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“Afternoon tea”
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Ranked #24 of 80 Restaurants in Windermere
Price range: $34 - $67
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: If the Lakes are the jewel in the crown of Britain’s countryside then Miller Howe must be the Queen. Why? Because this restaurant is wearing that jewel well. With the most stunning views possible over the beautifully English Lake Windermere, you probably wouldn’t notice if you were sat on a polyester sofa and served up a Kwiksave ready meal. However, take your eyes off the windows for just a moment and you’ll notice that the surroundings are comfortable, good looking and with somehow more than a little taste of Italy. Although A La Carte options are available, most diners will delight in the Set Menu which boasts the very finest dishes using quality British ingredients.
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Fantastic location, lovely dining room and lounge with stunning lake views. We had afternoon tea which was nice. Pretty standard sandwiches bought in on slate plates and and a nice selection of cakes. The scones I have to say were definitely not made on the day, they were served warm which did disguise that fact (until they cooled down!). Amazing clotted cream though. A great experience due more to the setting and the venue rather than the food. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed February 8, 2014

Pleasant surroundings and friendly staff serve generous portions. Grasmere is not short of eateries, but this is one of the nicest. Food is well-presented and although we didn't try, the cakes & desserts look delicious. We had sausage baps, which came with 3 sausages. Average prices.

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Reviewed February 2, 2014

After a day out in Grasmere we popped into Miller Howe for one of their stunning afternoon teas. Sat in the lounge, by the roaring fire eating freshly made scones with delicious jams sipping tea and taking in the view across the lake to the Langdales. Stunning

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Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at miller howe back in December 2013, after many years of admiring the place from afar, as it was THE place to be years ago when we lived there. at last we were able to afford to stay, but, what a let down.
the room and its views were excellent, the menu and food - awful, it was as though the chef had bought a cheap job lot of squash as it appeared in every single course we had from the amuse bouche to the main dish.
-not very inspiring. especially as we both had sea bass for main course, as it is a very delicate flavoured fish, and it was ruined by being served on day-glow squash puree, and accompanied by fried squash also.
desert was acceptable, much contrast to the starter, which was goats cheese which was basically unwrapped from the fridge, so very cold, and plated with a sorry excuse for a salad, and dressed with silverskin onions, which I could buy from Tesco, hardly the expectation of such a "grand" restaurant.
we thought that breakfast would redeem miller howe, but it was not to be, my very small piece of overcooked smoked haddock was delivered literally swimming in a milky liquid which when I enquired what it was, a very disgruntled waitress bluntly advised me that it was milk foam, and we always serve it this way! Really! on writing to the manager to complain about our less than acceptable visit to Miller Howe, we received a very curt response advising us that it was actually our taste buds which were at fault!!!!! considering the money we paid, I can assure them that we will NEVER darken their doorstep again and will indeed take our hard earned pound elsewhere and spend it in a more accommodating establishment.

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4  Thank Linda W
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Sunday lunch between Christmas and New Year. From the moment we arrived the afternoon was relaxed and beautiful. The Cheese soufle starter was so delicious and the roast beef lunch was perfect, the most amazing Yorkshire pudding. The staff were there but not intrusive and the meal was beautifully paced.

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Thank GIL1401
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