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Amba

106 Ashley Road | Hale, Altrincham WA14 2UN, England
0161 928 2343
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Ranked #20 of 115 restaurants in Altrincham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I have visited Ambassador twice this year and I was not disappointed. The first time I visited it with friends and the second with my partner. The second time we have not made a reservation. However, they told us that a table would be available in an hour and it was. Food is very nice and I'm quite picky eater... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Having lived in Hale for a couple of years I have always been meaning to try Amba! How regrettable. The staff were miserable and disinterested, the steak was not cooked to request - I have eaten the same requested Medium/Rare in France and this was much rarer! I was charged £2 extra for an additional minuscule portion of peppercorn sauce... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I first started eating at Amba back in September 2013. My wife can be very picky and had to take some persuading to try something off the menu. From that first visit I would say we have been back around ten times and never once had a bad meal nor bad service. The staff are amazing and... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Service and ambiance perfect as always but the food was symptomatic of either a poor chef or cheaper ingredients. Steak was chewy and every item was more reminiscent of Fawlty Towers than a perfect meal as every time before. Such a shame as the place is perfect but smacks of cost cutting or problems in the kitchen. Will not be... More

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altrincham, cheshire
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I can highly recommend this restaurant. They have a modest price Set Menu in addition to a wide a la Carte choice. The food is well presented, imaginative and very tasty. The front of house staff are excellent. Give it a try.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Being a regular eater out in restaurants across the country, nothing beats coming home and eating out locally. Amba does the job admirably. Good good & drinks, solid service and pleasant atmosphere. Always a winner.

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Lytham
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit to Amba. Ate off the set lunch menu. Lovely food well presented. Good service by an enthusiastic staff, nice decor and ambiance. Value was also good for a restaurant of this standard. Will certainly visit again when in the area.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Been ambassador a few times now and we are never disappointed fantastic food and staff are really welcoming this is most definitely one of my top restaurants :D

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manchester
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111 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal to celebrate my daughters birthday. I've been to Amba a few times and consistently good. This time I had duck breast which was fabulous, cooked lovely and pink and a huge portion. I will come back here. Food and service consistently good.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had a two hour business lunch at AMBA. The service was attentive and perfect as always without being at all intrusive or clock watching. The food was lovely and presented so beautifully. The owners have transformed the site that until the late 70's was a bicycle and moped shop, then Hale Wine Bar into a really cultured and special... More

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