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The Derby Arms

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Witherslack, Witherslack LA11 6RH, England
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went after New Year so not very busy but the staff were very friendly and lovely food. The only note was that the main did not come as described on the board, different sauce and accompaniments. However, it tasted great and we had a really good evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We chose the 2-course lunchtime special for £11.95 - it is an offer where you have a slightly smaller portion than the full price course. Starters was the very tasty chicken liver pate. It is served with a chutney, hot toast and a small side salad. I ordered extra toast - 6 extra half slices for an additional cost of... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We went pre Christmas and was not dissapointed. Leah (ex simon rogan staff was a treat) friendly knowledgeable and warming. Food was great and serice 10 out of ten. use this hidden pub its great and well worth a isit

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for 5 plus 3 terriers this morning and was made very welcome when we arrived after a 5hr drive. The pub was warm and Christmassy, with a real fire burning and a lovely GF menu! What a treat!! Roast Beef and GF yorkshire pud or Fish and chips in GF batter or Wild Mush risotto. A choice!... More 

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Barrow in Furness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Looking for lunch on the way to Lancaster I decided to make the slight detour off the main road to try the Derby Arms. For a country pub the restaurant was surprisingly busy for a cold winters day which is always a good sign. I certainly was not disappointed, the food was very good and piping hot. The friendly staff... More 

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chester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

It was our second stay at the Derby Arms this year and both times we have enjoyed its relaxed, casual style, nice meals in the restaurant (scallops, sea bass and rump steaks all perfectly cooked) and a good range of proper cask ales. The rooms above the bar are a wee bit faded at the edges, but spacious, quirky and... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Had a wonderful stay, beautiful period features and great food (especially breakfast) would defiantly stay again and would recommend to others. Great place to stay when exploring the Lake District. Real value for your money.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Lovely place to stay! Food was excellent. Bathroom was very large with a wonderful roll top bath. There was a band playing the weekend we stayed but we could hear it the bedrooms. Good location to south lakes. English breakfast was small though with only 1 item of each.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A very good value stay,excellent food, comfy bed, ideal gateway to the lakes location. Plenty of car parking. On the ball, courteous staff. Easy to find from the main road. Some noise audible in room from the bar until closing time after which it was quiet.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Traveling North for my father in laws 90th birthday my wife and I decided to break the journey with a sty in the lakes. We chose the Derby Arms by asking for accommodation which was dog friendly with wifi and good food and we weren't disappointed. Close enough to the motorway, but not within earshot, we found an old traditional... More 

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