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Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant

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Rothay Road | Ambleside, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
+44 15394 33605
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely continental buffet breakfast and hot breakfast cooked freshly to order - if only all hotels did breakfast this way. Staff a fab and so is the food. Thye can cater for specific diets on request.

1 Thank curlyPreston
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic venue well worth a visit It deserves to receive a Michelin star for the restaurant . Delightful and comfortable a fine dining experience that we will definitely want to repeat next time we visit the lakes. The new owners are pulling out all the stops to improve all areas of the hotel and we very much look forward to... More 

1 Thank 12wicker34
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were struggling to find a restaurant in Ambleside for dinner, and by chance Rothay Manor had a table in its fine dining restaurant. From the greeting when we walked through the door with our coats being taken to be hung to the petit four with our coffee everything was fantastic!! We both had 3 courses, cumbrian crab & smoked... More 

1 Thank alexanderbarton
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location (with free parking), we had a delicious Sunday Lunch, very high quality food, locally sourced with friendly and very attentive staff. The food was well-presented and price was within the range of what i would expect to pay for a quality dining experience in the Lakes. Looking forward to returning and trying Afternoon Tea

1 Thank ICldn
Stockport, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at the hotel and made the most of the food offerings here by eating afternoon tea, dinner and breakfast the next day. We had a champagne afternoon tea in the Drawing Room. The sandwiches were varied, (duck pate croissant, smoked salmon and cucumber, a cucumber roll and a chutney and blue cheese) but in... More 

1 Thank Moose_Hunters
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a sophisticated dinner menu with good value wines. Breakfast was indeed exceptional with a fantastic choice included.

1 Thank antony770
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

On arrival at Rothay Manor Restaurant we were warmly welcomed and seated for pre-lunch drinks. Our orders were taken promptly and the staff were exemplary in every way.The food was superb and very well presented and served without delay The 4 of us each chose 2 courses from the menu and considered it excellent value. The "freebie" pre-starters were an... More 

1 Thank LastPicture
Wigan, United Kingdom
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We booked afternoon tea well in advance on a Travelzoo deal and arrived 5 minutes early. We entered the empty "reception" area, expecting to be welcomed, but we were totally ignored by the lady behind the glass screen until we found a button to press to "switch her on". Not a great welcome! We were told to go into the... More 

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1 Thank SFTWigan
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151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

It was a muggy, mid-September night and the clocks were chiming eight-minus-one! We had gathered in this fine-dining establishment to celebrate the birthday of one of our group and, desirous of food a cut-above that of the nearby Inn, had found ourselves in the restaurant of the Rothay Manor. Our expectations were high, our thirst was up and our stomachs... More 

1 Thank spycatcher007
Houston, Texas
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal and excellent service. Well worth a visit. While we were skeptical of a manor restaurant, the cuisine was on par with the very best we have enjoyed in the Lake District!

2 Thank dcrrwall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $76
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rothay Road | Ambleside, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33605
  • This restaurant is at Rothay Manor Hotel
Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant has a long standing reputation for excellent food and wine. With 2 AA rosettes we offer British cuisine served with flair and imagination. Our candlelight restaurant is open for Dinner everyday offering A La Carte or Tasting Menus. Lunch and afternoon Tea are served daily.

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