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“Another nice evening at the YHA” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lakeside Restaurant at YHA Ambleside

The Lakeside Restaurant at YHA Ambleside
Ranked #49 of 117 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British
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Good for: Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Another nice evening at the YHA”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

Many thanks to the staff and Chief's at Ambleside YHA for a Pleasant evening, good food cheap drinks thanks Will for looking after us

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Steve W
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
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English first
cumbria
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fab!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Was here for nephews 1st birthday coming from all over fab food right on the lake very reasonable prices and kids loved the pizza!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank purplebear321
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Nottingham, England
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good value, tasty grub”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

We (step MIL, 4yr old son and myself) stopped for lunch at the YHA Ambleside whilst on a boat hop around the northern end of Lake Windermere. MIL advised that the restaurant had recently been done up.

The location is great. Right on the front at Waterhead overlooking the lake. There's seating outside if you manage to get a nice day and inside is spacious and clean. The staff were really friendly. The menu has a nice selection of starters, snacks / bites, pizzas and main meals plus there were a few choices on a specials board. Bonus is kids under 10yrs can eat free with each adult meal (only downside to that is there are only 2 choices on the kids menu - spag bol and pizza).

4yr old wolfed down his spag bol It's difficult to get a constructive critique from him but he said it was good and the empty plate backs that up. He also polished off the pork belly bites that I'd bought for us to "share". I had a spinach and falafel burger which was tasty albeit a little dry. MIL had a veg lasagne which she also said was good.

All in all a very pleasant stop. Good value for money and would definitely return if I was in the area again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank CabbaRanks
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice location but just ok food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

We went to eat here because it was close to our cottage. The drinks were cheap as was the food, and the eating area was clean and nicely decorated. There was 7 of us eating, and although the food came out all at once, the lasagne that 4 of us had ordered were just warm! Hence not eating there again. I suppose you could say that you get what you pay for really.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank katiebarrow
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Reasonable prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Pizzas were good and a good price, burger wasn't great but good selection of food with reasonable prices. Restaurant was busy but food served quite quickly and restaurant clean with lovely views. Drinks also reasonably priced.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Rose660xford
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