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The Boot & Shoe

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TP , England
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Ranked #2 of 4 Greystoke B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner at this pub on the last night of a short break away, Its small cozy and very freindly, We hadnt booked a table but the staff were great and even though it was really busy we did not have to wait.The menu is not massive but to me thats a good thing and they do have a... More

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25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed one night on a return trip from the Highlands but would have liked to have stayed longer. Greystoke is a lovely village with friendly locals and an interesting history. Our room was superb, full of character and very comfortable. Our dogs were made welcome and there is a lovely large garden for those 'late and early walkies'... More

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NSW Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Pub was recommended to us and I could see why. The beer was excellent and there was a great pub atmosphere. My friend had Fish ( haddock) and chips which were good. The Hot Chilli Thai stir fry failed the basic description test it was not hot and not even mild - I think the chef forgot to put in... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Boot and Shoe is a traditional country Inn. This warm and comfortable Inn is well run and the staff were very friendly and helpful during our 4 night stay. The food is very good and breakfast sets you up for the day. Dogs are very welcome and the bar was busy with locals and visitors. They serve Doombar and... More

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Workington, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a very nice traditional pub in a beautiful Cumbrian village. The lunch menu is functional rather than extensive but gives a fair choice. Prices are on the high side for a pub meal but not over the top. One thing I would say is that we were VERY disappointed in what they describe as home made "chips". They... More

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Abertillery, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Whilst in the Lakes with family for a hiking trip we decided on our last night to eat at the Boot & Shoe. A table was booked in the morning for 8pm and on arriving at 8pm we were promptly seated. The menu was broad enough that everyone found something they fancied and the order taken promptly (however we weren't... More

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your visit to us .As regards the Quiz ,as it was Easter week the quiz master thought it was apt to include religious Questions ,please come and visit us again .Here endith the lesson Amen.:-p More

Bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We spent a weekend at nearby Blencowe Hall to celebrate a milestone birthday (40...uuurrgh) and had the Friday evening in the pub, now trying to cater for 24 adults with kids in tow, can't have been easy, but The Boot and Shoe did it with aplomb, great food, fantastic atmosphere, accommodating staff and good old English beer! A great evening!

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for responding on TripAdvisor and your kind critique I hope you had a lovely stay at Blencowe Hall and look forward to seeing you again in the future . More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Mike is a very genial host and the food is great we had a group of 15 of us and it was no problem. The lamb and fish were excellent. I am still full! The service was excellent and there was plenty to choose from.

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and hope to see you again soon . More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I stayed at Stafford House B&B, and the Pub was recommended by Hazel the owner, You can always tell if a pub is good, Monday night and busy. The Landlord and Landlady and their staff were first class, and the service excellent. The Food was very good. I read the comment left by Jeff, being a Chef my self, I... More

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

Penrith, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Situated beside the village green, the Boot and Shoe is the hub of this thriving and historic village. The menu is broad and caters for most tastes and I dine here regularly. On this occasion I had a feta cheese and tomato omelette with salad and garlic bread (vegetarian, don't you know) which was well cooked and very tasty. The... More

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your critic and your frequent visits ,we pride ourselves on good food ,service and ales ,unfortunately despite our best efforts the leprechauns can be mischievous at times .We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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Address: Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TP , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith > Greystoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boot & Shoe 4*
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Greystoke is the orginal birth place of Trazan Lord of the Apes. The Boot and Shoe Inn, Greystoke acquired its name because of the strange sartorial habit of a former Duke of Norfolk wearing a shoe on one foot and a boot on the other to ease the pain of goutOpen all day Free Wi-Fi Warm and friendly come and say hello to Jan and BenDelicious home cooked food using locally sourced ingredientsGreat selection of cask ales and fine winesLog fires and friendly locals...The Boot and Shoe is at the heart of Greystoke Village which is centrally situated between Keswick-Lake Ullswater-Carlisle-(Scottish Borders) and Penrith, 5 miles from M6 motorway and 6 miles from Lake Ullswater. Greystoke is a quiet, historic village but still has may amenities.On the Coast to Coast Cycle routeGreystoke Castle ancestral home of 'Trazan'Large medieval village church.Racing stablesHeated outdoor swimming poolWell stocked village shopChildrens play area ... more   less 
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