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Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
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The Drunken Duck Inn
Ranked #46 of 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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  • 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a special birthday treat our children presented us with a few days at The Drunken Duck. Now we had never heard of this one and not regulars of late to the lakes but we were assured we would love it -something special they said - and it was. From the moment we arrived the reception was very warm and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife has been wanting to go to The Drunken Duck for quite some time as she'd heard - both from reviews and friends recommendations that the food was excellent - and finally we made it there this week. I'd booked a room the week before and the only room left available was the standard double. On arrival the staff... More

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Mellor, Lancashire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had our third stay of the year at the fabulous Drunken Duck, so, as you can probably guess, we rate this highly. In fact, not just highly, we believe that is the best in the Lake District. We have been visiting and staying at this amazing haven for 8 years now and every visit leaves us planning... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've ALWAYS wanted to stay at the Drunken Duck. I travel regularly and have recently just got back from Dubai. However the Drunken Duck isn't your everyday break away, when peak season weekend rates for a deluxe room stands you at £275 per night. The place is a gold mine- that much is clear. The food is beautiful, and I... More

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never stayed in the Lakes before and wanted somewhere special to treat my boyfriend on his birthday and the Drunken Duck did not disappoint! From booking the room to checking out the staff could not be more helpful, polite and welcoming. We stayed in the newly refurbished original deluxe room, as there are no pictures up on line... More

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BLACKPOOL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 2 nights bed breakfast with evening meals. Been before but only for a drink and always wanted to stay and try the rest! What a treat with great food and accommodation. The choice of food and beers are the best in Ambleside and probably the Lake District. It's not cheap but worth the expense in my opinion. They have... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our 3rd stay at the duck, engagement,then two children come along for a stay,then weekend away with the siblings for a well earned rest!and probably our tenth or eleventh time dining, the duck never disappoints, food executed with great cooking and style, great bar area with superb home brew beers and a great selection of wines and fizz! only a... More

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Sydney Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are an Aussie couple who recently spent 4 nights at the Drunken Duck Inn which came highly recommended from other Aussie friends . We throughly enjoyed our stay in this quiet peaceful convenient location. The menu and wine list were excellent as were the boutique beers brewed on site. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Lots of lovely... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could not have chosen a better pub/hotel for a long weekend celebration of my wife's birthday with my daughter and her partner. Ideally located on a remote crossroads a couple of miles above Ambleside, the Duck was a delight from start to finish. The bar caters for local trade as well as casual visitors and we were made to feel... More

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Leicester, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently returned from a lovely relaxing stay at the drunken duck at ambleside. This was a treat for my husbands birthday! We arrived earlier than planned and our room wasnt ready, so we sat and had a few drinks and took in the beautiful views and surroundings!! It was very busy but still got great service and the... More

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Additional Information about The Drunken Duck Inn

Address: Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
The Drunken Duck Hotel Ambleside
Drunken Duck Inn
Drunken Duck Hotel
Ambleside Drunken Duck
Drunken Duck Ambleside
The Drunken Duck Inn Ambleside, Lake District

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