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Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
+44 15394 32375
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the set 3 course menu and opted for the cheese board to end the meal. Everything was cooked to perfection, service impeccable and delightful flavours. Will definitely stay again as the breakfast was also fantastic.

Thank nicdon2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stand alone eating experience at Holbeck Ghyll. The menu was seasonally sympathetic, the wine pairing was spot on, each dish was creative and different from the last and offered a collective cacophony of flavours that have yet to be paralleled in my fine dining...More

Thank Jen_Whittle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A special treat for two; we came here on a wet and windy day having booked a tasting lunch. They specially selected things to suit our dietary needs and every dish was superb. We were making up in our mind which our favourites were and...More

Thank Ash12341234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant chef, Excellent service! We had the Table d'hote menu which was delicious. Skrei Cod dish was superb. Thoroughly recommend this beautiful restaurant.

Thank D D
Reviewed 30 December 2017

As a Christmas treat we booked afternoon tea via Travelzoo at the Holbeck Ghyll - although we arrived early we were shown straight to our table in the restaurant: most guests were finishing lunch so it seemed a bit odd to be eating cakes and...More

Thank whalleykay66
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We opted for a 10 course meal where 3 out of 10 were extremely salty to the point where it was inedible. Service was slow and inattentive. We emailed the manager to report the unpleasant experience that we had. The manager was in denial and...More

6  Thank Diệp N
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

When we arrived, we ordered the deer burger and afternoon tea, which was lovely. However, the breakfast was really poor and slow over the three days. Orders were often forgotten. On one occasion, we got eggs Benedict without anything visible but the sauce on the...More

4  Thank Sam F
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We booked Holbeck Ghyll for lunch on a Wednesday during a week’s stay in the lakes as we had heard much about it (and are currently working through all the restaurants on the first series of The Trip). On arrival, the receptionist failed to acknowledge...More

Thank petecoates
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Went for afternoon tea at £25 per person. Food was totally uninspiring. I expected more given the reputation of this hotel. Th sandwiches were small and very dull... Cheese and chutney, smoked salmon ...the scones were not good (Marks and Spencer are much better), no...More

Thank agnesb020
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic break at Holbeck Ghyll recently. Warm welcome with a roaring log fire and very pleasant efficient staff. Dinner was sublime with clever beautifully presented food. We had the tasting menu with matching wines. Service was friendly and professional. We stayed in the...More

1  Thank murphyCumbria
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32375
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