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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4NH, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
nevs203 Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 of us arrived here at 10.50 am wanting a business chat and a cuppa?? ended up chatting till 3, and had a lovely lunch. Good food, friendly staff, fab location, what more do you want, highly recommend it.

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Tarbert, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night mid week. The outside of the hotel does not do this establishment justice. The inside of the hotel has been refurbished to a very high standard and is a joy to see. Rooms were well decorated, very comfortable and clean. Lovely bathroom. The food! if you are a foodie then it is worth coming... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great overnight stop, pleasant and efficient staff, lovely peaceful location and less than 10 minutes from Tebay junction. Food was very good, could be improved with more generous portion of lettuce with starter and new potatoes with main. A nod to the season and locality would be good, pureed sweet potatoes don't do it for me. Good to explore the... More

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Co. Durham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Tucked away in the small (bypassed) village of Ravenstonedale on the A685 half way between Kirby Stephen and the M6 Motorway at Tebay, it is all too easy to miss this gem ! What a shame that would be for the King's Head provides visitors with the warmest of welcomes. The whole property has recently been most tastefully refurbished and... More

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went for lunch with three generations of the family had to wait a while (30 mins) even though it wasn't too busy, but when the food arrived it was well presented and really good quality! The home made breads were very tasty although an explanation of the flavours would have been good. The sausage and mash main course was fantastic... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Fantastic place we stayed just one night and arrived late but had booked ahead for dinner. Dinner was delicious (lamb was to die for) and the pub has a great atmosphere. The rooms was very good and comfortable I think freshly decorated too! Would recommend this Inn/Hotel and also the Black Sheep Inn in the village.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed one night here on the recommendation of the Tourist Information Office in Sedbergh and loved it What a lovely quiet place, warm welcome, lovely comfortable bedroom with large bathroom, very tastefully fitted out. The evening meal, locally sourced was beautifully cooked and presented, the service was impeccable. Breakfast also, poached egg on toast with local Cumberland sausage and... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Still excellent in every way.....but, it is nearly two years since my last review and the two veggie options are still the same!! We mentioned this on our last visit earlier in the year, the young waitress smiled and said, "Oh I know!". The whole menu is lovely but rarely changes so after a few visits it gets a little... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We have just returned from a two night stay at this hotel but wish we could have stayed longer. The room was very clean and comfortable, very peaceful situation away from traffic noise. We ate in the hotel both nights and the food was excellent, I can't wait to go back to this place.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Initially found the Kings Head on the way back from Windermere, called in hoping for lunch and received a really warm welcome and an excellent lunch. We were again in the Lake District for the weekend 11th to 13th April and actually booked lunch at the Kings Head. Even though we were twenty minutes late we again received a warm... More

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Address: Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4NH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Stephen > Ravenstonedale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — King's Head 3*
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The King's Head, Ravenstonedale, is everything a good pub should be: warm, friendly and welcoming both to the local community and to visitors alike. The King's Head is a place to relax and unwind over a drink or to enjoy a meal, freshly prepared from locally sourced produce. There is much to enjoy nearby including the upper Eden Valley, the Howgill Fells and beautiful rolling Cumbrian countryside. Our 6 en–suite bedrooms offer an ideal base for an overnight stay or an extended break. All our rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and free WiFi. Our aim is to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with excellent food and drink, comfortable accommodation and friendly hospitality. The King's Head is situated between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is therefore an ideal base from which to visit both. We are just 8 miles from the M6 (J38) and 4 miles from the town of Kirkby Stephen. A great place to stay. ... more   less 
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