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The Garden Room Restaurant at Stoke Place Hotel
The Garden Room Restaurant at Stoke Place Hotel

The Garden Room Restaurant at Stoke Place Hotel Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.stokeplace.co.uk
  • Email: enquiries@stokeplace.co.uk
  • Phone: 0175 353 4790
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00am
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:15pm
    Afternoon Tea: Monday - Sunday: 2:30pm - 6:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European
  • Executive Chef: Craig Van Der Meer Restaurant Manager: Jacob Bartlomiejczyk
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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A word from The Garden Room Restaurant at Stoke Place Hotel
The Garden Room, with beautiful views across Capability Brown's designed gardens, serves seasonal, contemporary, British food created with the best quality, locally sourced ingredients. Awarded 3 Rosettes from the AA Restaurant Guide, AA Notable Wine List, Recommended in the Michelin Guide and an excellent rating of 4 in the last two editions of the Good Food Guide, the offering reflects a "dedicated, focused approach to cooking, good classical skills and high quality ingredients". Award Cocktail Winning Garden Bar, next door to the restaurant, is ideal for business lunches on a tight schedule, lazy afternoons on the terrace or cocktails in the evening. Open from 10am to 11pm Sunday through to Thursday and 10am to 12am Friday and Saturday.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Seated in the bar area and appeared to have been forgotten. First two wines selected they did not have, tried to offer us a non chilled bottle. Once we moved into the restaurant we had a great lady looking after us, so the experience improved. As for the decor in the garden room cannot not say it appeals to me, so that would make us think twice before returning. However the food was good, not on the Artichoke standard but getting there"
    dined on 15/11/2013
  • "Took my friend to The Garden Room for Champagne Afternoon Tea as a birthday present and it was absolutely lovely. Delicious champagne and food, outstanding service and beautiful setting. Definitely recommend!"
    dined on 28/09/2013
  • "Food and service were barely passable; venue was run down and poorly furnished. Mistakes were made on the bill......entirely disappointing."
    dined on 27/09/2013
  • "Service poor - 2 menus with limited choice and all diners have to choose from only one of the two menus. Food - average at best with too much focus on "clever" support acts (still haven't worked out what the tasteless, yellow spongy thing that came with the Hake was?). It feels like they should focus on buying good core ingredients and preparing them well - instead the scallops were over-cooked and appeared to be frozen. Wine choice huge - but they don't have a lot of it available. Ours was, but after initial pouring the bottle was left in an ice bucket away from the table.............they didn't top-up so we had to walk to collect! Decidedly average.....gardens were nice!"
    dined on 08/09/2013
  • "The Garden Room has become something of a regular destination for us. We are not in the habit of writing restaurant reviews but,at the prompting of Toptable, felt compelled to put fingers to keyboard. Our recent visit is the latest in a line of outstanding meals at great value for money. The chef and kitchen team are truly talented in our opinion; they are capable of producing meals that compare with the very best in the wider locality. We have eaten at places such as The Fat Duck,Le Manoir and the Cliveden restaurants in the past - so this is no small claim. No kitchen can operate without front of house talent and Jakob and his team provide the best in attentive but unobtrusive service. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant."
    dined on 02/08/2013
  • "We had a thoroughly lovely evening on our anniversary. We had expected to be the only people in the place as it was a Monday evening, but there were six tables booked that night. The atmosphere was quiet and we liked the decor. Felt that the evening was made by super-efficient service (even though we waited a while between courses, it was never too long), beautifully presented, tasty food and our chat with the lovely couple who sat next to us!"
    dined on 20/05/2013
  • "Excellent food. Small portions but sufficient. Superb waitress. Reception staff were unwelcoming and unfriendly. Bar staff seemed inexperienced or untrained. Generally miserable. I won't recommend to others or make another booking."
    dined on 01/05/2013
  • "Friendly, helpful and attentive-without-being-overbearing staff coupled with excellent value, high-quality food in delightful surroundings meant that I enjoyed an extremely pleasant lunch."
    dined on 21/04/2013
  • "We had a really lovely meal in a beautiful setting."
    dined on 09/03/2013
  • "Very nice setting and lovely food. We will definitely go back again"
    dined on 09/09/2012
  • "This is without doubt some of the best cooking around at the moment with Michelin star written all over it and I am sure if this restaurant was in the west end there would be a long waiting list for a table. I have been twice now for lunch and each time the food was outstanding. I think Craig the chef could show a lot of these more well known culinary stars a thing or two about flavour combinations and presentation-can't wait to come back!!"
    dined on 14/02/2013
  • "This was our fourth time at the garden room, and the food was without doubt the best we have had. The chef puts together incredibly interesting food combinations and serves up winning dish after dish. I use my taste card, which gives a 50% discount on the food which makes it incredibly good value. It will not be long before they get their first Michelin star."
    dined on 12/02/2013
  • "Went for seven-course tasting menu and"flight of wines" designed to partner it. The wine choice was great, but there's a lot of it, and the good was creative and surprising: the venison in particular was fantastic, and paired with a superb limit boot. The only thing was that the portions were very small - still felt peckish afterwards, and I normally favour smaller portions!"
    dined on 09/02/2013
  • "The staff and welcome was fab, however the room lacked a little atmosphere and it felt as if we were sitting in a church and couldn't chat, maybe a little background music would help ? For the price of 151 ,00 it wasn't really that great . Not a place I would return too, but maybe they will entice me, but it would need to be special."
    dined on 27/12/2012
  • "The garden room was in a delightful location. The view as you are dining across lushious grass and trees is relaxing. The south african wine was so drinkable especially with 40% both food and drink. The food is var 29.50variable very chewy eef but great monkfish."
    dined on 06/05/2012
  • "A great stylish place to have afternoon tea, considered presentation, wonderful tasty treats in a beautiful setting! It's a must."
    dined on 14/04/2012
  • "Location and food was fantastic....great value for money...."
    dined on 08/04/2012