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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited the Dovecote inn on the last weekend in February with 7 others and enjoyed a top notch Sunday lunch, honestly one of the best around this area. If you are planning to go I really would recommend booking as it does get busy which shows how good it is. There was a great variety of starters, mains and puddings...

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review, it is very much appreciated. So pleased that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us, and yes you are right - it really is best to book. Sundays seem to keep getting busier and busier, due in part I'm sure, to glowing recommendations like yours! So once again thank you, and hopefully...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Another lovely stay at the Dovecote inn. Our room was cosy and comfortable with everything we needed. I was well catered for,as a vegan, and the evening menu, specially created by the chef, was delicious. Such a warm and relaxing place to visit in a beautiful village. Thank you all so much. We will be back!

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Oh thank you so much for this lovely review. If we are able we will always try and cater for people with any special dietary requirements. It is always helps if (like yourself), we are provided with advance notice, so we thank you for that. Look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Linda B

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was delicious, menu varied and staff friendly and helpful. The pub is an attractive and well presented building and as a bonus there's an interesting little museum about the village in the grounds.

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your high praise and lovely comments. So pleased that you all enjoyed everything about your visit here. Look forward to welcoming you all back very soon. Kind regards, Linda B

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here recently whilst out for the day having searched on Tripadvisor for something nearby. Happy to say the reviews were right and the food was delicious. We both had the same Lunch Special £10.95 for 2 courses: Starter: Smoked Mackerel Risotto With garden peas & fresh mint finished with a roast lemon oil Main: Chicken Breast Pan roast free...

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

We love this review - thank you so much! The detail and the photos are all fabulous thank you. Please do come back as soon as you can, and thank you once again for taking the time and effort to write such a lovely comprehensive review for others to read and enjoy. Kind regards Linda B

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here as travelling through on business and it sounded intriguing. I was given a warm welcome and shown to my room in the barn which was lovely - spacious, clean, with a fridge, toaster, kettle, a bed that was hard to move in as it was so comfortable! All lovely and clean and a fabulous small bathroom with...

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. You have summed us up beautifully. In fact I am considering using your description in our marketing literature as it so perfectly describes everything that we are trying to do here at the Dovecote inn! Pleased in particular that you liked what we have done with the new bathroom suites, in creating the best...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really cannot fault the attentive service, delicious food or the ambience. Went for early Valentines meal. Love the cosy little snug with the exposed brickwork and comfy chairs. A little gem of a find. Can't wait to go back.

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

What a lovely review - thank you so much! So pleased that you enjoyed your Valentine meal with us, and particularly like our new lounge area. it is proving very popular with all my guests. Hope to see you both back again very soon. Kind regards, Linda B

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Mixture of oldy worldly and bistro. Lovely freshly cooked food. Many theme nights. A real gem.the inn is set in the village of laxton renowned for its fairly unique five field system. Museum opposite the inn.ideal for walkers.

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for lovely review of the Dovecote Inn, so pleased that you enjoyed your meal here. I really like the title of your review - it sums us up nicely! May I correct you on a couple of issues however? Yes we do have rooms - we have 2 letting bedrooms in a separate barn conversion across the car...

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, excellent food, very helpful and friendly staff. Will be visiting again very soon, I cannot recommend The Dovecote enough, thank you. As I have said the food was excellent, served very hot lovely vegetables. Plenty of parking spaces

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. So nice to be fully appreciated by you our lovely customers. Hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Linda B

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday Roast with friends and family. The Dovecote managed to cater for 13 of us with no problems at all. Friendly and comfortable setting. Reasonably priced and very tasty. Certainly recommended.

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely positive review. So pleased that you all enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us, which seems to keep getting more and more popular! Hopefully we will see you all again very soon. Kind regards, Linda B

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Long time since we have been it was lovely new look decor food and staff as great as ever. Everyone had a great time The starters were fresh and delicious the deserts had a professional look and a to die for taste had the cheesecake but could have picked anything.

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daviddovecote, Owner at The Dovecote Inn, responded to this review

A lovely thoughtful review. Thank you so much. So pleased that you enjoyed everything about your family meal here, and liked our new look aswell as our lovely home cooked food. Don't leave it too long until we see you again! Kind regards, Linda B

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a traditional country inn, with an award winning restaurant, and a bar serving a range of cask ales, craft lagers and a superb selection of hand picked wines. Set in beautiful grounds, we are located in the historic medieval village of Laxton in North Nottinghamshire, and form part of the "Crown Estate", owned wholly by the royal family. We have two beautiful letting bedrooms, located in a separate barn conversion annex. Both rooms are king size and en-suite, and provide continental breakfast facilities within the rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dovecote Inn

Address: Cross Hill, Laxton NG22 0SX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Laxton
Price Range: RM423 - RM517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dovecote Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Do not have rooms”
 of 5 bubbles granny233, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only 2 rooms and both pretty much the same.”
  • Though basic, clean with everything you need for a 1-2 night stay
 of 5 bubbles mikebO4938WK, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is more of a country pub with rooms than a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles juliebZ3200FY, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Well worth taking a walk around the pretty village, both rooms very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles SimonLoughlin, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Only 2 rooms available - cant fail to make a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles pcpac0, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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