Waterhead Bar & Grill

(70 Reviews)
Lake Road, Ambleside, North West England, LA22 0ER
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All Day 12-9 Menu

This offer is available from July 10, 2020 until July 31, 2021, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.


Main course: £18
Food spend: £32

Restaurant description

On the shores of lake Windermere, The Waterhead is at once bright and modern but intimate and relaxed. Championing local produce, the Waterhead Bar & Grill serves a classic afternoon tea. Please note that lunch bookings are not available online.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Waterhead Bar & Grill
(based on 70 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (19)
  • al fresco (7)
  • breakfast (17)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (6)
  • dinner (53)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (7)
  • lunch (18)
  • luxury (15)
  • private dining (13)
  • romantic (22)
  • trendy (9)
  • value (11)
  • views (30)
  • By Andrea D from Shipley
    23 September 2020

    The meal was tasty and ingredients were of good quality. The servers were first class and I would highly recommend. Worth every penny.

  • By Anthea W from Plymouth
    17 September 2020

    We visited the restaurant on a beautiful sunny Thursday evening. We were looked after very well by staff members Alan and Arturo and would be grateful if you would pass on our thanks to them. The food was lovely, we had main courses, desserts and coffees. The Baked Cod and Cheese board were exceptional. All in all a lovely meal. We will be back next year.

  • By Sue H from Kebt
    12 September 2020


  • By Celia O from Ipswich
    8 September 2020

    Very enjoyable meal here . Friendly and helpful waiting staff, good ambience and very good food, overall a really pleasant evening

  • By Andrew C from Cambridge
    7 September 2020

    Views and great quality food and service. Thank you

  • By Gerard D from Newcastle upon Tyne
    7 September 2020

    Excellent service, Excellent food, everything in place for covid-19 so know worries there.

  • By Melanie T from Ambleside
    5 September 2020

    A little upset being segregated from other customers, when we were told they allowed dogs in, but food fabulous and staff were exceptional, very kind and attentive!!

  • By G B from Warrington
    1 September 2020

    Lovely evening, staff friendly and attentive Tables spaced well & food was gorgeous.

  • By Eimear H from Basingstoke
    31 August 2020

    The food was mediocre, my chicken wasn’t cooked fresh it was definitely reheated and I couldn’t eat the creme caramel. My Boyfriend enjoyed his soup and salmon but I was so disappointed with everything I chose.

  • By Mary elizabeth E from Warton
    12 August 2020

    Greeted in a cheerful and Welcoming manner, even though we were half an hour early. The menu was well explained. We chose the sharing platter of Hangar Steak and Blade of beef. It was beautifully presented and the flavours were excellent. This was followed by the cheeseboard which we shared. There was a good variety of cheese. The only downside was where were placed. It was on a corner which almost everyone had to pass. In the present circumstances it might be better if this table wasn’t used. Another slight problem was parking. There were no places left in the hotel carpark and the free public parking near the hotel was full, so we had to park on the main Windermere to Ambleside road.

Restaurant Location Map
Waterhead Bar & Grill
Lake Road, Ambleside, North West England, LA22 0ER