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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%
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“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Far Sawrey, Ambleside LA22 0LQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so glad we were renting a house within walking distance of this pub / restaurant. We ate here on 3 nights and the food was consistently excellent. The pies are really yummy and the fish and chips are the lightest tasted in years....More

1  Thank TuxMum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this Inn, but we will be back, great food, pleasant staff. The Sunday roast was delicious, we shared the tiger prawns to start and followed with wonderful desert. Clearly a hit with walkers, and very dog friendly. Next time we may look...More

1  Thank Sm0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 5 friends/family, 2 teens and 1 dog, staying in a holiday let within walking distance and, following our first visit for an evening meal, chose to eat here for 3 out of our 4 nights stay! The food was fantastic on that first...More

1  Thank Debra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for our evening meal, nice atmosphere and friendly staff as always. They have the best nachos, great to share as a starter and tasty main meals. We will be back.

Thank ratkinson48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here on walk back from hilltop farm to the ferry back to bowness, sat by the wood Burner in the window and plenty of seating and large areas, ordered a kind of NAan bread with lots of toppings and it was delicious, my9yeaold...More

Thank nicky w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large family group came along for Dinner last week. Food was excellent. Drinks and service all very good. Highly recommended.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make this a must visit whenever we come to the Lake District. We visited this time on a Saturday evening at 5pm. The evening menu had yet to kick in and the lunchtime one being used did feel a little shorter than in the...More

Thank travellinghiggy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Cuckoo Brow Inn after completing the Three Tarns Walk. It was a very cold day and the weather was snow, wind and rain. Arrived cold and hungry looking to heat up and refuel. We were met by very friendly and helpful...More

Thank 50Smart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was told to give this place a try wasn't disappointed food excellent good local beers ,warm fire just what was needed on a cold March day,good atmosphere,friendly staff.Just give it a try.

Thank robbo520
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Having completed the local Claiffe Heights and Latterbarrow walk we dropped into the Cuckoo Brow for an evening meal. The inn is located in a lovely setting with a good car park. There is plenty of space in the bar area with additional seats in...More

1  Thank SkinnyJonny
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Lyn K
24 August 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
8 March 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
Drinks, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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Muddy boots, Children & Wet Dogs are all Welcome at The Cuckoo Brow Inn! From light bites to hearty meals, we ensure to have something for everyone.
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