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Sheila's Cottage Restaurant

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The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
+44 15394 33079
11:00 - 21:00
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dined here with family on our visit to Ambleside. It is a lovely restaurant. We had fish and chips which were lovely. Other family members had steak & kidney pudding, the burger and a child's sausage and mash. Service was very good. Would definitely go back if we are in Ambleside again.

Thank ShazzaJC1963
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prompt friendly service, excellent sandwiches and coffee. Interesting property, nice rustic feel. No more to be said

Thank Callcom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place it's self was nice, nothing special however the food (quality) wasn't bad, the building points of the restaurant will be 1) the menu, this needs looking at the meat platter to begin with has a combo of food that doesn't really fit, piccalilli, with pulled pork and Italian meats and Greek olives and the chicken with pesto blobbed... More 

Thank Joshua S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and service as always Had the burger and the sausage and mash. Both were excellent Dog friendly too

Thank RochdaleShazbat
Manchester, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Ambleside but never eaten here but so glad we did. The food was excellent. Lovely restaurant. Very nice friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank marmee095
Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for my birthday. Lovely meal and service. Excellent wine selection. Would definitely return in the future.

Thank martinbond663
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our visit to Sheila's cottage, excellent food and very pleasant staff, would definitely recommend.

Thank Les D
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food great staff lovely surroundings will certainly visit again We went for a snack at lunch time Ended up with the soup which was wonderful and very tasty We then had a cream tea which was a meal in its self LOL but we had to eat it and it was another lovely meal I would say if you... More 

Thank Sheila F
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, very friendly and attentive staff and a great menu. Even got some great advice about places to go walking in the local area at elterwater, you have to come to shelias cottage if you are in amberside.

Thank Paul M
Coventry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet time in the lakes so there were only 2 couples in the restaurant for dinner. Welcome was warm and food and wine were excellent. Especially recommend the Belly Pork starter. Even though the Seabass & twist on a Chicken Kiev were a very very close second.

Thank SquirtyBurt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33079

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