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“Great lunch stop in Ambleside”
Review of The Lily

The Lily
Ranked #22 of 120 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great lunch stop in Ambleside”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Eating off the lunchtime menu was good value and very tasty. Our choice of soup, a club sandwich and the polenta all met with approval. Drinks were well received, the hot chocolate received a 5 star review on its own from our 10 year old. Wine was as expected but I do like pubs/ bars that serve 3 third of a pint tasting 'bats' like they do here. 4 local brews to choose from and the Eden Gold being my personal favourite.

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English first
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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“A fantastic meal”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Both my husband and I had the swordfish which was Devine and cooked to perfection. The presentation was brill and the portion was just right. This little bistro had a lovely relaxed atmosphere and the bar staff were helpful.

  • Visited July 2014
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Lancashire
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere”
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Visited The Lily on a Friday at 6 ish. Lovely bar and good atmosphere....but service at the bar could be better. My husband felt like he was being ignored. We ordered fish and chips....fish good as we're mushy peas but had I known I was going yo get skinny fries I would have ordered something else. Battered fish should be served with chunky chips. Dessert was nice...treacle tart.

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Newcastle
2 reviews
“The Lily "The Best"”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We found this restaurant bar (The Lily) at the weekend and what a find the best Burger ever looking around everyone’s food looked superb got to try a steak next time. The staff are fantastic very friendly and helpful nothing too much trouble. And a great bar for Bands Open Mic and more we will definitely be back Thanks Lads

  • Visited August 2014
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SOUTHSHIELDS
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very Friendly Pub”
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Good real ale and meals, Fish and chips with proper mushy peas and the homemade burger with wedges were excellent washed down with some fine real ale can't fault it ....

Visited August 2014
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