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Summary

“The best local ingredients are married with spices and great originality” at Hrishikesh Desai’s swish dining room – the posher of the two eating options at this plush hotel, set “in a gorgeous Lake District setting” (see also Gilpin Spice). It offers a variety of modern British menus which provide “a hint of Indian influence in some of the dishes, but the resulting food is in no way overpowering: rather it is delicate and full of wonderful flavours”. “From the moment of arrival up to the moment of departure you are cosseted in a traditional but not suffocating way – a real pleasure”.

£89
 ££££
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

Hrishikesh Desai’s outstanding Asian-fusion cuisine inspires extremely high ratings for the main dining room of this boutique-ified Lakeland Hotel (which occupies a Georgian-style building, dating from 1901): “spread across several rooms of the main building, it’s open for dinner only”. See also ‘Gilpin Spice’ (which actually inspired more interest this year).

£93
 ££££
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

Hrishikesh Desai’s “creative genius makes every dish an adventure” in the restaurant of this Lakeland hotel, built in Georgian style in 1901, but significantly extended and boutique-ified over the years. “Fantastic Asian-fusion ideas” enliven the classic cuisine in the main restaurant providing “exciting” dishes, but with “wonderfully balanced flavours”.

£91
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A well-established Lakeland hotel with several small dining areas; fans say that it’s “definitely worthy of awards”, from chef Hrishikesh Desai’s “absolutely outstanding food” to the “very good” service and ambience, while others are a tad more measured in their praise.

£88
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
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

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £70.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £38.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Crook Rd, Windermere, LA23 3NE
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Opening hours
Monday6 pm-9 pm
Tuesday6 pm-9 pm
Wednesday6 pm-9 pm
Thursday6 pm-9 pm
Friday6 pm-9 pm
Saturday6 pm-9 pm
Sunday6 pm-9 pm

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