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Bar & Grill at Waterhead

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
+44 (0)1539 432566
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Ranked #20 of 95 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $65 - $65
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Food and service were good, nice atmosphere, but pets were allowed inside, including the carpeted dining areas, which was not a great idea.

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ENGLAND
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great views from both restaurant and grill bar. Had afternoon tea - very elegant ! Good food. Good selection of drinks ( especially cocktails my husband says ! ) Not keen on dogs however in the dining areas.

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Sunderland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very good quality food, wine and cocktails. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Fish and chips- fab! Home made soup is very good. Great quality wine and good cocktails! Fantastic views and great staff in lovely surroundings.

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Cumbernauld, Glasgow
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Liked everything couldn't fault the place, great choice of dishes and reasonable wine list. Great service.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We visited with some friends from Australia and we were so impressed we returned the following evening as we were staying in Ambleside. It is a very impressive location and the food does not let the establishment down, in fact it enhances the evening. The staff were very attentive, but not overbearing, and very helpful to such an extent that... More

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Liverpool
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a late dinner here, weather was a bit miserable but the lakes still looked impressive! Restaurant was nice, but I booked a few weeks in advance and the menu had changed since booking so double check before you go! Food was lovely, if a bit pricey, but the overall ambience was worth it. There are speakers relaying Beatrix Potter... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Family lunch, setting and location excellent, food top quality, service needs a little improvement, training new staff we assumed. Will return.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Yes like the Hotel the food was excellent, I had a steak that melted in the mouth. The Breakfast menu has a large choice and cooked fresh to order.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Not quite sure what went wrong with our meal, my son ordered beef medallions and twice was tried to be given a beef burger. Only after my requesting an audience with the Manager did it get put right. I ordered fish & chips as I had seen it was a big portion served on an oval plate. Sadly mine looked... More

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

A perfect place to visit. Sat outside watching the day go by, overlooking the lake. Had Burger and fries, my wife had fish sandwich and fries. Felt looked after, smart place. Worth a visit as right by the Lake boats.

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