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Linthwaite House

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Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
(015394) 88600
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Description: Linthwaite House Hotel restaurant overlooking Lake Windermere in the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food Excellently Priced

We visited Linthwaite House, as a party of 5, for lunch with friends The hotel has a lovely gentle ambiance and its elevated position above Lake Windermere means that you can enjoy some stunning views. The fixed price lunch menu offers a choice of 3 starters, main courses & desserts, with one in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited Linthwaite House, as a party of 5, for lunch with friends The hotel has a lovely gentle ambiance and its elevated position above Lake Windermere means that you can enjoy some stunning views. The fixed price lunch menu offers a choice of 3 starters, main courses & desserts, with one in each section being vegetarian. The food was... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A three course lunch in which literally every mouthful was delicious! Wonderful views & the most relaxed setting.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There are some places that just feel right the minute you walk through the door and Linthwaite is very much one of those. From the minute you enter the welcoming reception you feel the stresses of everyday life slip from your shoulders. I loved the attention to detail, even the corridors had been "planned" with strategically placed stacks of old... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My partner and I had the tasting dinner. Excellent from start to finish. Reasonable sized portions. All well worth the money. Good wine selection. Charming place to sit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very nice place, top recommended, service excellent, food excellent, I had carrot soup and risotto, made by the book, location is amassing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Just had an excellent two course lunch here with friends. Excellent service and food, we had coffee overlooking the Lake on a beautiful day! Definitely 5 star plus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Went here for a birthday afternoon tea & evening meal. Amazing location overlooking lake Windermere & with a huge wrap-around conservatory to take in the views. The afternoon tea was beautifully served with a good selection of sandwiches & cakes/scones. Though once everything had been served the staff seemed to disappear & we would have to walk to reception for... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Friendly welcome. Beautiful views and lovely gardens. Enjoyed aperitifs sitting on big squishy sofa looking down towards the garden and lake. Elegant dining room with relaxing feel. Food was presented beautifully and tastes were wonderful, obviously a great chef. The selection of breads were good and left on the table, which were hard to resist! Service of a very professional... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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179 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We ate here on two occasions as part of a couple of days well earned rest. For me its certainly a 'special' restaurant / meal in that its not something Id do on a regular basis, not because its not that good but mainly out of personal choice and unless your particularly 'well heeled' it would certainly have an impact... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Lovely afternoon, sun shining Nice hotel, view amazing Food very nice and plentiful It should be a Cumbria challenge to finish everything, nice to be able to take what's left home in a box and share with the kids! Service was efficient, polite but you did get the distinct feeling that the residents were priority, they got a little chat... More 

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Additional Information about Linthwaite House

Address: Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
Phone Number: (015394) 88600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Average Prices: USD 55 - 70
Cuisine: European, British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: (015394) 88600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55 - 70
  • Cuisine: European, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

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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