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“A good family-friendly restaurant”
Review of Zeffirellis

Zeffirellis
Ranked #13 of 117 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$55
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
devon
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“A good family-friendly restaurant”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

This is the second year we have holidayed in ambleside and visited this restaurant. The food again was good Italian fare. We sat upstairs, our waitress unfortunately seemed a little unfriendly to start. After a lot if effort from us, she said' I'm having a really busy shift, normally I will smile through it, but not today!'. Not the best start. Admittedly later in the evening she said' the rush is over so I'm feeling better now'. Although we were happy for her it seemed a strange way for a waitress to carry on. I wonder how will she did with her tips that evening!. The evening then took another strange turn when a projector screen was put up and a film of Judy garlands '.meet me in st Louis was put on' all a bit strange as we then had to continue our conversation in hushed tones so as to not disturb other diners watching the film. Overall we had a good meal, our waitress cheered up and the bizarre showing of a film gave us and our teenage kids something to chuckle about. Would return again, more because of our previous visits though.

  • Visited May 2014
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“not authentic italian”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

With my wife we had a dinner and movie package. The price was not bad. Dinner? I'm Italian, the pizza was very small comparing with a standard pizza size and did not taste like anything close to the Italian one.

  • Visited May 2014
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“Still one of Ambleside's best”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Every time we go on our holidays to Ambleside this is the first place we book for dinner. This time we took some friends (4 adults, 3 kids in total) and they were just as impressed as we always are. The menu has changed a little, the décor still modern and smart, the service still very good and the food, whilst not as incredible as in previous years, is still way ahead of the pack. The kids pasta options are fantastic and my Lasagne was superb. Still more than affordable as well. Will be back next year.

  • Visited May 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

fab food. great for families. would definitely go again. Our kids loved the easy child portions. All vegetarian but awesome taste especially the broccoli and blue cheese lasagne.

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“Great food”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The ambience was lovely a welcome change from most vegetarian restaurants.The service was first class and the food was delicious.

Visited May 2014
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