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Innkeeper's Lodge, Ambleside, Lake District
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Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

This pub is now a friendly pub. No more miserable bar staff. We had a great meal. The beer is good. The pub was really busy. Great location in the middle of Ambleside. It had a very Warm,welcoming atmosphere. The staff made a real effort to make you comfortable.

Stayed: June 2014
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

A few years since we'd been to The White Lion. Don't remember it being part of a chain as it is now.

Food not bad, decent fish and chips, very good value. Drinks reasonably priced too.

Superb staff though. Very polite, friendly and welcoming.

Would visit again.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Gareth G
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

we did not stay here so can not comment on the rooms and service etc! HOWEVER!...
On our first night of staying in Ambleside we popped in here for something to eat and a pint of ale, seriously wished we hadn't bothered.
its pub food at its worst, the burger and chips I ordered came out, after a long journey getting to Ambleside I didn't want anything fancy!
Chips covered in grease, Hamburger served cold, looked like it had been laying still for a few hours as It was dried and curling at the edges. absolutely disgusting.
I made my way up to the till area to complain whilst my other half ate his, which was edible - just!
15 minutes later a new burger arrived... at which point I was so hungry the cardboard beer coasters were looking edible!
my advice - stay clear. plenty more lovely places in Ambleside.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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6  Thank Mo M
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

We didn't stay here but ate there. Have to say the beer was good and there was a decent selection of pub style meals which arrived quickly and were good value. The bar is quite large and is bright and airy. It could do with a bit of background music but that is just a minor point. The staff are pleasant and overall if you want some good pub grub in Ambleside then the White Lion is a good choice.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

We ate here after a long, very wet day on the bikes. The space is good, the staff are great, the beer is tasty and the food is good honest pub grub with some decent midweek offers on two/three course specials

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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