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“Wonderful afternoon tea”
Review of The Orangery

The Orangery
Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Glenridding
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$19
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: With astounding panoramic views of Ullswater and the surrounding fells, the Orangery at the Inn on the Lake welcomes residents and non-residents to relax and enjoy the scenery whilst enjoying a light snack, lunch, afternoon tea, evening meal or cocktail. Come inside the Orangery where you can enjoy the bright and airy space of this architectural delight, whilst admiring the simple and dramatic statements made by the contemporary yet warmly inviting furnishings; the unique glass and driftwood table, a dazzling Italian Crystal Globe chandelier, and not forgetting the commissioned artwork above the quirky and very original fireplace. Open every day from 10am.
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Wow !!! When you walk in it takes your breath away. We had a 3 tier afternoon tea and it was delightful. The staff ( I think she was called Christine) was so polite and helpful. We couldn't eat it all so sneaked it up to our room. This really is quite a special part of an already beautiful hotel.

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Thank Bettyc3max
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Had lunch there and the staff went out of their way to be helpful. It is a bright and cheerful addition to the hotel, even in wet weather.

Thank RASHFORD740
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

A hotel that size ... didn't have rye bread.. didnt have houmous. .gave us hard scones... no jam no butter had to ask for them..
Also more butter on the bread than filling...spoilt a lovely day away

Told the receptionist....nothing done..ive rang the manager this morni g... snd he ssid i shd have asked for him....ohh and if we go back.. only one of us cld have a complimentary tea. .. not good customer service either...
Armathwaite and Swiss ladore better

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1  Thank sheenacampbell
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manageriotl, General Manager at The Orangery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2013

Dear Sheena

We pride ourselves on good customer service and I am so disappointed that you didn't enjoyed your Afternoon tea. We try our utmost to ensure all afternoon teas are made and presented to a very high standard in what is now a very competitive market. We have investigated the matter with the kitchen team and had no other complaints on that particular busy afternoon but this is not to say your was to the standard you expect.. However, I am sorry you feel the gesture of goodwill of a free full afternoon tea was not good customer service. Once again I apologise and hope to welcome you again to the hotel.

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Reviewed 1 October 2013

No complaints really. Didn't have to worry about there not being space, even in August. Food was nice, filled everyone up which was the main thing!

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Thank Daniel W
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Quiet Sunday night just wandered by looking for somewhere to eat - the side Bar of Inn on the Lake had evening entertainment of wedding in full swing, we peered towards Orangery and the Hotel door porter very politely welcomed us to take a look (not pushy) we wandered in looked at menu and thought why not, looks lovely.
The Orangery is a new addition 2012 ? to the Inn on the Lake and is a beautiful circular room with very good, comfortable furnishings and you spend the first few minutes just taking in what's around you, the building, the furnishings, the roof, the garden outside, the lake etc etc - stunning.
Then there is the food - we had really nice meal, plenty of choice, all hot, well prepared perfectly served. Kelly and a waiter were always about and paced a perfect meal.

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1  Thank jami mike
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