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China Cottage

7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Ranked #60 of 93 Restaurants in Ambleside
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, 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
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We had a very good meal, we both had soup.mine was crab and sweetcorn and my husband had the hot and sour one, both where excellent, but the hot one was very HOT. free crackers helped !!!. Next we had King Prawn with tomatoes, Prawn fried rice, amd sweet and sour sauce. It was excellent. I even managed to use... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I went with my boyfriend as this restaurant was just down the road from where we were staying. We read another review about there being a noisy kitchen fan and the food not being all that good, but decided to try anyway. We had the same experience though unfortunately. We ordered special fried rice, which was very watery and contained... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A really nice Chinese restaurant close to the town. Extensive menu with excellent service. Had a lovely meal here with a bottle of wine and it was very good value for money

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Nottingham
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Having read other reviews we decided this would be the best Chinese in Ambleside. We were seated right next to the kitchen even though the restaurant wasn't busy - all we could hear were pots being clanged and a very loud extractor fan. I had chow mein, it was bland and very watery. Overall we were very disappointed. Wouldn't recommend... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Food was gorgeous and really reasonably priced! Just took it back to our hotel and had a glass of wine after a long day!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you are satisfied with a distinctly average Chinese then this place is right up your street. It is the definition of average Chinese food. The staff are very pleasant and the service is good. The menu is also remarkably well priced, however, the food is quite simply disappointing. The "crispy shredded chilli beef" consisted of a woeful sweet and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have never been tempted to try this restaurant before as it is just outside of the main hub of Ambleside. Their menu is extensive both for food and drink and we had a mixed selection of starters, main courses and drinks. They are happy to tweak dishes to suit your taste. We found the staff very polite and helpful... More

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West Midlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Staying 2 miles outside ambleside, phoned an order through was advised if we spent £35, we could have free delivery. Spent £36, however driver advised there was a £4 delivery charge!! Chips (ordered for kids) were black never seen chips as burnt as these. Prawn sweet and sour was soggy batter with viniger flavoured sauce, was appalling

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This restaurant is slightly off the main centre. however, it is within walking distance. We were pleasantly surprised.The service was excellent, food was tasty, overall good value for money. We will definitely visit during our next ambleside trip. This restaurant was much better in terms of service, food and value for money compared to the jintana Thai restaurant we visited... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Little restaurant in a converted house Found this almost by accident while trying to park for some shopping. Friendly chinese, great food.

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