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Sharrow Bay

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Sharrow Bay Sharrow BAY, Howtown CA10 2NA, England
+44 17684 86301
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Luton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Country House Hotel, tucked away on the side of Ullswater. Great Restaurant and the staff cant do enough fo you.

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Thank jtl652015
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear jtl652015, we cannot take credit for our beautiful view, but thank you for your kind comments about the restaurant and service. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Heather. More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again our visit was not disappointing , we visited with friends and decided to order from the through the ages lunch menu, we were served by attentive staff from entering sharrow bay, our lunch was lovely well presented and good value.We are trying to organise when we can all meet up again for our next visit.

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Thank Bev W
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Bev W, our Through the Ages menu is very popular so we are pleased to hear you enjoyed it too, and plan to enjoy it again in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Olney, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a quintessential English hotel with excellent food, then this is the hotel for you. We spent two nights in the main house in a room with a spectacular view over the lake. Our room was spacious with a very comfortable bed and good quality linen. The room had all amenities we needed - tea & coffee, delicious... More 

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Thank Anne-Marie H
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Anne-Marie H, thank you for your kind comments, we are please to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and very much hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular setting with wonderful views, staff very attentive but not overbearing. Far too much too eat but staff boxed the beautiful delicate cakes up and we enjoyed them for our supper 😊

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Thank Ray W
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ray W, we are happy to hear you enjoyed our new Afternoon Tea - food service and location, and that the cakes were so enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Worcester
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch which was absolutely delightful and we sat outside with a lovely view of the lake...enjoyed our drinks and meal...mine was the club sandwich best I've ever had. A very good experience but marginally marred by the haugtiness of a member of staff but that's not our issue...we ignored it and enjoyed our time.

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Thank islandgirl_in_UK
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Islandgirl_in_UK we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to us. Would you message us privately with regard to your experience of the staff member you mention? We always aim for the highest standards of welcome and hospitality so would value your feedback. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Traditional hotel beautiful setting. Probably the best steak I have had. Dining room is a bit dark and not sure of style but with food this good who cares?!

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Thank Smiler812
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Smiler812, thank you for your kind comments, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal, and hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Windermere, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent family afternoon is a stunning location at the north head of Ullswater. Excellent service and food. 4pm - 6pm and booking advisable.

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Thank Anthony H
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H, Thank you for your kind comments, we hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Shropshire
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a freezing cold day. Welcomed at the door and shown into a beautiful cosy room with a roaring coal fire. The view was stunning. We had the set menu at a very reasonable £22 each. The portions were fair and there were three different types of fresh bread to fill up on if you like bigger... More 

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1 Thank JaxDShropshire
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear JaxDShropshire, thank you for your kind comments, we are happy to hear you enjoyed our exceptional value Sharrow Through the Ages lunch - and of course our beautiful view. We hope we see you again soon at Sharrow Bay. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great food and fantastic location overlooking the lake. For Christmas lunch it was a great setting and nothing was too much trouble for the staff

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Thank sbenger
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear sbenger, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your Christmas lunch and hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the staff made us feel so welcome. We chose from the varied luncheon menu and all three courses were to die for, especially the chocolate lime sphere!!!! Fabulously attentive, consistent service with the most dramatic views of Ullswater! AMAZING!

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Thank Watersidecampsite
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Watersidecampsite, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Heather. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharrow Bay Sharrow BAY, Howtown CA10 2NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Howtown
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 86301

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