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Lake View Restaurant at the Inn on the Lake

Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, England
+44 17684 82444
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“five courses” (3 reviews)
“head chef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, England
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to have dinner after a long hike. The food was superb and the staff were very accommodating, our waitress, Julia, was very welcoming and friendly. Would definitely recommend this place for dinner.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The menu was superb, the main difficulty being what to choose as could have eaten every dish! Every one of the five courses was beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant staff were friendly and efficient, nothing too much trouble. The restaurant is in a lovely...More

Thank bigears666
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, had a tomato soup. Mrs had an apple crumble. It was the best tomato soup ive ever had in my life. It was the perfect blend of acidic, creamy, superb. I think the head chef must really know his stuff. The...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Called in for lunch, very busy but found a car park space. Had to sit out side as we has a dog, later found we could have gone inside but the sun was shining. Food order came quickly and it looked great. Our order was...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

8 of us arrived without a booking, very hungry after travelling up all day. I approached the restaurant manager who was so accommodating and polite. He found us a table in the lounge. Nothing was too much trouble. The food arrived quickly and every single...More

Thank SotonFran
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery whilst eating a lovely home cooked minted lamb burger, staff were very welcoming and accommodating and the service was great. Humus starter was a bit bland and the chocolate sponge pudding was more like cake but everything else was lovely!

Thank annabobbleuk
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, very tranquil. Restaurant & bar service couldn't be faulted. Food was perfect. Hope to return by the end of the year .

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Having read the reviews on TA, I had expectations of an excellent fine dining experience but was disappointed. Attended a lunch function with a limited menu which sounded very interesting but on the whole, sadly failed to deliver. The treacle cured salmon was delicious but...More

Thank Bimfan
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was very nice. Wine was reasonably priced. Good gluten free options available too.

Thank Emsylou82
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We booked this from the excellent reviews on trip advisor. We were not sure exactly where we were going to, and when we arrived it's a grand and quite posh hotel, and were in jeans and fleeces for a bit of a walking weekend. So...More

Thank Beesoviking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, England (Formerly Lakeview Restaurant at the Inn on the Lake)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Glenridding
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 82444
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Recently refurbished and with 2 AA Rosettes, the Lake View Restaurant at the 4* Inn on the Lake hotel has all the ingredients for a mouth-watering dining experience. Nestled on the shores of Ullswater with its own private jetties, 15 acres of grounds, an extensive garden terrace and new Orangery – it is the ideal location for morning coffee, lunch, a quintessentially English Afternoon tea or a gastronomic fine dining experience.Stunning décor with opulent fabrics and understated sophistication, compliment the artistic flair of Head Chef and his team who have been developing and refining their table d’hôte and à La Carte menu’s for the Lake View Restaurant. Using modern, molecular techniques and sourcing as many local ingredients as possible, dishes are rich in creativity, full of flavour and beautifully presented. The Private Dining suite also overlooks Ullswater and is popular for those looking for something more intimate and extra special.Lunch served 12pm - 2.30pmDinner served 7pm – 9.30pm
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