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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Buttermere CA13 9XA, England
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The Fish Inn
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I stayed here for a short weekend to hike. After a long drive I was pleased to arrive and was met by a lovely lady and made to feel very welcome. My room (twin) was spotlessly clean and tidy - really couldn't fault it but it was a bit dark. However, the view from the window was lovely - straight... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had walked round the far side of the lake and were ready for a hot drink. Although the signs indicated that the inn was open for refreshments, the side door was locked and a film crew were busy setting up equipment outside. The main entrance was not intended for use by walkers but we took the liberty of using... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This pub has an excellent setting between Buttermere and Crummock Water, with both fell and lakeside walks easily accessible. There is ample parking in the grounds or to the side there is a pay and display car park. I visited the pub after a day on the fells with a friend. Excellent choice of ales and good service. As is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Unlike "unbelievably rude" we parked in the pay and display car park. We had a lovely lunch in the Fish Inn (they stop serving at 2.00). Then after lunch we enjoyed a wonderful walk around the lake. Back to lunch, portions are huge but quality was excellent. The range of beers was great, too. We would definitely ho back.

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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have bean going to the fish inn for 30 years for meals & its always been good .We come to this part of the lakes about six times a year & always have a few pints & a meal after a walk up on fells .To all the staff keep up the good work Thanks for a great night... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

october 3rd 2014 a group of 40 somethings pulled into the car park planning a walk to haystacks with the idea of then having a drink and food afterwards here there were around 4 car loads of us. The proprietor came out and said "am I missing something here?". I spoke with him and said that we were parking here... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Been going here for years. On our latest visit we had great Turkey sandwiches and a big pot of tea. Couldn't fault it. Very popular place too, staff nice and a lovely ambience. They also do a fantastic Ploughmans that I'm looking forward too next time. Great pub!

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I first visited the Fish 39 years ago when we were on our honeymoon and this was our first time back. We were pleased to see that the warm and friendly welcome was the same and the rooms have been modernised to a very high standard. We had a room with a genuine king size bed and... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

First of all I have to say I have never actually stayed the night here however I have eaten and drunk in the bar many times over the years I have always found the food excellent with plenty of it and GVF. They have a fair number of real ales on at anyone time. Although quite modernish in the bar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Tuesday dawned fine again so a trip by bus to Buttermere was the plan. The Buttermere Rambler bus (nos 77 going anticlockwise and the 77a going clockwise) leaves Keswick on the half hour going one way or the other. An excellent scenic ride to Buttermere where we alighted for lunch. We looked at the two hotels and opted for the... More 

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Address: Buttermere CA13 9XA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Buttermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fish Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Fish Hotel Cockermouth
The Fish Inn Buttermere, Lake District

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