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Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro

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Mediterranean, Tapas, Continental, Wine Bar
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2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG , England
015394 34666
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro is tucked away in the backstreets of Ambleside and...
Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro is tucked away in the backstreets of Ambleside and is a combination of cockt4ils, wines, continental and local bottled beers, soft drinks, together with a wide range of mix and match style food ... it's not exactly tapas in that the portions are bigger than tapas and a little more interesting in variety. It's a fun and fiendish place 4 everyone ... Ideal 4 Individuals, Perfect 4 Parties, Cosy 4 Couples and Fun 4 Families. Live Acoustic guitar most Sundays from 9pm. Open daily from 5pm and last food orders at 10.30pm. Set on two levels, with entrances at both - outside decking area as well as small, compact bar area. Friendly staff, all in all an interestingly, different dining experience - if you do anything ... do a chocolate fondue - be a Devil and try Lucy4!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cocktails in Ambleside

Ambience great and staff welcoming and informative about cocktail menu. Good news was that although the cocktails were cocktail price, the mocktails weren't at £2.50 each.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Bar scene
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We pitched up late on a busy Friday night in Ambleside. Lucy4 accommodated us hungry travellers with ease. We went for a huge selection from the tapas menu. Lots to choose from and great wines too. We finished the night off with a few cocktails. Very friendly staff, lovely environment and chilled tunes. Perfect.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Ambience great and staff welcoming and informative about cocktail menu. Good news was that although the cocktails were cocktail price, the mocktails weren't at £2.50 each.

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Lancashire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Went here for a cocktail after a night out in ambleside, staff lovely but we ordered two cocktails, which took a long time to arrive and tbh found them way too expensive for nothing special, £8 for a shot of vodka, prosecco and bit of mango & pineapple juice, have had much better. nice quirky place but don't think I'll... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Was here last Saturday night for a post curry drink. After the very friendly and knowledgeable host had explained in great detail his fine selection of red wines we opted for a great bottle of Prosseco. As it was late at night it was pretty dark outside and alley full of pot holes etc , not very safe after a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Slightly quirky bistro type food which is absolutely delicious and the staff are all really helpful and pleasant. The atmosphere is relaxed and this is a great place to eat in Ambleside.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

New manager, revised menus and fabulous ! Tapas was fresh, fragrant and flavourful. We had Sizzing Prawns, Tenderloin beef, Thai fish cakes , chicken skewers , beef kofta and fabulous red wine ( chosen after tasting two recommendations) Finally the mojito's .....,, we have recently returned from our honeymoon in Cuba where we tasted the best mojito's in Havana but... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Fantastic wine and cocktails. Outside sitting available but not a nice outlook, and alley full of bins. Food smelt delicious while there but we only had drinks so cant comment.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I wanted to buy a nice dinner for my brother and sister in law as they have taken care of me while I'm visiting from the U.S. The food was tasty although it would have been better if there had been gap between the various dishes arriving at the table which is what I would expect from somewhere serving Tapas.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We thought the restaurant had a good atmosphere suited to its surrounding. Pre evening drinks relaxed the mood, food was good, presented well in good proportions and fairly priced. Post meal cocktail was great. The factor that makes this restaurant well worth a return visit is the welcome we received from the staff and the continued good service throughout the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

For pre or post-dinner drinks, this is a must! We loved it so much we visited on consecutive nights. Talented mixologists who know how to prepare a first-rate martini, and a cool ambience that's perfect for couples or larger gatherings.

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Additional Information about Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro

Address: 2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG , England
Phone Number: 015394 34666
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
Average Prices: USD $5 to $32
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Continental, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: 015394 34666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $32
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Continental, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene

Description

Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro is tucked away in the backstreets of Ambleside and is a combination of cockt4ils, wines, continental and local bottled beers, soft drinks, together with a wide range of mix and match style food ... it's not exactly tapas in that the portions are bigger than tapas and a little more interesting in variety. It's a fun and fiendish place 4 everyone ... Ideal 4 Individuals, Perfect 4 Parties, Cosy 4 Couples and Fun 4 Families. Live Acoustic guitar most Sundays from 9pm. Open daily from 5pm and last food orders at 10.30pm. Set on two levels, with entrances at both - outside decking area as well as small, compact bar area. Friendly staff, all in all an interestingly, different dining experience - if you do anything ... do a chocolate fondue - be a Devil and try Lucy4!

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