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Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
+44 15394 32375
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (30 reviews)
“scallops” (32 reviews)
“petit fours” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
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11 - 20 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here many times over the last 15 years, and it's always been our go to place when we visit the lakes. On arrival we were checked in and shown to our room (1) which had a balcony overlooking lake Windermere, we sat...More

2  Thank Deano1957
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is a superb restaurant. A new chef with innovative ideas and well executed dishes. The menu is exciting ad everything is well presented and tickles the palate. The scallops are amazing- lovingly presented. Plus the humble potato is elevated with mussels to precision. Beef-...More

1  Thank Diamond280
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed and ate here and in January, just after the hotel had re-opened and complained about the food then. The food portions for the starters and some of the main courses from the Table D'Hote dinner menu are quite small. Although very well cooked...More

1  Thank GrandmaJH
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The service was exceptional. We do not usually dine in places such as this, so to make sure we ordered something we liked I asked what exactly what each option was, as the menu didnt give full detail. For example I didn't know what "Monk's...More

1  Thank Qschris
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Sadly beautiful hotel and surrounding but food over salted. Service could have been better. Was really looking forward to a lovely hotel etc for my special birthday and sadly this was not the case. When emailed responded that General Manager would contact us several times...More

2  Thank AussieDogCare U
Reviewed 2 March 2017

we had an excellent weekend the lodge was lovely and the food both nights was lovely we had the taster menu with paired wines on the second night and it was one of the best meals we have ever had.The only let down was breakfast...More

1  Thank jackie421
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stay here most years at the start of the season for a birthday gourmet experience. Always enjoyed a top dining experience here, but I'm moved to add a new review this year - the new chef Jake Jones has elevated our annual dining experiences...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

First I must say this place is marvellous, the quality of the food here is very high and no way should anyone be disappointed. My issue is that as a very regular guest we got to like Darren Cornish's style of food very much so...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

We usually stay at the Oak Bank Hotel in Grasmere when we visit the Lake District but for a 'special treat' we splashed out on a couple of nights at the Holbeck Ghyll. Sadly it did not live up to expectations and we wish we...More

Thank Braich
Reviewed 8 November 2016

looking Forward to the masterchefs food, the place has not changed much since we last came here 4 years ago. Nice modern menu all going very well until, receiving a tasteless piece of Turbot, sent it back to receive a position that would have looked...More

2  Thank t38eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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