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White Lion Hotel Restaurant

Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
+44 15394 39901
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (28 reviews)
“gammon” (16 reviews)
“burgers” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can be quiet busy at times. Staff are friendly. My only issue is it is a bit Wetherspoonsy. Food is above average but not spectacular. Not bad though

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink and was impressed with the selection of beers. We checked the menu out and decided to stay and have dinner. The food & service was excellent. The staff were all very friendly. We will definitely go back and highly recommend.

Thank Milo999
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was cooked and served beautifully. Delivered in good time. Very good value for money. Great bar service and fair prices.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dinner not great. Steak was ok but my husbands pie was bland. Nice atmosphere though and lots of seating

Thank Tillmanoble
Reviewed 6 days ago

I and my mum visited here last Friday night, it is a lovely pub and you can see the locals love it as it was swarming with people. We had booked a table, but as it was so busy we chose to sit somewhere else....More

Thank Isobel S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is always a busy pub and the staff were working very hard to serve customers both at the bar and the tables. Friendly and very helpful. However the food was not as good as the last time we visited. We had a Sunday roast...More

Thank stevieboyUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited Ambleside many times we are no strangers to this pub, today we decided to have a quick lunch following a cold very wet walk. We decided on a simple warming lunch of jacket potato, we requested them crispy and happy to wait longer...More

Thank Wendy8670
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value pub grub and excellent choice of beers. Good efficient service by staff. Always looked busy but no long wait to be served or receive food

Thank andrew b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying in Ambleside we had three evening meals here!! The staff were always pleasant and friendly and our meals were really good..... loved the “Winter Salad”!

Thank MCBAshbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff great beer and a super menu . Didn't eat but observed food being served and looked good worth a visit if in Ambleside..

Thank Carl M
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
The car park is for residents only and there is enough spaces for the amount of rooms. We arrived early and gave our registration number to one of the staff and were allowed to park there until we left.
Margaret K
31 July 2016|
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Response from judytayl0r | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I stayed here once with my dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 39901
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