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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a couple for lunch yesterday and the restaurant, the service and the food was absolutely 5 star. We will definitely be back. We had a wonderful table overlooking lake windermere and everything was top notch. Having also dined in the 2 michelin star l,enclume we really see the samling restaurant as being of the same standard. Excellent...

Thank bertiebrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went for dinner in the new restaurant. The whole experience was excellent. I would throughly recommended a visit or two. The food was a delightful mix of flavour and colours. I had the venison which was cooked to perfection and served with chocolate sauce.

1Thank LakesMB
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

An excellent dining experience with a warm welcome from the moment I arrived at the door. Wonderful , creative dishes served by friendly and attentive staff. All of this was complemented by wonderful views of Lake Windermere. I will return! Chris

1Thank Christopher A
Nottingham, England
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch today - what a stunning location and great food. The views overlooking Windermere will be hard to beat for any restaurant in the world in my opinion. New restaurant and build just lovely, and food very good indeed. Formal but not pretentious. Some of the finer and finishing touches to service you would expect in a...

1Thank Laura S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! One of the best tasting menus I've had. Service was immaculate. Newly refurbished so the dining environment was a bit 'off' and quiet, but we were there for the food over anything else! As it becomes more popular and busy, the atmosphere will naturally improve. Met the chef and he was lovely. Keep up the good work and see...

1Thank saphisa
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband treated me to a night here for our 5th wedding anniversary staying at the bothy. From the moment we arrived the staff couldn't do enough for us. We had a relaxing time on the terrace and in the hot tub before enjoying one of the best meals we've eaten. To finish off the experience we had breakfast outside...

2Thank Hannikins
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Newly reopened, the Samling is 'the' place to eat in the Lake District. An a la carte menu which was well thought out and presented, an extensive wine list, attentive service and great views of Windermere make for a memorable lunch. The Michelin star is well deserved.

4Thank William T
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wow - this restaurant has improved greatly - absolutely stunning views now from the glass walls that are all around the restaurant giving full view of Lake Windermere - the food was excellent, service good and this was only their 2nd day of opening. I would definitely recommend a meal here - we had 3 courses from the lunch menu...

3Thank ah3006
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had dinner, bed and breakfast. In the moring I was asked to provide written feedback and gave some constructive criticism. Three months later I have heard nothing, dont know if they have taken action and now feel a more public comment is only fair. For £350 I expect excellent food, service and accommodation. The room was a very good...

5Thank Tony3218
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our first experience of a one star Michelin restaurant. What an amazing time. Fantastic service, everyone very attentive. Presentation of all the courses were wonderful, as was the flavours of the different foods. The chef came and talked to us. If you want to experience the wines with each course, don't drive, or stay overnight.

1Thank tandemqueen

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Additional Information about The Samling Hotel

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: €206 - €477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Samling Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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The Samling Hotel Windermere, Lake District
Samling Hotel
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#4 Family Hotel in Windermere
#6 Romantic Hotel in Windermere
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“Go for a table close to the window with views of Windermere to augment the experience”
840WilliamT, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The luxury rooms or a suite have stunning views.”
_t_crook111, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room which face the lake - the view is unbelievable”
mjtricky, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are steps to some of the accommodation situated in the grounds”
GEC333, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“book a suite, the views are amazing over the lake.”
RebeccaA720, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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