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. We also have 7 beautiful rooms in our hotel, making this the perfect place to stay.

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 10am-11pm
  • Tuesday 10am-11pm
  • Wednesday 10am-11pm
  • Thursday 10am-11pm
  • Friday 10am-Midnight
  • Saturday 10am-Midnight
  • Sunday 10am-11pm


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


Call White Lion, Ambleside on 01539 439901