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The Old Stamp House Restaurant

Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
+44 15394 32775
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (256 reviews)
“hogget” (59 reviews)
“roe deer” (22 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing value £25 for 3 stunning courses plus lovely bread and snacks to start. We will be back for the dinner tasting menu and wine next time. Very friendly, casual and excellent service. Ryan is a superb chef, his brother handles front of house very...More

1  Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the tasting lunch menu with paired wines to celebrate a birthday. The food really was excellent and the wines were perfectly matched. We have eaten in a number of fine dining restaurants and this was up there with the best. It was also...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family of three at lunch time to celebrate a birthday. We chose the tasting menu that had a wonderful collection of different courses, tastes and textures. A lovely atmospheric venue, with casual and unobtrusive service by friendly staff. Can't wait to...More

Thank Slippermate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing! We had such a nice meal. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. Not all restaurants with this type of food and service accommodate for children, however the kitchen was very willing to create simpler and smaller versions for our 2 year old. The...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were extremely fortunate the restaurant had a last minute cancellation and we were able to reserve the table for a Saturday evening. The whole experience was fantastic. Every course that we ordered, together with the additional ones given to us were all delicious, local...More

1  Thank Mcr-Foodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this restaurant makes it way into my top restaurant list. We had an absolutely amazing night. The food is faultless. I even ate and enjoyed brussel sprouts so anyone who can achieve that must be pretty good. Everything from the broth to start,...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here on the basis of good reviews and were not disappointed. Food, atmosphere and service all exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank Irving W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose The Old Stamp House for a special birthday celebration and boy, did they deliver! Presentation stunning, flavours exquisite, staff attentive, cheerful & very knowledgeable about each course. Yes, it's not cheap, but would I eat there again? Pass me the phone, I'll ring...More

Thank lesjsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is great! My fiance and I had a wonderful experience here! The food is excellent and the service was great! Brilliant!

Thank Cristina E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Old Stamp House while on Lakes walking holiday. Food delicious, excellently prepared and presented including some small tasters to start. Our dinner included partridge, crab, hogget and turbot ...all superb. Decent wine list although nothing much under the £30 mark. Perhaps a decent...More

Thank DuncM7
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11 November 2017|
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Response from Diane T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we ate at The Old Stamp House last Saturday, 4th November. The tasting menu is £65 per person. We spent approximately £60 on drinks/wine so the bill for two people was approximately £190.00.
7 November 2017|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your group really. If you want a special meal in a quiet but friendly atmosphere then absolutely. If you are wearing paper hats and are looking for a more lively night then probably not. But what a great dinner... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Comfortseeker58 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 67
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32775
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