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Cuckoo Brow Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
+44 15394 43425
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“hot pot” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“pie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
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1 - 10 of 451 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and the fiancee had chicken pie and ribs. Played dominos while we waited for the food. Such a great atmosphere for a winter evening meal. Really great food and great service, loved it!

Thank JustAdamWillDo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 4 on a Sunday with 2 dogs. Was a great feast and the roast dinner was amazing! Dogs were well looked after and it was a really comfy and cosy pub

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont let rustic nature of pub put you off...lots of dogs here.....staff were very friendly and chatty..food was really good..had a parsnip and chestnut soup which waz absolutely georgeous.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dines here in November 17 on a trip to the lakes.Lovely place very cosy, the food the best we've had for a long time, well worth a visit...dog friendly...

Thank lucas52436
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us dined here on Wednesday 8th November, 2017. Two of us ordered fish and chips, which turned out to be uncooked in the middle and were duly rejected. The replacements came surprisingly quickly and, although cooked through, the batter was soaked in fat/oil...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just come home from a 2 night stay took the dog that was the reason we picked the cuckoo brow after reading the good reviews on how dog friendly it was ,and it really was . We were made to feel welcome from the moment...More

Thank sophieNorthEngland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere of this place really deserve an entire paragraph of this review. The building is old, nice and well conserved, the inside is pretty cozy except for the fact that the Average age is around 60-70, there is no background music and it is...More

Thank mtttnt
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Busy July evening, had not booked but fitted us in okay, after short wait. Decent food, would use again should we find ourselves in this area of the lakes in future - stayed just down the road, so very convenient.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We walked in and stood at the place where you're meant to wait for a table for 3 minutes while the staff argued with each other over an order. Then we stood there for another 3 minutes while the staff ignored us and carried on...More

Thank glyndot
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

This was our 5th stay at the Cuckoobrow and once again it was nothing short of brilliant. Timber and Willow both loved their stay and met some other lovely dogs while there. The menu and food quality was brilliant, I fully recommend the baby back...More

Thank Daniel A
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Lyn K
August 24, 2017|
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Response from maiLCasey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, We took our dog in the evening and there were lots of other dogs there too
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not too sure but I would imagine it is. it's definitely worth checking out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43425
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