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Queen's Head Restaurant

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 (0)1539 436271
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday lunch

Had a fantastic Sunday lunch here a couple of weeks ago. Service was good, good was tasty and very reasonably priced. Hawkshead is a lovely little village, turning into one of our favourites, so no doubt we will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Miss_H24
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic Sunday lunch here a couple of weeks ago. Service was good, good was tasty and very reasonably priced. Hawkshead is a lovely little village, turning into one of our favourites, so no doubt we will be back!

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We ate here on two consecutive evenings. The food on both occasions was freshly prepared and tasted great. Service was friendly and efficient. Booking is advisable for the evenings as they have specials nights which get booked up quickly

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manchester
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had to book to get a table which gives you a clue that your dining experience will be good and not disappointed as our meals were excellent. My wife had a pizza which she said was scrummy and my son and I had a full rack of ribs each which were were sublime. If we return to Hawkshead will deffo... More 

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Peterborough
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic meal the first time for the meal of the day but on the second visit was only ok. The pulled pork and BBQ pizza sounded nice but was not so good. Were in the bar area which was full and quite cramped. However would recommend to try

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Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Went for a long walk and needed sustenance. Turned up here, ordered our drinks and tried to order food but got told they weren't serving food until 6pm. It was four. Not sure of any pubs in the lakes that don't serve food all day. Unless there is a wedding on of course. Needless to say. Downed my orange and... More 

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west midlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Really nice pub , good menu and great food and we had exceptional service. Dogs are welcome too which just adds to the atmosphere. Need to book - we had a Monday steak night which was really good.

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Winchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You really need to book. The place gets very busy. Looks like an ordinary pub from outside but once you're in the decor is great and the food is much more than standard pub fare. Very tasty. We went twice in three days.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

While staying in Hawkshead, we tried most of the dining options in the town, and this was by far my favorite. Nice atmosphere and good pizza.

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UK
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lovely home made pizzas and very accommodating staff. Little pricey but food enjoyable, especially desserts. Dog friendly, need to book in peak times.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stopped in for dinner with our toddler. We didn't book but they showed us to a table that was available for 1.5hrs until the next booking arrived (many tables were pre booked). Good selection of beer and wine. (My glass of wine was excellent). We had the lamb and a pizza - both great and they had a good... More 

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Additional Information about Queen's Head Restaurant

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1539 436271
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1539 436271

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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