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eS Bar

2 St. Marys Lane, Ambleside LA22 9DG, England
+44 15394 22282
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (73 reviews)
“meatballs” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 St. Marys Lane, Ambleside LA22 9DG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great evening of interesting food, in a fun atmosphere, great selection of Cocktails and Beers. Friendly and efficient service

Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there as recommended for gluten free. Sat downstairs. Food really good. The Ground Beef Tacos were superb. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely go back.

Thank JohnnyOr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night and all agreed it was excellent. Service was good and the food really fresh and tasty. Reasonably priced too. Decent selection of beer also. Would recommend.

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say there was much Mexican food here but was really nice! They have a vegan menu which is good; I particularly enjoyed the paella and special garlic bread. Staff were nice and friendly too! Would recommend for a chilled out dinner.

Thank katfrei100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great but the food wasn’t even average. Sooo bland. Everything tasted as though it had come straight from the fridge briefly via the microwave and it could have been so much better with not a lot of extra imagination or effort. Everything...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a selection of dishes to share. Smokey bean tacos, nachos, chicken and chorizo paella, potatoes with spicy sauce, veggie enchiladas- All were great. Good selection of craft beers. Relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommend this place if you like Mexican. Were stuffed!

1  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are on a two week holiday and are eating out in various locations, this little Tapas Bar didn’t disappoint. They have an excellent selection of beers and cocktails including draft Grimbergen for the Belgian beers lovers. All service for food and drinks is via...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The range of beers is extraordinary especially if you like high strength Belgian or modern IPAs. The food is rather fantastic too... spicy chicken wings, tacos, nachos, enchiladas and spicy beef, pork, beans galore. This isn’t high-end, it’s messy beery food. The staff are knowledgeable...More

Thank GnosticDwarf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here like 5 times during our ambleside stay. Great selection of beers at reasonable prices (for the lake district anyway). Theyre dog friendly in the majority of the place which is great, the staff were all friendly and helpful, had some great cocktails on...More

Thank Fuzzyshan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice Mexican tapas place found in one of the back streets. Good friendly atmosphere with a good choice of food and drink will definitely revisit next time we are in Ambleside.

Thank Lesley-Ann D
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Questions & Answers
Julie C
21 August 2018|
Response from Mark S | Property representative |
Just Tapas... most tables of 2 find 4 or 5 Tapas to share makes for a great meal... perhaps read some reviews posted on here? Our menu is available on our website Kind Regards Mark
Julie C
21 August 2018|
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Response from Daniel F | Reviewed this property |
You can order enchiladas but they would be too small for a main meal, enough for a light bite.
21 July 2018|
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Response from ll2334553 | Reviewed this property |
Why don’t you do the sensible thing and call them to ask, rather than post a question here that only the management would have the answer to?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Marys Lane, Ambleside LA22 9DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 22282
  • E-mail
An informal Mexican Tapas & Craft Beer Bar
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