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The Old Stamp House Restaurant

Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
+44 15394 32775
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (223 reviews)
“hogget” (53 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (50 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely time at The Old Stamp House and we're so happy we managed to get a table. We found the atmosphere relaxed and comfortable having been to similar restaurants that hold an air of pretentiousness. The host and waiters were helpful and...More

Thank thesharpsontour
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been intending to visit the Old Stamp House for a while so was pleased to get a mid-week table at late notice. There are two tasting menu options or a la carte. We selected a five course tasting menu, added a cheese course and also...More

1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful tasting menu, superbly presented with impeccable service. Thoroughly enjoyed experimenting with the various wines by the glass and especially enjoyed the Davenport white and Gewürztraminer with my desert. ❤️

Thank MasieB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Two courses plus wine and coffee for just over £60. Food was served with such attention to detail that it elevated it above the norm.

3  Thank Beverly745
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant many years ago and decided to go back. The food and service is amazing. I would recommend the tasting menu. There is only one fault this isn't a complaint and it wouldn't stop me going back but the menu is limited....More

Thank Helpfully
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Little wonder that the Old Stamp House is winning awards for the owner/ chef has real ability to create well presented dishes with quite outstanding flavour balance....sometimes using ' unusual' ingredients all of which are well sourced mainly from Cumbria. Amuse bouches were light and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for a nice couples meal. It was a Beautiful tasting menu. The restaurant Should have a Michelin star.

Thank skye_l_1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was anticipating my dinner here having eaten here previously. Yet again it exceeded expectations. The scallop started was superb and the pollock main was the fantastic. I'm just disappointed I could not come again on Friday. Best restaurant in the lakes, book to avoid...More

Thank helen236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited this restaurant shortly after it opened and booked again for our second trip to Ambleside. Great to see the standard hasn't dropped and our meal comprising the tasting menu was outstanding.

1  Thank Lashed777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a special honeymoon meal and it did not disappoint. We opted for he taster menu and matching wine, the choices of wine were lovely and wines that we had not had before. The portions were good- in some taster menu restaurants you...More

Thank jessicaz591
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Comfortseeker58 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know.
What time does it close on Friday night
1 November 2016|
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Response from kev p | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Does website say?
What do you think is the average price for a meal? Thanks
21 October 2016|
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Response from Johnty1963 | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap ... £50 ish without drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | The Old Stamp House, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32775
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