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“Good Fish and Chips in Ambleside”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Walnut Fish Bar

Walnut Fish Bar
Ranked #54 of 116 Restaurants in Ambleside
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast food, British
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Bolton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Fish and Chips in Ambleside”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

We eat here every time we visit Ambleside and again the fish and chips we had were once again very nice .They serve generous portions and the staff were very good and helpful . They have a section where you can eat inside or you can take away. The chip shop is not far from a park behind the church where there are benches where you can eat your take always.

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank MarkB2424
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English first
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely, well cooked, good portions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Portions are big, so order sensibly (1 large chips between two adults + one child is perfect).

Great place, friendly people. Would def go again!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Jamie W
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Surat Thani, Thailand
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390 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
“Need a good walk afterwards!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Food waste is very topical at present and the walnut fish bar certainly contributes to the food waste mountain! We ate in and although we arrived at the busy lunchtime period, we were served promptly and didn't have to wait too long for our fish and chips. The actual fish was good although the batter was a bit undercooked in places. Nothing really wrong with the chips but the quantity...... One portion would easily be more than sufficient for two people. All the tables were taken and most people had arrived at approximately the same time and when we were leaving, it seemed like virtually everybody had left a sizeable portion of chips. We didn't think the price was excessive ( about £25 for four plates of fish and chips) but why give such huge portions when it must be obvious to staff clearing the tables that most eat in customers are leaving food.
Our advice would be to share one portion of chips between two unless, of course, you haven't eaten for a few days! Even sharing, you will need a good walk afterwards!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Suratrichard
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Stone, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Lovely fresh fish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

We recently had a takeaway from here and the fish had no bones in. The staff seemed very friendly. However the portions were far too big. But my family said it was good value for money. The curry sauce seemed way too runny. However these are just a couple of minor problems. If you want some good fish visit here now!

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Thank Thomas L
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fish good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Lovely fish and generous serves but chips not cooked enough and on the stodgy side. Very well priced also.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Malstu47
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