Ambleside Restaurants

Ambleside Restaurants

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Ambleside Restaurants

Ambleside is brimming with fantastic restaurants and bars. Over the past several years, the town has developed into something of a foodie hotspot and is now a thriving hub for so many types of eateries.

Explore the many Ambleside walks and take in the breathtaking rural scenery before recharging your batteries at one of Ambleside’s many lovely pubs or restaurants. From local pub grubs to fine dining, there are plenty of options to explore.

If you’re looking for alternative options, there are also plenty of vegan restaurants in the Lake District nearby, as well as dog-friendly Lake District restaurants.

This National Park is the origin of the Cumberland Sausage, Grasmere Ginger Bread, and Sticky Toffee Pudding. There is something for everyone because there are all incredible dining options!

Here are our favourite restaurants in Ambleside, ranging from cosy midday cafés to elegant fine dining…

  • Chesters By The River cafe

    Chesters By The River

    LA22 9NJ

    015394 34711

    After a day spent exploring the nearby lakes and fells, Chester by the River is a delightful vegan café that you can replenish with its enticing menu of fresh salads, daily specials, and sweet desserts.      

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  • Kysty

    3/4 Cheapside
    LA22 0AB

    01539 433647

    Kysty’s meals have been thoughtfully prepared by Head Chef Dan Hopkins utilising a seasonal cuisine that draws inspiration from the surrounding Cumbrian countryside.    

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  • The Drunken Duck

    The Drunken Duck

    LA22 0NG

    015394 36347

    One of the most popular watering holes in the Lake District, the Drunken Duck Inn boasts a picture-perfect vantage point over the surrounding landscape.

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  • The Forest Side, Grasmere Feature

    The Forest Side

    Keswick Road
    LA22 9RN

    015394 35250

    The Forest Side is a fabulous restaurant tucked away in a Gothic mansion near Grasmere. Come here to savour Michelin Star dishes in a tasteful environment.

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  • The Jumble Room

    Langdale Road
    LA22 9SU

    With a focus on organic local produce, The Jumble Room is a bright and exciting restaurant located in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Open only in the evenings, this quirky restaurant has an energetic atmosphere with passionate owners who serve every meal with pride.      

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    The Old Stamp House

    Old Stamp House, The
    Church St
    LA22 0BU

    015394 32775

    Want to enjoy gourmet dining in an intimate setting? The Old Stamp House in Ambleside is the place for you! Here, you can enjoy delicious dishes designed by Ryan and Craig Blackburn.

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  • Zeffirellis

    Millans Park
    LA22 9AD

    015394 33845

    Zeffirellis is home to an award-winning vegetarian restaurant, a midday café, a jazz bar, and a cinema in Ambleside.

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