In Ambleside you'll find a cuisine to suit any taste all within walking distance of Claremont House. In fact Compston Road itself has over six places to eat! Below are just a selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs & inns for you to enjoy during your stay. Some exciting new cafes and restaurants have opened up but you will still find hearty pub classics using Lake District produce too.


  • Zeffirelli’s – THE place for pizza in the evening, a daytime café as well as a cinema and theatre.
    2 Compston Rd, Ambleside LA22 9DJ
    Telephone: 015394 33845
  • Fellini’s – A restaurant & art house cinema from the Zeffirell’s group offering delicious and exciting, Mediterranean vegetarian dishes.
    Church St, Ambleside LA22 0BT
    Telephone: 015394 32487
  • Sheila’s Cottage – Family friendly open lunch through to evening
    The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ
    Telephone: 015394 33079
  • Misto – Ambleside’s newest Italian restaurant
    9 Compston Rd, Ambleside LA22 9DJ
    Telephone: 015394 32035
  • Jintana Thai Restaurant
    Compston Rd, Ambleside LA22 9DJ
    Telephone: 015394 33394
  • Lake Road Kitchen – A multi award winning restaurant for that very special occasion
    Lake Rd, Ambleside LA22 0AD
    Telephone: 015394 22012
  • The Old Stamp House – Michelin dining in the heart of Ambleside focusing on locally sourced dishes.
    Old Stamp House, The, Church St, Ambleside LA22 0BU
    Telephone 015394 32775
  • Dodd’s – All day dining with dishes spanning across the Mediterranean.
    Rydal Road Ambleside Cumbria UK
    Telephone: 015394 32134


  • The Apple Pie – One of the most popular cafes in the area opened in 1974 with a fantastic bakery too for walking & cycling snacks (and suppliers of our bread for breakfast too!).
    Rydal Rd, Ambleside LA22 9AN
    Telephone 015394 33679
  • Stiles of Ambleside – A huge choice of tea and coffee and great selection of ice creams.
    Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ
    Telephone 01539 433585
  • Rattle Ghyll Café – A vegetarian café with great deli shop too.
    Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BS
  • Copper Pot – Fresh flavours with exciting vegetarian through to burgers.
    Church St, Ambleside LA22 0BU
  • Fresher’s Café – Family friendly café
    3, The Courtyard, Rothay Rd, Ambleside LA22 0EE
    Telephone: 07792 018726


  • The Golden Rule
    Smithy Brow, Ambleside, LA22 9AS
    Telephone 015394 32257
  • The Royal Oak
    Main Street, Ambleside, LA22 9BU
    Telephone 015394 33382
  • The Ambleside Inn
    Address: Market Place, Ambleside, LA22 9BU
    Telephone: 015394 93333
  • The White Lion
    Market Place, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK, LA22 9DB
    Telephone 01539 439901
  • The Flying Fleece
    Rydal Rd, Ambleside LA22 9AN
    Telephone: 015394 23424
  • The Wateredge Inn
    Address: Borrans Road, Ambleside, LA22 0EP
    Telephone: 015394 32332

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