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Lucy's on a Plate

Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
+44 (0)1539 431191
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Ranked #37 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Price range: $16 - $47
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Lucy's on a plate has been operational now for over 20 years and offers a unique and quirky dining experience - everchanging but the ethos remaining the same - catering for a variety of different palates - especially popular for the range of gluten free dishes and delicious desserts ... over 30 desserts daily made on the premises from Borrowdale Sticky Banana Pudding through to Apple and Almond Eve's Pudding as well as innovative and inventive temptations. Ensure you book for the evening menu and you could find yourself mentioned in dispatches-great for birthdays and special occasions - there's a lovely large table for bigger groups (up to 16) and special celebrations are most welcome, without destroying the romantic ambience in the evening - the menu is changed daily with a wide range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes(gluten free again marked clearly on the menus)! Join us for Brunch and Lunch at Lucy's from 12pm, Sunday Lunches (on Sundays of course!) and lots of choice throughout the week. Lucy's chooses locally to cook globally. Dine or drink ... with friends, family, loved ones or on your own - Lucy's is a place that once discovered - you'll never forget.
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We have eaten at Lucy's on 3 separate occasions and always been impressed with their choice and quality food. It is always busy with a lovely ambience so you have to book in advance.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely food, quirky staff ( for all good reasons! ). Really nice they keep one side of the restaurant for people with dogs. Menu is definitely original, you'll understand when you read it! But true to their word, the steak really is the best! Thanks Lucy!

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Once again had a great meal at Lucy's. My wife mentioned it was our anniversary when she booked and we had balloons on the table - not sure I wanted them but a nice thought all the same.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

No complaints but menu is so "arty" that it is difficult to read. Food good. Worth a second visit but take a torch!

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Lucyonaplate, Guest Relations Manager at Lucy's on a Plate, responded to this review

Dear Michael F. Thank you for your review ... I am pleased that you thought our food good and will be delighted to see you when you next visit ... We have torches if you wish ... but we can turn the lighting up a bit if its too dark ... we also have a collection of glasses that you... More

Whitby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We saw this place on our exploration of Ambleside, off the main road, and thought it looked lovely. We went in to book a meal for our anniversary for the Sunday evening. On asking to book a table, the guy at the desk said yet, then walked off, leaving us standing there not knowing what was happening. There was no... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The lady the day before was very friendly and we were going to stop for a coffee but no light lunches so went elsewhere - as so friendly and great for dogs we thought we would go back for evening meal so went last night - staff overly helpful but guess just trying to be nice but was just asked... More

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Lucyonaplate, Guest Relations Manager at Lucy's on a Plate, responded to this review

Dear RuthK35, Thank you for posting a review on Trip Advisor and we value your comments. However,I am disappointed to read your comments for a number of reasons. Firstly, you state the you were going to stop for coffee but we didn't do light lunches ... I am not sure if you actually read the menu? We do open sandwiches,... More

Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to Lucy's on a friends recommendation and were not disappointed One of our party needs a gluten free menu and the choice was very good Service was prompt and the quality of the food was very good, the dessert menu runs to 2 pages!! We had 3 courses, all different choices and everyone had clean plates by the... More

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We pre booked for an early dining at 6pm with our family and 2 small children. Showed to a lovely spacious table with plenty of space between the tables. Lovely pleasant staff albeit we had to wait for the menus to be printed but when they arrived the choices were sublime! Brilliant children's menus, super menu for adults. Quite pricey... More

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London UK
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I would like to give this six stars. The restaurant is friendly and informal with a good atmosphere. The food is outstanding and there is an enormous choice. We first went 6 years ago and the quality is just as good, maybe better. This is definitely one to visit!

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Excellent food in a lovely setting. Don't forget to book and then read the introduction to that evenings menu (as all bookings get a mention - great touch)

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Additional Information about Lucy's on a Plate

Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1539 431191
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 47
Cuisine: British

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