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Waterhead Bar & Grill

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0ER

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  • Waterhead Bar & Grill - Cumbria
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  • Waterhead Bar & Grill - Cumbria
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  • Waterhead Bar & Grill - Cumbria
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Main course: £18
Food spend: £32
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 18:30 - 21:00.

We loved the ambience of the restaurant. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The food was delicious and the steak was cooked to my liking.

Peter 04 September 2019
from Rutherglen

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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.

Waterhead Bar & Grill

Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0ER

Contact +44 1539432566

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Customer reviews for Waterhead Bar & Grill

4.4 (((() (based on 46 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (37)
  • views (19)
  • romantic (14)
  • breakfast (13)
  • luxury (13)
  • lunch (12)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • private dining (11)
  • large parties (7)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • child friendly (4)
  • business (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((( 12 December 2018 by Stephen from Windermere

    Excellent food cooked and delivered with perfection

  • (((** 31 October 2018 by Mark from Llangollen

    Good experience, waited in the bar for 10 mins until called through, the duck i had as a starter was great but the fillet steak was overcooked and dry.

  • ((((( 17 October 2018 by Phil from Stokesley


  • ((((* 18 September 2018 by Colin from Edinburgh

    The service was very good and the food was delivered quickly and was to a high standard. As we were guests at the hotel we ordered our meal and wine in the bar while we were having our pre dinner drink. The whole dining experience was good and we both enjoyed our meal.

  • ((((( 27 August 2018 by Kevin from York

    Had afternoon tea. Staff very friendly and efficient. Food and drinks both very good.

  • (((** 11 August 2018 by Olivia from Ambleside

    Amazing food, the service was only ok

  • ((((( 23 July 2018 by Sarah from Málaga

    The restaurant staff were fantastic. So polite, very efficient and nothing was too much trouble. Couldn't fault them in any way. The food was fabulous. Everything cooked to a very high standard using lovely, fresh (local?) ingredients. The only small niggle was that we were looking forward to some lovely crisp crackling on our pork belly and it was very rubbery and I couldn't eat it (which is a shame as it is my favourite part!). Having said that, we wouldn't hesitate to recommend it as everything else was spot on.

  • (**** 27 June 2018 by Ruth from Rickmansworth

    Great choice menu and the restaurant decor is very modern and gives the fine dinning environment. However sadly the food didn't live up to our expectations. Sadly clumsy cooking, over cooked and lacking in flavour.

  • ((((* 20 May 2018 by Paul from Barrowford

    Food brilliant, drinks great. Expresso martini very poor

  • ((((( 15 May 2018 by Annemarie from Husum

    Great food, great service, lovely location! Fulfilled all our expectations.

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