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British, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast today on the heated terrace. There was a varied menu and it was difficult to choose! I had buttermilk pancakes with Greek yogurt and berry compote which was absolutely gorgeous. The full English breakfast was amazing and just the right...amount, cooked to perfection and included hash browns. The waitress was really friendly and made us and our dog very welcome (he enjoyed his sausage). It was very warm on the decking beside the heater and the view was fabulous. We will definitely return for another top notch breakfast!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After wanting to try The Grove for a while, we chose to visit it for breakfast. We sat on the outside terrace, however after 10 minutes we had to go into the restaurant and ask for menus. 10 minutes later a waitress took an order...from another table and passed us without acknowledgment. We decided to wait to see whether she would come back - 10 minutes passed and nothing! How disappointing, 30 minutes sat a table waiting and not even a sorry we will be with you shortly… we decided to go elsewhere.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 16, 2021

The food was over cooked. We waited 40 minutes for our meal. We saw one of the chefs putting food in his mouth then with the same hand, he put food in a container without washing his hands.

Date of visit: October 2021
Helpful?5  
Reviewed September 8, 2021 via mobile

Service with a smile both times I have been here. The food is absolutely delicious and huge portions. The best fries I've had in a very long time too. The views from the garden area are beautiful and I will be recommending The Grove to...all my family and friends. Thank you for the wonderful service and fantastic food.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 28, 2021 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening at The Grove with a friend. It was a lovely atmosphere sitting in the conservatory looking over the sea. Candles on the tables and fairy lights across the decking made it inviting and cosy. Our waiter and waitress were very attentive...and the food was delicious. The waitress made a Pina Colada on request which went down a treat!! Thanks to The Grove!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 21, 2021 via mobile

Celebrated my wife’s 60th birthday at The Grove as a private party, staff very attentive and accommodating, food amazing, venue was great.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021 via mobile

New owners = awful service What a disappointment I have been coming here for years and years but now there are new owners I will never be returning. Service was appalling, slow can’t even begin to describe it. I had to ask on numerous occasions...for a menu then to order and then to pay - no-one seemed to be in charge and no-one seemed to care. Food mediocre and a bit off putting when you see the chef that’s preparing the food. The only positive is the decking area and view.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 8, 2021 via mobile

Were let down with another booking so walked in here on a Weds night. Wife had veggie Malaysian curry and I had Malaysian salmon and prawn curry. Both enjoyed it very much. Great flavours and salmon was beautifully cooked. Only slight gripe would be it...only included two prawns but that’s a minor point as salmon was a whole fillet. Terrace has been redone since last came which give lovely views over the estuary. Others had burgers etc which looked nice too. Will be returning.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 18, 2021 via mobile

Fabulous lunch - lovely attentive staff - seabass was gorgeous. Definitely a ‘go to’ place. It’s changed hands since I last went - and the terrace has been upgraded. Lovely place.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021

Had a super lazy Friday lunch with friends. The food was very tasty, the staff were friendly and helpful creating a lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Grove is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5