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 Drunken Duck Inn, Ambleside, Lake District

 
Drunken Duck Inn
Barngates
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 0NG

Contact:Unknown
Tel: 015394 36347
or :01629 36347
See Map
015394 36781
http://www.drunkenduckinn.co.uk

Features
Restaurant

About the Pub
  After four centuries of serving travellers from near
and far, with a welcoming, unchanging bar, an
imaginative and changing menu and a range of real
ales including our own traditional beers brewed at the
Duck, we still only change for your sake and not for
change's sake.


The Legend ...
The unofficial title of the Drunken Duck dates back to when a Victorian landlady found her ducks lying out on the crossroads.
Presuming that they were dead she started to pluck them, but soon realised that they were in fact drunk not dead. Apparently
down in the cellar a barrel had slipped its hoops and the beer had seeped into the ducks customary feeding ditch. The ducks had
made all too good use of their unexpected opportunity and consequently found themselves plucked and half way to the oven
when they came to!
Keith, December 2012
 
Awards
 
 
Whats on Guide
Dining
  The restaurant which has a totally different menu and wine list to the bar, offers an emphasis of good food in a relaxed and informal environment.

Head chef Nick Foster has quickly gained an enviable reputation for his well presented and imaginative food.

Two rooms provide setting for approximately forty guests, and due to its popularity booking is recommended.
 
See our menus
   
Wine List - 2001
Sunday Menu - 2001

 
How to find us
    Leave the M6 at Exit 36, South Lakes turn off, take the A590/A591 bypassing Kendal and Windermere, towards Ambleside. At Waterhead traffic lights, turn left onto the A593 for about a mile, this will take you around the head of the lake, past Ambleside Rugby Club, turn left, follow the road over Rothay Bridge and onto Clappersgate, turn left on to the B5285, signposted to Hawkshead.

Follow this road for about a mile, on the right there is a directional sign to the Duck. Turn right, straight up Duck Hill and we are on the crossroads at the top.
 
Views around the bar
   
See what our visitors say
 
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joe hadfield
drunken duck - you need to be!
Well set out and nice internal decoration - money well spent! BUT They need to work on atmosphere, serving's size and staff training! On our visit we had poor unatentive service, no where to have pre dinner drinks, and for the price was very disapointed! come on 24 for a fillet steak, and pott's and veg extra - have they forgot the value and service the British public love and rave about?
Would'nt go again and neither will the 4 other people we were with - not because of cost but SERVICE SERVICE SERVICE!!
Sunday, November 20, 2005
Rating: No rosettes

 
 
Rooms to let
  The rooms are individually furnished and decorated with antiques, pictures, patch work quilts and crisp white bed linen.

All have well appointed bathrooms, colour television, direct dial telephones, hairdryers and facilities for making tea, coffee or chocolate.
 
 
No. of rooms21
No. of rooms with ensuite14
Single roomfrom :21.51 To :45.50
Double roomfrom :48.00 To :103.57

 
Contact us
 
Drunken Duck Inn
Barngates
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 0NG

Contact:Unknown
Tel: 015394 36347
or :01629 36347
See Map
015394 36781
http://www.drunkenduckinn.co.uk

 
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