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The Unicorn Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a night here last minute to break up a long journey. I had visited the pub before but never stayed, glad we did! Great atmosphere in the pub, great ales and even better food! My boyfriend had the meatballs and has been raving about them ever since! There was live music on which made our night too! The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting the Unicorn for 25 years. Used to be run by a lovely couple, now it's run by a knob head. I think the old saying "couldn't organise a piss up in a brewery" was created by this landlord. And finally the prices, £9.95 for a sloppy Iceland chicken burger. Absolute disgrace.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are after an old Inn experience with traditional top quality cask ales and good hearty food. You must stay here, quirky clean comfortable rooms and welcoming staff greeting you with a complementary pint! Happy days. Great atmosphere very busy at night also with live music! Definitely going back.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often Drinking and eating here.Very friendly cosy pub.Bar food very good plus can reserve a table as can get very busy.Plenty of staff to look after you so you are not waiting to get served.Very often entertainment too after food stopped being served.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long drive and arriving late it was a nice touch that there was a drink for us at the bar. The breakfast was ample and the bed was comfortable. Very accommodating and nice and central in amblezide

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1Thank rachelandsi
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for a couple of nights on the way up to Scotland, and on checkin the staff were very friendly and offered us a complimentary drink. I believe this is the oldest pub in Ambleside, and it certainly has many olden day features which add to the ambience, including some rather uneven flooring - which we like. There...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm away for a few days doing a bit of walking. I needed a relatively cheap but good quality evening meal to fill me up. This is the place. Sensible pub food at ok prices. The Hungarian meatballs come highly recommended and I agree. Portions good size and freshly cooked. I can't ask any more after a long walk in...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a short low priced stay in the lake district the Unicorn Inn in Ambleside will fit the bill. The room I had was small but clean and the beds comfy. Had to share bathroom but this was not a problem and it was clean. there was a wash basin in the bedroom but no plug for it....

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely breakfast rooms are very traditional very old style but very clean has coffee facilities showers are small which is due to low beams and ceiling rooms are cosy just what you want when visiting a very old traditional inn check inn is very easy they don't ask you to sign loads of papers or ask for lots of Id...

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Friendly greeting on arrival already to make our stay as comfortable as possible, room was basic but very comfortable all grounds covered with the basics tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer etc. Breakfast was a standard full English, but was served promptly and was filling. Parking was a slight issue had to park up steep hill so not advisable for...

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet

Additional Information about The Unicorn Inn

Address: North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $83 - $151 (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.”
Toptash87, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There isnt any because we thought we had the best one.”
anthonypF1385ZI, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no frills but great atmosphere”
Carhirexpert, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No parking but is very close by.”
863gillianw, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“away from bar area”
johnhamilton_10, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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