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Sharrow Bay

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Sharrow Bay Lake Ullswater, Howtown CA10 2NA, England
+44 17684 86301
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Windermere, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent family afternoon is a stunning location at the north head of Ullswater. Excellent service and food. 4pm - 6pm and booking advisable.

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Thank Anthony H
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H, Thank you for your kind comments, we hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Shropshire
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch on a freezing cold day. Welcomed at the door and shown into a beautiful cosy room with a roaring coal fire. The view was stunning. We had the set menu at a very reasonable £22 each. The portions were fair and there were three different types of fresh bread to fill up on if you like bigger... More 

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1 Thank JaxDShropshire
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear JaxDShropshire, thank you for your kind comments, we are happy to hear you enjoyed our exceptional value Sharrow Through the Ages lunch - and of course our beautiful view. We hope we see you again soon at Sharrow Bay. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great food and fantastic location overlooking the lake. For Christmas lunch it was a great setting and nothing was too much trouble for the staff

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Thank sbenger
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear sbenger, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your Christmas lunch and hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Oliver. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the staff made us feel so welcome. We chose from the varied luncheon menu and all three courses were to die for, especially the chocolate lime sphere!!!! Fabulously attentive, consistent service with the most dramatic views of Ullswater! AMAZING!

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Thank Watersidecampsite
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Watersidecampsite, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Heather. More 

Dursley, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had another great lunch at Sharrow Bay. From the moment we arrived to leaving everything was brilliant. We will certainly return.

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Thank chaffp
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear chaffp, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your celebratory lunch, and look forward to welcoming you back to Sharrow Bay soon! Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Lovely Hotel and restaurant. Lovely staff and attentive. Amazing food definitely worth the prices. Great scenic views both inside and outside.

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Thank paddy10014
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear paddy10014, thank you for your kind comments, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us. We hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a lovely experience we had here! All members of staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming. The whole place had a lovely, relaxing atmosphere about it. The food was delicious and we didn't have to wait long. I would definitely reccomend.

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1 Thank Traveller162014
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Traveller162014, thank you for your kind comments, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and hope we see you again soon. Kind regards, Oliver. More 

Shropshire, UK
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is the hotel restaurant and, in the past, possessed a Michelin star. Nowadays I doubt that it would achieve such heights. The food is good but not excellent and the menus do not change so, after 3 or 4 days, you are proably starting around again.

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Thank ruralidle
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, between the different menus we offer a broad choice - not quite the 49 dishes counted on one menu alone from the 1970's we admit - but we do aim to offer a good selection for customers choice. More 

Felton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Our visit was some time ago,but Sharrow Bay has been upheld as a worthwhile experience,and we were travelling on a Sunday nearby,and phoned,to be told that fortunately they could fit us in,but stopped serving soon,so we suffered detours due to bridge problems now solved, We were given friendly professional welcome and enjoyed a leisurely lunch,quality food and service. We will... More 

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Thank keithpatt
Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, and we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I never ever write complaints but I feel I need to. For our wedding we got a Sharrowbay meal voucher which was due to run out next week. Between falling pregnant, the floods, lambing time and having a baby we haven't had time to use it so at the beginning of the week I rang up to see if we... More 

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3 Thank Kaye M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharrow Bay Lake Ullswater, Howtown CA10 2NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Howtown
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 86301

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?