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The Pig and Whistle

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
+44 15395 36482
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beef pie with Guineas was delicious. Lovely atmosphere. Staff very friendly. Cute pub dog coco was very friendly too!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank goodevans96
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in Sunday afternoon. Usual menu available plus a Sunday Roast. There was a choice of meat, but my mother & I went for the beef. Two steak like slices of beef. If Carlsberg did beef this was it! Tender and absolutely divine. Fortunately mum...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PaulCapewell
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us on Sunday and that it made your visit to Cartmel additionally enjoyable!! We look forward to you visiting us again upon your next stay. Kind Regards The Pig & Whistle...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last Sunday with family on a weekend away. The food was really good. Steak pie was beautiful but didn't come with any veg, this was soon rectified when I asked for bowl which ended up being carrot, courgette and the most beautiful curried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GGRC10
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, it's always helpful for us to get some feedback! I'm glad that you enjoyed your food and I'm sorry you weren't asked if you wanted veg at time or ordering. However, since you have been in we have changed our menu...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Holly Cottage,a lovely cosy,well equipped cottage in a perfect setting just at the edge of the village next to the pig and Whistle where you are immediately made to feel welcomed by Tim,Emma and staff,not forgetting the most important member of staff,Coco...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarolG31
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, it was great to meet you this week and we're really glad that you enjoyed your stay. Coco is definitely the most valuable member of the team, for sure! Glad to hear that you had a lovely relaxing stay. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I are visiting and as avid pie fans, needed no convincing to sample their pies. Food was lovely, and the staff are very welcoming and friendly. (And so is their beautiful chocolate Labrador coco) 😍 would def recommend this place and would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank staceycliff
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stacey, glad you enjoy our pie night as much as we do! Pies are definitely required now the cold nights are coming in. Coco has also been a big hit with our customers, as well as pie night 😆 Hope to see you again....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2nd review Just had a long weekend stay in Holly Cottage and it just gets better, the pace of life here is so much slower than the city it really does relax you, we also had three wonderful nights drinking and eating at the Pig...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2063DS
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Doug Thank you for your lovely kind review. We are always happy to see you both. Look forward to seeing you soon Glad you enjoyed your visit Thanks Pig & Whistle Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a drink on Friday night and found the pub very friendly and busy. Good range of beers though very little seating space when busy. After trying a few other places we went back on the Sunday for a meal, very nice menu,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DGY-Eaglescliffe
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for you wonderful review and we are so happy that you had a great experience with us. In regard to the seating, we understand it is hard to sit down when we are very busy as our bar area is not the...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

What a great friendly place. We were made to feel welcomed as soon as we walked in the door. The real ales are a must and the food is fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Liz S
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Liz, thank you for your kind feedback. Hope to see you again! From The Pig and Whistle team

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We used to come to this place all the time before it took a turn for the worst. However we revisited Cartmel this year and I'm pleased to say this place is great again. We went here on several occasions during our week and were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kirkham9
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for visiting us and giving us feedback. We are pleased you had a warm, welcoming visit and enjoyed the food. We have been considering on extending the Tapas Menu to give more options. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards The Pig...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a last minute find and were very pleasantly accommodated as this is normally where you would be required to book in advance. We visited on pie and chips night,which did not sound too appetizing for a Michelin starred restaurant but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anthony B
Timothy S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Anthony Thank you for such lovely feedback and we are very glad you enjoyed your visit to us. We hope you had a good stay in Cartmel and hope to see you soon.

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Response from Timothy S | Property representative |
Dear Trip Advisor viewer. We are delighted to welcome dogs to The Pig & Whistle. Visitors can sit in our snug area, main bar or beer garden with their dogs whilst dining or drinking with us. We do not allow dogs in our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36482
  • E-mail
Description
For Easter opening hours - please look at our events page on our website! A traditional oak beamed pub with a real log fire! Situated in the lovely village of Cartmel, well known for its Priory, Sticky Toffee Pudding and Cartmel Races. The Pig offers an intimate dining experience in the small cosy bistro and a small bar where a range of cask and keg beers are on offer. To the rear the pub has a large beer garden and patio with views over the village and the Cumbrian fells. Kind regards Tim, Emma and the team, since September 2015. Opening hours detailed here on Trip Advisor are food service hours. Our pub hours are 16.00 - 23.00 Monday to Thursday with lunchtime opening hours Friday - Sunday 12.00 - 23.00.
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