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Outgate Inn

Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 36413
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Outgate, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We try this place out with a bit of worry from the mix reviews, but it turn out to be a very delicious and tasty lunch for all. The pub was very quite and too dark when we walk in, so we decided to sit...More

Thank Tik P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight after driving past several times this week - wish we'd stopped sooner. The food was amazing, we were lucky it was gourmet burger night - definitely recommend them. The service was great and the food came quickly. Lovely place to go.

1  Thank jenbancroft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Local pub with delicious well coked food, had several meals here and all very good and tasty. Slightly old fashioned but rather like that with nice welcoming team

Thank MissHappy1968
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We visited for a meal one Saturday evening whilst staying in Outgate. It’s rare that we write a negative review, however..... The visit soon descended into farce as all the tables around us had been pre booked but it appeared the restaurant were caught totally...More

1  Thank MarcusandRachel
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Called in whilst walking over Latterbarrow, nice little pub inside with friendly landlord, we ate v tasty open prawn sandwich and a huge club baguette, drank good pint of Robinson Wizzard. I would recommend and revisit.

Thank j w
Reviewed 6 May 2018

After being recommended to visit this pub, We were Very Disappointed! We were told of a table available and not shown to a table, where we just sat with no menus! ! We were ignored at the table and at the bar, it appears if...More

3  Thank Tracey w
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We walked half a mile to get here after reading some good reviews, and from the food side they weren’t wrong the food was good. On the down side it felt like we had walked into one of the clickiest places I’ve ever walked into....More

3  Thank janice160
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a table in advanced as there was 8 of us. We were more or less the only ones in but it filled up fast. We all had Sunday lunch which was tasty and good sized portions. Puddings seemed all homemade too. Would give...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely, welcoming place! We had a family dinner here, the stuff went out of their way to find entertainment for our kids while we waited for our food which didn’t take long at all. The meals were very tasty, the atmosphere excellent.

Thank csatikati
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We visited here for lunch. It was a bit grim, outside temp 3 degrees no heating on inside, totally empty apart from I think the publican sitting with friends on their mobile phones (watching videos) by the only heat source, the open fire!! Girl behind...More

2  Thank Ilbuono10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
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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