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Avanti

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57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
+44 15242 73500
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't book, but, after enquiring they offered us a table at 8 o'clock. it was a very stormy night, and the wind was blowing the door open, so asked to be moved, which they did. We ordered the special, which was cod wrapped in parma ham on a bed of crushed potatoes, etc. It was absolutely beautiful - so... More 

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in KL for 2 years,Avanti had always been our fave place to drink and eat out until it was sold on this year,the new management kept the same menu ( near as damn it ) but cannot find the same formula for very friendly ambience,service and faultless fare...such a shame but a tough call to follow I know Hopefully... More 

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Thank mhold
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in a few weeks ago for the first time with my dad. On arrival i thought it was beautiful looking restaurant we sat at a table near the bar but i felt the service was on the slow side as we were watching them talk at the bar whilst we were sat starving and eager to order at the... More 

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Evercreech, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed sitting out on a sunny September lunch time in the pretty courtyard garden, enjoyed the excellent Chicken Saltimbocca Risotto - great staff and ambience

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Kendal Cumbria
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a couple to Avanti and have to say there were a few things that were a bit off putting. Firstly the waitress had to be reminded of our wine order. Then when our mains came the risotto was very gritty. Obviously the spinach hadn't been cleaned properly. Also we were subjected to the constant shouting of other... More 

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Jarrow
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok we were able to get a last minute table. Service was slow because we were told the bar gad a cocktail evening and that took precedence!! Over the restaurant.

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Thank Johanne W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is in a good central local in Kirkby Lonsdale. We all had a pizza which was really good. Place wasn't too busy but still created a nice ambience and atmosphere

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Kilchrenan, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As regular visitors to Kirkby Lonsdale, a meal at Avanti is compulsory. Pride themselves on having good wines for less than £20. Great range of food and great staff.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we booked a couple of weeks before . The place was really busy , with a good vibe. The food was excellent in quality, taste and presentation. The staff were attentive without being obtrusive. Would certainly recommend to anyone visiting the area.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for lunch on Saturday 12th with family visiting from London. Although we booked well in advance we sadly had to wait for our meal. They did inform us that there was a delay in the kitchen and offer apologies. When meals arrived unfortunately they did not live up to expectations. Chicken Melanaise was served on a bed of relatively... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Phone Number: +44 15242 73500
Description
CONTEMPORARY BAR/RESTAURANT. RUSTIC COOKING.ART. SORRY, NO HIGH CHAIRS OR CHILDRENS MENU.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?