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The Drunken Duck Inn

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck”(192 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(118 reviews)
“micro brewery”(19 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The food was nice, but nothing special. We chose to eat here because of reviews that it served the best Sunday roast. It was ok, but too many roast potatoes that were hard and too little veg. Only 1 choice of roast which was beef....More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Well known pub with good food. Surprisingly quiet for a Sunday but it was wet and January! Normally have to book to get a table. Good food from the carvery - limited choices, but meat and veggie options, and nicely presented, so no complaints! Good...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Walked to the pub from our house in Elterwater with rain pelting down on our not so waterproof waterproofs. Great welcome & lovely lunch menu. Waited for a table (understandably very busy) & soon settled down to dry off. We all had a tasty lunch...More

2  Thank BertiefromPimlico
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Visited this pub many times over many years but our last visit was disappointing. It was a glorious lunchtime with great beer and great views but the menu seems to have lost touch with reality. In stead of good country pub grub we got a...More

1  Thank charliesue53
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We had a lovely mid week break here. Loved the food, some of our best in a while and breakfast also good. Liked the open kitchen. Comfy and cosy, a lovely place to stay in the winter months. Everyone very friendly and helpful. This is...More

2  Thank Sarah G
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US$ 121 - US$ 256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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delta123
23 February 2018|
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Response from saireys | Reviewed this property |
They are welcomed in the bar but not in the restaurant
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HeatherSt091
31 July 2017|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Just the kitchen, the bar is open.
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Paul C
2 June 2017|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly but I think near £200 for one expensive night.
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"Stay here but eat somewhere else"
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"Oneofthe lodges out the back next to the brewery but bring your credit card."
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"I think the suite was the luxury price, but the normal rooms are about average (price wise)."
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