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Queen's Head Restaurant

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 15394 36271
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely pub and good selection of food plus specials too. The ploughmans lunch had lots of choice, pickle, chutney, cheese, ham, salad and savoury pastries, fabulous!

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Traditional pub with plenty of tables. Lovely home made fish finger sandwich. Good choice of lunches and larger meals.

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Thank Lynda M
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked an early dinner (6pm) over the bank holiday weekend. Staff were friendly & attentive. Low ceilings and dark finishes add to cosy atmosphere. All the food was very good. We didn't have much time so skipped starters (although we did order the breaded halloumi to share whilst we waited for the main courses - lovely). We had the... More 

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Thank Mike H
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Mike H Thank you for your review! We're pleased that you've enjoyed yourselves and hopefully on your next visit, you'll have some extra time to be able to enjoy our starters as well.s Best wishes, Alex More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are three pubs/hotels etc within two minutes walk of each other in this lovely little town, so to save all confusion, my son just reminded me of what I've always told him, 'always go with your first choice'. So we did. A great pub, run by nice people. Very busy but you would expect that during Easter half term.... More 

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Thank UnkiFesta101
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Unkifesta101 Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to serve you and your family and we hope you'll visit us again soon More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just come back from a four night stay at The Queen's Head in Hawkshead and couldn't be more pleased and complimentary about both the accommodation and the fabulous food! The location is so quiet and relaxing and with the luxurious furnishings and wonderful food it's hard to fault. The home made baked beans and chilli fried eggs for breakfast... More 

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Thank tim a
Queens H, General Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tim I am so pleased to read reviews like yours. Thank you so much for your feedback it really is so nice to hear. It was a pleasure looking after you and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. All the best Calley Edwards More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's Easter Sunday, one of the busiest weekends of the year, and we've just been advised they stopped serving food at 8pm... baffling. Was busy though.

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Thank NeilLid
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Neil Firstly let me point out how ridiculous it is that you have been allowed to post this review to our page. I remember you..... you and your girlfriend arrived at the bar at 8.07pm asking the barman if we were still serving food. I intervened and explained that we stop serving food at 8pm but I would go... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into the Queens Head after arriving in Hawkshead Monday 10th April We wasn't overly hungry but needed a spot of lunch after driving up for our short but sweet stay in the village My Mum, my partner and I ordered two pizzas for the three of us Westmoreland Willy (Cumberland sausage, grilled chicken, pepperoni, chilli, mozzarella) Fellrunner Frank (steak,... More 

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Thank funkygibbon1974
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi funkygibbon1974 Thank you for your review! We're pleased that you've enjoyed our pizzas - they are a popular choice amongst guests! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for an evening meal Best wishes, Alex More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, all homemade, friendly staff, decent price, fast service and dog friendly. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Avlhutchinson
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Avlhutchinson Thank you for your review! We're pleased that you've enjoyed yourselves and that you'll recommend us to others We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best wishes, Alex More 

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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my teen boys. They both ordered the Westmorland Willy pizza (which raised some giggles!). We all enjoyed our meals and the puddings. The staff were friendly and the pub had a relaxing family friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Cathmars1975
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Cathmars1975 Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return in the future Best wishes More 

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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing family Sunday lunch at the Queens Head. The place has a charm you expect from a small village pub. The staff are really friendly and even though they were extremely busy they were always polite and efficient. The food was really really good we typically had Sunday lunch which was amazing we had need and the Yorkshire... More 

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Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi JoanneJ Thank you for your very positive, detailed review. We are so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable meal here at The Queens. Our staff pride them selves on excellent customer service skills at all times. I will pass your kind comments on to the team and do hope to see you again in the future Best wishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36271

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