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Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
01228 670297
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  • 21
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Brilliant pub

We had a very nice meal and later were delighted to speak with the Proprietor/ chef. It is not often that you meet Costa Rican proprietor in the depths of rural England!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Nanette D
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a very nice meal and later were delighted to speak with the Proprietor/ chef. It is not often that you meet Costa Rican proprietor in the depths of rural England!

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Widnes, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Cosy cute and comfortable Remarkable underestimated little gem nestled in the countryside. Catered for all dietary needs in the morning at breakfast there was fresh fruit, juice coffee tea a range of cereals and veggie options and full English Rooms are clean tidy and warm, cleaner Is also lovely very friendly and makes sure your well looked after during your... More 

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ainsdale
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Couldn't fault the restaurant, The food was tasty and plentiful. very large portions so pace yourself

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Broughton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

we stayed for 1 night. The staff are friendly and helpful. We had room 5 which has a 4 poster bed.It was clean and warm and we had a bath. The bar had a lovely roaring fire. Food was excellent. Overall a great coaching Inn, and yes we would stay again. Thank you.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food is home cooked , tastes delicious & well portioned . There is nothing to dislike every meal we've had we've enjoyed & we've had a few

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ate at the String of Horses and had a first class meal. Locally sourced top qualify food cooked to perfection. Very friendly couple and lovely young team helping. Don't come if you are not really hungry - portions very large.

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My partner chose pub food (sausage and mash) and I chose the Mexican --- both were well prepared, tasty, and more generous than we could finish! Personal, kind service.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A nice welcome and a varied menu with a latin influence. Plenty of variety including veggie options and daily specials. Plenty of parking and within about 15 minutes of Carlisle.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Bought what I thought was a good Wowcher deal to stay here for two nights. Rang to book a Sunday and Monday evening. We were told the restaurant was closed on a Monday but there were restaurants nearby for a meal. Got back from nice day out on the Monday evening to find there is nowhere nearby open for a... More 

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colin r, Owner at String of Horses Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. As you say, we informed you when booking about the restaurant and bar being closed on Mondays. (the only night that we close) We do try to make this as clear as possible when people book. We also try to inform people as to how close... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Clean and comfortable rooms. Nice, friendly atmosphere and good food. Great location for exploring the local countryside and Hadrian's Wall.

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  • Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228 670297

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