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Kirkstone Pass Inn

, Ambleside LA22 9LQ, England
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a call on our walking holiday great atmosphere great food and good value. Three excellent curries and a good selection on the menu. This is an old pub with great character. The two barman a Welsh lad and Scottish chap were very friendly and helpful. Recommend a visit .

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Wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last night and had a fantastic time. There are many old inns around the British Isles of a similar vintage but with one big difference to here in that they have all been altered and modernised so much that the original place is heavily disguised with chrome, glass and polished wood. The Kirkstone Pass Inn is the... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting and wonderful experience. High, high on the fells, the welcome is warm and the food excellent (we are veggies and our needs were more than catered for). Beer very good too and the real fire in August (!) was appreciated as it got chilly up there. Decor/history is v. interesting and service first rate despite being busy.... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

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 July 7, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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
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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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