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“High quality food and great service.”
Review of Matthew's Bistro

Matthew's Bistro
Ranked #10 of 129 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We have just returned from a 3 day stay in Ambleside and ate twice at Matthews Bistro.
on our first visit we both ordered the mussels starter which was great and then the Lamb Henry which was fantastic. We had full intentions of having three courses but the portion sizes are very hearty and we had no room for anthything after the first two courses.
On our second visit i had the Goats cheese stater which was great and then steak frittes which was also great we had a little room left and had a sweet between us.
I would definately vist Matthews Bistro again all the food is great but for myself the Lamb Henry takes some beating.
This is top quality food and for £25 for 3 courses and friendly service it takes some beating.
Michael & Wendy Gateshead

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Booked as reviews advised and the restaurant was buzzing at 6.45pm. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was well cooked and presented and the four of us all enjoyed our choices. The evening was thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Kathleen M
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Decided to eat at Matthews for our anniversary after reading reviews on here and it was wonderful

The service is excellent and very friendly, the food is wholesome, perfectly cooked and delicious.(portions huge)

Really good value for money, 3 courses £25!

We visit the lakes a lot and eat out, this is in the top 3 meals I’ve ever eaten!

Would highly recommend, my husband even commented that he wishes we had found it sooner

Thank Eliz_1979
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We booked at the last minute during our weekend in Ambleside.

The staff are very friendly and efficient. The food was excellent - we both had the goat’s cheese in prosciutto starter which was really tasty.

For mains my wife had stroganoff & I had steak frites- both excellent.

No room for desserts.

Top marks for this restaurant. We will definitely visit on our next trip here.

Thank Graham P
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Husband and I had a gorgeous meal here. The food was fantastic, beautifully cooked and so tasty. Staff pleasant and efficient.

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Thank poobum
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