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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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All reviews pizza fish and chips pudding sea bass sunday roast steak potatoes duck salad bread the pub ate here lovely meal booked a table evening meal lake district staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite COVID, a very pleasant experience. They did have a maintenance issue of a leak at the time, but the food was nice all the same. Friendly staff willing to help where possible to improve the experience.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights just before the national lock down and enjoyed every minute. The friendly staff greeted us along with, Max,our cocker-poodle and showed us to a beautiful room in Brown Cow cottage. The food was excellent throughout our stay as was...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Manager Queenshead, General Manager at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2021

Good morning Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was lovely to meet you all and look after you during your visit. Your comments will be passed on to the team and we hope to see you in 2021. Keep safe...More

Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

Ate here in Dec 2019 when up in Hawkshead for new years so when staying in Hawkshead again in Dec 2020 booked well in advance few nights for diner 1st meal booked was for Dec 28th when we arrived in Hawkshead at lunchtime went in...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Explorer50085636208, General Manager at Queens Head Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2021

Good afternoon I am very pleased that you enjoyed the food whilst visiting us over the Christmas period. We happily receive constructive feed back, which allows us to deliver the customer service we are noted for and many of our reviews are testament too. Unfortunately...More

Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

Visited just before moving in to Tier4! The staff were welcoming and attentive throughout . The choice of food was extensive.I enjoyed the lamb burger enhanced by lovely salad and yoghurt and harissa sauce my husband had Steak pie and chunky chips and even managed...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 27 December 2020

We visited for lunch on a rainy weekday in mid December, when usually bustling Hawkshead was eerily deserted. We had a very pleasant lunch, and enjoyed the pub's cosy atmosphere and Christmas decor, despite the inevitable COVID constraints. We particularly enjoyed the fact that the...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

I have visited two Saturdays on the run and both times were excellent. The food is exceptional. The staff could not do more to make sure you have a lovely time. Could not recommend more highly.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2020 via mobile

Amazing Sunday dinner, and the beer was good too! Lovely surroundings and a nice open fire on a chilly day.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

Arrived here Friday, for a late lunch . Open fires ,cosy atmosphere , cheerful welcome , great service . We started with pate^ delicious, fish +chips, steak + ale pie . Comfort food for a winter's day ,with a pint of Cumbria way, and a...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 November 2020 via mobile

We stayed at the Queen's Head for 2 nights over half term & thoroughly enjoyed it. Our room was amazing with lots of good facilities. I felt very safe during the pandemic & thought there was a high level of cleanliness. All the staff were...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 November 2020

While staying at the hotel, we enjoyed an evening meal, followed by two breakfast servings. The food and the service were both excellent, as was the handling of the social distancing.

Date of visit: October 2020
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20 December 2020|
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Response from jOhn632014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you could ring them and ask as we found them very accomodating
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7 October 2019|
Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
If I was serverd "miushrooms" I would have certainaly alerted someone to the problems. Were the "mushrooms" served of the magical variety? Steve
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27 January 2018|
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Response from chacha7602 | Reviewed this property |
It seemed very dog friendly, as did all the restaurants in Hawkshead.
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  • Queens Head Inn & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5