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The Beer Hall

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Bar, British, Pub
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Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Mill Yard, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 825260
12:00 - 18:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Showing 127: English reviews
Kendal, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place to stop for a few real ales. You can see them making it and good to see how clean everything was. Friendly staff and good selection of ales.

Thank Andrew M
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here for a nosey and to get some gifts for family following a short break to Windermere. I had a pint of pale and it was honestly the best pint I've had. Could have done a session. We are off the menu and had a mix of just about everything (big family) it was brilliant, food was spot... More 

Thank Kevin K
Durham, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place is definitely worth a visit if you are near Staveley. Fod beer lovers there is an unparalleled range to sample, and for everyone else there is everything else a pub has, along with good food (or "beer tapas" if you just fancy some nibbles). The place was buzzing when we were there, and has a good atmosphere.

Thank Philip H
Kendal, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A splendid showcase for the beers of Hawkshead Brewery. Usually the full range plus seasonable beers are available. Truly excellent stuff! The food is just right to go with a few pints, served by very friendly staff. My favourite watering hole in the area by some margin

Thank David G
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Hawkshead brewery's beer tap. Full range of their beers on tap and guest bottles also available. A little too open for my liking but there is always a good atmosphere

Thank tankman10
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is the Hawkshead Brewery tap and is probably the only place in the country where you can sample the whole range of their beers, ranging from the amazing Windermere Pale - only 3.6% alcohol but with a powerful hoppy taste - to their 7% IPA. There's also a small shop selling Hawkshead and other bottled beers as well as... More 

Thank Andrew H
Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We called here for the beer and certainly were not disappointed. The other half wasnt that impressed with the food but thats not what I came for!! The stout in particular was excellent, one of the better stouts on the circuit at the moment. All in all I tried five different beers and more than pleased with all of them,... More 

Thank frankclark683
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Hubby is a real ale fan so we visited this place as its not too far away from us. The food is quite expensive for what it is to be honest, suspect that a lot of it is bought in and just reheated on site but there you go, sometimes its good and sometimes its not. On the positive side... More 

Thank maryjane249
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Five of us called for a drink and snacks on our way to the Lakes for the weekend. All the beers we tried were good as always particularly the Windermere Pale and the Drystone stout. For food we ordered a selection of "Beer Tapas" . All were great but we loved the BBQ ribs and sweet corn fritters. Service was... More 

Thank Elton16
Stockport, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I came for a brewery tour so didn't eat but would certainly go back. A thriving location with a naturally a wide range of beers but other drinks are there as well. As a brewery tour I think it's a good introduction due to the smaller size of the plant - helps you get a good overview and you can... More 

Thank Martin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Mill Yard, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal  >  Staveley
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 825260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?