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Queen's Head Restaurant

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 15394 36271
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (71 reviews)
“lamb” (50 reviews)
“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We can not recommend this establishment highly enough! Quaint village, staff amazing! Rooms the cleanest we've ever seen. We have stopped in room 2 and room 3, both superior rooms. The absolutely, bubbly, lovely lady who served our breakfasts couldn't do enough for us, and...More

Thank Loulou6339
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent service, good menu and food. Pleasant dining room and wood lined lounge. Good range of beers

Thank whinaem
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi whinaem, Thank you for your kind words about The Queens Head Inn! We hope you'll be joining us again soon! Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are happy to dine in a dog friendly pub and enjoy well cooked food and some interesting specials on the menu this is a good choice. Four adults ( without dogs ) were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed selecting from a...More

Thank Petherbridge19
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Petherbridge19, It's always a pleasure to read reviews like yours and thank you for taking the time to let us & everyone else know :) We hope to see you all again soon through our doors! All the best, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took a little time for someone to attend to us, but once they did, everything was excellent. Very happy guys looking after us and we both had the lamb - OMG so delicious. Definitely the best meal we’ve had this week in the Lakes....More

Thank MAKta
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi MAKta, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed our lamb as it's one of our popular dishes We hope you'll join us again when you next visit The Lakes Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in hoping to spend a quiet afternoon enjoying a couple of drinks and a late lunch. Soon scrapped this and had one drink then left. £6.60 for a mass produced cider and a coke is steep north of Watford. Then we were told we...More

1  Thank GrahameandHelen
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi GrahameandHelen, It's a shame to read a review likes yours as based on other reviews, we generally always meet our guests expectations. We don't "operate a visa tab" system during lunch times but we do allow our guests to pay by card or cash...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple of evening meals here whilst staying in Hawkshead. The food quality was good on each occasion. A little bit more expensive than other pubs in the village.

Thank countrylover09
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi countrylover09, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed our food and we hope you'll be back again to have some more! :D Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a number of evenings eating at the Queens Head during our holiday in Hawkshead. All the staff were very friendly and helpful, new bar manager Jack made us all feel very welcome.More

Thank PPR1014
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PPR1014, It's great to hear that Jack made such a good impression with you! As you mentioned, he is new to The Queens Head team and is proving popular with our guests. Jack will be ready and waiting to welcome you back through our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here last weekend 3 course meal very tasty, high end pub food a bit more pricey than average pub grub but worth the few extra quid while your on hols 😁

Thank helen s
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi helen s, Thank you for posting your kind words about your recent meal with us! We hope it added to the experience of your holidays, and that you'll join us again on your next holiday here! Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic hideaway, this Pub is lovely in every possible way. We arrived late on Friday night due to traffic, the place was very busy, we asked if we could eat and they found us a table with out any questions asked. The room...More

Thank Carl R
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carl R, Thanks for your kind comments. It's good to hear that you were able to get a table with us for dinner considering traffic slowed down the start of your weekend break It's always nice to hear when our guests enjoy themselves and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to find somewhere good to celebrate my birthday without any fuss and we found it here. Our room wasn't huge but was very warm and comfortable and perfectly clean. We ate in the pub on Friday which was delicious. The pea and mint...More

Thank 59Fran52
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 59Fran52, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, it's fantastic to hear you had a lovely birthday weekend! We are called The Queens Head for a reason... because we are a head above the rest ;) hahaha It's was a pleasure...More

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Sylvia R
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Response from sandrawilks70 | Reviewed this property |
It would be advisable to book, we ending up eating on 2 occasion and were very lucky to get in, Fridays are particularly busy. We picked up take away pizza from the Queens on Friday last week and it was packed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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