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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Superb service throughout. The staff went over and above what would be expected. Room was spot on, clean and quiet. Food was excellent, both dinner and breakfast (breakfast was not a buffet - so far more relaxing).

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Danny, thank you for your kind words The team and myself were delighted to read your review and the praise you gave us We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Reviewed 7 February 2016

Amazing view from our room. We had dinner with wine, few cocktails, breakfast in the morning then Sunday dinner in the afternoon and it was all amazing. The staff are all really friendly and helpful. We have been a few times now and every time I would say it gets a bit better.

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Marc, thank you very much for your comments. I have to say, you definitely had the room with the best view. Should you wish to try a different cocktail next time, please do let us know if there is anything not on the menu you like and we can more than likely make it for you We look forward...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

New chef at is excellent. We have dined at most of the notes Cumbrian restaurants and Rybeck beats them all! We have stayed several times previously and it just gets better each visit. We are looking forward to returning later this month.

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Dear David, Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to welcoming you back later this February Kind regards Eric

Rossendale
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing about a 15 minute walk from Bowness set in well kept grounds/gardens overlooking the lake and with plenty of parking. The hotel is spotlessly clean. Attentive staff who provide excellent customer service and pride themselves on attention to detail. The icing on the cake is the most MAGNIFICENT food it was the best I have ever...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Boothy26, thank you very much for your kind words, Dominic and his whole brigade work very hard to produce the food on a daily basis and they were delighted to know it was the best meal you had ever eaten. although it is setting the bar high for your next stay, he is already looking forward to it. We...

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We've stay at The Ryebeck for our 10th wedding anniversary. I have to say that service during our dinner was brilliant, absolutely faultles, with smile and total professionalism. Andrew(RM) and his team doing very good job! But the food.... heh the food... the food was AMAZING, ecstatic or maybe even orgasmic (like my wife stated)!!! Whatever Dom (The Head Chef)...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Artur & Agnieszka, Thank you for your lovely comments. I have to say, Dom was very impressed to learn his food could be "orgasmic". As a team, we do strive for perfection and we were happy you enjoyed your stay Kind regards Eric

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Excellent location and stunning views in a peaceful area Staff very friendly and helpful Food excellent Room 3 I loved very comfortable and clean and very cosy About our 6th or 7th time here Would recommend

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Susan, thank you very much for your lovely review We are glad you keep coming back time and time again and keep enjoying The Ryebeck We look forward to welcome you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Had one night DBB only fault should have been longer, a beautiful hotel in lovely grounds with lake views, but the highlights well we're do we start, great room very comfortable as it was a birthday treat we were upgraded, evening meal was excellent a very interesting varied menu all dishes cooked to perfection and presentation 1st class a shame...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Couple1717, thank you very much for your kind words I have to say the tuna is also my favourite starter and i couldn't agree more on how lovely it is to cook it yourself. Andrew, our restaurant manager, and his team always ensure our guests feel relaxed and at home. This is in everyone's view the best way to...

cheshire
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We have stayed at the Ryebeck on a number of occasions and have just returned from a two day stay. We have always found the hotel accommodation, staffing and service on each occasion excellent, the food was beautifully served and presented. There is a very relaxing, warm and friendly atmosphere in the hotel and that has to be down to...

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Dear lynneoh, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted you have enjoyed each and everyone of your stays and always find The Ryebeck excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back next month Kind regards Eric

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

As per my other comments a fantastic stay in all ways from the staff to the room to the gorgeous food would recommend it to anyone. Great location and a lovely walk into Windermere if you fancy leaving the car and taking a stroll.

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Dear Natasha, Thank you very much for your kind words We are always happy to read reviews as lovely as yours We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The food is awesome by any standard, simply amazing, high end with locally sourced produce. You would find it difficult to beat the food in any high end London restaurant. The wine is very well priced, too often the food can be stunning with rip off wine prices, NOT HERE, you can get a really nice bottle of wine for...

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Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your kind words. We pride ourselves in being friendly and approachable whilst still striving for perfection and as a team we are always happy to have delivered just that We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Windermere's best kept secret. Situated in 5 acres of secluded grounds, this elegant country house hotel sits overlooking Lake Windermere. Our stunning restaurant has fabulous lake views and serves an exciting menu carefully constructed using locally sourced ingredients. Our welcoming lounges and bedrooms are individually designed and decorated to a high standard. All bedrooms are en-suite with most lake view rooms boasting whirlpool baths. We have a selection of pet friendly accommodation. Please contact the hotel directly for details. Please note that dogs are charged at £20.00 per dog per stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ryebeck

Address: Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: €133 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ryebeck 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Fayrer Garden Hotel
Hotel Fayrer Garden
The Ryebeck Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District, England
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#3 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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“Go for room #1 with your own French Doors, Patio overlooking the lake and green fields, large bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles mickensue, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some of the cheaper rooms looked a bit on the neat side but ours was great.”
 of 5 bubbles melroo2014, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“One with a view of the Lake”
 of 5 bubbles adfarnsworth, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go for room 5 !”
 of 5 bubbles DrMalc, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor room had small patio with table and chairs”
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