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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 11 September 2017

A delicious and atmospheric meal in a gorgeous, cosy dining room with a great wine was the perfect end to a big trip across from the Southern Hemisphere via Europe and Manchester.

Thank MADSydney
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival it was a little unclear as to where to park, as there were limited spaces. We were shown to our table which almost overlooked the Lake - spectacular views but nothing special about the decor. Staff were friendly but not overbearing. The bread...More

Thank HiiElle
Reviewed 4 September 2017

After being given the choice of where to have a 21st birthday dinner our youngest chose Holbeck Ghyll; we were over the moon. The service did not disappoint us and was warm, friendly and knowledgeable. Food was amazing, the flavours and presentation reflected the pride...More

1  Thank 5john3
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We booked months in advance to have a champagne afternoon tea as a honeymoon treat. Perhaps because of the anticipation (and because we'd dined at the excellent Samling the night before, we came away feeling a little underwhelmed. We were served the tea in a...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 17 August 2017

No Dress code, people using fingers to eat of each others plate and not a word said by management. To be fair they were from outside the Hotel as they kept there walking jackets on. But in a top class Hotel think some one should...More

1  Thank simmo228
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The food was great, the duck liver starter I had was superb and the beef main course very good (although they could have been much much more generous with the amount of beef served). The desserts were even better, I had the strawberry and my...More

3  Thank Brent H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

we have stayed here in the past but this time just called in for coffee.Little had changed in reception/lounges ( personally think lounges need refreshing )but a new bar area .The dining room was the same .Old world grandeur . Staff seemed slightly indifferent to...More

Thank comet14
Reviewed 30 May 2017

No joke. I've written 100+ reviews and this food was amazing. Each bite brought a new avalanche of pleasing, and occasssionally intensively satisfying experiences. This restaurant is in a luxury small boutique bed and breakfast in the hills just outside Windemere. Depending on your table...More

2  Thank rtkidd88
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The food was nice however this place was let down by the service. There was quite a long wait between courses. We were not told what the dishes were by the staff. We had to continuously ask for water top ups and had to chase...More

1  Thank anchal p
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The service at Holbeck Ghyll is worse than my local Pizza Hut. Dishes were left on our table by waiters and we were not told what they were, the wine was kept on another table to our own and we had to ask for it...More

8  Thank Jemma44
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, 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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