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China Cottage

7 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 31388
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
7 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

had a take away from this restaurant. spent £60 plus. this is a very average chinese to be honest everything was quite tasteless. the best thing was the hot and source soup which in actual fact was delicious. salt and pepper ribs were only bite...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We are a family of all vegetarians and one vegan. We visited this restaurant last year and had fabulous meal and thought that we would try again this Easter and happily we were not disappointed. We always order a selection of dishes and then all...More

Thank SBran2014
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Easter weekend, had a sit down as every thai was fully booked, tiny ribs which were all bone supposed to be salt and pepper not good and tasteless spring rolls, i thought main course couldnt be any worse!! Wrong chicken fried rice arrived colourless and...More

Thank marie p
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We've always been visitors here either for take away or to dine in the restaurant. Thankfully we were shattered on our last night so opted for take away and so saved some money. Raw chicken in one dish led to all chicken dishes being cautiously...More

Thank greekmuse2014
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Went to the China Cottage a week or so ago, it was ok,only small,when we got their it was busy so put upstairs ,food , well I have never had such tiny Ribs, you had to put them between your finger and thumb to eat,not...More

Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Really nice vegetarian selection. A very well done mock duck dish and a cashew dish. Lovely hot and sour soup. Worth a visit.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic takeaway from here last week. Piping hot, plentiful, extremely tasty and very well priced. Couldn't fault it, one of the best Chinese meals I have had for a while.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

I've been an I frequent diner here for the past 10 years or so. It's never been anything more than average buts it's been OK and better than the Lucky Dragon in Compston Toad. Today I came in for a take-away which turned out to...More

Thank Andy810
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We came across this place totally by accident, there is nothing fancy about it but the foods is great and for a reasonable price too. The waitress was lovely and couldn't do enough for us. As a vegetarian I have problems finding places with a...More

Thank Anne-Marie V
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Terribly sorry to have to write this honest review, but this was probably the worst chinese I've ever had. We were told to go to the Lucky Dragon but unfortunately was shut for their annual holiday, so went here instead. I have never had chow...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
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: +44 15394 31388
Licensed Chinese restaurant and take away open from 5 to 11 p.m 7 days a week. Happy hour 5 till 6.30 except Saturdays. We offer a wide range of authentic freshly prepared Chinese dishes including a large vegetarian selection, dim sum and gluten free menus. All served with a smile in a cosy family friendly atmosphere. Coach parties welcome.
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