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The Red Lion Inn

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Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead LA22 0NS, England
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The Red Lion Inn
Ranked #15 of 23 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch during half term. We were all hungry and soggy and just went in as it was there but the food was lovely and the owners couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. They were keen to advise about gluten free food on the menu and even cheered up a very grumpy toddler. We'll definitely be... More

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Jakarta
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be put off if the door is closed. Superb basic pub, great food, great service, and value for money in what really is a tourist trap. The Mushroom starter is a "main meal"....try it you won't be disappointed.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and i stayed here for a couple of nights at the beginning of November as a last minute get away. Everyone was so so friendly and nothing was to much trouble at all for any of the staff. Lynn was very nice and made us feel really welcome as did the locals. The food was really nice we... More

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Red Lion Inn for 4 nights over Oct/Nov and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were all really helpful and the Landlady was lovely, very approachable and clearly knows a thing or two about good customer service. In addition, they're very dog friendly here which is nice to know since it's a super dog yomping area! The... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
36 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No need to book a table out of season. Excellent local Lakeland lamb cooked slowly with fresh veg, if I had any criticism it would be that mint rather overpowered dish but really very good after 8 mile hike on the fells. Just what we needed. Excellent Lakeland ale.

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Leicester
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here at half term. We were made very welcome. The pub was child-friendly and dog-friendly. The food was excellent and we were really impressed by the conscientious approach to meeting special dietary needs, including a separate fryer to avoid contamination of gluten free dishes. My daughter has serious food allergies and we had already spent one day... More

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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Received a warm friendly welcome on arrival. Owners were great with our dog (doggie treats on tap !!) Room was warm, clean and comfortable, with a good powerful shower. Meals were fantastic, to match the real ales on tap. Nice and quiet at night; good nights sleep had by all, including the dog !! Great location for walking in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was recently on holiday in Hawkshead with my sister, and on our final evening we decided to go for a pub meal. There are several pubs in Hawkshead, and after considering all the menus the Red Lion seemed to be the most appealing. We ordered drinks and food at the bar, and although we had to wait some time... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We found the Red Lion almost by chance. What drew us in was the unpretentious menu - the other places all "poshed up" their menus. The food was well cooked and delicious, the beer was well cared for. The service was friendly. We would definitely eat here again.

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Standish, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I were looking for some food and a beer after our zipwire experience with GoApe in Grizedale. Hawkeshead is really close so we stopped off there and went to the Red Lion Inn...glad we did! In our opinion, this is an excellent, well run, pub with really nice food (wife had Veg soup and a roll with... More

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Address: Main Street | Hawkshead, Hawkshead LA22 0NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Red Lion Ambleside
Hawkshead Red Lion
The Red Lion Inn Hawkshead, Lake District

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