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Kirkstone Pass Inn

Ambleside LA22 9LQ, England
Kirkstone Pass Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Husband and I stayed here last weekend, we had room number 3 which was lovely. Was really modern, comfy, great shower! We had a lovely day walking in Ambleside and had our lunch at the inn, soup was delicious. We went back later and stayed in the bar for drinks. Was cosy, friendly and our dog was made very welcome... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here after climbing Helvellyn and wasn't disappointed! Staff were more than helpful and my son and I would certain, pick to eat here again. Would recommend the sausage and mash after a long day climbing!!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stopped here for a drink. The views were stunning, as was the drive up. The bar was packed. The bar had a lovely warm cosy atmosphere, the fire was lit, really friendly staff, people chatting, drinking, eating and dogs lying everywhere. Brilliant. Will definitely come back.

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Hartlepool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Lovely little place, a Warm and welcome place very homely. Open fire was fantastic. Amazing views all around. Food beautiful and very reasonably price also do a delicious latte. Highly recommended to family's or couples. Can't wait to visit again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stopped at the outside tables with stunning views and had a meal. The baguettes and burgers we had were ok if you weren't after anything special. Staff generally friendly and helpful but whole experience was marred when I asked to pay a visit to the loo, as someone with obvious mobility problems and using a stick, and was pointed... More 

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Carlisle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I worked here for a bit 25+ years ago, not a lot has changed and this is for the better, it's warmer these days. The beer is, as always excellent and the hospitality is second to none. We decided to eat here and we were glad we did, it's not expensive for this area and the food is very good,... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went up here expecting lovely pub food and a good pint. Beer was fine . Pub as all the character you would expect but the food so poor. Thought I was in the 1960s! Frozen chips (really!!) - horrid iceberg lettuce sprinkled with onion and a few bits of scampi for £10. If the food was anything like decent this... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stopped here for lunch when we did the Kirkstone pass drive, views were absolutely breathtaking and the Inn was a welcome stop. Car Parking is free, food and drink excellent and the service was spot on.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Ate twice during a short break over a Bank Holiday weekend on both occasions food + beer plus wine excellent as was the service would recommend to anyone! Not only are the surrounding mountains magnificent but the Inn takes you back to a bygone age when service with a smile + quality was important.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is the third highest Inn in england and after going to the highest (tan hill) and seeing the view. Tjought this would interesting too. The drive to it is stunning and from Ambelside up Struggle hill is a challenging drive. The inn itself is so cosy and you can image what it must be like if you get snowed... More 

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