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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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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (248 reviews)
“hogget” (56 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (54 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having been before when I was most impressed I had to return on my next visit to The Lakes. It is without doubt one of, if not the best restaurant in The Lakes for quality of food, service, knowledge of food and wine all in...More

Thank roninspector
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We opted for the set lunch menu as the taster menu requires the whole table to have the same food. We made the right choice and enjoyed the nicely presented and delicious dishes. We like the use of local produce and that the staff forage...More

Thank GBee14
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our second visit to the Old Stamp House, the last being 3 years ago not long after it first opened. Since then it seems to have established quite a reputation. We went for the standard menu. The duck egg starter was very good....More

Thank Paul_of_Ashby
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. The whole experience was excellent from start to finish. Once at our table, we were greeted by Ryan, the chef, with a lovely lamb broth. We ate from the seasonal menu, which had a small, but...More

Thank sarahanddarren
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the lunchtime tasting menu and enjoyed every morsel. The presentation was wonderful and the combination of flavours excellent. This is a restaurant that obviously goes to a lot of trouble to present tasty, imaginative dishes in an attractive way and source the very...More

Thank HebdenlassJoan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Ambleside without having booked but called in, met Ryan and got the last slot of the week. The evening was a celebration for my family and The Old Stamp House was the perfect venue for us. The service was very good and...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just eaten at the Old Stamp House and everything has been exceptional. From the warm bread and black pudding bonbon to the roe deer and fabulous dessert with fig and honey - all the food was delicious, interesting without being over the top...More

1  Thank Linda and John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten here 2 years and had a great meal we thought we'd revisit. Our second visit exceeded the first and we thought that was good. Excellent food, drinks and wonderful service. Fully recommended.

Thank RPW1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant with a very personalised approach to service and dining. The food was excellent, the staff were incredibly knowledgeable and very professional, and the interior was cosy. we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and we relished each course. Thanks once more to all of...More

1  Thank BDM463
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the taste of Cumbria tasting menu, it was delicious. Every course was described by the staff and they even told us where the meat originated from. This place was so impressive, from the staff to the ambience to the food. We will definitely...More

Thank ave13
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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$ 37 - US$ 68
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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