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The Bistro at The Pheasant

) #4 of 10 Restaurants in Bassenthwaite ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Bassenthwaite Lake | The Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
+44 17687 76234
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
2 days ago
“Open to non residents”
1 week ago
“How very yummy”
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Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bassenthwaite Lake | The Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
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Reviews (253)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great find. Full of character and style. The menu is varied and can cope with a light meal or a trencherman portion.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed several meals, yes, it was so good we just had to return and try other options. Friendly helpful staff added to our enjoyment. The choices were varied and the specials only added to our problem - what shall we choose? Please give it...More

Thank Dick G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the mackerel pate as starters and specials board sea bass - the finest quality with amazing taste. The bar with locals and visitors alike had lots of character.

Thank GFandLA
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely food. The lamb was so succulent and flavorsome . The service was excellent but a little over attentive. The specials menu had not been updated and this led to an incorrect meal being served to one of our number. Otherwise a lovely place to...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bistro meal booked as fell restaurant closed on a Monday night We were not disappointed- all the courses were lovely would we eat there again - yes at the drop of a hat :)

Thank Fleur0115
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us called here for Dinner because it has always had a good reputation which goes back many years. The starters were all of good quality & modern presentation. The ladies all chose a crab pasta linguine for their main course which is where...More

Thank NeilCS
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I don't give 5 stars very often. The Pheasant got them for just being right about almost everything in a plain matter of fact way, at reasonable prices for the region. During this year's visit to the lakes we all voted it all round the...More

Thank Old007
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I believe I have reviewed this under the wrong place - the restaurant at the Inn! We actually ate our dinners at the Bistro each of the three evenings we stayed at the Pheasant Inn. There was plenty to choose from and we all had...More

Thank Katebw
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Surprisingly busy on a Saturday in March but we were found a table and though the service was a little slow the food was good as was the atmosphere.

Thank John_Drummond
Reviewed 4 April 2017

we enjoyed a lovely meal at the Bistro, nice relaxed atmosphere with a good choice on the menu to keep everyone happy. Was a little pricey for what we had but the food was tasty.

Thank D S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bassenthwaite Lake | The Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bassenthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 76234
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