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Linthwaite House

Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
(015394) 88600
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $59 - $76
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Linthwaite House Hotel restaurant overlooking Lake Windermere in the sublime Lake District is a very special place indeed. With views that would have thrilled Wordsworth, Linthwaite House Hotel has chosen luxurious, tasteful interiors to please even the most jaded urbanite and the kitchen, under chef Simon Bolsover, is daring and modern too. Fresh, local ingredients conspire in a signature dish like 60 Degree Herdwick Lamb with braised neck kataifi, cep and kidney risotto. Choose from light lunch menu on the terrace, daily changing table d’hote menu or simpler a la carte in the elegant dining room, with its vast mirror collection, in the evenings, vegetarian menu, or trad Sunday lunch, all accompanied by a blistering global wine list.
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Malpas, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Delightful setting for afternoon tea on a Spring day Party of four, having visited Linthwaite house several times previously. This time enjoying their afternoon tea. Lovely fresh sandwiches and delightful scones and lovely varied cakes. Maybe a stronger balance in savouries would achieve perfection. The teas were delicious and as always the service impeccable !

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Wonderful gardens and views ! Exceptional Evening meal ! Superb service and caring , efficient staff !

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Just spent our first one night stay at the hotel and while not cheap it is worth every penny. Location, food, staff and hotel are all fantastic. Great stay and a big thank you to all staff

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Certainly the chef at Linthwaite is on trend with the latest techniques and flavour combinations, Champagne foam, confit duck, etc etc. The fixed price four course menus is excellent value at just £52 with a lovely restaurant area tastefully decorated in a classically modern style. Prior to dinner drinks are served in their sitting rooms in front of open fires.... More

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london
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Visited with family to take advantage of 2 for 1 deal, £56 for 2. Eaten here several times for lunch and once previously for dinner. It is silver service, fine dining. Described as a 4 course meal but really 3 courses with a tasty canape whilst having drinks in the lounge. Although a Monday the Restaurant was nearly full in... More

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I think the title says it all. We have dined at many very well respected places. I dont think that any of them have bettered the Linthwaite. Just to add, the tasting menu was fantastic and i'd say the best afternoon tea i've had anywhere. Michael, Rebecca & Sam Worden

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My partner and I took advantage of a two-for-one offer to have dinner at this delightful hotel.The staff were friendly and welcoming from the moment of arrival,the food was superb and beautifully presented,and the whole ambience of the place was a delight.A most enjoyable and memorable dining experience.

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York, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My boyfriend really enjoyed his meal and Linthwaite itself, however I didn't, so we compromised on a three score. From his perspective the place was lovely and the food quite good which is only fair to say. I agree the hotel was lovely, however other than the canapes, which were tasty and inventive, I really didn't enjoy the rest of... More

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Our first visit but with friends who eat here regularly. We benefitted from the 2 for 1 offer (£52). We enjoyed a glass of excellent white wine whilst ordering, and between us, managed to sample a good range of dishes. All were cooked and presented in an excellent way, served with enthusiasm and professionalism by the staff. The restaurant was... More

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windermere
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Ate here with a friend. We live locally so usually just come when the winter dinner deal is on. The place is fabulous as are the staff. The food was lovely, although we both found our main courses too salty. I don't like salt at all! But did eat all my meal - lamb. My dining partner had beef and... More

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