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Kendal
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We've stay at The Ryebeck for our 10th wedding anniversary. I have to say that service during our dinner was brilliant, absolutely faultles, with smile and total professionalism. Andrew(RM) and his team doing very good job! But the food.... heh the food... the food was AMAZING, ecstatic or maybe even orgasmic (like my wife stated)!!! Whatever Dom (The Head Chef)...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Artur & Agnieszka, Thank you for your lovely comments. I have to say, Dom was very impressed to learn his food could be "orgasmic". As a team, we do strive for perfection and we were happy you enjoyed your stay Kind regards Eric

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Excellent location and stunning views in a peaceful area Staff very friendly and helpful Food excellent Room 3 I loved very comfortable and clean and very cosy About our 6th or 7th time here Would recommend

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Susan, thank you very much for your lovely review We are glad you keep coming back time and time again and keep enjoying The Ryebeck We look forward to welcome you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Had one night DBB only fault should have been longer, a beautiful hotel in lovely grounds with lake views, but the highlights well we're do we start, great room very comfortable as it was a birthday treat we were upgraded, evening meal was excellent a very interesting varied menu all dishes cooked to perfection and presentation 1st class a shame...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Couple1717, thank you very much for your kind words I have to say the tuna is also my favourite starter and i couldn't agree more on how lovely it is to cook it yourself. Andrew, our restaurant manager, and his team always ensure our guests feel relaxed and at home. This is in everyone's view the best way to...

cheshire
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We have stayed at the Ryebeck on a number of occasions and have just returned from a two day stay. We have always found the hotel accommodation, staffing and service on each occasion excellent, the food was beautifully served and presented. There is a very relaxing, warm and friendly atmosphere in the hotel and that has to be down to...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear lynneoh, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted you have enjoyed each and everyone of your stays and always find The Ryebeck excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back next month Kind regards Eric

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

As per my other comments a fantastic stay in all ways from the staff to the room to the gorgeous food would recommend it to anyone. Great location and a lovely walk into Windermere if you fancy leaving the car and taking a stroll.

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, Thank you very much for your kind words We are always happy to read reviews as lovely as yours We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The food is awesome by any standard, simply amazing, high end with locally sourced produce. You would find it difficult to beat the food in any high end London restaurant. The wine is very well priced, too often the food can be stunning with rip off wine prices, NOT HERE, you can get a really nice bottle of wine for...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your kind words. We pride ourselves in being friendly and approachable whilst still striving for perfection and as a team we are always happy to have delivered just that We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed with our dog for DBB in a ground floor room with outdoor access and the room was spacious and had recently been tastefully refurbished with an excellent ensuite. The dinner was exquisite with the chef's signature dish of tuna on a hot stone amazing and the soufflé and beef dish creative masterpieces. All staff were very attentive and friendly....

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Good morning, Thank you very much for your kind words We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind regards Eric

Stockport
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Everything was perfect from start to finish the welcome, the room the food. What more can I say. The Ryebeck is Posh but not pretentious. Loved the description of the food and the quality was superb...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Etches, thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and Dominic's food We look forwards to welcoming you back in the near future kind regards Eric

Wakefield
Reviewed 30 January 2016

From beginning to end we were made to feel welcome and special by the Management and Staff at The Ryebeck. The hotel is aesthetically attractive inside and out and this is complemented even further by the beautiful lake views and rolling countryside setting. All this together with delicious cuisine and a great selection of wines at a reasonable price -...

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Eric A, General Manager at The Ryebeck, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Thank you very much for your lovely review. The team and myself are delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards Eric

Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We stayed for just one night and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left all the staff made you feel extremely welcome. The food was out of this world and all in comfortable surroundings with great views down to the Lake. Would we stay again? Definitely......we will be back as soon as possible!

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Dear Louise, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed Dominic's food and your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. kind regards Eric

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Windermere's best kept secret. Situated in 5 acres of secluded grounds, this elegant country house hotel sits overlooking Lake Windermere. Our stunning restaurant has fabulous lake views and serves an exciting menu carefully constructed using locally sourced ingredients. Our welcoming lounges and bedrooms are individually designed and decorated to a high standard. All bedrooms are en-suite with most lake view rooms boasting whirlpool baths. We have a selection of pet friendly accommodation. Please contact the hotel directly for details. Please note that dogs are charged at £20.00 per dog per stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ryebeck

Address: Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $206 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ryebeck 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Fayrer Garden Hotel
Hotel Fayrer Garden
The Ryebeck Bowness-On-Windermere, Lake District
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
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“Rooms at the back with a lake view are probably better than the single rooms.”
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