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Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 8PH, England
+44 115 967 1444
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“pannacotta” (5 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 8PH, England
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Disgusted. Booked a table for 23 people in two weeks time for my mum's 60th. Getting ready to pre-order meals when I noticed the closure info on the website. No call made to inform me. £85 deposit paid. Doesn't seem to be any hope of...More

4  Thank kelly_mitch15
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We paid for a years membership to the gym, again the property was sold, and the new owner ( who was very helpful) is no longer operating the gym, Arthur who owned lakeside and sold it, is refusing to answer e mails or calls, time...More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I paid £420 deposit on 11th October 2017 for deposit of £20 each for 21 persons. Just two weeks later they tell me it has been bought out and they have no recollection of my deposit. New owner states that they are not opening restaurant...More

13  Thank CharlieCobra60
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a favourite place of ours to go as a treat. The surroundings are lovely, starting with an aperitif sitting by the side of the lake. This can be just as enjoyable in the winter with the island decorated for Christmas. The tables inside...More

Thank Bart S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Booked a table for a family group as a last meal for a cousin who was going home after a vacation in the UK. Terrible, terrible experience; being badgered for a drinks order despite not having removed our coats, inadequate place settings, dog-eared menus, extremely...More

2  Thank Bazbo1
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I have driven past this place many times and always wanted to go inside. Finally arranged to have a business lunch and the chance to try it out. The grounds are stunning. The outside area is lovely and I can imagine it get very busy...More

2  Thank Luke B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The grounds and building are stunning. We had booked and the greeting was of a high standard. Sadly things went downhill from there. Whilst the restaurant/dining room wasn't hectically busy, there was a wedding party, a baby shower, and a couple of large tables at...More

2  Thank missnutmeg15
Reviewed 2 October 2017

All in the title , charged for 12 instead of 11 people as the original booking had 11 , we missed this as we were worrying about the deposit they took from us and then didn't deduct it from the bill. We had to wait...More

1  Thank levystreet
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I visited this restaurant yesterday with my family and elderly family friend and upon walking through the doors the staff were playing very loud rap music on the speakers. I didn't really appreciate listening to the N WORD being mentioned numerous times with my 70...More

2  Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful location but a let down when it comes to the restaurant Service took ages, kept having to get up and almost serve myself when it came to drinks and the food was only average at best. Look to be fair the staff were...More

Thank Captain-S_1970
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12 November 2017|
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Response from CharlieCobra60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have just got my £420 returned after I had contacted Mr Senja at Bella Mia restaurant, 150 Annesley Rd, Hucknall. I did threaten him in writing that I would go to BBC East Midlands, Nottingham Evening Post and the... More
4 October 2017|
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Response from Carlawolholt | Reviewed this property |
pop in to lakeside for breakfast it was out of this world and sittings on the table was a menu for chismass day dinner so the answer to your question is yes open on chismass day
Asha K
23 May 2017|
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Response from Angie G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if outside catering is allowed as there are bar meals and a full Al la care menu. I have just recently booked a meal for 11 of us and the staff had no problem with serving from either menu or ordering something from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 8PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 967 1444
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As of 27 October 2017, Lakeside is under new ownership. The venue is closed for major refurbishment and will reopen its doors in 2018.
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