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Sheila's Cottage Restaurant

The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
+44 15394 33079
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here tonight and was not disappointed. My appetite has lessened so I gave the starters a miss. I was miffed when I noticed later that the soup was pea & ham 😧anyway I chose the steak and kidney pudding served on a bed of...More

Thank Overnyter
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were staying in Ambleside for birthday weekend booked into Sheilas Cottage I used to go years and years ago when it was more of a cafe with home baked cakes . definitely changed then so have I in 40 years Definitely go back next...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food with lots of elements but maybe a little pricey. The upper seating doesn't have the cosy/quaintness of the lower dining area. The hot chocolate sponge pudding was devine!

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quaint restaurant with good quality food for a reasonable price. the mains are of a good size and there are some great local specialty drinks on offer. The desserts were the real highlight - the treacle tart and raspberry creme brûlée were both superb....More

Thank breannfallon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering its a hospitality sector, you would expect the staff to be friendly and welcoming. The staff was rude and blunt. Food was okay. Their cake was stale and wasn't worth the price. Wouldn't visit again.

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a Sunday night. Lovely atmosphere and decor, however the food...charging £7 for a starter billed as baked mushrooms in Parma ham then only getting one mushroom...well, it's an expensive mushroom! Lamb main was fine but any proficient home cooking could do as...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant three times and the vegetarian options were great alongside great meat dishes. Lovely staff and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Maverick2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Sheila's Cottage by chance, so pleased we did. Delicious scones, lovely coffee, brilliant service. Well worth a visit.

Thank pfenton116
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal there whilst on holiday recently, supported by really good service. The staff were very efficient and a good laugh which made it all the more enjoyable. They forgot to add on the deserts to the final bill which I thought...More

Thank Timb6bedfordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly little restaurant that is worth searching out. We were taking an evening meal and not troubled by children or dogs. Everything that appeared at the table was well cooked and presented. Reasonable value and friendly.. There was a mix up with the itemised bill...More

Thank 2_Romantics
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Slack, Ambleside LA22 9DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33079
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