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Opening hours from October 2021

Sunday to Thursday 11am - 5.30pm
Friday & Saturday 11am - 6.30pm

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Beer Ambleside

8 Kelsick Road
LA22 0BZ

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 7.30 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 6.00 pm

About the Pub

Well-stocked (300+) bottled beer shop with real keg to drink at the spacious tables indoors or growler filling service for take away. Tarn Hows Brewery is the parent company so a full range of their beers always in stock. Great place to sample a selection of interesting ales and ciders in knowledgeable surroundings whilst visiting the Lake District. Prosecco is served by the glass also unusual soft drinks.

Definitely more fun than Beatrix Potter for the over 18s!

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Tarn Hows --varies-- (Real keg)

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Cloudwater --varies--
  • DEYA --varies--
  • Fyne Ales --varies--
  • Left Handed Giant --varies--
  • Partizan --varies--
  • Polly's Brew Co. --varies--
  • Tarn Hows --varies--
  • Track --varies--
  • Verdant --varies--

Real keg beers usually KeyKeg system. Always at least one Tarn Hows ale with others by customer preference or new interest. Good selection of RAIB including all Tarn Hows brews.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Stout
  • Porter
  • Old Ale
  • Mild
  • Strong Mild
  • Barley Wine
  • Weak Beer
  • Wheat Beer
  • Strong IPA
  • Real Lager

Mostly bottled. Sours, stouts and vegan beers are very popular. No-Lo and gluten-free stocked.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    BiB from Oliver's, Hogan's, Thistly Cross.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Tarn Hows, South Lakes, Fell.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Parking Parking

    Public car park opposite.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses

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Beer Ambleside

8 Kelsick Road
LA22 0BZ

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54.430046, -2.962882


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Stagecoach: 555 (Shop is opposite bus station); 559

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Beer Ambleside

8 Kelsick Road
LA22 0BZ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Additional Services
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Lined Glasses
  • Close to Bus Routes

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