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Regent Hotel Restaurant

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Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
+44 1539432254
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I, from Northern Ireland, have visiting Ambleside for the past 8 years. Each year we spend a week in Romney Grange at Waterside, and regularly have a meal in Regent Hotel. The food is excellent, the service is first class and the restaurant in general is most pleasant. Cost is also reasonable

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Thank HappytravellerBT436N
Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a last minute option for us, but the menu was great with a lot of choice but some unusual dishes, and was very good value for money. Service was a little haphazard - we were brought our food but had no cutlery so had to wait while the waitress returned inside and brought us some. The food was... More 

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Thank Vanessa S
Denbighshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

breakfast here is freshly cooked and hot , with a very wide choice . the evening meals are of very high quality and once you've placed your order arrives at the table within about 10 to 15 minutes , the service and food quality is excellent.

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Thank smilecalPrestatyn
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having arrived in Ambleside via boat, we had three hours to get some lunch and have a wander around before catching another boat to return to our holiday home. We thought this would be plenty of time but unfortunately we chose to eat at the Regent. An hour and a half later, we were still there and members of our... More 

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RegentLakes, General Manager at Regent Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write a review and your kind words about the quality of the food. I would like to sincerely appologise for the lack of customer service, we are currently investigating what happened to ensure this will not happen again. Regards Paul Muresan More 

The Wirral, UK
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185 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here whilst staying at Quaysiders (10% off for guests) and as always found it very good. There is an outside eating area with good quality chairs and parasols for sunny days. Good choice for adults and children. The inside area and bar is also very comfortable. Always eat here at least once whilst staying at Quaysiders.

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Thank wilsonjenny
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long walk along the Fairfield horseshoe and back we had hoped to meet our hunger with a bite to eat in glorious surroundings. Whilst my partner chose a reasonably filling vegetarian curry dish I opted for the sea bass with sautéed potatoes. I was hugely disappointed to find that for my £15.95 I was too have a small... More 

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Thank Alan W
Peterborough
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel and ate in the restaurant, though we could have eaten elsewhere. It was a wise choice. The staff were attentive and the menu was comprehensive. The food was excellent.

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Thank Uptheante
Leeds, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Came for dinner and had three course each. The Duo of lamb was excellent but the cod was dry, either over cooked or left waiting too long, everything else was good and the wine very good value. Interestingly an adjacent table complained that the steak pie meat was under cooked and tough so kitchen consistency may be an issue here.... More 

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Thank Plowst
Preston, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Reviewing the food taken in the bar as dogs are not allowed in the restaurant. We only ate here one night (in the bar not restaurant because we had our 2 dogs with us, & were tucked away around the corner!), unfortunately we found service to be lacking. The main reason for this being that after finishing our main courses,... More 

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Thank Denise T
West Drayton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Come here when we stay at the Lake House for evening meals - always very tasty, quite good value for money and nice and clean restaurant. Shame about the resident fly which seems to always be flying around!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 1539432254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?