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Fothergang Bistro and Bar - CLOSED

12 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 33175
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
29 Jan 2012
“Warm, comfortable surroundings with good food.”
26 Jan 2012
“excellent food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
12 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed January 29, 2012

The menu was a surprise, pies and hot-pot not really what I'd expect at a bistro but the food was good and tasty when it arrived. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and it was busy enough without being too noisy. The cheeseboard was excellent...More

Thank Arty57
Reviewed January 26, 2012

this little bistro is located centrally and had a nice warm feel to it. Me and my brother went for the pie which was delicious. The prices were excellent value aswell

Thank richard b
Reviewed January 20, 2012

bistro was average not pricey but food was nothing special owner was polite, toilets very dirty so beware only sa them after ate food there are nicier restaurants in ambleside

Thank nurse35
Reviewed November 21, 2011

We visited this Bistro on Sunday evening, 13th November 2011. this time 13 proved to be unlucky for us. The good point was the waitress who served us was helpful and friendly. The bad points, the restaurant smelled of strong disinfectant, but this could have...More

Thank ColinFD
rossiUk, Owner at Fothergang Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2011

Thank you for your review however we feel some of your comments to be misleading. The Fothergang is a bar inclusive of a bistro/dining area, not a restaurant, and we are unable to censure every conversation in the public bar. Most customers enjoy the lively...More

Reviewed November 20, 2011

We had an evening meal here and the food was really nice. Lots of local produce which was nice, the guy who served us was very friendly and especially liked the cosy fire. The portions aren't that big though, so if you're starving it might...More

Thank kaleighpie
Reviewed November 6, 2011

lovely food, lovely atmosphere, friendly service, great price, a lovely romantic night with great live music too!

Thank elsa q
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England (Formerly Lake Road Wine Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33175
Come and enjoy high quality local food, real ale, fine wines and live entertainment at The Fothergang Bar and Bistro in the heart of Ambleside. Try Lakeland classics such as Cumberland sausage, tatty pots and speciality pies alongside salads and mezze platters that feature the best local produce available. We offer a number of vegetarian and vegan options, as well as a children's menu, to ensure that there is something for everyone to enjoy!Your hosts have firm roots in Lakeland farming, and they proudly support Cumbrian tradition and produce. At the bar you’ll find real ale from Winster Valley Brewery whilst the weekends boast regular live music from local performers ranging from folk to reggae.
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