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Sportsman Inn

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off A66, Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SG, England
+44 (0)17684 83231
Website
Today
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dinner as part of a Last minute getaway

Food was nice, for the price it could have been better though. Menu not a massive choice. Service was good. Some nice beers on tap.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Lee Robert B
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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171 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Food was nice, for the price it could have been better though. Menu not a massive choice. Service was good. Some nice beers on tap.

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Carlisle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A group of my family went here for a Sunday evening meal. Unfortunately my roast dinner was awful possibly left overs from lunch but the other meals were lovely, a chicken dish seemed to be their favourite. We then relaxed in the bar enjoying games of pool and darts while the children played with other games that were provided. It's... More 

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Seascale, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Well it was a dead Monday lunchtime - should not have ordered lasagne - it was obviously either cooked twice or cooked for too long. New white (Bechamel) sauce to liven it up (or to hide it!). Sorry the pasta was cooked to death and the bolognese sauce totally dried out. However salad ok and garlic ciabatta fresh. My partner's... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My daughter arranged a surprise meal for her partner there was 15 family and friends everything appeared organised all meals were lovely and enjoyable staff were friendly and helpful I had Chicken with a sauce over my partner had a beefburger and both were lovely and freshly made hope to return very soon my daughter goes regular when they visit... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We always receive a lovely warm welcome whenever we go great value lovely food always fantastic service and dog friendly really can't recommend you guys highly enough 😃

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful meal yet again. We have been coming here for over 20 years and have never been disappointed. Good service, excellent menus, good portions, very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent value £120 for 4 adults 3 courses each and drinks. Planning our next visit soon

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family had a great night celebrating new years Eve, the food was brilliant with very large tasty portions. Even though a few dishes were a bit pricey I would say they are value for money. My only disappointment was the fact that the owners had a laptop set up playing music, which we were invited to add songs to... More 

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Ian L, Owner at Sportsman Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Welcome to TripAdvisor and many thanks for your feedback, I'm pleased that you enjoyed your night with us and your food was as it should be. We always try very hard at all times and our aim is to please. I'm sorry you felt that at the end of NewYears Eve it got a bit 'partyish' and everyone... More 

Lake District
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had an excellent Sunday lunch here. 2 courses (starter, main course or main course, dessert) for just under £12. Seafood Terrine (didnt look much but hubby said it was very tasty), Mushroom stuffed with Stilton very good. Loads of beef, very nice Yorkshire, plenty of veg and potatoes and extra gravy provided when requested. Will come again when we... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

6 of us visited the Sportmans in December for dinner. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced. Food was good quality and tasty for 5 of us. One had the sirloin steak which she found to be very fatty and not as good quality as the other meals so she didn't enjoy it. Staff were very friendly and accommodating and... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Been there twice recently, one visit with the family to celebrate my birthday. On both occasions service was excellent and the food was great?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: off A66, Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith  >  Troutbeck
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)17684 83231

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?