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Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
+44 15394 32375
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (30 reviews)
“scallops” (32 reviews)
“petit fours” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great, the duck liver starter I had was superb and the beef main course very good (although they could have been much much more generous with the amount of beef served). The desserts were even better, I had the strawberry and my...More

1  Thank Brent H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

we have stayed here in the past but this time just called in for coffee.Little had changed in reception/lounges ( personally think lounges need refreshing )but a new bar area .The dining room was the same .Old world grandeur . Staff seemed slightly indifferent to...More

Thank comet14
Reviewed 30 May 2017

No joke. I've written 100+ reviews and this food was amazing. Each bite brought a new avalanche of pleasing, and occasssionally intensively satisfying experiences. This restaurant is in a luxury small boutique bed and breakfast in the hills just outside Windemere. Depending on your table...More

3  Thank rtkidd88
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The food was nice however this place was let down by the service. There was quite a long wait between courses. We were not told what the dishes were by the staff. We had to continuously ask for water top ups and had to chase...More

Thank anchal p
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The service at Holbeck Ghyll is worse than my local Pizza Hut. Dishes were left on our table by waiters and we were not told what they were, the wine was kept on another table to our own and we had to ask for it...More

4  Thank Jemma44
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on on Saturday 13th May, a party of four for a birthday celebration. We had an early table reservation and arrived a around 6.45pm. I am reviewing because we had chosen to dine in a Michelin awarded restaurant and with that in mind...More

3  Thank Dimondii
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Incredible views, lovely staff and Michelin standard of cooking. However with 'taster' sized portions for a 3 course meal, we were forced to try and sate our hunger with more bread and by selecting the cheese course. We have eaten in many high end restaurants...More

3  Thank catdp152
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The food is so good that Holdback Ghyll should merit the full five stars (I keep changing it from five to four and back again). The potato dish I had was incredible: subtle and refined cooking. Other dishes: scallops, pork, halibut, were also very good...More

1  Thank Domirwin
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here many times over the last 15 years, and it's always been our go to place when we visit the lakes. On arrival we were checked in and shown to our room (1) which had a balcony overlooking lake Windermere, we sat...More

2  Thank Deano1957
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a superb restaurant. A new chef with innovative ideas and well executed dishes. The menu is exciting ad everything is well presented and tickles the palate. The scallops are amazing- lovingly presented. Plus the humble potato is elevated with mussels to precision. Beef-...More

1  Thank Diamond280
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere LA23 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32375
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