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7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Licenced chinese restaurant and take away open from 5 to 11 p.m 7 dayr a...
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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  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food

We had take away from this restaurant it was good, we had four different dishes to share between us all four dishes were nice. Quick service

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
EssieEd
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We had take away from this restaurant it was good, we had four different dishes to share between us all four dishes were nice. Quick service

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a small restaurant on the outskirts of Ambleside. It provided fairly standard chinese food all of which was entirely satisfactory but could never be classed as outstanding.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I have had a lot of Chinese food but the China Cottage has always provided fantastic Chinese food that has been consistently good throughout the years. Thoroughly recommend eating here or getting take out. Always delicious and a great atmosphere!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent Food one of the best chinese meals we have had, shame its no local to us will defiantly be going back. Great choice a group of four, two vegetarians.

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Cumbernauld, Scotland, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We booked a table here after seeing great reviews on Trip Advisor. We weren't disappointed. Great meal at a reasonable price with nice friendly service. You know a restaurant is good if the local Chinese population eat there. Upstairs a large table of locals were enjoying the same food as us. Good enough for them, good enough for us. You... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Nothing pretentious - good Chinese food, reasonably priced. It seems to do extremely well for takeaways, but we have found the welcome and the service very good on our visits - and it's always been open, unlike the Jade Garden.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Straightforward and traditional Chinese restaurant. Very freshly cooked dishes - wide choice too. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. NO doubt this is a local favourite which has been here for years but is none the worse for that. If I lived here I'd be a regular.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Had a lovely meal here - it was quite busy but we were early and got fitted in - food was lovely and staff very friendly and helpful - would return next time we are here.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The food is good and service also. However my one complaint and it's been this way for as long as we have used it. If you get a take away. Unless you get a fried rice dish main course, any forms of rice you order will need reheating when you get home. For some reason the take away rice is... More 

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Reigate
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

we've been coming here once a year for many years. Service. Was quick and friendly, food was served hot and tasted good. Prices are sensible. It's a small restaurant with a traditional English Chinese food menu. Will visit next year when we come back to Ambleside despite the slightly intrusive kitchen fan!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: 015394 31388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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