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“The BEST ever!!! ”
Review of Matthew's Bistro

Matthew's Bistro
Ranked #10 of 126 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday. My wife had Lasagne and I had green curry. Starters were prawns and she had liver patee Each was the best we ever had anywhere. How they excel in so many different cuisines puzzels me.
Serving size generous. Loved it.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Five of us had booked a table as it was my husband's birthday. There was plenty of choice and the food was delicious and plentiful. The place was busy and there was a great atmosphere. The service was friendly and warm, and the host for the evening was a great guy. He rose to my request for a candle in the hubby's pud and a sing song with aplomb!! Fab evening! Thanks.

1  Thank racheyp04
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The portion sizes are substantial, so we just had starters & mains from the £21 menu after 7pm. The "catch of the day"(sea bass) & the Lamb Henry were fantastic. The only problem foe us is that the food arrives a little quickly. There is no time to enjoy your wine & have a break between courses. We booked for 8.00pm & were out by 9.20 !!

1  Thank Ian L
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Having passed this restaurant a few times during our visit we decided to give it a shot! The 3 of us all enjoyed our meal AND highly recommend the sticky toffee pudding dessert! The ambiance is just OK and the night we went a bit loud (2 tables of 8) but the food was exceptionally good, well portioned and very reasonably priced. We also found out Matthew is always in the kitchen! We will definitely return tomorrow night!!

Thank Peter D
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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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Thank michael b
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