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    The Drunken Duck Inn

    Barngates | Off B5286, Ambleside LA22 0NG, England
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent56%
    • Very good22%
    • Average9%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
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    “duck” (182 reviews)
    “afternoon tea” (108 reviews)
    “micro brewery” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    341 - 345 of 932 reviews

    Reviewed 29 November 2014

    Have come here for lunch over many years back to when it was a standard lakes pub. Glad to see they had backed off a bit on the style of the food at lunch time. The salt beef (Rubens) sandwich was excellent and my wife...More

    Thank 55-Gordon-s
    Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

    You have to love it! It looks exactly as it is - a country pub but with a stunning restaurant sought after by locals as well as guests. There is also a beautiful hotel with sophisticated rooms in the buildings nestled in the gardens and...More

    Thank Cathy C
    Reviewed 25 November 2014

    Booked for a special occasion evening meal. Lovely surroundings and pleasant staff greeting but foreign accent difficult to understand entirely when the menu was described.Waited for front of house manager to take the order who was very abrupt and when asked about vegetables served with...More

    2  Thank Martin309
    Reviewed 21 November 2014

    Never had cause for complaint, food is of good quality, menu has just the right amount of choice and with great combinations of ingredients. Curried cod was great and the egg custard & rhubarb was just mmmmmm! Love the beer, red bull, tag lag and...More

    Thank mbjs
    Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

    After hearing lots of great things about the drunken duck, we decided to arrange babysitters and booked a "standard room" at £130 for a night away. A special treat.....we arrived, all nicely presented from the outside. Got to reception, friendly enough, but staff were all...More

    1  Thank Sammy130982
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$115 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Are any bedrooms dog friendly?
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from linda h | Reviewed this property |
    Hi I'm sure about dog friendly just give them a call they are really lovely and won't mind you asking
    Anne C
    There are several reviews highlighting poor food, very expensive prices, small portions, limited menu choice and very poor customer service. What has gone wrong at the Drunken Duck? We were going to eat at the Drunken Duck one evening but decided against this due to dissatisfied customers. I also agree it is quite rude to be expected to move off your table after 2 hours when paying so much for a meal and drinks. Could this be a Wake Up call - hope so!
    2 November 2016|
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    Response from buersout | Reviewed this property |
    We dined her for several nights during our visit and found the service to be polite and friendly, not too long to wait (even though each night it was very busy), food was excellent (every course) and portion sizes were not... More
    Do the rooms have a kettle and tv
    23 October 2016|
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    Response from stewartindia | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry to miss your question.. we had smallest room... barely a spare surface ... Maybe large ones have .. its probably a bit late
    Room Tips
    "We have never stayed here as they don't welcome dogs in the rooms. Instead I was told dogs can be left to..."
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    "Go for a room with a shower!"
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    "Read the info on their web-site - it's accurate and helps you make the right choices."
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    "we didnt stay here"
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