Lake Road Kitchen

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Modern European

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Gold Award

‘Hyper-seasonal, climatically local cooking’ is the name of the game here, which means a tuned-in zeitgeist-hugging amalgam of ‘preserving and pickling’, ‘working with nature’ and so on. It should come as no surprise that James Cross cooked at world-beating Noma before deciding to shake up touristy Ambleside with his radical cuisine. Expect wild pickings and indigenous ingredients galore, all combined in revelatory dishes with lots of new Nordic echoes: meaty snails are dressed with a fearsome green miso made in-house from peas and beans; roast squab is given a Scandi edge with lingonberries, girolles and yarrow; a sweet caramelised scallop is enlivened with fennel shavings, bee pollen and sunflower seeds. Elsewhere, beef carcases are dry-aged for months on end and there’s a signature dish of whole roast cauliflower basted in goat butter, while desserts might include a cleverly fashioned blackberry tart garlanded with citrusy oxalis leaves. Lake Road Kitchen is a modest no-frills space with wooden planking on the walls, bare tables and an open-to-view working area – it’s also the kind of eatery where you’re expected to pour your own wine (sourced from Northern Europe, naturally).

Good to know about Lake Road Kitchen

Average Price
££££ - £50 - £79
Cuisines
Modern European

Location for Lake Road Kitchen

Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0AD

01539 422012

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Opening Times of Lake Road Kitchen

Wed-Sun 6-9.30pm

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