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Oak Bank Hotel

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Broadgate, Grasmere LA22 9TA, England
Oak Bank Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Merseyside
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been planning to visit the Oak Bank for some time, mainly to try the food, cooked by Darren Comish - a masterchef (the Professionals) finalist. An opportunity presented itself - good weather forecast too - so we booked at the last minute. We had a warm welcome and our room was just right. We both liked the atmosphere... More 

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manchester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Oak Bank at the end of March for two nights and had another wonderful stay. The food was divine [I am still chuffed that there was a pre-dessert dessert course, being a dessertaholic] and truly out of this world. The hotel was very peaceful and relaxing, we particularly liked having an after dinner chocolate/coffee by the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time at Oak Bank, and I don't have much to add to my previous review, except to say that it was every bit as good an experience as before. The hosts are warm and friendly; the staff are lovely; the rooms are clean, well-appointed and comfortable; and the food is superb. There is some building work... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having never been to the Lake District before (but taking my very Lake District-experienced boyfriend away for his birthday) I did a lot of research on where to stay. I eventually ended up booking The Oak Bank Hotel and it certainly didn't let me down. We arrived on Friday and, while the building work was noisy for the first 30... More 

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barrow-in-furness
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from I one night stay with dinner included ( Christmas present ) My husband chose this hotel because of the Chef and his success on Masterchef ! We have eaten in several 1 , 2 and 3 star Michelin star restaurants and the meal at this hotel was equal to all of these and better than a couple... More 

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OakBankHotel, Owner at Oak Bank Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that 'sistercath' enjoyed their dinner so much with Darren’s cooking, their more than comfy bedroom and overall experience. We are nearly there with the building work, but always manage to park the cars we need to. We think that ‘sistercath’ may have missed the ground coffee sachet as we put it inside the cafetiere, not in... More 

Billingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was our second stay at Oak Bank and we had a lovely welcome. Building work is ongoing but not a problem for us. Still nice touches as in welcoming sherry and it is in such a good setting. The dining experience was as good as before with delicious meals and lovely touches as in breads and pre-desserts etc. Wine... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed 1st March at Oak Bank Hotel. An absolutely wonderful dinner that will stay long in the memory. Food both for dinner and breakfast superb in both taste and presentation and we will certainly return..Indeed we were hoping to be snowed in to enjoy the hospitality longer! A lovely room, well equipped with a very large, comfortable bed meant we... More 

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bromsgrove
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120 reviews 120 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A lovely three night stay. A first class hotel with the most wonderful food. Building work still on going, but it did not disturb us, and we were notified of this at the time of booking. Everyone is so friendly. Lovely touches like the sherry in the room. Can't wait till November!

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner recently visited the Oakbank Hotel (1/3/15). We had recommended the hotel by a friend, plus we had seen the Head Chef on Masterchef last year. The food from start to finish was absolutely faultless, especially the quail starter, suckling pig, rabbit main courses & apple dessert. The service was great & staff were attentive. We will... More 

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Merseyside
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Have just returned from another fantastic weekend at Oak Bank hotel. Hosts Glynis and Simon have been amazing as usual ! Room and service brilliant and the food by Masterchef the professionals finalist Darren to die for ! See you again very soon!

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