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China Cottage

7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Ranked #60 of 92 restaurants in Ambleside
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Licenced chinese restaurant and take away open from 5 to 11 p.m 7 dayr a week. Happy hour 5 till 6.30 exept saterdays.We offer a wide range of authentic freshly prepared chinese dishes including a large vegetarien selection,dim sum and gluten free menus. All served with a smile in a cosy family freindly atmosphere. coach parties welcome.
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

AWFUL,EXPENSIVE,DIRTY,!!!!! Ten of us went the set meal is NOT VALUE for money my friend found a black hair on her plate which we mentioned but just got a smile....We will not return ....but the squid starter was nice for £7+

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Mold, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Looking for somewhere to eat on the Saturday. As most places needed to be booked for a table. We thought we would give this ago.. Looking from the outside didn't want to bother. But my partner said give it a go, and what a delight it was, food was great, good price a little cramped but food fantastic. A must... More

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suffolk
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very expensive nice staff decor ok but 50 quid for a set meal for 2 plus drinks makes it the most expensive chinese we have had .Better places about,

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice this visit to Ambleside. The food is super and the owner very accommodating. We had a young child with us and nothing was to much trouble for the staff. Top marks

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have eaten here in the past and enjoyed our meals. On this occasion we decided to eat early and take advantage of the early bird - discount offer pre 6.30pm. The food and service were excellent = and very good value. Recommended

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is a review of the food only - we got a takeaway rather than eating in. Which was where the start of the problem was. For lurking in the bag was not my "Kung Po Duck" but "Fried Chicken in Lemon Sauce". Of course had I eaten in, we could have had the mistake rectified. But this is fundamental.... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We dined here twice when visiting Ambleside. First visit we had the happy hour menu which was very tasty and amazing value. Second visit we went a la carte when I had the best fillet steak cantonese ever. Friendly and welcoming-highly recommended.

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Warrington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Takeaway from the China cottage was bland and a bit flavourless, will be sticking with the lucky dragon next time.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Not the most luxurious Chinese restaurant we've ever eaten in & also a little cramped, but the food was very good. We opted for the £18 a head banquet consisting of a mixed platter to start followed by crispy duck pancakes then 3 different main courses served with fried rice. All the food was piping hot & was not over... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Late decision to eat here, welcoming and comfortable. Delicious food, plenty of choice, full of flavour and very reasonably priced.

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