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Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS, England
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The Red Lion Inn
Ranked #15 of 22 Hawkshead 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very reasonable prices given the standard and quantity of the food. I had the Ham and Eggs and was expecting the usual thin slice of reconstituted ham however I recieved a huge platefull of quality ham topped with 2 large eggs and a portion of homemade chips. The so called 'cocky' member of staff was very helpfull and was great... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife came here one evening and asked about the ales only to be spoken to like we were two year olds. The bar man in question Matt treated us with contempt swore under his breath and slammed our drinks on the counter, needless to say we left after one drink and will not return unless they look... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this Pub in Hawkshead for three nights which was four miles from the arranged Wedding Celebrations. Our West Highland and Yorkshire Terriers were with us and we stayed in Room 8. Each day began with a hearty breakfast served from 8.30-9am and we had dinner in the Bar on the second day. A traditional Pub, lively and busy.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we would try all the pubs as we were staying in Hawkshead for a week in June 2014.Called in for a drink. Bar man 'cocky'- not keen to let my partner try a real ale before he bought it. We felt uncomfortable and left after one drink. Food a bit cheaper in there so I guess it depends... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just managed to sneak a quick weekend away with my hubby & daughter & stayed in this lovely b&b, we have stayed here before & this time was even better than the last even the weather couldn't put a dampener on it, lovely family room with bunk beds, well cooked breakfast to set you up for the day & fabulous... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a trip to the Lakes & an awful meal at the Red Lion. In a beautiful location, with friendly evening staff, the pub is great. But alas, the food is AWFUL. After a long wait it finally came, bloody chicken for me & dried up tasteless lasagne for my partner. Mine was sent back & at the... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Nice pub on the main street Hawkshead. Quite large inside so no problem getting a seat and bar staff attentive too. Food is decent although menu in the evenings a little limited. Well behaved dogs are also allowed. Worth a visit.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The food was superb, steak and ale pie the best I've ever eaten. Bit of a wait but it was a Friday evening and the pub and garden were full and it was well worth it when it arrived. Dog friendly. Staff very friendly and Good prices too!

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have just stayed (12 work colleagues ) for 2 nights and had a great time. Nothing was too much trouble for Paul and Lyn. The food was superb especially the steak pie and the staff are a credit to the management.you get a great breakfast and the craik the bar was great whilst having beer tapas ! We will... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Turned up at 12pm. Lunch was still cooking so got it at 1pm. We wolfed it down (2 kids and 2 adults). Yorkshire puds were home cooked and gorgeous, veg was fine, but beef wasn't from a home-cooked joint, and gravy didn't taste homemade. Our only complaint. Loved the friendly service from the owners/managers and the price was very reasonable.... More

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Address: Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Red Lion Ambleside
Hawkshead Red Lion
The Red Lion Inn Hawkshead, Lake District

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The Red Lion Inn is a Traditional 15th century Lakeland Inn (the oldest pub in Hawkshead), situated in the centre of the beautiful village of Hawkshead in the heart of the English Lake District.Paul, Lynn and Jake Larkin will endevour to provide you with a warm & friendly welcome to The Red Lion, where you will find comfortable & clean accommodation, traditional home cooked food, a wide range of wines & spirits and superbly kept cask ales from around the area.Each of our eight en~suite guest rooms (although a little 'tired'), have their own distinct character & charm. All retain many of the original features with sloping ceilings, uneven floors & oak beams. Why not while away the hours in a cheerful, relaxed & informal atmosphere with friends old & new. Be warned, a sense of humour is a must! ... more   less 
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