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Cedar Manor

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1AX, England
+44 15394 43192
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1AX, England
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Credit to the workers over there, because we had a trip to Windermere with family, for a treat, so we had hours of travelling, so when you want to stop over, here is the place!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Henry2626596
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Attended here with 8 family members we were looked after as if we were royalty food was out of this world, service fantastic. Great value for money was a bonus.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roger073
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for reviewing. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Caroline and Jonathan

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great food, great service, friendly staff and a charming atmosphere. There were nice little extras included with the meal. The cost of a meal is a little above average I would say but you get what you pay for so it's woth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markeustace998
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you very much for reviewing. We are delighted with your feedback and hope to see you again on a future visit to the Lakes. Best wishes Caroline and Jonathan

Reviewed 4 November 2018

I've left it a couple of months to mull over our evening at the Cedar Manor restaurant, but having experienced a similarly disappointing evening at a "fine dining" establishment in London recently, which had equally "stellar" reviews on TripAdvisor, I decided eventually to leave this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank john65lyon
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your meal at Cedar Manor. We are of course disappointed with your feedback and can honestly say we are surprised. We have a very experienced kitchen team who will be equally surprised with your comments. We think...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Just returned from one of the best meals we've had for ages! The whole experience was fabulous. Firstly, the lounge area is comfortable and relaxed, a lovely place to wait and have nibbles (which were varied and plentiful- only 1 thing I couldn't eat because...More

Thank Onefortherue
Reviewed 14 October 2018

On our first night in Windermere we opted to eat at the hotel we were staying at. What a good choice. Fabulous homemade bread. Delicious starters and great main course. Too full for a dessert! Great service and a very friendly atmosphere. Apparently many non-residents...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Stuart M
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you very much for reviewing your dinner at Cedar Manor. We are delighted that you opted to stay in for dinner. We do work hard to make all our own breads, soups, starters, mains and desserts sourcing local produce where possible and staying seasonal....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We try and go this restaurant every time we visit the Lakes as it is a favourite for us. And so much better than Miller Howe (or it was last time we visited MH). The host is very friendly and courteous, and the food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank rabandted
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you very much for reviewing your recent dinner at Cedar Manor. We are delighted that you keep returning and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to the Lakes. best wishes Caroline and Jonathan

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I booked a table here on the recommendation from a friend who I was visiting for an evening. Turned out that it far exceeded my expectations. Personally greeted and shown into the lounge for drinks and to peruse the menu, my companion and I, without...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Tom M
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you very much for reviewing your recent evening with us at Cedar Manor. We are delighted that you enjoyed dinner with us. We hope to see you again on a future visit to the Lakes. Best wishes Caroline and Jonathan

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Booked a table at this hotel for an anniversary meal whilst on holiday in Bowness. We booked through an internet based third party that required a credit card for account set up, and due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to make the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank paulsE7583HV
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Of course, we have been expecting this review having been threatened following the conversation by the reviewer Paul S earlier this morning and this evening. And as he put it "you will not hear the end of this. I will post a bad review on...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We dined here last night and it was superb. Wanted something special to celebrate a special anniversary and it did not disappoint. Booked online. On arrival we had drinks in the lovely lounge and then were shown to our table. Lots of help with choosing...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank lgbudapest
CedarManor, Owner at Cedar Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you very much for reviewing your Anniversary dinner at Cedar Manor. Really pleased that you enjoyed the dinner and service and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel again soon. Best wishes Caroline and Jonathan

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gillmacduff
10 June 2016|
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Response from CedarManor | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for messaging. We are open to non-residents for dinner. The restaurant is open at 6.30pm and takes final bokings at 8.30pm. We suggest calling to make a booking. A 3 course dinner with coffee and petit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$58
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:30
Monday
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
18:00 - 20:30
Saturday
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43192
  • E-mail
Description
First built in 1854 as a private country retreat and housing an unmissable 200 year old cedar tree in its grounds, tradition and a sense of place are important to both the look and the food at The Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant. You will find Cedar Manor offers a seasonally changing a la carte and table d'hote menu of classic British food on which all produce is sourced from providers based in the surrounding Lake District. Open to guests and non-residents, one might want to relax with a book in the cosy hotel bar before taking a seat in the restaurant which has been awarded an AA Rosette for Fine Dining.
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