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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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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (237 reviews)
“hogget” (55 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (54 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow! Amazing place and great service. They allocate table timings nicely spaced out so that they can comfortable meet and great people. On seating you will be greeted by the chef who will pour you a delicious welcome drink of sorts. We had the full...More

Thank Rammina
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Thursday night and had the full tasting menu. The food was really outstanding. Having eaten at many top quality restaurants this place matches and exceeds most. We had potted prawns (great), scallops (outstanding), cod (outstanding), deer (good -...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here for a second time recently and were pleased to find the standards were just as good, after first visiting a year ago. We opted for the Taste of Cumbria tasting menu and loved it. All of the courses were excellent. This is...More

Thank FoodObsessive
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here after reserving a table well in advance - and we were definitely glad we did. Honestly one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed - and I've eaten at some great restaurants with top tasting menus before. The roe deer dish was in...More

Thank Tomby1
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

...is the slogan of the Old Stamp House in Ambleside. And they implemented it really well. The main ingredients were all from Cumbria. In addition, the sparkling wine we chose was from England as well as the cheese selection as desert. The interior was local,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Short and simple. This is an amazing tingle on your taste buds. Go and meet with people who care about our British Food. FANTASTIC

1  Thank Mumofone2005
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every dish was perfect and so tasty and paired with unexpected and really nice wines. We had the full Cumbria tasting menu. I especially liked the scallops and the little teasers to start with.

Thank Mia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the taster menu when we visited the Stamp House on a bit of a culinery weekend, having been to Michelin taster menu the night before. I have to say that the food at Stamp House was fantastic, as was the service. largely we preferred...More

1  Thank UK007agent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's about 18 months since we have visited but we were not disappointed with lunch for 4. Excellent value tasting menu for £35. All courses were good, especially the seared scallops. Fresh bread was a delight. Keep it up guys Will be back

Thank martingduke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why eat anywhere else? The food is always sublime. Service is magnificent. We live several hours away but travel here each summer and winter to have the tasting menus. It's just fantastic. You simply must make this restaurant the tread of your holiday in the...More

Thank Londinio
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23 February 2017|
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Response from Comfortseeker58 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know.
1 November 2016|
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Response from kev p | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Does website say?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Johnty1963 | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap ... £50 ish without drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 64
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
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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