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Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro

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2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG , England
015394 34666
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cool place - friendly staff and great cocktails - good atmosphere, will definitely call back next time in Ambleside

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Thank Andrew B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed lovely cocktails one rainy afternoon, really knowledgeable barman who knew his stuff and would highly recommend the Porn Star Martini. A few more cushions, candles etc would have added to the comfort and most wine bars do put a few little salty nibbles out with your drinks which would have been nice....a win for the bar too as you... More 

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Thank Angie0108
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great wine and cocktail bar with a small outside seating area and the most helpful barman. He was so polite and made suggestions as to what we could try next. Management should be very proud of the customer service he provides, he was the reason we returned three nights running. Wish I'd got his name so you could give him... More 

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Thank Jeanlee2014
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We picked Lucy4 as my girlfriend had visited previously for tapas. They have stopped serving food at this location and have moved food over the main restaurant across the street, Lucy's On A Plate (please see our other review). We were the only people in at 5pm on a Thursday night, never the less, the barman Nico (Polish fella from... More 

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Thank Route66-2012
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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788 reviews
564 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Went in for a glass of wine but we decided to stay and down 2 bottles between 4 of us. Lovely staff giving excellent reviews and recommendations on wine. Definately worth a visit.

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Thank Jilllian
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

we were going to the cinema and wanted a drink before hand.The local pubs were very busy but this is a lovely little place with very knowledgeable staff and excellent selection of wines

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Thank Pat M
Preston, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The barman could have sold us anything at any price but instead recommended a £15 bottle of Grillo that we had never tried before, it was excellent, well done!

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Thank TrueBlue1968
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Never been here before, lovey place, staff really nice but the cocktails were not up to standard of many of the places we have been to. When I went to pay the man asked me how my drink was ( Lucy woo) I said it was average could not taste any alcohol at all as Too much ice and too... More 

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Thank Sharon W
Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Visited Good Friday, service was dreadful and the over priced food was even worse. Sent the steak back and the fish and chips my other half had would of been better on the pier at Blackpool. Very bad start to our break, however better restaurants are just a few steps away. Must do better Lucy 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, to add insult to... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Visited here with a few work colleagues and found it very good. There was eight of us, and so we found that having a 'meze' and sharing all the dishes - was in ideal option. There was nothing we didn't like, we had lots of different dishes - too many to mention individually! The wine flowed and the service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $32
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St Mary's Lane,, Ambleside LA22 9DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: 015394 34666
Description
Lucy4 Wine Bar & Bistro is tucked away in the backstreets of Ambleside and is a combination of cockt4ils, wines, continental and local bottled beers, soft drinks, together with a wide range of mix and match style food ... it's not exactly tapas in that the portions are bigger than tapas and a little more interesting in variety. It's a fun and fiendish place 4 everyone ... Ideal 4 Individuals, Perfect 4 Parties, Cosy 4 Couples and Fun 4 Families. Live Acoustic guitar most Sundays from 9pm. Open daily from 5pm and last food orders at 10.30pm. Set on two levels, with entrances at both - outside decking area as well as small, compact bar area. Friendly staff, all in all an interestingly, different dining experience - if you do anything ... do a chocolate fondue - be a Devil and try Lucy4!

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