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Summary

“Magnificent views from the garden complement the first-class, imaginative food” (and in “ridiculously big portions”) at this “truly excellent” timber-beamed Lakeland pub; add in “great warm fires” and a “friendly vibe” and it “can get very busy”“get there early”.

£44
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Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Wholesome yet inventive dishes, splendid beers, great warm fires and a friendly atmosphere” – one reporter neatly sums up the charms of this remote Lakeland inn.

£43
Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It’s not hard to see why fans of this “out-of-the-way” inn regard it as “the ultimate ‘safe’ Lakeland destination”, given its “great value for money, fantastic location, excellent beer, and cosy interior too!”

£43
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Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A must for lunch, if you are walking in the area”, this “traditional Lakeland pub” remains a “longtime favourite” for all the reporters who comment on it; attractions include a “great choice of beers”, and “open fires” too.

£43
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Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu,
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9 pm
Strawberry Bank, Cartmel Fell, LA11 6NW
Opening hours

Lunch: Mon-Fri 12 Noon – 2:30pm, Sat-Sun 12 – 9:00pm, Dinner Mon-Sat 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Sun 12 – 9:00pm
Last orders: 9 pm

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