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White Lion Hotel

Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
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Ranked #11 of 11 hotels in Ambleside
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i chose to visit ambleside for our 30th wedding anniversary this easter 2014, we left it a bit late (feb 2014) so we couldnt get booked at our favorite bee&bee so we chose the white lion as we had been there before and liked it joan my wife managed to book their big suite room for 2... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I found the place just by chance and what a great find it was. The mix grill was a challenge Adam Rickman (from "man v food) would appreciate. I was a struggle to eat but great value. Steak and Ale pie was excellent. Nice relaxing atmosphere with well spaced out tables. Get in early as we found... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the white lion on 4th march after looking for somewhere for lunch and what a lovely suprise! Three courses for 8.95 and they were all great. Service was very quick and the staff were very polite and attentive. Brilliant start to our minimoon and would definitely go back, even just for the brownie!

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We popped in (or more correctly outside) for lunch on a lovely day in Ambleside. The hotel is in the Main Street through Ambleside and has seating outside. The menu carries a large range of food, everything for light bites to main meals and sweets. The hotel itself is large airy and pleasant. The bar carries a good variety of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Looking for somewhere to eat, we found the White Lion in the centre of Ambleside and decided to give it a try There was a limited set menu so we had the two course meal at £9.95, one starter, two mains and one dessert. The Brie starter was very nice and came with a barbecue sauce and a bit of... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just stopped off after walking and parked up on the "disc Scheme" which gives you an hour free. ( pick your disc up from pretty much any shop, no purchase needed). We ate of the light Bites menu 2 battered whiting, chips, Peas, Tartar sauce. under a tenner for 2 decent portions was excellent value for the lakes. A beer... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We had a short break in Ambleside in June 13 and we used this pub a couple of times for food for a family of four inc 2 teenage boys with good appetites this was perfect - really good & friendly service plus great value bar meals & nice beer. Will go back again this year

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

As far as bars go in Ambleside this is probably the cheapest, have not eaten here so can't comment on the food. If you are looking for a nice pint in a nice atmosphere the white lion is well worth a visit

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Northampton, England
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89 reviews 89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Despite the mixed reviews we stopped for a bite to eat here. Cheap and cheerful. My line caught cod in beer batter was tasty and crispy. Not overly big though. My friends food was OK too. Service friendly and pretty quick out with our meals. Not the prettiest place to stop for a bite but nice overall and reasonably priced,... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We booked in on 31st Dec and checked out 2nd Jan. Food we thought was very good. Only complaint is that there was no entertainment to bring in the bells, which was a big let down. I hear it is going to be under new management so here is hoping that this can be sorted for this/next year. Staff very... More

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Also Known As:
White Lion Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Ranked #11 of 11 hotels in Ambleside
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