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The Drunken Duck Inn

Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
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The Drunken Duck Inn
Ranked #44 of 76 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Drunken Duck in January, and I've waited a while before reviewing for a reply to the comments submitted at the time, but it's been so long that I'm fairly sure they just don't care! I stayed for one night on my own as a stop over on a drive to Scotland. The staff at reception were... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely fabulous lunch. Superb wine list and ale selection.Excellent menu and attentive staff.We had the lamb which was cooked to perfection. Can't recommend highly enough. Very popular and very very busy despite which high standards maintained. We will be back

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England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to stay/eat/be merry. There is a variety of walking straight from the front door and we would recommend stopping back in for the great pub lunches (great value and the far better than your average pub grub) and beer. . Just briefly - the food in the evening is superb. We ate at Gilpin Lodge... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here after someone recommended it to me. I set off from windermere and took me an hour to find the place. Must be the hardest pub to find ever. We proceeded for lunch, me ordering the pork belly and my wife the cottage pie. My meal came and was ok. My wifes meal was ok and tasted quite... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been for nearly 8 years so great to see the standards are just as high. Lovely surrounding, delicious food, good service. Informal yet special. The children loved it too, although they both had adult portions aged 4 and 5... Highly recommend.

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Marple, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A piece of heaven at the crossroads. Seems to take farmers and tractors outside together with "London Types" trying to see what the fuss is. Effortless warmth and hospitality. Awesome food and dogs welcome. Long may it continue

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Ilkley
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can we say The Drunken Duck Inn do it again!! On our 6th visit this was possibly our best. Staying in Room 11 we were treated again by great food, great staff and a great room. We have to say also (even though there has never been an issue before) that the current staff are the best we have... More

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Glasgow
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local beer, great service, tasty food - what more could one ask? In seeking this place, which is out of town, we were a bit concerned that, in March, it would be a bit quiet. Not a bit of it - no reservations in recommending the Drunken Duck.

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a weekend break here. Could not have been better. All staff were so helpful and efficient. Food was outstanding. Room was lovely, great view and fantastic bathroom. One of the best break away experiences we have had. Can't wait to go back.

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Chester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful place the Drunken Duck Inn is, The room we stayed in was lovely, the food we ate was excellent and the staff were very helpful and the views are to die for. Don't waste your time elsewhere the Drunken Duck has it all. Thanks for a really nice break we hope it wont be too long before... More

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Additional Information about The Drunken Duck Inn

Also Known As:
The Drunken Duck Hotel
The Drunken Duck Hotel Ambleside
Drunken Duck Inn
Drunken Duck Hotel
Ambleside Drunken Duck
Drunken Duck Ambleside
The Drunken Duck Inn Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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