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“Tasty Food and Good Service”
Review of Zeffirellis

Zeffirellis
Ranked #12 of 121 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$55
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Good pizza and the artichoke tortellini was excellent. They consistently produce good food with friendly service. The cinema suppers are an excellent idea for the lakes.

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Maybe we chose the wrong items off the menu, but we found the food to be distinctly average and the service was pretty poor. My pizza was cold when brought to the table and a pasta dish was as hot as the sun. Also we ordered the "poached pear in salty caramel sauce" which came in a fruity sauce and therefore was not as described or what was wanted. When we queried it we basically got a shrug from the waiter who wandered off to check and never came back. Had to ask 3 times for the bill but by this point just wanted to go and didn't argue the bill. Maybe that's how they make their money?

We haven't been there for many years (maybe 5 or even 6) and our memory of it was very good, so this was a disappointing and quite expensive experience.

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2  Thank Alun31
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We always go to zefferellis on our first night as we have a timeshare in Ambleside.It is a stylish restaurant,I love the water feature in the room.The food is delicious.I had the aubergine dish and my husband had artichoke tortellini.We came there a few times before we realised that none of the dishes had any meat in them,but the dishes were perfect without it. The staff are very efficient,making a very pleasant evening. We might come to the cinema deal at the end of the week

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Thank Elaine P
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Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

If we had a Zeffirellis at home I can guarantee we would be there weekly! The restaurant has a great atmosphere, the staff are all helpful and friendly and the food is fab!
The idea of your receipt then being your cinema ticket is amazing and you really do get the best seats.
Will definitely be coming back :-)

1  Thank Paula C
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

We paid our first visit to this restaurant and we were all most impressed. Other reviews will tell you much more about the good food and atmosphere of this place, but the real winner for us was the children's menu.....there wasn't one, well I lie, there was, it was the same one as all the adults use, except the kids get their food on a smaller plate, with a smaller portion, at a smaller price, so simple, it really leaves you asking why more restaurants don't do this simple practice! Well done, we will, very happily, retune on our next visit to Ambleside.

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Thank Robert B
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