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57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
+44 15242 73500
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden away down a narrow passageway off the main street in the vibrant, bustling Cumbrian market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, is the consistently impressive Avanti bar and restaurant. Now in its 18th year, Avanti has a reputation for first class food, quality service and a welcoming, friendly atmosphere....and a little quirkiness! Three of us chose Avanti for lunch and while... More 

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Edinburgh
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place was recommended to us by the owners of the B&B where we were staying. It did not disappoint. It styles itself Mediterranean, but it's fair to say it's an Italian restaurant that's way above the standard of an average Italian restaurant. Their home made ravioli is impressive (look no further than the spinach and ricotta for a starter,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A tremendous treat and find, Avanti! A group booking to share in the celebrations of a civil marriage and the repast was simply scrumptious. Authentic flavours in pleasant surroundings with most attentive staff. Good beer selections, La Chouffe was a particularly pleasant surprise to find stocked. Very tasteful too was the decor with some very interesting statement pieces. This is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch. Always busy and good atmosphere. Quick service and tasty pizza. Lovely setting with the courtyard and great in the summer. Always worth a visit.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Staff are lovely and welcoming to both humans and dogs! The food is delicious and there's always a great atmosphere! Definitely recommend

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Austwick, null, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A meal for a memorable occasion! What a fantastic find experienced staff with a chef and background support to be proud of! We had the most delicious main course which brought memories flowing back of holiday in Italy! Seafood was excellent with pasta that was 100% as mama must have made it! But certainly no jars hiding in this kitchen.... More 

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a couple of beers and a takeaway. Sounds simple however was truly delicious. Quality ingredients, are cooked simply atop a fresh, blistery doughy base. My number nine - feta, pine nuts etc.., was excellent. I sadly have an eye for detail - some would say fussy - but the pine nuts were roasted spot on, and plenty of them.... More 

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Low Bentham
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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great lunch with friendly and efficient staff. The food was delicious and the dining area clean and very welcoming.

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Milnrow, UK
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Over the past few years we have looked at this restaurant a number of times but never got round to trying it out. We took the plunge and booked a table upstairs....what a surprise the buzz was great the decor and ambience all good. We both thoroughly enjoyed the food and wine and will certainly make a point of visiting... More 

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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this beautiful place anymore. Staff were nothing short of brilliant and we've personally not had food as well presented and perfect as it. Accommodating, helpful and I can't recommend enough. A++ Outstanding

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Phone Number: +44 15242 73500
Description
CONTEMPORARY BAR/RESTAURANT. RUSTIC COOKING.ART. SORRY, NO HIGH CHAIRS OR CHILDRENS MENU.

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