The White Lion Hotel in Ambleside

Located in the heart of the Lake District, The White Lion Hotel in Ambleside serves up delicious pub food and a wide selection of drinks in warm, welcoming surroundings.

This local pub near you certainly doesn’t disappoint with a spacious beer garden, making it the ideal location to enjoy good food all year round. We’re also a dog friendly establishment, so feel free to bring your four legged friends along after a long walk in the Lakes.

Take your pick from a wide selection of delicious dishes on our fixed price lunch and dinner menu, as well as buffet choices, kids menu, vegetarian & vegan menu and our special Sunday menu.

Conveniently located close to the A591, this pub near you is a great spot to relax and refuel in front of the fire after a long day exploring Lake Windermere, walking in the fells, or getting your adrenaline fix racing at Go Ape. Near to Grasmere and Waterhead, The White Lion Hotel in Ambleside is the ultimate pub to eat, drink, and socialise, no matter what the occasion.

We’re just a 2-minute drive from White Platts Recreation Ground — head north along Compston Road/A593, turn right onto Rydal Road/A591 and you’ll find us on the left-hand side.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Midday-8pm
  • Tuesday Midday-8pm
  • Wednesday Midday-8pm
  • Thursday Midday-8pm
  • Friday Midday-8pm
  • Saturday Midday-8pm
  • Sunday Midday-8pm


Market Place, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK, LA22 9DB


Call The White Lion Hotel on 01539 439901

In some places we may need to be flexible with our opening hours. Please check before you visit by heading to the The White Lion Hotel Facebook page.