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Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9AD, England
+44 15394 33845
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (373 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit to Zeffirellis but most certainly won t be our last. Neither myself or my husband are vegetarian and didn't expect the amount of variety that the menu offered. The staff were all very friendly and efficient. Our delicious food arrived...More

Thank lisawallace
Reviewed 2 days ago

Zeff's is a great restaurant for a fancy date night or meal with friends/family. Upmarket and very well decorated. This is our usual date night spot. I love the mezze to start (they offer vegan cheese on request) with the lentil ragu for main. Very...More

Thank Hebe D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Zeffirelli is a very nice restaurant. It doesn't look that big, but once you pop in and look, it goes back to a larger room. It's very friendly and can be busy so recommend to book. The service was very good and quick. As for...More

Thank Lesley71warren
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came across Zeffirellis during a stroll around Ambleside. We noted that they had a deal where you can dine and then watch a film after in the Cinema above the restaurant. We took advantage of the offer booking this a couple of days later....More

Thank MarkandKaren1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always visit Zeffs when we are in town. The Movie and a Meal ticket is great value (you get reserved seats for the film. Saturday nights is always good for a wide variety of live music. A great place to visit.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a vegetarian restaurant but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying a tasty meal here. We are not vegetarians but we've always enjoyed our meals. It's got a buzzy atmosphere and combine it with the cineman deal (it's linked to the cinema) and you'll...More

Thank Grippa315
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food choices could be better - menu could change seasonally to reflect time of year and produce side protions of veg could be added main courses are a tad over priced in my opinion

Thank likestotravel1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is buzzing and the food is top notch. Very varied vegetarian restaurant with a cinema thrown in.

Thank linda l
Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable evening meal but slightly spoiled by being "rushed". Plates removed almost before you have finished and the next course ready straight away. All too quick and rushed which is a pity because it is a very comfortable Resturant and the food is good.More

Thank Terry S
FellinisManager, General Manager at Zeffirellis, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. I am sorry service was rushed for you. We try to have a well organised and paced service so i am disappointed to read your comments. I will speak to the Restaurant Manager. Hope we will see you here again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant. Italian and vegetarian combined. Beautiful decor with the added bonus of a jazz bar and cinema attached. Although we didn't use the cinema the offers available for pre-book dinner and cinema are fantastic value. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Amanda G
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Do you serve Christmas Day lunch .thanks
24 July 2016|
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Courtney R
We have a group of 50 coming to town June 2, 2016 - does this restaurant have space to accommodate a party of that size? Thanks!
17 May 2016|
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Response from FellinisManager | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we can accommodate you. We would need to sort out the best time. Plus you would be seated on separate tables and served table by table. Please call us on 015394 33845 option1. Regards Stan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33845
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