddaughter’s 5th birthday. There were 10 of us including the children but the service was fast and everyone got a nice hot meal (including the beans on toast!) One of the staff (a supervisor?) kindly brought over small plates for us when she saw we were cutting a small birthday cake. We were made so welcome and all was so nice. Thank you!!

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Thank David L
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Carsington water is a lovely place. We went in restaurant wanted roast of the day apparently we were to late. We had burger chips salad which still had to be cooked but very nice. Cream scone bit dry. But worth a visit. Staff very nice.

Thank 1mamac
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Mainsail Restaurant on a windy, rainy June day for lunch. Although the weather meant we couldn't walk far, the atmosphere in the restaurant more than made up for it. The menu was varied and the staff were very helpful and concerned.
The restaurant does not have a waitress service and it was frustrating to queue at the counter to place our order but the food, when served was piping hot and very tasty. A wide range
of desserts are available and all look delicious. The ice cream sundae ordered by my father totally defeated him, in spite of the 2 extra spoons served with it in case we decided he needed help.
The weather was windy any wet outside but the staff in the restaurant were friendly, helpful and "sunny".

Thank Misty4242
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This summer so far has not provided such a warm welcome, however after a wet walk the Mainsail gave us that missing opportunity to warm up. We both chose the Sunday roast. It was excellent value for money and the food was fresh and piping hot. The staff were very welcoming and the choice of excellent puddings really finished off the whole meal.

1  Thank Andy and Kath M
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The food in this restaurant is excellent. There were thirteen of us and booking a table was easy.. My vegetarian option was delicious and that is not always true of many restaurants. Everyone enjoyed their meal, including the children and the prices were very reasonable. The staff were delightful and a big thank you goes to them.

Well done Mainsail Restaurant and thanks for making my birthday perfect..

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1  Thank Sloughbucks1
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