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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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  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (219 reviews)
“hogget” (51 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (47 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviews (795)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow. The amuse bouches were absolutely delicious. Wine menu was stunning - we had the maitre D pick out wines for all of our courses and they were spot on. We ate off the seasonal menu and every single course was just beautiful. The ambience...More

Thank Christophe D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the tasting menu and everything about it was amazing. Lovely flavours, excellent presentation, great service. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a chance recommendation from some friends, they had heard about the place but had been unable in their schedule to get a reservation. We were much luckier and what a delight it turned out to be, attentive staff, pleasant atmosphere and wonderful food. We...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a party of two, we opted to the lunch tasting menu. The venue is ok if you're not claustrophobic, service is decent, my only criticism is that the food portion is rather small. We left the restaurant feeling slightly hungry after 5 courses plus...More

Thank TAuser203
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here early May during a week's hols in Ambleside on the back of trip advisor reviews and was not disappointed.Went for the 6 course taster menu along with the wine recommendations for each course which were all superb though might need to take out...More

Thank Vivien E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK so this restaurant is located in a sort of basement arrangement with a main dining room that you walk into then you go through into a small ante room that has 3 more tables set up (which is where we sat). The head chef...More

1  Thank trueblueChester_Uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third time eating at the Old Stamp House and excellent as always. A special mention for the black pudding bonbons. Do yourself a favour and just go!

Thank paul h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the food here ..enjoyed every wonderful mouthful ..the wine was a little pricey ..so take plenty of money if your wanting a glass/ bottle of wine ...we had the tasting menu for a lunch time visit , and found the food , presentation...More

Thank Jubee1208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate as a family group with my 83 year old mother as a special treat. We were very impressed with the service which was attentive but relaxed. We ate the 6 course tasting menu with 2 appetizers. Staff explained each course and they were...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came here after a long journey for lunch. We were not disappointed, the food was amazing and service was second to none - this was a great place to start our short break. I believe Craig was on the afternoon we...More

1  Thank Susie T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Comfortseeker58 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know.
What time does it close on Friday night
1 November 2016|
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Response from kev p | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Does website say?
What do you think is the average price for a meal? Thanks
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$ 65
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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