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The Shepherds Arms Hotel

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the pub made our group of 16 very welcome. Service was excellent and attentive, thank you. Food very good and tasty especially the lovely home made desserts and the sheep chocolates were appreciated. Very good place to eat after a day walking in the rain.

Thank Janet W
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in the wife and I for an evening meal. We didn't book and on entering found the pub to be very busy. We were shown to one of the two remaining tables and given menus and drinks ordered. I choose a main of Cumberland sausage and the wife went for butternut squash burger. After a short wait our food...

1Thank Paul J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet February Friday evening and we were looking for a venue for a rare meal out minus the kids, couldn't have chosen better. Found the service excellent, reasonable menu choice including veggie /vegan choices and great prices - will definitely be back for a return visit next time we're in the lakes

Thank jovialis
Reviewed 29 January 2017

After walking 28 kms from St. Bees, this was our first stop on our Coast to Coast journey, and it was a very welcome sight. Shepherds Arms is a large traditional British pub with a great busy atmosphere, many of the patrons being fellow C2C walkers. Diana, the host, was friendly and helpful, the room was large and comfortable and...

Thank PJL1952
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Called into the Shepherds Arms after a walk & had a really tasty pub lunch. My husband had roast beef whilst I had the steak & ale pie. Good size slab of pie with traditional pastry top & the steak was very tender with lots of rich ale based gravy. Husband said beef was delicious & good portion of nicely...

Thank Melchie11
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Booked for New Years Day at short notice whilst visiting the area. A very welcoming atmosphere and an extensive menu with endless choice and all good home made dinners! The food was absolutely delicious with good size servings! Would 100% recommend this place!!

Thank Kellie S
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I stayed here for one night as a base for walking in the area. Although I booked a single room, I was upgraded free of charge to a double. The staff were friendly, and recommended dishes from the menu which were very good: in particular the steak pie. The lady behind the bar has a degree in archaeology, but there...

Thank 634Richardd634
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We go here regularly for drinks when we visit the lakes. But we thought we'd try the food this time too. We both ordered the fish & chips. It arrived immediately which was ominous. The batter was really greasy and when you cut into it, you could see the grease come out. Not a very nice plate of food at...

Thank TheBloodhound
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Sat having a wonderful full Cumbrian breakfast whilst writing this review. We started the coast to coast and this was I first overnight stay, arrived a little later than expected and the landlady had rung us to make sure we were ok, a nice touch and highly appreciated. Finally arrived wet and in the dark to the most wonderful welcome...

Thank Liz P
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Odd place this! Way off the beaten track unless you're walking - and what a fantastic walk it is round Ennetdale!!! - and looks a bit old and uninspiring both when you arrive and when you sit down. However the welcome very warm indeed - my 8 year old daughter who's a bit obsessed with playing at cafes at the...

Thank neddyb1

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about The Shepherds Arms Hotel

Address: High Street, Ennerdale Bridge CA23 3AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ennerdale Bridge
Number of rooms: 8
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“My room faced the road, but Ennerdale Bridge is totally quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 634Richardd634, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms had good views though limited space but well laid out.”
 of 5 bubbles pgrwrx, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think most rooms would have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonEnglandLaura, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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