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Queen's Head Restaurant

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 15394 36271
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming pub that does good food . As opposed to a pretentious gastro pub. I had a fantastic ploughmans. Just what you want for lunch in those parts. Local ham, cheese and pork pie. Thouroughly recommended. Great service too.

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Thank Harewood2013
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Harewood2013 Thank you for the brilliant review, Its nice to hear you enjoyed your visit at The Queen's. We do hope to welcome you back again in the future Kind regards Calley Edwards More 

Uckfield
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed sitting in the sunshine here for a quiet drink after visiting the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead.

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Thank Shaun G
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed a quiet drink after visiting the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead and we look forward to you joining us again Kind regards Alex More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here at the end of a long walk. It was just after 3pm, and lunch should have finished. However, the manager kindly agreed to serve us, and we were SO grateful! We had a variety of pizzas and risotto. All delicious, and served by friendly, caring staff. Thank you to all.

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Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your lovely review, We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Queen's and hope to welcome you back in the future Kind regards Calley Edwards More 

Oldham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy pub restaurant serving excellent food with a decent range of wines and beers. Great atmosphere and first rate service. Would recommend.

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Thank Richard P
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered chicken terrine for a starter and see bas filet for my main. Everything was excellent maybe except potatoes for me they had too much butter. I really enjoyed. Definitely com back in the future.

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Thank AgiIz
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to have a drink here last Friday night on a visit to the Lakes. Came here after seeing other reviews on tripadvisor so decided to give it a go. Was massively underwhelmed to be honest and couldn't see why it had so many good reviews. Maybe it was just us?! The atmosphere was just a bit....weird. Dark and a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, plenty of choice at the bar, and a cracking fire. Really nice place to eat, even better to stay - the rooms are very comfortable, stylish and well equipped. Plus a free tunnocks teacake! Very nice place to bring a loved one for about of romance...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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296 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hawkshead is such a quaint little village and the Queens Head is the crowning glory. It's the largest of the pubs in the village and it has a great selection of beers and the food menu is pretty good too. The service was excellent.

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Thank Tony B
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I had dinner here on Valentines night. Having enjoyed a stay here in October last year found it to be off the boil compared to then. It was let down by a very small duck dish which lacked in any care or love whatsoever, and lacked generally in flavour and skill. The drinks were really overpriced too. It's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A quaint pub, a bunch of character and friendly staff. Food was great quality and recommended. I had a smoked salmon and arincini and a fillet steak. Fast and excellent. We fo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36271

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