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All 91 Ambleside Restaurants

Regent Hotel Restaurant

Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
+44 1539432254
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Ranked #14 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Living locally, we recently went to the Regent for the first time to try their low season steak night offer. We had a very enjoyable evening with well cooked and presented steak dishes with good quality inclusive wine and attentive service. The dining area is very pleasant and not like a typical hotel dining room having a much more intimate... More 

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Cheshire20
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Although we had a bar meal rather than one in the restaurant the experience was very enjoyable. The bar tables were all occupied when we arrived but we were assured that one would be available very soon. Since I wasn't able to stand for long, using a crutch after an operation., the waitress found a seat in reception and brought... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The food was excellent with a great choice for breakfast. Also great for an evening meal in the restaurant, although the bar had a good atmosphere.

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RegentLakes, Manager at Regent Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review we are delighted that you had a great stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Darryn Duty Manager More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Firstly the breakfast was very extensive and is served until midday and couldn't fault. The evening meal menu was also extensive with "specials" and was of a very high quality.

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate in the bar one night and liked it. So, the following night we ate in the restaurant, which was ok. Then we ate a third night in the bar again. The food was good in both the bar and the restaurant (same kitchen), but we enjoyed the atmosphere in the bar more. The only negative was that on... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The food was of such a high standard in terms of taste, quality, quantity and freshness. Despite being surrounded by restaurants we were unable to tear ourselves away from the Regent Hotel restaurant for the entire 4 night stay.

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Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Open to non - residents from 08:00 - 12:00, the Regent Hotel at Ambleside offers a warm, friendly and courteous breakfast experience. Seriously folks, the staff were fantastic, the food was a superb, cold buffet (fruits, yogurts, cereals, muffins , juices) followed by an extensive cooked menu. We opted for full English and pancakes with maple syrup and crispy bacon.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had decided on the restaurants we would visit by checking the reviews on TA (for a good hour) in Ambleside just 10 minutes walk away. I did notice decent reviews on here for the Regent but we don't generally eat at our hotel because my perception of hotel food is that it is often..Average and we thought we would... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

From first class service to top notch nosh this restaurant helped put the icing on the cake of our weekend away. The service is attentive but not crowding, friendly with out being familiar. We ate here twice on a two night stay, that's how good it was. I'm not a real soup person but the sweet potato and leak really... More 

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RegentLakes, Duty Manager at Regent Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review, we will pass on your lovely comments to our chefs as well as to Darcey aka "Melbourne" our Aussie waiter. We hope to welcome you back soon, thank you once again for the fantastic review Darryn Duty Manager More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The night we went to the Regent the restaurant was fully booked but we ate in the bar area. I had the gammon steak & my wife had the lamb burger. The gammon was fine but the burger was overcooked , dry & devoid of its natural flavour. After our knives & forks were placed across the plates they were... More 

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RegentLakes, Duty Manager at Regent Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry about your experience in the bar that particular evening, I can assure you that that is not our high standards that we set to achieve at The Regent. I will look in to the matter and make sure it does not happen again. Thank you once again for taking the time to write a review. Darryn Duty... More 

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Address: Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
Phone Number: +44 1539432254
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside

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