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Best restaurants in Ambleside

Indie Movie Theatre
“Zefferellis is a vegetarian/vegan restaurant with 5 screen cinemas - meal deals and the best food outside London. Live music most Fridays and Saturdays in season. The Apple Pie Bakery has a great sellection of home made food as well as GF bread. Lucy's is a cake lovers paradise and great coffee too.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A cosy restaurant with an open kitchen cooking up classic Mediterranean dishes from local produce. Great pizzas!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Restaurant and cinema. European, British vegetarian friendly. Offers cinema and meal deals”
  • 6 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“Interesting modern cuisine brought to you from a Master Chef Professionals contestant. Book in advance as it gets busy.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“A local secret this vegetarian cafe does awesome coffee, a lovely selection of tasty teas, healthy lunch choices with fresh salads, quiche of the day and smokey beans as well as scrumptious homemade cakes. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
“Unusual tasting menus using local produce. Michelin star standard. Booking essential.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Perfect for an evening meal. We've eaten here many times. Warm cosy place with great food.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious authentic Thai food in a lovely atmospheric restaurant. Book in advance, it's popular, for a good reason.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Oak’ is on the corner of Lake Road and Church Street. This is an ancient traditional 17th century Lake District pub popular with locals. Ceiling beams and real fire. Smallish rooms lend a cosy atmosphere. There is an attractive street corner outdoor area, sheltered and heated. Live music on Sunday nights. Great traditional food A changing selection of mainly local real ales is available, also Guinness, lager, traditional draught ciders.”
  • 1 local recommends
Gastropub
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  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“A lovely cafe serving excellent hot chocolate, good sandwiches and amazing cake. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“15th century building. Fresh local produce, they fuse classic British dishes with European menus.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Enjoy freshly prepared, locally sourced food of the highest quality, fine wines and real ales in the cosy 17th century Inn with the best lakeside views. Our chefs focus on providing the tastiest of meals throughout the day, ranging from breakfast to dinner. You will always find something to tempt you on our varied and ever changing menus. Our specials adapt with the seasons so you know our food is carefully sourced and always fresh. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends