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“Still not a 5 for me!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Dodds Restaurant

Dodds Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 116 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, European, Healthy
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 659 helpful votes
“Still not a 5 for me!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

A 2nd visit and whilst all very pleasant the menu is still quite limited. Staff also lacked a "hope you enjoy your meal" approach. Still decent food but no bookings accepted and therefore a tendency to fire food at you takes a little from the experience.

  • Visited June 2012
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“Top quality food & service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

Four of us popped in for a meal recently; was quite busy but the staff soon organised some drinks and found a table and made us feel welcome. We all agreed the food quality was excellent and would certainly recommend. Not able to reserve but the service is quite quick so do not have to wait too long for a table while enjoying a drink.

  • Visited May 2012
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“Really Nice Meal and Attentive Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2012

Went early evening and just had a main course, wine and coffee. Food was excellent. We had swordfish and ricotta ravioli with mussels in shells and pork. Service was very good and there was a relaxed informal atmosphere.

Visited May 2012
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“Amazing food, a must when in Ambleside.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012

Myself and my husband had a meal this evening and it was amazing. A really lovely restaurant with excellent service and top class food. We can highly recommend the cod and lamb shank main courses, but I get the impression all the food is good here. We'll definitely come back next time we're here.
Price wise we had three courses each and a bottle of wine for £65, so really good price for the amazing food.

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“Lovely little Italian restaurant. Best place in Ambleside”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012 via mobile

Dodds is the best place to eat dinner in Ambleside. Good value, good service and reliably good food. It's busy and they don't take bookings so arrive early or prepare yo wait til after 9 when first lot of diners leave !

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