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Horse and Farrier

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Bar, British, Pub
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main street, Threlkeld, Keswick, England
+44 17687 79688
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying nearby, lunch was had by 5 of us. All really pleased, I had the ploughman's plate, wow, what an absolute delight with almost too much cheese. We drank copious amounts of lively beer, all served by the friendliest of staff in a warm atmosphere. Can't wait for a return visit

Thank jayne w
Keswick, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the well cooked and tasty local produce to the homely atmospheric interior (with blazing open fire) and the very helpful and friendly staff, this is everything you wish for in a Lake District village inn. If you are in the area, a recommended must visit!

Thank Lakesman95
Level Contributor
41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to visit this establishment a lot during our holidays and frequent visits to the lakes but this last time we popped in for our evening meal the food wasnt up to the Horse and Farriers usual high standard. We ordered the same meals as normal but my mediterranean pasta bake was extremely watery and lacking in vegetables and... More 

Thank lynn F
Appley Bridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Having visited the previous evening for a family meal £100 without starters or desserts so not the cheapest and not the most expensive decided to call in for a pint with my wife at 10pm the following evening. A warm welcome from a local sat at the bar and TOTALLY ignored by the old guy behind the bar who was... More 

1 Thank dpf99
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best places for food in the Lake District. Have been here in many times in the past and never had a bad experience. Someone previously stated that this is just basic pub grub and that the steak and ale pie is average (you'll always find someone who can't accept good food). The pie is amazing! Staff are... More 

Thank Jonathan R
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for Sunday lunch and realised we were in the wrong Horse and Farrier. The landlady however was very understanding and we stopped for a drink and a chat. Even asking us about what drink a customer may prefer in the lines of Rose and prosecco. Would return just because of how lovely the landlady was.

Thank Mad_bird35
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub 5 years ago and again in Oct 16, not only is the pub stunning, the food is exceptional and standards have not dropped. Friendly staff, good food, good prices and a place to visit without fail!!

1 Thank Mark L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here for a bite of lunch. Lovely choice on the menu caters for all . The food was delicious. Reasonable prices. Staff are so warm and welcoming. I would recommend booking a table because this establishment does get very busy. Dogs are allowed which is brilliant as they are part of the family. So if you are... More 

Thank jill t
Preston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The horse & farrier has a great atmosphere with very helpful staff. We dined at the sister venue, The Sally, which is within walking distance and the food was excellent. The room was a bit tired and was ready for a refurbishment but that aside it was a good experience.

Thank Andrewbytheriver
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in here one night for some food and we didn't regret it. I'd say the style of food is slightly more refined than your standard pub, and there is a bit more choice too. Service was great and we left feeling nicely full! The only bad thing would be that it was almost too quick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main street, Threlkeld, Keswick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Threlkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79688

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