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The Bar & Grill at Waterhead

Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
+44 15394 32566
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We called here for lunch one day during our holiday. It was superb! The server immediately informed us of the length of wait for the pizzas which meant our expectations were realistic. The pizzas were delicious particularly the goats cheese one. The bar staff and...More

Thank Daisydaisytiger
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really great Resturante good food good value and very friendly staff. Thanks for making our day even more special

Thank bandbhappy
Reviewed yesterday

We were staying at the Waterhead Hotel and had booked for dinner here as part of a Sleep & Dinner package. We were overall pleased with the meal - it was generally well cooked with the highlight being the Langoustine Bisque starter. My main of...More

Thank Tomby1
Reviewed 2 days ago

They fitted us in without a reservation so we were very grateful and for the most part the meal was good, the staff friendly and attentive. The lamb certainly 'melted in the mouth' and was flavoursome. The only contention was with the starters; the bisque...More

Thank Ged H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found a table outside looking out over the lake, and order inside at the bar very friendly staff . We all ordered different foods and when they arrived the presentation of the food was scrumptious and it didn't disappoint. One had the battered fish...More

Thank cjooles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good. We just ordered a pizza and sat outside in the Garden with great views across the lake, though it is on the main Road, was still very pleasant. We were told when ordering that the pizzas would take about 45 minutes,...More

Thank barryp589
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish and chips are fantastic. Pizzas at lunch time are very special. Great view of the lake. A good spot for lunch or a bar meal.

Thank Dorothy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having entertained our young niece to an exciting morning at Brockhole we travelled by boat to Ambleside for lunch at Waterhead. We visit the Lakes on several occasions each year as we live not far away and we normally eat at the Waterhead as, until...More

Thank Lesley M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location but our experience wasn't enjoyable. The service was poor and the pizza was horrible.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food excellent and not too pricey ,good friendly service,beautiful surroundings . Definitely worth a visit especially on a nice day where you can sit outside and enjoy the views .

Thank swgrants
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32566
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  • This restaurant is at Waterhead Hotel
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