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The Red Lion Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Main Street, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 15394 36213
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pub grub” (10 reviews)
“ate here” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Main Street, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
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11 - 20 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2017

A good down to earth pub with great food, burgers to rave about, suitable for children and dogs and if you want to watch the footie there is a separate room with a TV and it serves a good selection of local real ales

Thank Bettyboo999
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We ate in the conservatory as the restaurant was busy. Lovely decor and atmosphere. Service was excellent very friendly and helpful. Food was lovely and well presented. Highly recommend!

2  Thank 999kermit
Reviewed 4 December 2016

First visit to the Red Lion and was not disappointed. The atmosphere was brilliant, the barman was very deadpan but amusing and included the whole pub in his conversations. He got one of the customers to provide a recommendation for the steak and ale pie...More

Thank 257kenr
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the best pubs my partner and I frequented with our dog during our time in the Lake District. Extremely great food, was the best food we had during our stay, great atmosphere and a great bar man who was...More

Thank kyberpass2001
Reviewed 30 October 2016

ate here a few times while staying in hakeshead. Good food that was reasonably priced, good service with friendly staff and a big bonus for us its dog friendly

Thank fryd683
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lovely old English pub with lots of character. We stayed in a room over the pub for just one night midweek. We weren't disturbed by any noise. The location was excellent. The pub was bustling but we enjoyed a nice evening meal and breakfast. The...More

Thank 123,124,124,535
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A pleasant lunch spent in a quiet, attractive pub, made even better by the unobtrusive football preference of the landlord! A pub after my own heart. Enjoy!

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a treat, excellent sandwiches and beer in the sun in October. It looked to have a comprehensive menu and a lovely ambience inside. We will be back.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We ate here several times during a short break in the Lakes in August. The menu is varied and we were very impressed by the food which we felt was very good value for money. We will definitely eat here again next time we are...More

Thank SheilaB1954
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Extremely reasonably priced. Terrific service and great home cooked meals. Menu is varied daily and provides something for everyone. Very accommodating for food requirements.

Thank Lisa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36213
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We are a traditional Lakeland pub and B & B in the prettiest village in the Lake District providing a warm welcome, clean & comfortable accomodation and good, local food, honestly priced.
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