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The Drunken Duck Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Came here a couple of weeks ago after reading good reviews but unfortunately they pub was fully booked. Managed to come back today and I'm so disappointed! Over priced and protentious food and the place itself is full of Chelsea tractor driving vegan gluten free southern idiots prattling on about London this London that! Not a very warm lakes pub...

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came across this pub, liked the name so stopped for lunch. It well deserves the awards it has earned. Food really good and staff very pleasant. Small menu so quality guaranteed, although a little expensive it is well worth the money.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Drunken Duck for 4 nights in March. Beautiful property in the country. Cozy bar and dining room. About 5- 10 minute drive to several nearby villages. Many walking paths near lodge. We loved our stay.

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Thank Midwestfarmgirl
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Inn proved to be disappointing! At the prices charged we were expecting something special. It was ordinary. The location is well outside Ambleside, really in the middle of nowhere. The room was very basic. Staff were polite, not friendly but not in any way offensive. Food was good, particularly breakfast. Overall, it was "OK", but not worth the high...

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Thank jams50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two night stay mid week involving cream tea on arrival,3 course dinner, bed, breakfast and the same again the next nights stay. Incredible value when all you pay for extra is your drinks. We also got access to the Brimstone spa through Drunken Duck - one thing you should do is take advantage of this it was amazing! We stayed...

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Thank FoodieFellow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to get a last minute booking and absolutely loved the food. The prices are slightly higher than the usual gastro-pub but definitely worth it! Would recommend it to anyone visiting the Lake District. We really liked watching the open kitchen as well. The only comment is that we were a bit rushed as they clearly needed the table...

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1Thank AnVV28
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always go back here when in the lakes as we stay locally. In the past have enjoyed excellent food and service. This time was very disappointed. Popped in for lunch over Easter BH weekend & found seat outside under veranda with our dog. Not impressed by attitude of member of the bar staff who took my order as I didn't...

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Thank Remotelyworking
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to live here. Our room is lovely, the view is stunning, the bed is one of the most comfy beds I've ever slept in, the pub is small but perfectly formed the home brewed beers are delicious and the food (definitely order the steak pudding if it's on) was divine. The staff are friendly and efficient. The receptionist...

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1Thank Hermiones
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only here for drinks which were lovely after a nice long day walking in the area. This is one place to book ahead for sure. Great pub for classic countryside character. Very comfortable, fire burning on a chilly wet day and the food we saw looked amazing just a shame we couldn't get a reservation, I am going to book...

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Thank LinDo368
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not easy to pick off the menu as very limited in description. However, food was superb. Staff very friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend. Expensive but high end quality so prices are what you would expect. Nice to be able to see into the kitchen - nothing to hide!! Overall very good and a tick off our bucket list.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Drunken Duck Inn

Address: Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $161 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
The Drunken Duck Hotel Ambleside
Drunken Duck Inn
Drunken Duck Hotel
Ambleside Drunken Duck
Drunken Duck Ambleside
The Drunken Duck Inn Ambleside, Lake District
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“We have never stayed here as they don't welcome dogs in the rooms. Instead I was told dogs can be left to sleep in the car overnight !!”
Remotelyworking, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for a room with a shower!”
FionaMike, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Read the info on their web-site - it's accurate and helps you make the right choices.”
WilliamJ706, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we didnt stay here”
colinpNorwich, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Unsure as to rooms as didn't sleep”
Y5383SDjohns, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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