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The Unicorn Inn

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting the lakes with my friends on a mountain biking weekend. Decided to try the unicorn for some "pub grub". The place seemed initially friendly with a good lively atmosphere however... when we found a place to seat 7 of us (2 small round corner tables ) we moved the two tables slightly closer to which a waitress came and...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Its central location is its saving grace although I should imagine parking in summer would be a nightmare. Landlord was friendly, barman also, but woman serving breakfast was grumpy and unhelpful. We didn't eat there but the prices seemed extremely steep and I would advise seeking out the Ambleside Tavern instead for great food at reasonable prices and with live...

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1Thank Mike M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed here between Christmas and New Year; 2 adults, 2 teenage children and 2 rooms( one twin and one double). Its exactly what you would expect from an Inn in the lakes. Very good pub, great beer and good food. Location is excellent for rest Ambleside and for local walking. We loved the friendly staff and especially the greeting...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here during New Year break with friends. Had a drink during day and returned that evening to see entertainer. Small but atmospheric little pub that typifies everything you would enjoy about the Lakes. Staff friendly. On returning in evening pub was already filling up, but proprietor kindly offered us staff table, we ate pub meals and the food was...

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Thank Andrew M
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very old traditional boozer,it is very homely, does decent beer & very good pub nosh if a little pricey. The room we had was a throwback to 1970s decor which was fine for us but all you flash Harry's out there who prefer Farrow & Boll---s paint will not be at home. You can hear the noise...

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Thank mcswegan
Blackpool
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I have to say i love Ambleside and needed a place to stay. Here at the Unicorn Inn was just right. Brilliant little place food excellent staff attentive. Clean rooms. Lovely stay. Will definateky stay again. X Hazel st john taylor

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight after a days walking on the fells. Very welcoming and cosy place to be after a long day in the hills. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Town centre location, everything on your doorstep including the fells :)

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Thank David H
forest of dean
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The pub is quite small but has lots of character. The staff are good and drink & food good. There is live music which is entertaining. Best of all the pub is central to everything from the town of Ambleside to the local fells. If you plab to leave early a packed lunch is provided instead of breakfast and a...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have recently returned from a 1 night stay at the Unicorn. We arrived early and werent expecting the room to be ready but we were given a friendly welcome, the key and a free drink which was very welcome. Because the inn is so oold the rooms are a bit tight in places and anyone over 5 feet 10...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A really friendly pub , great atmosphere and amazing home cooked food. I had rainbow trout , which just fell off the bone , massive portions , two had filled Yorkshire, lots of specials on board , definitely worth a visit .

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Unicorn Inn

Address: North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM301 - RM483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“To for a top room further away from the bar, quite noisy if not.”
 of 5 bubbles Toptash87, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if you go into the pub downstairs, do it earlier, it can get busy”
 of 5 bubbles andyreeves92017, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There isnt any because we thought we had the best one.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonypF1385ZI, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no frills but great atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles Carhirexpert, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No parking but is very close by.”
 of 5 bubbles 863gillianw, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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