After a weekend break in the lake district we decided on a pub lunch before we returned home so we decided on a run out to hawkshead and what a nice littlle village this was well worrth a visit .After we had a look round we decided on sunday lunch at the Red Lion Inn BIG MISTAKE Sunday lunch it was not, home cooked it was not fresh food it was not ,warmed up beef frozen yorkshire puddings ,frozen veg how do they get away with saying all fresh home cooked food come on its not that hard to cook a sunday lunch for so few people ,things did get better we decided to have a afternoon tea over the road at the ivy house restaurant home made scones and yes better than my mothers.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 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
- Also Known As:
- Red Lion Ambleside
- Hawkshead Red Lion
- The Red Lion Inn Hawkshead, Lake District