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Forest Side

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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu”(34 reviews)
“michelin star”(30 reviews)
“wine flight”(7 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Have to say I had never heard of this place when I received a meal voucher as a Father's Day present...and despite having being past the entrance many times....which is very understated.....I had no idea it was there...The driveway is very grand...the kitchen garden was...More

1  Thank R0bin1962
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoyed a truly superb lunch to celebrate my big birthday. We went for the six course tasting menu. There is no choice, you simply get the 'menu du jour'. However, every dish was a delight. Even the butter for the freshly...More

1  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Restaurant: 2 people make this restaurant a 1 star Michelin experience; Kevin Tickle the Chef and Guillaume Limoux the head Sommelier. We chose "The Grand 'Un" tasting menu and didn't regret a mouthful. Every dish was either excellent or very good. We even ate the...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great couple of days in lakes, food was not the norm but brilliant !! Service exceptional. Room ok not what we booked however ! We still had great time and room was nice. Gardens and surroundings lovely village is cute.

Thank Richtoye1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a "Cosy" room which in reality is better described as small with little hanging or drawer space. The bathroom was fine. The food was superb on both nights. I would point out that there is no a la carte only the 2...More

2  Thank Mikes293734
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$381 - US$649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$381 - US$649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (243)
Room & Suite (67)
Dining (61)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Diane P
30 June 2018|
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Response from TSYChelmsfordUK | Reviewed this property |
No air conditioning in our room. I doubt they would have it anywhere.
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Kathie57
13 June 2018|
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Response from oldcrone90 | Reviewed this property |
I saw no evidence of badger feeding while I was there. They do however, put an optional charge of £1 on the bill for feeding red squirrels
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Ploppy1999
10 August 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
Hi timdenton81 - Forest Side doesn't have a member of staff called Janet. I presume you are referring to a member of staff prior to Wildsmith Hotels buying and developing the hotel in late 2014. Regards Greg
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"Ask for garden views for the hotel accommodation and have at least 1 meal in the Michelin restaurant which is..."
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"If you want a spacious room don't choose a "Cosy" one."
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"A corner room with views from two aspects is superb."
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"All the rooms lovely. Vary in size of course. We really loved our room. Called Oak. Big room ,big ensuite..."
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