Welcome to Sheila’s Cottage in Ambleside. We are a quaint cottage style licensed restaurant tucked away down a quiet lane, in the heart of Ambleside. Behind the traditional Lakeland slate exterior you will find our cosy interior with an eclectic mix of original old features, complimented by modern lighting and air conditioning.  At Sheila’s Cottage we serve both lunch and evening meals and pride ourselves on a great selection of home cooked food which has, where possible, been sourced locally. Our food is accompanied by a wide choice of loose leaf teas, freshly ground coffees or by a carefully chosen selection of wines, spirits and beers.  

Bookings taken for evening tables only

Day Menu

Our day menu is served daily from noon until 4.30pm

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Evening Menu

Our evening menu is served daily from 5.30pm

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Wine List

All the lovely wines we offer are supplied by Staintons Wines who are based just down the road in Kendal.

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To reserve your table please call us on:

015394 33079

Keeping You Safe

Since re-opening we have had wonderful feedback regarding our new systems and procedures as we are very lucky to have such a spacious restaurant. With two floors of dining, we have reduced the number of covers to give our diners plenty of space so while things may be a little bit different, our usual passion for food and service remains the same. Please ring to make your reservation.