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The Queens Head

Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
+44 15394 32404
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“lamb shank” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
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1 - 10 of 593 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in for lunch Today after meeting the new Management the other week, we impressed with the new decor much lighter and airy , great outside area, very dog friendly. All staff were friendly and food was delicious, I had the cheese and onion pie...More

1  Thank WID1
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So pleased to see you yesterday! Hope Tia and Bobby enjoyed their snacks too. Thanks for the 5 star review. Hope to see you soon Regards Sam

Reviewed yesterday

We called in here for a drink only so cannot comment on the food. But it had a good and varied menu. The place was beautifully decorated, very rustic although some of the seating was a little uncomfortable. Very narrow window seats and some chairs...More

Thank wadeLeyland
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely place, lovingly restored after a major fire. Fairly apparent that much time and effort has gone into the furnishings and decor. Staff were welcoming and helpful, there’s a good range of cask ales and it’s dog friendly. Whilst the steak and ale pie wasn’t...More

Thank BazSingapore
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a beautiful day we sat outside and spent a lovely hour enjoying a light lunch. Her indoors declared vegetable soup wonderful. Praise indeed.

Thank Les S
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and the praise given. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards David Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took some friends there for Sunday lunch on 16th April. This was our third visit. The other two visits were superb. We had the prawn cocktail and scotch egg for starters. Perfect. The roast beef and lamb shank-main courses were great, with home-made gravy,lovely...More

Thank Erica7612
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Thank you for posting your review. We are very pleased your party enjoyed their visit to us for Sunday Lunch. Your comments will be passed onto our team. Kind regards David Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here last night, lovely warm welcome, showed to our room straight away, beautiful room with a view, everything we needed, fresh milk was a nice touch, we went down to eat around 7 pub was quiet but the staff were very friendly and service...More

Thank Kerry C
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Thank you for leaving a 5 star review. We are pleased you enjoyed your night stay with us and the services provided and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards David Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

It has obviously had a great deal of money spent on the rebuild and decor but this funding clearly hasn't made it's way to the kitchen. Probably the poorest effort for food I have had in many years. I thought this kind of food no...More

Thank stephenauty2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening, which meant the Sunday roasts were still available we did order these and they were very good, the veg was a bit aldente for my taste The venue is very Walker and dog friendly catering for both with a...More

Thank nigel m
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon The team are very happy you enjoyed your recent visit to us and the services provided. The chefs will happily cook your vegetables further if you request this. We hope to see you again soon . Kind regards David Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful rooms, lovely food, warm log fire. Great value, great food, great staff. We met a family on the next table and ended the night chatting, singing and dancing til closing time. Had a great time.

Thank pdp7
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Thank you for posting your review. My family were all very pleased to meet you both and thoroughly enjoyed their evening. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel when you are next in the area. Kind regards David Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good. Staff were friendly and patient. Food however was somewhat average despite an interesting menu.

Thank Brian F
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SmithNa
27 December 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Yes, all rooms have hair dryers for guests.
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iocasti
5 November 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Right on site next to the pub. Regards Samantha
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Mu114
13 May 2017|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 minute drive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Troutbeck
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32404
  • E-mail
Description
Reopening in April 2017 after a £2 million refurbishment, The Queens Head Hotel is Located 4 miles from Ambleside and Windermere and nestled on the side of the fells which overlook the Troutbeck Valley. The new Queens Head will feature a large drinking area with cosy dining areas and 10 newly-refurbished en-suite guest bedrooms providing the perfect base for guests to Cumbria and, of course, their four legged companions. Renowned for serving some of the finest food in the area, The Queens Head’s new menu will highlight a mixture of homely classic pub food with a Cumbrian flair. So, whether stopping by for a pint of one of Robinsons award-winning cask ales, enjoying some wholesome home-cooked food or staying the night, you are always guaranteed to receive a warm Lakeland welcome when visiting the Queens Head.
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