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“Disappointing”
Review of The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse
Ranked #21 of 78 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Having read several good reviews for this restaurant, we decided to book a table in advance of our visit to Windermere. It was extremely busy, so booking very much recommended.

Service was friendly, but rushed during the meal. Once we asked for the bill though, we were left waiting until we asked for it twice more. As mentioned, it was extremely busy - which makes this forgivable to a point.

Food was disappointing, the calamari was undercooked with a lot of raw batter - not pleasant. The pasta dish my partner ordered was extremely watery but edible. I ordered pizza, which was nothing particularly amazing, but it was tasty.

Overall a real let-down.

1  Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Not outstanding but absolutely will do :) for a family meal esp with vegetarians. Decent international fare, great location

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Over the years of travelling to Windemere we have passed The Lighthouse but always thought it just outside our budget. Tonight we thought why not. Sat outside as they have nice heating and blankets as it was about 7.30. Waited to be served 10-15 mins later I had to ask a passing waitress if we had to go in to order, she replied no and returned with menu's. After ordering drinks,the waitress then asked us if we would like to order. Which did, baked Camembert cheese to share. About 15 mins later a Beef Capppicio arrived with a different waitress. As we explained we didn't order this but we did order baked Camembert. Another 30 mins later I went inside to ask about my order.it had cancelled with explanation .Apologies as a mistake no further except could you wait for your 15 mins maybe.Not happy.

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1  Thank poppinjay
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We were lucky enough to have good weather and be able to sit outside - felt like a continental evening. Friendly attentive staff, good selection of beers and tasty, reasonably priced meals, with a choice from snacks to full courses.

Thank cunningplan57
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This restaurant is well position on the triangular meeting of two roads the out door seating is in this odd shaped area. The seats are a all weather plastic version of the old cane style furniture and each seat has a car type blanket presumably for the colder weather, we were luck as we did not need them. We both had a Chicken Cesear Salad, my favourite such a simple mixture but so tasty. The Lighthouse version was one of the best that I have had recently. The food was a little expensive but it's sometimes true "you get what you pay for" and we truly did in this restaurant.

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