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Lucy's on a plate

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Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
+44 15394 31191
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We managed to get a booking for the 9 pm sitting.It was very busy but we were not kept waiting more than a couple of minutes for our table.We were given a wonderful cocktail to start off with,followed by hors d'oeuvres followed by butternut squas and coconut soup.Than you had choice of starters and main course,followed by a trio of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic choice of courses and wines. 2 pages worth! My partner had the belly pork with haggis and I had the crayfish starters. The Venison steak and the shin beef with a bottle of Romanian Pinot Noir. We were so full we couldn't manage a desert so had liqure coffees instead. Service was spot on, enough time between courses and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to eat for my partners 50th birthday whilst we were in the lakes. A friend recommended Lucy's.... and what a delight it was !! I first emailed Lucy to book & her response was probably the best reservation I have ever made!! She was just so friendly, energetic & helpful. Sometimes one of the main... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the misfortune of booking New Year's Eve and as many restaurants do they squeezed in as many covers as they can. We had a 9.00 booking and had to wait 1/2 hour for our table, not a big deal but we weren't even offered a drink. Then they ran out of some of the starters they ran out... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting restaurant. Very quirky menu. Unusual description of food. Very helpful and efficient staff. The food was really good. Worth a visit.

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Thank L90MAW
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after a 4 year break Food and choice superb Nice touch by having your name on the menu Staff very attentive throughout

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been here before we were made to feel very welcome and shown to are table the food was fantastic we have three courses each and wine it was just EXCELLENT.

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Thank Tinamoney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

8 o clock on a Saturday night and we decided to go for something to eat. Heard about this place and turned up without booking. It was no problem but I would definitely book in future, it was busy and this is January! Food was very fresh homemade, Service was great, lovely atmosphere will definitely be back.

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Thank Jo T
Goole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

having visited lucys on a plate in august and really enjoying our experience we decided to book for new years eve,we arrived at 5.50 early sitting due to having a 5 year old,the welcome we received was second to non,there was entertainment for our daughter and the staff were very friendly,the food didn't disappoint either,we all had 3 courses which... More 

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manchester
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in TripAdvisor for Restaurant in Ambleside and choose this one, so wrong with our choice! Booked yet asked to sit with the customers coats to wait for a table. Service terrible food not good! Lamb was so rare could not eat and told waitress and no comment from her! It was totally disorganised ! I do always check TripAdvisor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Cuisine
Bar, European, British
Meals
Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31191
Description
OPENING HOURS MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 5PM LAST ORDERS 9.30PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 11AM EVENING MENU FROM 5PM LAST ORDERS 9.30PM Lucy's on a plate has been operational now for over 25 years and offers a unique and quirky dining experience - everchanging but the ethos remaining the same - catering for a variety of different palates - especially popular for the range of gluten free dishes and delicious desserts ... over 30 desserts made on the premises from Borrowdale Sticky Banana Pudding through to Apple and Almond Eve's Pudding as well as innovative and inventive temptations such as Toffee Vodka Cheesecake and Sorbet Sparklers. Ensure you book for the evening menu and you could find yourself mentioned in dispatches-great for birthdays and special occasions - there's a lovely large table for bigger groups (up to 16) and special celebrations are most welcome. Exclusive use with bespoke menus for weddings and suchlike is also a possibility and parties are managed expertly, without destroying the romantic ambience in other parts of the restaurant. The menu is typed daily with a wide range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes(gluten free again marked clearly on the menus)! Join us for Brunch and Lunch ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS at Lucy's from 11am MONDAY TO FRIDAY Lucy's on a plate opens from 5pm with last orders at 9.30pm (Just Desserts up until 10.30pm). Lucy's chooses local produce to cook in a global fashion. Lucy's is NOT a fast food restaurant, but allows you to enjoy the company of friends, family, loved ones or simply relish the pleasure of being on your own. Dine or drink ... or pop in for your Just Desserts ... you decide, we'll provide. Lucy's is a place that once you've discovered - you'll never forget. PLEASE NOTE THAT LUCY'S IS NOT OPEN FOR LUNCH DURING THE WEEK (Monday to Friday) But Lucy's is open for Brunch, Lunch and Afternoon Teas from 11am Saturday and Sunday - evening menu commencing at 5pm. Christmas and New Year - Open (Booking essential) Pre-booked Lunch Parties of 12 or more can be accommodated on request during the week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?