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The Daffodil Hotel & Spa

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About the AA Rosette award
Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Modern cooking with a lake view

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At a glance

Private dining
Wines by the glass

Made of local stone and with a prime spot by Grasmere, The Daffodil enjoys a fine Lakeland vista, and sensibly the restaurant is up on the first floor to make the best of it. The contemporary finish within - from the bedrooms to the swish spa - extends to the restaurant with its darkwood tables and chairs and arty photos of celebrities on the walls. The kitchen makes excellent use of local ingredients and delivers first course Asian-spiced monkfish or whipped goats' cheese with pickled beetroots and toasted walnuts, followed by free-range pork belly with traditional flavours delivered in a modern way.

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Opening hours

  • Dinner served from:: 6
  • until: 9

Chef

  • Chef: Graham Harrower

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style:: Modern
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30:: 24
  • Wines over £30:: 12
  • Wines by the glass:: 12

Facilities

  • Private dining available

Additional information

  • Private dining available

Getting here

M6 junct 36 then A591 for 24m past Windermere & Ambleside. Hotel on left on entering Grasmere

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Windermere
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