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The Fish Inn

Certificate of Excellence
, Buttermere CA13 9XA, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have fond memories of my stay here whilst on the C2C ride recently. It appears a family run hotel and it has lots of character, as well as characters. The younger members of the team seem very customer focused and helpful. The bedroom was warm and comfortable, the breakfast was perfectly fine. I just kept thinking about Basil Fawlty!

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another great stay at The Fish. The inn is in a beautiful position with all the rooms overlooking the view up the lake to Haystacks and surrounding mountains.The staff are friendly and extremely helpful, they made my birthday there special. The breakfasts are ample with a good choice of cereals etc followed by a cooked course made to order with... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had another fantastic week at The Fish Inn at Buttermere. We have been staying at this Inn for about 20 years and always look forward to our stay. It is a family run Inn and we always receive a warm welcome. Nothing is too much trouble. We stay in one of their superior rooms, room 1. It is a... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Fish Inn by myself, room dated but clean. The view spectacular. My daughter in law and two grandchildren were camping nearby and joined me for breakfast. The lady who served us breakfast was very hospitable and the service provided was faultless. The breakfast buffet variety good. Followed then by full English which was also very good. Would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar itself is quite dark and dated. Saying that the food was delicious and service was adequate. we had small portions and I can't imagine having been able to eat a full meal. Beautiful scenery around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish in. Should be a destination hotel in itself, if you are anywhere near then stopping off here would be an ideal answer to a snack, a cream tea, lunch or evening dinner. This last trip was made in August and the inn was full each day, a great atmosphere, it has very helpful staff always happy to help... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights last weekend. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable with a great view. Breakfast was excellent. Also had a very good evening meal and lunchtime sandwich in the bar. All meals were delivered to our table very quickly. Will definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped through to Buttermere for a day trip & had lunch here in the outside space. It's was tranquil & the food we had was just what we needed. It was reasonably priced and the staff were very helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with my husband and my mother-in-law My mother-in-law and I had scampi and chips which was hot with salad garnish and coleslaw. My husbands ploughman had lots of cheese and two nice little pots of chutney but only one portion of baguette and had to pay an additional £1.80 for a further piece which was a little... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came onto the Fish Inn after a long day on the trail. Perfect stop. The hotel is very busy during the day; it calms a bit for the evening/night. The rooms are quaint, very nice, very clean. I would say above average for the area although in the Buttermere area it is a very small village. The pub had... More 

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