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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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83 reviews 83 reviews
31 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In Cumbria visiting relatives, and saw this place. Very friendly place to stay; breakfast was excellent, and the village is a gem; indeed we regretted not having longer to do more exploring. It was very dog friendly (always a bonus) and the food in the pub was very good and plenty of it. The only downside was that the bed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub nice quiant little pub good atmosphere .pleasant staff nice village interesting walks church castle. Good walkers we sat outside which was nice its a lovely village greystoke and its well worth

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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends on a recommendation from a friend to go to the Boot & Shoe. The service and food was of the highest quality, We have never had food served so quick and so good. Will be back in the future.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boot 7 Shoe claims to be "The Best". In terms of atmosphere and customer service they are up there but the steak was very average and the mushroom stroganoff lacked flavor. Not great value for money sadly. We would probably not go back. We did not stay but I imagine the owners would look after residents very well.

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Preston, Lancashire
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For around 500 years this seriously quaint pub has provided hospitality. Licensees and staff don't come much better in giving a genuinely warm and caring service than this well run establishment. Their menu is varied enough for most people and the portions they serve make the food excellent value for money. To avoid disappointment it's advisable to book a table... More

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

Thank you for your review and your lovely pictures ,We are not sure about Ben the Landlords choice of shorts ! They might put customers off ! Hope to see you again in the future . More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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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21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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