The Lakes Distillery, Bassenthwaite

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#1 of 8 in Breweries & Distilleries in Lake District
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  • We arrived early for our tour so had lunch in the bistro, which was very good quality and reasonably priced with good service. We visited the alpacas in their field before having a distillery tour. On...  more »
  • only 4 years old so still very new as reflected in the décor. smart but small shop with prices no less than you pay at other retail outlets in the area. £12.50 for a tour was a bit off the scale. Nice...  more »
  • Highly recommend a visit here, lovely location, lovely gin and an interesting tour. Guide was informative and funny. Lunch in the restaurant was nice enough, if not a little expensive for what you get...  more »
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  • Ate in the bistro. Lovely atmosphere and full by 7.30 - book a table if you intend to eat. Decent menu and well-presented and cooked food. Recommend the Malbec.
  • We visited the restaurant for a meal and wow, absolutely superb. The food was excellent, the chef's did a fantastic job and the staff couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly. The lad who served us, Matthew was extremely polite, helpful, and very informative. We will definitely be coming back again.
  • Visited for the Distillery tour. Lorna was our guide and was very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit, and their Whisky is delicious. Just don't be the driver!
  • Excellent, very informative, very interesting with added tasting session at the end. Brilliant.
  • Lovely place and well worth a visit. Our cottage owner enthused us with the quality of the food, we'd already bought some gin. As others have said the eatery is brilliant and well worth a visit. Pricey but great. Same goes for the gin6, pricey but very nice neat on ice, allow the ice to start melting then sip, it's lovely.
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