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Rampsbeck Country House Hotel

Ullswater, Watermillock CA11 0LP, England
01768486442
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $299
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Penrith, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has a fabulous location and generally offers a very pleasant lunch in the bar. Sadly today the food fell much below the usual standard and my risotto was not hot or fully cooked. I hope it was a one off. On previous visits we have had well prepared omelettes and crispy 'fish and chips' . A summer afternoon... More 

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Surrey UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Only stopped for afternoon tea and caught them by surprise even though it was advertised. Stunning setting: shame about the service: after we were settled down with our tea (and the milk that came later) and their newspapers a waiter appeared with another tray believing it was for us! Obviously wasn't: who orders the same thing twice?

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My 4th visit for afternoon tea and again just yummy. The relaxed tea in the lounge is perfect and I highly recommend it. The sandwiches and sweets are beautiful and very filling.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Arranged a birthday lunch for someone who had used the Rampsbeck Hotel over 40 years ago when she first visited Cumbria. This was our only criteria for choosing this venue. What a wonderful surprise! A lovely house with well kept formal gardens with an outstanding view of Ullswater. The staff were welcoming and attentive throughout and the food was excellent.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

For some time my wife & I have intended to have lunch at Rampsbeck. A few weeks ago we paid a visit to enjoy for ourselves all we had read about. It is true that the grounds are large and well maintained. It also must be admitted that the building is large and impressive; even though the interior projects the... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Wow we only found this place by chance as our hotel had let us down with our evening meal booking. As soon as we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and were served immediately with drinks and a menu. The Amuse Bouche was a delight and our meal was 1st class in every respect. The staff were faultless... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights on our "mini-moon" just after getting married. It was absolutely fantastic! The highlight of our stay was dining in the restaurant....we ate here every morning and evening and it is some of the best food we've ever had! Breakfast overlooking the lake is so relaxing and we were always so full after breakfast we hardly needed... More 

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middlesbrough
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Me and 9 members of my family have just got back from a stay in "Holly@Willow" cottages, they are beautiful and everything you need for comfort during your stay.. we were there for a wedding at "inn on the lake at ullswater" and it took us 10 minutes to drive to the hotel so it was in a perfect location... More 

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Halton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful evening. We were greeted with a lovely friendly welcoming smile and it just got better from there! The staff are wonderfully polite, friendly and very efficient. The meal was a joy we both thoroughly savoured and enjoyed everything we were served.The wine list was varied and the choice we made was delicious. The view across the... More 

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a review for the restaurant. We first stayed and ate at the Rampsbeck over 10 years ago and used to visit regularly until we moved to the south of England. It was interesting to return and compare the experience under new(ish) ownership. The food, whilst still very good, was not exceptional like I recalled - there was perhaps... More 

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Additional Information about Rampsbeck Country House Hotel

Address: Ullswater, Watermillock CA11 0LP, England
Phone Number: 01768486442
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Watermillock
Average Prices: USD 50 - 299
Cuisine: Contemporary, British

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