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Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro

2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG , England
015394 34666
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Ranked #52 of 92 restaurants in Ambleside
Price range: $5 - $32
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Tapas, Continental, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Meal was reasonable but we had better in our week in Amble side. Chose about 6 Tapas and were all OK but nothing special. The board outside advertises a special experience but we must have missed it!

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a reservation for 8pm on a Sunday evening and arrived to find the restaurant very quiet with only two other tables occupied in the section where we were seated. We were provided with menus but waited a considerable time to be asked if we wanted drinks and having ordered a cocktail and glass of wine there was another... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Staff were friendly, approachable and chatty, good, authentic music and great atmosphere. Cocktails were superb!!!!!!!

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Far too cramped, one of our party had to stand up every 2 minutes to let the staff pass to serve good to the other table. They forgot about us so couldn't order more drinks or ask for our desert. No disabled facilities despite requesting this on booking. Ladies, upstairs and card terminal only available upstairs; our party member, in... More

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My sister booked a table for twelve of us at Lucy4 based on it's glowing web site and reviews , for dinner on a Saturday night in June. We were under the impression that on arrival we could enjoy cocktails in the bar before being seated. Far from it ! We were ushered into a dank basement room where we... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Where to start. Served walnut bread to a lady with a nut allergy despite being pre warned and having that acknowledged by email. Fortunately someone else tasted it first. Waited an hour and a half between main course and desserts. Had to ask to order drinks. Only served one round then ignored us pretty much for the rest of the... More

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Sale, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have just got back from a hen weekend in the Lake District and for the Saturday evening we decided to get a taxi into Ambleside and go to Lucy 4's. We were a party of 12 that included a person who relied heavily on a wheelchair and another who had a nut allergy. This meal had been pre-booked so... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Me and my mum visited lucys 4, on a weekend break to Ambleside. The weather was lovely so we wanted to sit outside, there were no seats free at that time so I asked the waiter if he could reserve us a table once it became available. He was very polite. Once we were seated the service was very attentive... More

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Bucks.
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Popped in here for a cocktail on our way to dinner elsewhere. The friendly staff made us a couple of mean mojitos. They were truly excellent and just the ticket on a warm sunny evening. Decor was funky and cosy. We had a look at the menu for interest and would definitely come back again for something to eat. Lovely... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had a lovely evening, few drinks in the wine bar, then headed over to the restaurant for a delicious meal to end a great lake district weekend

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