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Bates Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
US$17 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't get who Bates was but don't worry it's not the one from Psycho. Best king prawn cocktail I've had with brown bread. The food is very good. Staff friendly and welcoming and not overpriced. Tasty food

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a group of 6 for lunch to celebrate my mothers birthday. As always a very good choice on the menu but for us it was a simple choice .....the turkey.......it was delicious...perfectly cooked and an emormous portion.....lots for fresh vegs to garnish.....the home...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nigel R
Reviewed December 14, 2018

I visited last night with 10 friends. Staff very welcoming. Chose two courses, deep fried Brie and then chicken in lovely mushroom sauce. Delicious selection of vegetables included. All were served piping hot. Friends who had puddings loved them. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gwennew2n
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Ate here last Saturday lunch time for an early Christmas family gathering for 21 people including 4 children. Everything was wonderful, Christmas crackers on the tables, food was delicious. Main courses all hot. Lovely food for the children. Fantastic desserts. Sevice excellent. All staff very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ahdrg
Reviewed November 5, 2018

First time my wife and I had visited in years, our next visit will be much sooner. We had lunch from their 3 course menu. It was delightful and excellent value for money. I started with a generous portion of pate with plenty of toast,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrahamJones
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The best Sunday lunch l have had in a very long time . The beef was cooked to perfection my wifes words , my pork was delicious with plenty of vegetables served seperately with a gravy boat . The starters came with crusty bread and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Edward B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Returned here to celebrate my son's 40th and my 65th birthday , family and friends table for 14 always accomodated as previous visit , Fabulous menu piping hot , good service as always , good time had by all thank you John and Cheryl well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sue532
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal with friends on our wedding anniversary. Great portion sizes, well cooked and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lincallow
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We brought a friend from Thailand for dinner here and he was most impressed. We were intending to have 3 courses but could not manage the dessert because of the generous portions. As usual the service was cheerful and polite and there was a good...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank muscateer11
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Six of us visited on a very busy evening. I think every table was in use. But we were not troubled by too much noise and two of us wear hearing aids which pick up background noise. The service was attentive but subtle and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from Sue R | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the comments above, worth calling the owner. Friend of ours had a birthday part6 there recently, very pleased.
Jan W
June 18, 2016|
Response from JRBates | Property representative |
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June 13, 2016|
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Response from CAVC0812 | Reviewed this property |
No, but plenty of parking on roads close by
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