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Regent Hotel Restaurant

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Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
+44 15394 32254
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had eaten here once before some time ago and the quality of food and service were every bit as good on this visit. We hadn't booked and yet we were accommodated quickly. Our platter starter was beautiful and filling and the steaks we ordered were well cooked as ordered. A real treat during a walking weekend and we'll be... More 

Thank rcantill
Bradford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our sixth visit to the Regent. As usual it was a very comfortable stay the room was very comfortable with good quality bedding and towels, our only comment was that the bath was very high which made it difficult to get into to use the shower. The menu was very restricted compared to previous years, this may be... More 

Thank Judith W
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here because of a 10% discount for staying at the Lake House hotel. Took my wife for her Birthday, food was amazing!! Especially the thin apple tart with apple crumble ice cream!! Could have eaten it 3 times!!! A slightly higher price than I normally pay but it showed in the food quality and service from friendly staff. Would... More 

Thank tabski
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a meal at The Regent last week , everything was excellent from the moment we arrived .Friendly and profesional welcome upon arrival ,we were invited to the bar lounge for some pre -dinner drinks, then the orders were professionally taken with the appropriate wine recommendation . And the food , soo tasty, classy without being pretentious , compliments... More 

Thank Paul M
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had a really lovely meal here on a Sunday evening. We could not book Saturday as it was so busy. Food very good, high quality. Added bonus is that you do not sit on fellow diners laps because the tables are so close together as you often find now.

Thank Gwen2005
London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a great hotel. From the warm and efficient greeting to the ambience of the rooms it was a pleasure to be there. The service in the restaurant and bar was first rate. I asked the barman for. A cocktail which he had not come across so he looked it up on Google and it was perfect. The dining... More 

Thank gmm83
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband both had the duo of lamb, it was amazing I would highly recommend it and definitely order it again. Bar could have been a little better, warm ish wine and flatish larger, for the price it should have been spot on. Nice staff head waiter was very nice and funny. We will visit again on our... More 

Thank HollyBrodie
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I ate here with the family after swimming the length of Windermere, the food was solid pub fare but the burgers were lovely as were the fish. Portions were a good size and the beer was good. The kids portions were a good size and made to the same standard as the adults - no frozen options here!! Would recommend... More 

Thank Iain S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant on 2 occasions. The food was really good with a lot of choices on the menu. The staff was extremely friendly. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for some tasty meals.

Thank Anushka S
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

From the river side this place looked lovely, however once you order your food it's quite a different story. We came up to Windermere for a day out. We wanted a spot of lunch before being able to wonder around Ambleside, unfortunately we did not get to do this after the fiasco with our food and it ruined our day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrans Rd, Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?