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Linthwaite House

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Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
(015394) 88600
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Witherslack, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We last went to Linthwaite house 2 years ago, the meal then was lovely but it has recently been sold I believe so we were slightly concerned about the quality but we needn't have been as it was excellent again - in every way! The tasting menu we had in the past has gone but the menu was varied and... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Chose the 7 course taster menu.Not all courses to my taste BUT all course of excellent quality.Service second to none.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went to Linthwaite for Sunday lunch. The staff, food and location is spectacular. We would recommend this to anyone for the best Sunday lunch in the Lakes.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a comfortable hotel in a wonderful location with spectacular views. We booked a DBB deal, including a four course meal. The room was dull and cramped with dark decorations and no view to speak of. It was however clean. Dinner was unmemorable, except for the amuse bouche which was frankly awful and an absolute joke described as 'risotto'... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We recenty had dinner here which began with a pre meal drink overlooking the fells on a lovely sunny evening. The service and the food were both excellent and the staff very knowledgeable. We had the a la carte menu which had good choices. Recommended.

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Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

If you are staying at the Linthwaite and you enjoy a glass of wine with your evening meal, there really is no need to go anywhere else to dine!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We had the special 2 course lunch menu for £14.95. Food was beautifully presented and tasty. Beautiful location and attentive staff.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I brought 5 Chef's for lunch in March. My reputation was on the line as much as the Linthwaite's as Chef's are a particular bunch. Fortunately we weren't disappointed. Service was incredibly warm, attentive and professional from start to finish. The food was most impressive and incredible value for money. It is easy to comprehend why the Linthwaite have 3... More 

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MANCHESTER
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Nice restaurant with amazing food, the chef is excellent. The menu has good choice and staff friendly and knowledgable.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The restaurant in The Linthwaite House Hotel is delightful. Dinner was excellent: beautifully prepared, cooked and presented food. Service was efficient and friendly, although the female maitre d' and her assistant had a certain RSM quality with rather loud brusque deliveries. Good reasonably priced wine list Breakfast was good too, although the porridge was evidently made with water rather than... 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
$46 - $59
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: (015394) 88600
Description
Linthwaite House Hotel restaurant overlooking Lake Windermere in the sublime Lake District is a very special place indeed. With views that would have thrilled Wordsworth, Linthwaite House Hotel has chosen luxurious, tasteful interiors to please even the most jaded urbanite and the kitchen, under chef Simon Bolsover, is daring and modern too. Fresh, local ingredients conspire in a signature dish like 60 Degree Herdwick Lamb with braised neck kataifi, cep and kidney risotto. Choose from light lunch menu on the terrace, daily changing table d’hote menu or simpler a la carte in the elegant dining room, with its vast mirror collection, in the evenings, vegetarian menu, or trad Sunday lunch, all accompanied by a blistering global wine list.

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