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Summary

Ryan Blackburn’s “imaginative” cooking using “great local produce in unusual combinations” continues “to improve” and to mightily impress practically all who comment on his “pocket-sized” basement in the centre of the town. As well as an à la carte option, there’s a ‘signature’ menu.

£66
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Chef Ryan Blackburn will no doubt go from strength to strength” at this three-year-old, which already offers the “best food in Ambleside”“yes, the basement is a little bland and sparsely decorated”, but the “brilliantly imaginative” cooking “shines like a beacon”.

£63
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Hidden away in Ambleside”, this pared-down two-year-old basement-venture, run by talented young chef Ryan Blackburn (ex-Martin Wishart), continues to elicit real raves. The food is “truly exceptional”, with a choice of two tasting menus and an à la carte option at dinner.

£57
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

8
30

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £24.50 £29.50
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 70.00 D only 6
Menu2 40.00 Always Available 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £25.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.90
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Church St, Ambleside, LA22 0BU
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12:30 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Thursday12:30 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Friday12:30 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Saturday12:30 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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