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Dodds Restaurant

Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9AN, England
+44 15394 32134
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (404 reviews)
“antipasti” (40 reviews)
“lasagne” (120 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9AN, England
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Despite not having booked a table, we were welcomed in. We were told it wouldn't be long for a table - which was accurate, and we could order a drink at the bar if we liked. The service was warm and attentive without being over...More

Thank stagbag
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Had to wait for table as it was very busy. It was definitely worth the wait. Great food and reasonable priced drinks served in a fantastic friendly atmosphere .

Thank mary1sm
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Friendly attentive staff, nice surroundings and good quality food cooked and presented well, we will return.

Thank carlsson
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Fab meal, good service, lovely atmosphere and not too pricey...just what we wanted for New Year meal & drinks.

Thank scousechic100
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Dodds a number of times now and have never been disappointed. The food & service are excellent- we can really recommend the duck which is currently on the menu. Whilst Dodds doesn't take bookings, the wait for a table isn't too long...More

Thank CPM2013
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We always visit Dodds Restaurant when in Ambleside meal and service excellent as usual and it's good to book New Yea's Eve. We will certainly return on our next visit

Thank Marion W
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Sought refuge from the rain at lunch time. Plenty of room and choice. We had the soup of the day and a portion of garlic bread with cheese. Just what we needed.

Thank CarlosRider
Reviewed January 2, 2016

What a great find! We had a wonderful meal at this Italian restaurant while staying in the Lake District. From the food to the staff we were very pleased. Well worth a visit.

Thank margiegirl
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Both me and my better half really enjoyed every course from the starter before the starter to the main meal. Stunning pizza and lovely chips. This place doesn't allow you to book a table so arrive early to avoid disappointment :-)

Thank Terry H
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We've eaten here several times previously, it's our 'favourite' restaurant in Ambleside although we always try other places too. You can't book and it does get very busy in the evening so may have a short wait, although we've gone early evening and never had...More

Thank Marscors
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Questions & Answers
May 12, 2017|
Response from Laszlo P | Property representative |
Yes. We are open 7 days Kind regards
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Laszlo P | Property representative |
Unfortunatelly No
Steve E
May 4, 2016|
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Response from row152 |
Dogs should not be allowed to go in anywhere where food is being served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32134
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