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Outgate Inn

Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 36413
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking for lunch after a walk in Grizdale Forest we arrived at the Outgate in to a warm welcome and great banter from the barman. We all ordered from the 'Hot Sandwiches' menu Two Cumberland sausage in a roll, Two Steak sandwich, and BLT all...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate at the Outgate Inn one Sunday evening with friends. We were given good, attentive service and enjoyed the friendliness of the staff. Sharing a gooey Camembert starter, we were impressed with its presentation with plenty of carrot and celery sticks on top of...More

Thank _p_kent282
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I arrived very tired and hungry late afternoon, having had to make unscheduled, tortuous diversions to get to Hill Top and back to Hawkshead. Asked if they were doing food and was told the chef had finished his shift. I asked if...More

1  Thank joansinclairadams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Outgate Inn is ideally located for walkers rambling between Hawkshead and the west shore of Windermere, or driving on the country lanes. We spent a lovely friendly late afternoon in the warmth sharing drinks with new found friends. There is a lovely atmosphere in...More

Thank SkinnyJonny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to the cottage next door, Peacock Cottage, for ten years and thrilled that the new owners have amazing plans for this country pub. Menu excellent, all home made, welcoming staff and owners and my husband tells me the beer is fabulous! Good luck...More

Thank Rachel1903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family and wanted a gentler walk today. Half to 3/4 way around our walk was this great pub. Recently taken over and new menu was a great find to enjoy a tasty lunch before completing our walk The men enjoyed a pint of Trooper...More

Thank Lindaadd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming place and staff very friendly. The main meal was ok but bit to much pepper added for my taste. We ordered a sweet after the meal and that was a big mistake. The Eton mess was a bowl of mixed frozen fruit with...More

1  Thank nhs14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New landlord here today, their first night. Decent pub grub nothing fancy, prices reasonable. After a day's walking it's great. Will come back this week

Thank Simonjg08
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nipped into the holiday local, glad we did :-) Lovely atmosphere, well cooked delicious meal, great service, would highly recommend.

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We came to meet friends and eat and we had the fish and chips which was very tasty and enjoyable too. It’s a regular pub really. Car park is opposite the pub not round the back !

Thank mike c
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24 June 2018|
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Response from HolidayFan53 | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is vegetarian and although there are not a lot of choices she said the lentil cottage pie was very tasty. They have a website which may have menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36413
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