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Kings Arms Restaurant

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at the Kings Arms Hotel | The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
+44 15394 36372
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, service very friendly & nothing was a problem to the two waitress, food was excellent & piping hot.Beef & ale pie was delicious, & special was cod which my friend enjoyed,very reasonable price, & ice cream delicious.

Thank rosemaryScotland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab! The food is fantastic, the staff are great. Animal and family friendly! Loved it. Would recommend to everyone!

Thank Beverley F
Southport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

only had lunch. but food nice, great pub. friendly staff. dog friendly too as all the pubs in hawkshead are.

Thank Carolinegary_11
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere fantastic, food smashing. We stay in Hawkshead at least 4 times a year and eat at the Kings every time. Staff are wonderful.

Warrington, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic traditional Lakeland pub. Staff always welcoming and very friendly. Food is out of this world. Cooked fresh and delicious. I particularly enjoyed the steak and ale pie, took me back to my earlier years and reminded me of my grandmothers cooking. Very good choice of local ales and the pub is dog friendly. Even serving bar snacks for your... More 

Thank ptb0706
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here during a visit to Hawkshead, food is fantastic, and Ed goes out of his way to make sure everything is perfect. Will definatly be back! Thank you! Sally & Howard

Thank sals-hol
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal with my partner. The service was good, the staff were friendly. Busy pub. Happily recommend.

Thank NeilLid
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207 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and nice wine. Menu also looked nice but made mistake of ordering a ploughman's - disappointingly bland cheese on offer. Wish I'd chosen something else as other people's lunches looked lovely.

Thank Lynn M
St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nice small pub. Quit a tiny pub actually. Good selection of beers on offer. Food was being served but we didn't eat there. The toilets were tiny and could definitely do with being updated!

Thank sarah14preston
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great for a cosy drink in front of the open fire and the best food we had in hawkshead would highly recommend the kings arms

Thank ddd33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: at the Kings Arms Hotel | The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 ONZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36372
A truly traditional Lakeland inn. Good food, real ales, bed and breakfast accommodation and self-catering cottages.
A warm welcome awaites at the Kings Arms, Hawkshead, which lies in the heart of the English Lake District in the beautiful. The Inn, on Hawkshead's Village Square, has greeted visitors since Elizabethan times to a place where the pace of life remains quiet and unhurried.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?