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7 lake road,, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, 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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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 14
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    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
Nice little restaurant

This is a quaint little Chinese restaurant which is clean and serves nice reasonably priced Chinese food. Service is good and the is great for a family for a casual bite to eat!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Tina K
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is a quaint little Chinese restaurant which is clean and serves nice reasonably priced Chinese food. Service is good and the is great for a family for a casual bite to eat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I went with my boyfriend when we staying in ambleside for a few nights. Very small, but still comfortable to talk. The service was quick and the food was amazing!

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The title says it all! I honestly didn't believe that Chinese food could ever be this bad. The food containers were half full and the food was poor. If you are visiting Ambleside then I think you will be disappointed by the offering.

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Barrow-in-furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

As we live nearby my husband and I have eaten here many times Always fresh and good food. Nice service and very clean

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Ordered a take away consisting of beef cooked with ginger, king prawn curry and an egg fried rice. Egg fried rice was a bit greasy. The beef was a bit tough in places, prawn curry was lovely with lots of king prawns. It was good that they honoured our discount that Heart of the Lakes company had said that they... More 

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Dudley, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a very popular place and was always very busy. Only small inside. The food was really tasty and plenty of it. We had the early menu special - £8.50 pp for Soup, Starter and main meal, which included noodles and egg fried rice.

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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 69 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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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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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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