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Matthew's Bistro

Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
+44 15394 31234
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

brilliant bistro meals perfect friendly staff reasonably priced good food excellent service within walking distance of most holiday homes

Thank mike t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here as a party of four on a busy Sunday evening. Useful set price menus for before and after 7PM with reasonable prices for 2 or 3 courses. Nice selection of starters which were all very tasty likewise the mains. We opted for two...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal as usual Service and food great 👍 I had Gammon my wife had lasagne, followed by Raisins soaked in rum on ice cream bang on.

1  Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 2 @ 18:30 & arrived slightly early as found a parking space almost outside. The menu had a 2 course option for £17 if ordered before 19:00. We didn’t have room for 3 courses, the portions are large. Our meals were...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short and sharp review. Food was superb, and well priced via the meal deal that was available. Staff were very pleasant a great to deal with too. Nothing bad to say really and worth a visit if your staying in the area. Make sure you...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Ambleside on Thursday 29th, went out for tea with my fiancé and stumbled across this gem. I opted for the early diner set menu and did not disappoint. The staff were lovely, friendly and could not have done more to make sure we...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and very nice restaurant. The menu is big and the taste is very good. Its a little restaurant with. Friendly professionals staff, the welcome was nice, The chef is good. The ravioli starter was excellent. But if you like the goats you can take...More

Thank Testons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Matthew's bistro on our first evening in Ambleside and had such a lovely meal that we immediately booked for the other 2 nights of our stay. Lovely welcome by very pleasant front of house staff. Food excellent, good size portions, well cooked and piping...More

Thank Aha45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and great service. A good choice on the menu and nice friendly welcoming atmosphere.It is very near to the Lakes B & B ,central to the village.

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Steak and Frites followed by sticky toffee pudding and a treacle and ginger tart, both with ice cream. Everything was tasty but more like an average bar meal than bistro style. We had a bottle of Malbec which was very nice, but a...More

Thank furness64
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Questions & Answers
19 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jane s | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure...best to give them a ring :-)
8 August 2017|
Response from Matthew C | Property representative |
please ring the bistro after 3pm
Linda K
27 June 2017|
Response from Matthew C | Property representative |
no we close on a sunday apart from bank holidays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31234
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