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Kings Arms Restaurant

) #5 of 9 Restaurants in Hawkshead $$ - $$$ , British,
at the Kings Arms Hotel | The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
+44 15394 36372
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“gammon” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
at the Kings Arms Hotel | The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rude, unwelcoming staff, mediocre food. Table,booked for 7.30pm, did not get seated until 7.55, huge party arrived at 8.15 and were so noisy we could not hold a conversation. AVOID

Thank FamPawson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As always made to feel welcome, by Gill and her team. Superb beer, Loweswater Gold absolute nectar. Food was delicious, the best pub in Hawkshead as always. Can't wait to return.

Thank AndrewD14Tiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pub was welcoming; seating plentiful. Hubby chose Fish and Chips which he stated was the best he has had for a long time. I had the Cheese platter with salad, warm bread and chutneys (homemade) I could not manage all on the plate and every...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch whilst on a walk and really enjoyed our food. I had the cheese & local chutney sandwich with chips which was a great combination. Tasty cheese with a lovely chutney in a wonderfully fresh bap. Menu looked good for dinner too....More

Thank AndrewJ25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for dinner and the staff were excellent made a table up in no time. The food was very good and well priced. Best gammon steak I've eaten in the last 20 years. I would highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank tommerz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like the bar have eaten and had a few Drinks here in the past dog friendly too proper lakes pub 👍👍👍🚴🚴🚴

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We popped into The Kings Arms a couple of times whilst on a short break in Hawkshead. We were just passing by and hadn't booked but each time they were able to fit us in between bookings as we only wanted a light meal. It...More

Thank Chriss502015
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had a decent pub dinner here having booked at short notice. I had the gammon steak, wife had the beef and ale pie. Good for at a reasonable price. Service friendly and non intrusive. Beers pretty good too and there was prosecco on tap...More

Thank PhilTheTraveller
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Faultless meal from start to finish. The place was rammed as it was a weekend and I'm glad we booked, as they were turning people away lifetime right and centre. We were looked after by two very nice young girls and a gentleman, who I...More

Thank COYBL25
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We arrived at 2.25 ( not realising that last food orders was 2.30). We were rushed to make a decision before they would serve us drinks). This was not too much of a problem. We ordered 2 paninis (1 being chorizo and something), on the...More

Thank Ann P
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Response from Keef G | Reviewed this property |
hi. we did see a couple of dogs at bar. hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: at the Kings Arms Hotel | The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36372
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A truly traditional Lakeland inn. Good food, real ales, bed and breakfast accommodation and self-catering cottages. A warm welcome awaites at the Kings Arms, Hawkshead, which lies in the heart of the English Lake District in the beautiful. The Inn, on Hawkshead's Village Square, has greeted visitors since Elizabethan times to a place where the pace of life remains quiet and unhurried.
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