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“A Little Gem!! Consistently Good!”

The Dining Room at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel
Ranked #34 of 77 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$34
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Lindeth Howe has been one of my favourite venues for a lunchtime jaunt with friends for the past few years. The unhurried, leisurely but chilled out ambience of relaxing with an aperitif on the super comfy sofas prior to tasty locally sourced dishes is a winner. The dining room having recently undergone a complete refurbishment looks a treat and a window table looking out over the surrounding gardens and Lakeland hills even in winter is stunning. Friend had soup of the day and I sampled the grilled warm goats cheese, followed by braised beef shoulder [ very tasty]. A dessert of sticky toffee pudding for Marty beckoned whilst I enjoyed a rhubarb parfait with honeycomb crumble and coulis. To finish off our delicious lunch we lounged for an hour or more in one of the sitting rooms with a pot of coffee and home made truffles. By this time there were numerous other guests enjoying champagne afternnon teas.
Super service..Staff always friendly and keen to please! Value for money!

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Reviewed 17 October 2012

From being welcomed at the door to retrieving our coats our experience last Sunday lunch time was most pleasant.
Sitting on the comfortable sofas' by the fire for drinks and choosing what to eat was most relaxing. All four of us really enjoyed our meals.
We thought Lindeth How deserved to have more folk enjoying the food and ambiance.
I am sure we will return next time we are in the Lakes.

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Reviewed 16 September 2012

We visited Lindeth Howe one evening on a long weekend break to the lake district, staying in Bowness. Our friends had recommended this restaurant in the hotel and spa.
It is certainly a charming setting, and the staff did an excellent job of welcoming us and seating us in the lounge to choose from the menu. When our starters were ready, they called us through to the restaurant.
The food was good, but really didn't justify the prices charged. For three courses and a bottle of wine we left with a bill of well over £100 for the two of us. I really don't mind paying that much for a meal, but if I do, I expect something distinctive. This wasn't.
The menu is structured in a very confusing fashion, with two table d'hôte options (one being a tasting menu), but with the a la carte alongside apparently with the option to swap items into the table d'hôte. I cannot say that I really understood how it was supposed to work, and that probably contributed to my feeling of being overcharged.

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Reviewed 15 June 2012

Loving the Lakes, we are lucky to have visited quite a few of the wonderful hotels in the area, this being one of them! We had a wonderful stay here (a while ago now - only just discovered tripadvisor!) The hotel is beautiful, we had a lovely room, ate wonderful food, had excellent service and the area/views are amazing - 5* - Highly recommend this hotel and would definitely stay here again! - Thank you

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Reviewed 24 May 2012

After reading its reviews, we selected the Lindeth Howe for lunch during a day's visit to the Lake District. It proved to be an excellent choice. The hotel is situated in a beautiful location, which was only bettered by the quality of service and meal. We were immediately made to feel at home by the staff (particularly a young lady called Claire) and it was clear that nothing was too much trouble (despite the arrival of a coach party during our time there) The meal was excellent and good value for money and we enjoyed a thoroughly pleasant lunch. Would we return? Without doubt - hopefully to stay for a few nights to really sample the delights of this hotel.

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Thank 49brianl
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