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Wateredge Inn Pub

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Borrans Road | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0EP, England
+44 15394 32332
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location looking out to Windermere. Phoned in advance to ask about reserving a table and spoke to a very helpful staff member but unfortunately the staff who served us today were far from accommodating and in need of customer service training, without exception. Do not feel able to recommend as a place to eat.

Thank 4ACM4
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a few beers here whilst admiring the lakeside views. The location of this pub is a key attraction as it overlooks the lake. Inside it offers a modern feel and the staff are welcoming. My only negative comment is it catered for dogs which for me is not acceptable where food is served.

Thank Tomorun
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked if we could just have a coffee and though their machine was broken, they very quickly brought us a cafetiere. The view down the lake is wonderful, the staff are friendly and helpful and we only wish we had time to eat there, because it all looked really nice.

Thank Wrighty50
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food ,reasonably priced served by staff who are pleasant and give you such a warm and friendly welcome , will visit here again .

Thank Helena P
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is possibly the prettiest place to sit in Ambleside. We sit on the wooden swings by the lake and take in the view. We have visited here a loads of times but have only eaten here once. The food was very poor. We came again last year and the pub had sadly been flooded so things might have changed... More 

Thank 115sarah9
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection. food was good and service was also efficient and friendly. Separate area provided for customers with dogs.

Thank janicefergus0n
Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal here yesterday evening and was disappointed at the standard of food for the money. My starter was the Fish Chowder which had been bulked out with pieces of potato and very little fish but was quite tasty. For the main meal both my husband and I had the lamb shank which was not very nicely presented, it... More 

Thank sheila p
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is ideally situated for both walkers & those staying locally. Food choice & value is excellent. Pub is very clean & contemporary. Also allows dogs into certain area of the pub.

Thank brianmortelmans
Darlington, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying nearby for a few days but spent a lot of time here instead. Fantastic real fire fire, dog friendly and spacious area to eat or drink. We enjoyed lunches and evening meals there. The main reason? Warm welcome and superbly efficient and friendly staff.

Thank ANW1301
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My brother was visiting Lancashire after Christmas and we decided to go to the Lake District. The traffic had been heavy so we decided to stop and walk around the lakeside and we went into the local car park which has automatic number plate recognition, you get 15 minutes free and you can pay up to 24 hrs after you... More 

Thank brumfan
Wateredge Manag... T, Guest Relations Manager at Wateredge Inn Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed your lunch and you are more than welcome to park in our car park, if you are dining with us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 24
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrans Road | Waterhead Bay, Ambleside LA22 0EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32332
Wateredge Inn, at Waterhead on the tip of Lake Windermere, offers a beautiful country inn setting for holiday makers, diners, walkers, tourists, and more with unrivalled views of Lake Windermere (at Lake District).

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