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The Queens Head

Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
+44 15394 32404
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
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1 - 10 of 528 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The landlord was as warm and welcoming as the lovely log fires and brightly-lit Christmas Tree from the moment we stepped through the door. Acting on a trustworthy recommendation we were not disappointed by our lunchtime visit today. The food was freshly prepared and delicious...More

Thank Pippa S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a brilliant Sunday lunch, well cooked and tasty. About £14 per head but worth it. Lovely staff, friendly but not intrusive. Beautiful location to.

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Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for 5 stars! So pleased you enjoyed your visit to us on Sunday. Hope to see you soon. Have a great Christmas! Regards Samantha

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here on Thursday lunchtime with a business colleague scouting out possible venues for future meetings / places for business lunch for forthcoming works .. what an odd day we must have picked. There was some form of staff meeting going on with say...More

Thank CornwallsFinest
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Good or bad we appreciate views in order to improve. If you want to contact me direct please do so via manager@queensheadtroutbeck.pub Kind regards Samantha

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night in December. We had three rooms and all were beautiful. Nice lighting, very comfortable, spacious. Dinner was nice pub food, very well priced, and breakfast had a range of options and was delicious. The staff were great; we couldn't fault the...More

Thank Fiona B
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting such a great review for our team. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. Hope to see you all again soon. Regards Samantha

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked the queens head for a weekend away for his 40th we were not disappointed. A beautiful location, away from the hustle and bustle but great if you want to visit surrounding areas such as Ambleside,Windermere and Ullswater. Our room was...More

Thank Jutibizz21
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to post such a great review for us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Samantha

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so nice after the fire. Food is great. Not cheap but we'll worth it. Staff are polite professional and friendly. It's v cold if you sit near the windows and they stop serving food about 7 on a Sunday.

Thank JohnnyBlunderBuzz
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to post a review for our team. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon Regards Samantha

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned a visit for several months for my husbands birthday. When I looked at the menus available I saw the festival menu and thought it would be a nice options for our family. I was told by the person who answered the phone...More

Thank Kerry P
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for posting this feedback. I was not aware that you had this experience. I wonder if you can contact me direct via manager@queensheadtroutbeck.pub. I would like to see who it was who dealt with you on these occasions etc. Kind regards Samantha...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had previously eaten here on a number of occasions before the fire that closed the restaurant for three years. This was our first visit since. We pre-booked our table which was just as well as the restaurant was fully booked and there was a...More

Thank martin J
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to post such lovely feedback for our team. We are so pleased you enjoyed your Sunday lunch and visit. Hope to see you again soon Regards Samantha Robinson

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to stay here for two nights with friends joining us for the second night as we were scattering my late Uncle's ashes in another nearby hotel in which my Aunty and her partner were staying at. Upon arrival we were greeted with a...More

Thank Kolakubez83
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! So pleased your visit went well. I will pass your comments on to “Howard” aka Mike. Hope to see you again soon Regards Samantha

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with friends first visit since the refurb following a fire what a brilliant job they have done kept the charm of the old pub but with a really classy interior making the most of all the little nooks and crannies....More

1  Thank BristolGinge
Samantha R, General Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Queens Head. Thank you for taking time to post such great feedback. Hope to see you again soon Regards Samantha

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iocasti
5 November 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Right on site next to the pub. Regards Samantha
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Mu114
13 May 2017|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 minute drive
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trippingandadvising2
11 May 2017|
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Response from Samantha R | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we have 4 dog friendly rooms. You can book these via our website queensheadtroutbeck.pub. Hope that helps. Regards. Sam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gallow Howe Town Head, Troutbeck LA23 1PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Troutbeck
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32404
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Description
Reopening in April 2017 after a £2 million refurbishment, The Queens Head Hotel is Located 4 miles from Ambleside and Windermere and nestled on the side of the fells which overlook the Troutbeck Valley. The new Queens Head will feature a large drinking area with cosy dining areas and 10 newly-refurbished en-suite guest bedrooms providing the perfect base for guests to Cumbria and, of course, their four legged companions. Renowned for serving some of the finest food in the area, The Queens Head’s new menu will highlight a mixture of homely classic pub food with a Cumbrian flair. So, whether stopping by for a pint of one of Robinsons award-winning cask ales, enjoying some wholesome home-cooked food or staying the night, you are always guaranteed to receive a warm Lakeland welcome when visiting the Queens Head.
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