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Queen's Head Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
+44 15394 36271
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (68 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

If you over six foot tall beware low ceilings, but the obstacles are worth the effort. Good food in good surroundings. Extremely popular so book ahead to ensure a place at the table.

Thank jim b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Myself and 4 others enjoyed a drink here on our first evening in Hawkshead and a meal on our last night. The pub is cosy and tastefully decorated, with a good choice of drinks and menu choices. We reserved a table for the Sunday evening...More

Thank Louise_Tony123
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was exceptional and the waiter absolutely unflappable as the bar was heaving all night Must recommend the surf and turf just fab!

Thank Ann-Mariea B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this pub on Sunday evening during our week's stay in hawkshead and we both had the lamb with mash and veg. Very well cooked and presented lovely. Not too long to wait and service was good.

Thank jilly255
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi jilly255 It's lovely to hear you enjoyed your Sunday evening meal with us during your time in Hawkshead. We hope it won't be too long before you come through again :) Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manage

Reviewed 6 days ago

Be smart and book a table, or you will be disappointed. Sunday lunch was just delicious. Plenty of food, delicious flavours and friendly waiting staff. Highly recommended.

Thank cazjackson
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi cazjackson, It's lovely to hear you enjoyed your Sunday Roast with us and thank you for taking the time to let us know as well :) We hope you'll join us again soon! Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manage

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

10/10 in all aspects for this restaurant. Food excellent - staff so efficient and friendly. Have eaten 3 nights in a row (so far!!) and all 4 of us have enjoyed our food choices. The pizzas are outstanding - as is the steak burger. The...More

Thank anita8601
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi anita8601, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely comments!!! It's wonderful news to know that you joined us regularly during your time in Hawkshead and we all hope to see you back again soon! It has been our pleasure :) Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Hawkshead as part of a holiday for my Mother. I've been to the village a few times before and had meals. Today I tried the Queens Head it looks great outside and in. The staff were great and friendly. We both had the Fish...More

Thank Matfly-105
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Matfly-105, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed our service and friendly staff. Our fish and chips is one of our popular dishes so I'm surprised to hear it wasn't to your satisfaction. I hope the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thourally enjoy our meals, the staff were very pleasant and cheerful, they made sure everything was ok. Nothing was to much trouble for them.

Thank Helen S
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Helen S, Thank you for your kind words and we hope you enjoyed your time in Hawkshead. Please do pop in again :) Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over the bank holiday in August and it was incredibly busy. The rooms were lovely with lovely little touches like shower gels and shampoos etc. There are tea and coffee making facilities in the room which was great. The bed was really...More

Thank Helen008
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Helen008, Thank you for posting such a lovely review. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us! We always appreciated feedback so thank you for that. We hope the next time you join us, it'll be a 5 out of 5...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we visited all the pubs in the village and all were very good and we can not fault the food and atmosphere in any the Queens Head just edged it with super staff and excellent good.More

Thank Graeme W
Queens H, Manager at Queen's Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Graeme W We do like to stand out from the rest and it's wonderful to hear that you felt the same way as well!! We hope you'll join us again and looking forward to seeing another satisfied guest :) Kind regards, Alex Staveley Assistant...More

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Sylvia R
25 August 2017|
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Response from sandrawilks70 | Reviewed this property |
It would be advisable to book, we ending up eating on 2 occasion and were very lucky to get in, Fridays are particularly busy. We picked up take away pizza from the Queens on Friday last week and it was packed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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 15394 36271
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