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Zeffirellis

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Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9AD, England
+44 15394 33845
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10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great vegetarian Italian! Food lovely but top prices. Great staff but very busy. Live band on Saturday night. Food was good but not £66 good for a family main each, two deserts and four drinks!

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Thank New558
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are very attentive and great service. The food was delicious and is a must to anyone even if you are not a vegetarian or vegan.

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Thank DonnaDaisy
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just keep returning to this special place. It is vegetarian, but the menu choice is such that everyone can enjoy it. The whole ethos and atmosphere here is so relaxing and the food is cooked and presented with care. Mostly pasta and pizzas, but there are always interesting specials to try. Service is good - staff seem to stay, which... More 

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Thank gadabout216
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Zeffirellis have 'order till 10pm' emphasized everywhere. They wouldn't allow us into the restaurant at 9:15? Zeph's and Fellini's are the only non-spicy restaurants available to order after 9pm. No one was at the door, I was stood there like an idiot whilst people in the restaurant could see me (there were people still eating). When someone did come over... More 

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Thank Marina G
North West England
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197 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose the meal deal and went to the cinema then had a meal in Zeffs. As always it was great 2 courses were included and we had pizzas, nut wellington, started with twice baked cheese souffles and bruschetta Everything was great, service efficient, wine great, staff helpful and attentive This deal is such good value for money - if you're... More 

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Thank Lucyjazzylegs
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Veggie or not this restaurant is amazing! We opted for the cinema/meal deal which was just over £20 for a film and 2 course meal which is excellent value! The food was delicious and the service was pleasant. We then went upstairs to the bar after, to enjoy some jazz which was a nice touch! Great for awkward vegans like... More 

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Thank BebMerely
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have not been to this restaurant for some time and was never a great fan but popped in for lunch with a friend and the menu had changed a little. I had a plate of toasted pita breads filled with a lovely assortment of avocados and re-fried beans which were really quite good. Much better than I expected.

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Thank Gillian L
York, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing (as always) the staff were friendly and attentive and there was a lovely atmosphere. We love coming here and can highly recommend the nut Wellington and the sticky toffee pudding!

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Thank MeganAndAndi
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We where staying in Ambleside and after walking past this Restraunt late in the evening and seeing how busy it was we decided to try and get a table. Table given with in 5 minutes. Drinks taken and then we looked through the menu. We didn't realise it a vegetarian Italian restraunt. Could of just paid for the drinks but... More 

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Thank Pauline P
FellinisManager, General Manager at Zeffirellis, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your feedback. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your pizzas. I am quite surprised as usually we receive such good reviews. We display our menu in several places outside and inside the restaurant for customers to see our food so i am surprised you did not see this. Regards Stan More 

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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting ambleside we wanted a nice meal out so tried here after seeing the reviews. Firstly, its a vegetarian restaurant- not the end of the world but nowhere did it say so- unless we missed that part. The place itself- decor and surroundings are lovely- clean, well presented along with staff. We both wanted pizza, looking at the menu we... More 

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FellinisManager, General Manager at Zeffirellis, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. I am sorry you did not enjoy your pizzas. I can assure you they are made to order. We do make batches of bases during the night which must have been what you saw but they are all made and used very quickly during the evening. Our pizzas are 10" and are served on 11"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$55
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?