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Three Shires Inn

Little Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9NZ, England
+44 15394 37215
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Little Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9NZ, England
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

We were a party of 9, we had pre-booked and informed at time that we needed to be prompt because of a large party coming in later- we were on the nose. Proprietor huffed and puffed- no real welcome- we were staying in village and...More

Thank Paula T
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We popped in during a walk from elterwater. Great coffees and a pint drank between four of us. We were a little early to eat although the menu looked very good.

1  Thank Phil Y
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Brilliant location, and often busy. The lamb stew was really good, and the other choices are good as well.

1  Thank ToastedWombat
Reviewed December 5, 2016

We found this place after finishing a walk to Tilberthwaite. Excellent food and drink and good value for money.

1  Thank Rob H
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Little Langdale is a very lovely valley with fine walks all around. The Three Shires offers good traditional pub food and some well kept beers. Slightly erratic opening hours in November and not very busy. Recommended.

1  Thank WilsonEwelme
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Ate here twice last week. Once for lunch, once for an evening meal. Both times the food was very good. This pub has a lovely atmosphere with a choice of 3 seating areas ranging from totally informal slate floored area (excellent for walkers and dog...More

1  Thank i4quality
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped and had a pint of beer here during our misty lake walk. The staff was very friendly. The bar area allowed dogs inside. We did not have a meal, but the food we some being served looked hearty and well prepared.

1  Thank ahling33
Reviewed October 28, 2016

As a group of 10 of all ages, a special effort was made to make all of us feel at home and welcome. Very good service amongst comfortable surroundings which areappropriate for a Central Lake District setting.

1  Thank Trimarc2
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Friendly pub with good home cooking. Well looked after premises with an abundance of hanging baskets which still looked very colourful even at the end of September.

1  Thank CarolineAmcDonald
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Stumbled across this pub whilst out walking so stopped for a quick drink . It's set in beautiful surroundings in a lovely village . Lovely to sit and rest our feet and enjoy a nice local ale .

1  Thank dieselSomerset
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37215
  • E-mail
LA22 9NZ