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Lake View Restaurant at the Inn on the Lake

Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, England
+44 17684 82444
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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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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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Came here for dinner as my girlfriend and I felt like a proper three course dinner to round off our trip. We initially went toward the Orangery at the other end of the hotel but decided we wanted something a bit more formal. However, I...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Having recently attended at 80th birthday party here with more that 50 other guests, when the food was great and the service superb, decided it would be an ideal place for my wife and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Have just returned from our...More

Thank DrJimSmith
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

After searching local restaurants and pubs for a family evening meal we found this Inn. Beautiful location with a lovely terrace where we sat looking over the Ullswater lake. Unfortunately that's the only good thing to say, the menu is priced at the top end...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Superb food in a wonderful setting,with fantastic service.Beautiful hotel.The staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank Jayne1510
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Gorgeous location. Arrived just to have dinner and given it was such a lovely evening, we decided to eat al fresco. The food was fabulous, unfortunately the midges decided to have us for dinner. We retreated inside but it was too late. I had been...More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 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 8 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 4 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 42
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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