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Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
01228 670297
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  • 22
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  • 12
    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
Outstanding food and atmosphere

Lovely meal. Six of us went for a meal and glad we did. Great wine and outstanding food. Excellent vegetarian choice and fantastic service. I truly recommend as the atmosphere and service is superb.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Deborah R
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Lovely meal. Six of us went for a meal and glad we did. Great wine and outstanding food. Excellent vegetarian choice and fantastic service. I truly recommend as the atmosphere and service is superb.

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Went here on a Thursday night with friends after reading about it in the AA pub guide. I was extremely impressed by the quality of food on offer. The menu seems to cover all tastes with a lot of vegetarian choices, Italian, Moroccan, Cuban and Caribbean (quite a wide range). The bar scene is good with a number of local... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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  • Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228 670297

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