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Avanti

57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
+44 15242 73500
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (62 reviews)
“pizza” (163 reviews)
“fish stew” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
57 Main Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AH, England
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11 - 20 of 932 reviews

Reviewed 7 March 2018

An elegant restaurant with a courtyard with outdoor seating . Sitting inside on a cold day looking out was like a painting. Good food and wine. we'll be back.

Thank vivvie2015
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Vivvie2015, thank you for your kind review regarding your recent visit to Avanti, we hope you able to join us again in Summer to enjoy the sunlit courtyard, it may be slightly chilly at the moment! See you again soon. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

It’s been many years if not a decade since we visited Avanti.Despite a change of ownership little seems to have altered. With a a lucky parking spot right outside and a warm welcome from Liam it felt just like a homecoming. Good unpretentious food and...More

Thank pjfaw
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear pjfaw, thank you for your wonderful review regarding you recent visit to Avanti. As the restaurant has such a long standing reputation, it is brilliant to here you are still enjoying our relaxed atmosphere and delicious menu. We hope to see you at Avanti...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely lovely ! The decoration is very pretty and the waiters are so nice ! The food is beautiful. It is exactly what you would expect from an Italian restaurant. 200% recommended !

Thank Camillesud
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Camillesud, thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent visit to Avanti, and your wonderful recommendation! We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here at lunchtimes but not in the evening before. It was really lovely. It was busy so we were given complimentary olives to keep us going which was a nice gesture. There was a good atmosphere, food was top class and service...More

Thank FM100
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear FM100, thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent visit to Avanti. Thank you for understanding the small wait for your food, our small kitchen can become very busy during busy periods, however we know guests will enjoy our delicious Mixed Olives. I...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Really vibrant atmosphere,busy restaurant and bar. T he food was excellent ,very tasty ,served quickly considering how busy they were. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Susan A
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Susan, thank you for your kind review regarding your recent visit to Avanti. I hope you are able to join us again soon as Spring approaches, and have chance to enjoy our wonderful sunlit courtyard. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

What a great place Lovely decor. Great staff. Good menu. Plenty of choice. Well prepared. Really enjoyed it and reasonably priced. I’d suggest you book if you want to get in Ask fir table upstairs as the bar downstairs is very popular.

Thank cheelvis
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear cheelvis, thank you for your fantastic review regarding your recent visit to Avanti. I will inform the team of their great service, and I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our menu, I hope you had a lovely time. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

Reviewed 26 February 2018

A nice restaurant serving decent Italian food. I am coeliac and staff were very helpful at showing me which options could be made gluten free (plenty of choice). Plus they had gluten free pasta available when we visited. They also had gluten free pizza on...More

Thank L C
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear LC, thank you for your kind review regarding your recent visit to Avanti, I'm pleased to hear we were able to accommodate you and the team were helpful. We are always trying to diversify our menu's so everyone can enjoy Avanti's delicious food! We...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A few years since we last visited this restaurant, but still as good as ever. We've been during the day for lunch when the weather has been fine, and sat out in the courtyard, which has been lovely, and been in the evening. Upstairs is...More

Thank Steve W
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Steve, thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent visit to Avanti. It's wonderful to hear you managed to enjoy the courtyard despite the snow we've had recently! I hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent service to accompany the superb food. A wide selection of Mediterranean food well cooked tasting lovely. Was surprised that the didn’t have a chianti but food service and arty environment made up for that.More

Thank robert b
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Robert, thank you for your kind review regarding your recent visit to Avanti. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our Mediterranean menu and the team treated you well upon your visit, I will inform them of their excellent service. We are always looking...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We’ve been going to Avanti for the last 10 years and have always enjoyed the food and lively atmosphere. Service is usually excellent and the staff are friendly and professional. The beer garden is the place to be after a day’s walking along the beautiful...More

Thank PhilSuz100
AvantiKL, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Phil, thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent visit to Avanti, it's wonderful to hear you have been enjoying the restaurant for such a long time, hopefully we will see you soon in the courtyard this summer! Kind regards, Natasha Hodge

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BoltonReviewer15
9 July 2017|
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Response from AvantiKL | Property representative |
Hi BoltonReviewer15, as Avanti changed hands last year I am unsure of the artist, however I will do my best to find out and post here when I do. Kind regards, Natasha Hodge
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thepadman
30 January 2016|
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Response from LillyLune | Reviewed this property |
I have taken my own dogs to Avanti and one sees well behaved dogs downstairs and in the garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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Description
Contemporary Bar/restaurant
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