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7 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
015394 31388
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited China cottage on a Sunday evening we had called ahead to book a table and I'm glad we did as it was very busy. This is only a small place but we were greeted in a friendly manner and seated straight away. We were a party of six and all had different starters and mains, the food arrived... More 

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Oxford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small friendly restaurant serving some excellent Chinese food. Portion sizes large. I would eat there again

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Thank AnnualOxford
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a family visit on Sunday evening. We reserved a table and I would advise everyone to do so. The restaurant is not big but it is well worth a visit because the food is excellent. We all had different starters and I had Shredded Duckling and Vegetable Soup which was very tasty and Hot (not spicy). my main... More 

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Thank gangan67
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here on a sunday after reading a few reviews and deciding that it seemed to be either a 'love it' or 'hate it' type of place... I must admit that i am right down the middle. The food was decent but not fantastic, my special curry was excellent but my wife's chowmein was very bland ( even though i... More 

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altrincham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited China cottage on a Friday night at 7.30. We called ahead to book a table and I'm glad we did as it was very busy. It did seem to get quieter around 8.30. This is only a small place but we were greeted in a friendly manner and seated straight away. The food was fantastic, we had crispy... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 29 of the family gathered for a meal in the China Cottage. It was brilliant. The food was cooked to perfection and just kept coming! We hadcombination starter including, spring rolls, deep fried won ton, prawntoast and sea weed.. Crispy arromatic duck with salad and pancakes. roast pork with cashew nuts, deep fried shredded beef in sweet and... More 

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Thank angie h
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small Chinese restaurant where we were greeted and seated quickly and pleasantly. Drinks and food prices not over inflated like so many places in these tourist locations. Food was exactly as described, not jazzed up with fancy stuff you don't eat, but portion sizes that filled you up. Would be happy to recommend.

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Thank LandladyLou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Whilst staying in Ambleside this week, we had an excellent "banquet" at China Cottage. The food was tasty, well presented by attentive staff, and was really good value for money. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone fancying a Chinese meal whilst in the Ambleside area.

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Leyland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Visited recently on one of our trips to the lakes. We have been here before last year and we were net disappointed as the food, service and surroundings were really good. The prices are fair for good Chinese food and we shall return again next trip to Ambleside.

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Thank Christine C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Had a takeaway from here while on holiday, really good quality food and friendly attentive staff. Went back for another takeaway later in the week as we enjoyed the first so much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: 015394 31388
Description
Licenced chinese restaurant and take away open from 5 to 11 p.m 7 dayr a week. Happy hour 5 till 6.30 exept saterdays.We offer a wide range of authentic freshly prepared chinese dishes including a large vegetarien selection,dim sum and gluten free menus. All served with a smile in a cosy family freindly atmosphere. coach parties welcome.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?