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Sheila's Cottage Restaurant

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The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
+44 15394 33079
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 28 min
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food served by lovely friendly people in a charming place. There are always specials of the day to sccompany a regular menu do superb choices. Well worth a visit - or two!!!

Thank SunshineBlue_9
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited twice in the last week and both meals were fantastic. Highlights were sausage and champ, chicken kiev and a baked lemon and sultana cheesecake. All were cooked to perfection and portion sizes were generous. Sheila's Cottage is a cosy place to visit and the...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 5 days ago

On a Monday evening outside the school holidays one is used to finding restaurants closed so it was a pleasant surprise to find Sheila's Cottage busy to the point of being nearly full. It clearly has a good reputation which is well deserved. Friendly, attentive...More

Thank iamian16
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I booked a table on the first night and had a pretty wonderful meal of chicken kievs with a paprika, chive & garlic butter, buttered spinach & burnt onion ketchup which were accompanied by new potatoes and some nice fresh vegetables. Dessert...More

Thank ptlawto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I found this place by chance , wanted / needed a nice lunch , and we found it here , very relaxed , good food and lovely service . After a drink and good food we were ready to start our afternoon hike...More

Thank Tony Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little place in the middle of Ambleside with a really well cooked menu. Food was delicious and the portions were a good size meaning I was going to avoid pudding until I saw Creme brûlée on the menu. We would definitely visit again.

Thank matthewtaylor2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting the Lake District and staying in Ambleside for our anniversary. My wife and I booked this restaurant for our anniversary dinner. We were not disappointed. The staff were pleasant and polite. The service was excellent and the food of a high standard. The...More

Thank Scuberman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were spending a few hours wandering around Ambleside and came across Sheila's Cottage. It's down a narrow cobbled lane, so easy missed, but fore those who venture to it they are rewarded with a beautifully quaint and well decorated tea room. More importantly though,...More

Thank killiealan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are here to see my wife’s daughter and we have eaten here before. We have a dog and they are always so happy to welcome him. But and this is the awesome bit. The food is incredible. I had fish croquettes for starter which...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal : chose as dog friendly and had lovely fresh meal. Would definitely go back.

Thank Alexandra S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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