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.

Restaurants

  • 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

Cafes

  • 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

Pubs/Inns

  • 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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