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Outgate Inn

££ - £££, British,
Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 36413
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this pub in passing called in got an excellent welcome from the bar staff especially the young lady, had our 2 dogs with us , had the Sunday roast , brill, cooked to perfection, well done.

Thank philboden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting the Outgate Inn a couple of times whilst staying at Low Wray campsite. It's definitely worth the walk, which doesn't take too long from the campsite. Admittedly uphill on the way there but all downhill on the return journey...More

1  Thank triciap123
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Staff lovely and the food was fantastic. The steak and ale pie was unbelievable and the portion size left us with no room for pudding! Great value for money. Booking a table is advisable 🙂

Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in a nearby campsite, we popped in here on a Saturday evening. No problems getting a table & the staff were really friendly. Food was so good that we booked in again for dinner on the Sunday. One member of staff was really...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went on a Wednesday - Gourmet Burger night. Nothing gourmet about them and my husband doubted there was any venison at all in the venison burger. The Surf and Turf was very disappointing as well, with 6 boiled shrimps on a stick. No taste...More

Thank Trangmard
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely country pub with delicious home made good at good prices. Excellent value. Dog friendly. Polite friendly staff.

Thank christinemcdo83
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I was a bit nervous having read one of the more recent reviews that was not complimentary. I made a phone booking because it was a Sunday evening and I was glad that I did-they turned a few people away being full. There were 2...More

2  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Service was pleasant, polite and quick. Food choice was simple fair but all very good. The sight of great food floating past our table to earlier customers made it a harder choice. Decisions made the food arrived. wow, all great all picks, all great quality,...More

Thank pwainwright267
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Took a nice walk from Pullwood Bay, (even though it was raining!) for lunch after visiting the year before (visiting for a weeks holiday). A proper lakeland pub, full of character and very friendly staff. Our group included 6 adults and 4 children ranging from...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Been in the Lake District for a week and been back here 3 times. The food, particularly the pies, is excellent. Friendly bar staff, good selection of beers, no fancy decor... just a good authentic atmosphere.

Thank Warren H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36413
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