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The White Lion Inn

| Near Penrith, Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
The White Lion Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

four of us for drinks and dinner...great atmosphere as Sat night. Food cooked well and presented by friendly staff who seemed to enjoy their work. beer was fine and the wine NOT overpriced..very reasonable. never had much of a wait at bar even though the place was fully booked and very busy.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at Glenridding with two hours to spare before the next Ullswater steamer. Plenty of time, we thought (!), to take a scenic walk from Glenridding to Patterdale and get some food at the White Lion before catching our boat. To be honest, the warning sign was there when we first arrived. I caught one of the staff look out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went there while waiting for the next boat at Glenridding to go on ullswater lake, drove a couple of mins to Glenridding and found this pub we had a sandwich and the scampi it was lovely food, quick service and friendly. Doesn't look the best inside but it's a lovely traditional country pub.

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Stratford-upon-avon, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A large group of friends enjoyed our last evening of our week in the Lakes in the pub looking forward to a hearty meal. We weren't too disappointed the fish and chips took top honours and did look good, unfortunately the steak and ale pie arrived luke warm, however this was quickly rectified and returned hot (the pastry top had... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just had a great 2 night stay here with a friend whilst we walked in the area. Very friendly,helpful staff and the rooms looked like they'd just been updated with new bathrooms. Good nights sleep as very quiet. We ate in the bar both nights, lovely food. Would recommend.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We took advantage of the winter accommodation deal at the White Lion in Patterdale and this certainly proved to be excellent value for money. At £25 per person per night and £30 at the weekend this was an excellent deal but with 3 nights for the price of 2 it was a fantastic deal. Outside of January and February the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed at the White Lion on New Years eve and new years day as I was attending a wedding locally. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The food was excellent and good value with a very good selection of beers. The mulled wine going down very well. The rooms are small but it was all we needed so... More 

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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Sorry to the staff in the kitchen who prepared and cooked our food because if this was a review about you it would be a five rating. Sadly your colleagues FOH have little care or trainning in dealing with customers, I feel bad for the kitchen because it wouldn't take much to deal with this issue. So to possible customers... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Stayed there for three nights with two friends. Everywhere very clean. The rooms are comfortable, warm and well decorated. Not quite as glamorous as the website pictures but you can't blame them for using their best 'shots'. We ate there for two nights and the food was suitably varied, good value and tasty. The staff were friendly and helpful and... More 

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Isle of Man
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201 reviews 201 reviews
43 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We called in for lunch after a longish walk. The dog was welcome, the barmaid was lovely - very friendly. The pub smelt of stale cooking fat so I wasn't expecting a lot from the food but actually it was really good. Lovely homemade soup, and a generously filled very fresh baguette. Husband really enjoyed his ham, eggs and chips.... More 

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