Royal Oak, Ambleside - pub details
Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 33496) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras
Windermere (4.6 miles)
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Queen's Hotel, Ambleside (0.0 miles), White Lion Hotel, Ambleside (0.0 miles), Sportsman Inn,, Ambleside (0.1 miles), Churchill Hotel, Ambleside (0.1 miles), Unicorn, Ambleside (0.1 miles) - see more nearby pubs
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|A revisit, as we noticed they had a singer on a Sunday night. Good choice of unusual ales and I had to try thirst blood at 6%. It was superb. As was the singer.|
Mappiman - 3 Nov 2014 20:34
|Popped in here on a hot sunny Friday afternoon in July. The outdoor area is not that big but I just managed to get a seat outside (even if it was next to a dripping hanging basket). It is a bit of a shame (in my opinion) that the front area was covered by huge umbrellas. However it was still a warm and pleasant environment.|
On entering the pub I was surprised how near the front of the building the bar was! There was a bank of four or five hand pumps, a fair selection to choose from, including a cider, and I went for the Thirst Oak (Keswick Brewery I believe) at 4.8%. A very pleasant pint, served by a friendly efficient barmaid. The pint cost ¬£3.53 - not bargain basement but I guess to be expected in a popular tourist area.
If I'd had more time I could easily have worked my way through some of the other ales, especially as I had secured an outdoor seat, but sadly it was not to be on this occasion.
I would definitely recommend a visit. Nice pub, good location, decent pint, friendly service.
RealAleRobUK - 12 Jul 2014 13:33
|1st of our ambleside tour. Black Sheep had run out. 20 mins to change a barrell, so an ok pint of bombardier. No food on an evening. An underwhelming experience to be honest.|
Mappiman - 3 Feb 2012 20:42
|This pub is like a tardis in reverse as it is a lot smaller on the inside. Sustantial list of hand pulls on offer, decent food at fair prices and efficient services. The only but, is that we were in on a Monday afternoon and less than a dozen people made the eating area almost cramped. The owners needs to look at the way this pub is set up. The outside area would be a feature draw in the summer months though, and perhaps that is when this place rakes in the dosh.|
FARUPNORTH - 21 Nov 2011 12:35
|The Royal Oak is a popular Ambleside pub, with a decent range of beers that have been well kept. The atmosphere is good, though the seating is very limited. There is free wifi and a covered outdoor smoking area. We didnít get to try the food though, as we werenít prepared to wait for forty minutes. |
StephanB - 23 Sep 2011 17:23
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