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7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, 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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  • 42
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 14
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Generally a good Chinese restaurant

We were staying in Ambleside for a few nights and stumbled across this little Chinese just over the road from our B&B. To be completely honest when I first walked in the restaurant I regretted it, but felt too awkward to walk out again. It is tiny, and there was a constant flow of people in there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I think this place must be under new management because the quality of food is a lot worse than it used to be. I had a takeaway of boiled rice with sweet and sour chicken. The chicken did not taste nice at all and was definitely not chicken breast. It was rubbery and wasn't good at all. I don't thin... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were staying in Ambleside for a few nights and stumbled across this little Chinese just over the road from our B&B. To be completely honest when I first walked in the restaurant I regretted it, but felt too awkward to walk out again. It is tiny, and there was a constant flow of people in there collecting takeaways that... More 

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Leyland
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very good Chinese Restaurant. We ate hear as it was very close to the place we we staying at and it had a good deal called 'Happy Hour' from 5 to 6.30PM and at this time the reasonable prices are even better. You can have a soup, starter and a main for £8.50 a person. We both had chicken and... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about China Cottage

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

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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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