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The Log House

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Grill, Steakhouse
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Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DN, England
+44 15394 31077
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11:59 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:59 am - 9:00 pm
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here for an evening meal. The service was quick and polite. I ordered a bottle of prosecco and was told that they had sold out. The waitress offered us a different type of processco at the same price which I thought was a really nice touch. Myself and my husband both ordered the rib eye steak these arrived... More 

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Thank Chaynes33
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A really lovely meal in a smart restaurant with a smart interior and Mediterranean feel outdoors. My goats cheese bruschetta and salmon steak were excellent and the garlic mushrooms and moules were highly praised by my husband too. Great customer service by the young waitress, who made sure she returned with a cooler for the very fine Sauvignon blanc. Although... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sat on outside table with dog. Pleasantly unusual menu (Scandinavian influence?) and delivered well on taste at top-end prices. Steaks served on hot plates was a good touch. Sadly service was a bit chaotic. Children seemingly not welcome at dinner as kids menu ends at 6.30 and no half portions (even for a pasta dish). Did not bother with desserts... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the look of this restaurant having passed it a few times whilst staying in the area. Our experience didn't live up to expectations unfortunately. Having read previous reviews I'm glad to see that a high number of people did enjoy their meals and the service provided. I'm guessing it may depend upon what food you order and the... More 

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Thank JJMcQueen
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best steaks I've ever had, desert unreal too, service excellent, all staff friendly, 100% will be back!

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Thank Ryan K
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to dine,came with my family on two occasions,superb staff, excellent food,wouldn't hesitate to come here again.

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Thank Terry B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal with my fiancée and family, 5 in total. Booked over the phone after trying on Monday but they were closed, after 15 minutes on the phone they finally sorted 2 tables into a 5 seater. Once arriving we were seated at our table in a basically empty restaurant, waitress left us for the only other table... More 

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Thank Aaron E
Teamchef, Owner at The Log House, responded to this review

Dear Aaron E Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we do remember your visit. Sorry we are closed on a Monday and that you were inconvenienced when trying to book, but most of our guests prefer to book for late evening and therefore I am glad that we were able to fit you in by... More 

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told there was no tables available in an empty restaurant. But only after we had all bought drinks and sat downstairs for half an hour.

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Thank Kayleigh W
Teamchef, Owner at The Log House, responded to this review

Dear Kayleigh W Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write your review. I am sorry that our empty restaurant gave you the false impression that there were tables available but had you asked on arrival or even indicated that you were wishing to dine with us you would have been informed immediately that the... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our annual visit to Ambleside, Isobel and Guy from Northern Ireland recently had a meal in The Log House. It was delicious! I had a steak while Isobel had duck. Both were served on a roasting hot lava rock slab on a wooden platter, so that we could cook the meat to our exact personal liking. It was wonderful.... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 1 night in this lovely place. The service was excellent & all the staff were so friendly & could not do enough for you. Regretably we didn't eat here but the food looked amazing & never seen so many empty plates in a restaurant. Will definitely be dining here next time. The room was small but very comfortable &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $40
Cuisine
Grill, Steakhouse
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:59 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31077
Description
Bar and Steakhouse serving Local meats on hot Steak Stones. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open Bank Holidays

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?