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Outgate Inn

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Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NQ, England
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Ranked #9 of 24 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew W Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had popped in for a sandwich after a tree climb morning we were exhausted and just wanted some food. What we got was lovely friendly service (a nothing too much trouble attitude) we opted for sandwiches with soup and some chips so nothing challenging but what we got was just about the nicest possible simple food. So nice when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just popped in for a quick drink and a look at the menu - good choice for a bar lunch. Lovely black pudding in batter (no, nothing like that horrible stuff with white bits in, sold in polystyrene trays in supermarkets) and a very good fish finger sandwich. Nice glass of Prosecco from a good wine list. Very pleasant and... More 

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

We had a long weekend here and it was great. Our room was good and the breakfast, bar food and the beer was all very good. Pub had a nice atmosphere and was in such a beautiful place with Hawkshead just down the road where you can hop on a bus to the lakes. We would happily stay here again.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only ate here, did not stay. Basic pub grub; good portion sizes (the most enormous fish and chips I have ever seen), menu nothing spectacular but food well prepared and kids well catered for. Have board games to keep them busy whilst waiting for food to arrive. Well kept local beers. Waitresses prompt and friendly. Does get busy early-doors with... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Outgate was the closest pub to our cottage. Good pub grub at a reasonable price. They offer vegetarian options on the menu and their halloumi sandwich was quite tasty. There is ample parking across the lane from the pub and they welcome dogs which was very important for us. Great stop for lunch or a pint after walking. Friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Lovely evening sat outside with beautiful views of Hawkshead village. I shared a breaded camembert starter with my partner which was faultless, I had a steak and ale pie which was very tasty and plenty of meat, personally it could of done with more sides as it came with mash and carrots only but for some this may be ample.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Expecting standard pub grub upon entering this country pub, it was a surprise to bite into the crispiest of batters and juiciest of scampi within. Exactly the same with the chips; mouthwatering golden shells with crumbly potato at the centre. The Date had a similarly satisfying experience with a chilli con carne; pleasingly presented and just hit the spot. Staff... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Popped into this place for a quick evening meal. Expected some of the usual pub grub, but was served some top notch, well cooked, fine food instead. The service was attentive and joyfull, this made for a good evenings relaxation and we certainly left feeling better than we expected. Will definately be back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Have eaten here several times, including Saturday evenings and Sunday lunch. Always enjoyed our meal. Staff very friendly and dogs very welcome. Several of our favourite walks incorporate this pub! And no problem with muddy boots. Log fire a bonus as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had a few meals here last year when the current landlord and landlady took over and were really impressed with the quality of the food and the warm welcome we received. Had Sunday lunch there last weekend, the first visit of the year, we weren't disappointed. It was just as welcoming and the food was excellent. The starters, roast dinner... More 

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