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Bay Tree Restaurant

4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
+44 1332 863358
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
British, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic food, quality service and an awesome history of consistently being so. Great wine list too. Really pleased we have the lime and liquorice thing back on the menu, thank you..More

Thank Dr_Nick_P
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good morning Dr_Nick_P Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us here at the Bay Tree. Now in our 30th Year. Lots of history, happy times and great food ! We look forward...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited as a couple on a Saturday night. Lovely modern restaurant and setting. We had the risotto for starter, which was lovely. My partner had the ravioli, which he equally enjoyed. For mains we had the cheese and cauliflower soufflé and the Lamb. All dishes...More

Thank Claire B
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good evening Claire B Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is much appreciated by us all here at The Bay Tree. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent visit with us and we look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. I had heard good things so went on our anniversary. Place was lovely and friendly. Food was excellent and my wife had a good bottle of wine which she loved. Can’t fault the Bay Tree and look forward to going back. It...More

Thank TrevLJ
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon TrevLJ Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you recent visit with us here at The Bay Tree. Our Menu changes every four - six weeks throughout the year and with market availability. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to dine out locally and thought we’d try The Bay Tree. It was a rare night for us without the children and were quite excited. From the moment we walked in I felt immediately uncomfortable. I was looked up and down whilst the...More

Thank Nicola E
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good evening Nicola E Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your recent visit with us here at The Bay Tree The lack of service is unacceptable and is not part of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a stop here on our way to family in the Midlands after reading the good reviews. We had a lovely 3 course lunch with champagne. The surrounding village is lovely well worth a visit.More

Thank Parrish65
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Parrish65 Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are thrilled that you made us your restaurant of choice for your luncheon stop. We look forward to welcoming you again to the lovely village of Melbourne and The Bay...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good Sunday lunch at the Bay Tree celebrating a friends birthday. 4 course menu for about £25 is a real bargain, and there were a large number of options to choose from, some of which were a real break from the norm. My starter...More

Thank RobBos772
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Morning RobBos772 Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review ! It is much appreciated and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your Luncheon. The Sunday Luncheon menu changes every week which keeps it lively and interesting. We look forward to...More

Reviewed May 15, 2018

We have never been disappointed with the outstanding food and service at this top quality restaurant and will be back again soon I hope.More

Thank Mike M
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Good afternoon Mike M. Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are truly thrilled that you have once again enjoyed your visit with us here at The Bay Tree. Your 5 'stars' and comments are much appreciated by everyone here....More

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Well, what a disappointment this a place is. Having visited some years ago I was expecting much more. The food was “good”, Nothing though jumped off the plate as wow! And I expected wow.. if this had of been a 3 course for £20 menu...More

Thank Nick S
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Good evening Nick S Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your recent visit. Now in our 30th year we continue to serve excellent quality food at a very reasonable price. All the dishes...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to try the Bay Tree for a long time, finally got the chance to go and it was well worth the wait. Not a huge choice on the menu, but I think our group had everything on the menu and every dish was...More

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Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

good evening scott f, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it is much appreciated by us all. We are thrilled you enjoyed your recent visit with us here at The Bay Tree. The menu changes very frequently, some dishes even daily...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Booked for an early champagne breakfast before wedding dress shopping with my friend! Absolutely fab, the food was great (the Parma ham and peaches with manchego! ) and they were super generous with the fizz! Thank you! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!More

Thank Serg45
Susie H, Owner at Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Good evening Serg45, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Champagne Breakfast with us here at The Bay Tree. It remains very popular and a lovely treat which we all deserve ! We all look...More

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gaylegayle2013
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Susie H | Property representative |
Good afternoon gaylegayl, There is on street parking on Potter Street. A free car park at the end of Potter Street A free car park just around the corner, travel through the High Street, it is sign posted with the blue sign... More
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KeithRLowe
September 20, 2015|
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Response from Susie H | Property representative |
Good Morning Keith, Thank you for your enquiry. There are two train stations Derby Train Station, then 9 miles from the village of Melbourne. East Midlands Parkway, then approx. 4 miles from the village of Melbourne.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Potter Street, Melbourne DE73 8HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 863358
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Description
Situated in the heart of Melbourne Village, this elegant bar & restaurant offers some of the most exciting food and beverages in the area. Everything at The Bay Tree Restaurant exudes sophistication, from the marble topped bar and cool blue & grey dining room, to the expertly crafted menu and experienced staff - a winning combination. The Bay Tree Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a casual drink or cocktails created to order in our bar. In the dining room we serve a delicious luncheon and dinner, we also offer a luxurious Champagne Breakfast, Melbourne's Original. The dishes are created using only the finest ingredients available locally and from around the world. The menus are changed to reflect the seasons and fresh market availability.
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