Places to eat in Ambleside

When you’re on holiday, it’s often difficult to know where’s best to eat. Let Lakelovers make it easier, with our list of local restaurants in Ambleside and other dining venues including local pubs and cafe’s.

The Ambleside Salutation Hotel

Lake Rd, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 Tel: 01539 432 244 A hidden gem awaiting your discovery whether it be for a sumptuous bar meal at lunch time or in the evening or for that something a bit more special, we can provide a welcoming table and a beautifully cooked locally sourced evening meal in our Garden Room Restaurant, or you may just want to come in and relax in one of our comfy lounges with a coffee or a drink.

Lucy’s on a plate

Church Street, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 31191 A warm and welcoming enjoyable informal café experience of bustling joviality by day and a uniquely atmospheric candlelit restaurant by night.

Lucy 4

Mary’s Lane, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 34666 4 a drink, 4 a bite or 4 a feast… it’s a fiendish find 4 everyone ! Lucy4 is the future of restaurant eating. Pick, mix and share a range of fabulous food – meaty, veggie and fishy.

The Priest Hole

The Priest Hole restaurant, Ambleside, serves a mouthwatering, Mediterranean and English menu, all prepared in their own kitchens. Situated in the 16th Century Kelsick Hall in Ambleside, with it’s lovingly restored oak paneling, floorboards and fireplaces. Tel 015394 33332

The Glass House

Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 32137 Occupying a Grade II listed building and using the freshest local produce from the Lakeland Fells and farms, fusing classic British dishes with european menus.

The Log House

Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 31077 The Log House is a historic Norwegian house in the heart of the Lake District, offering superb bedrooms and outstanding food.

Doi Intanon Thai restaurant

Market Place, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 32119

Ees Wyke Country House

Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 36393

Spice of Bengal

3 Kelsick Road, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 015394 31250 The very best in traditional Indian and Bangladesh dishes.


Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria Tel: 01966 33845 Restaurant – part of the cinema complex

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