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off A66, Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SG, England
+44 (0)17684 83231
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Today
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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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, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 54
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and pleasant staff

Booked a table for 8pm on a Monday not expecting it to be busy. Staff were very pleasant and looked after my older parents. Food was served in good time both the starters and main course. The place filled quickly, probably due to the local holiday accommodation. Food was of a good standard and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Martin H
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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Doing the C2C with my boyfriend we stayed at a B@B down the road who recommended The Sportsman. And we were not disappointed. I had the Duck stir fry, which was thin strips of succulent breast meat in a teriyaki sauce with half rice and half home made chunky chips. My boyfriend had the steak and ale pie, with shortcrust... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite pubs! Brilliant food, friendly staff and fab owners! Always a pleasant meal! Would defiantly recommend!

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I visited the restaurant on 23rd of July at about 7.30pm for dinner with my mum, uncle, husband and our 1 year old. We didnt book but were welcomed to a table very quickly. The menu had lots of options and there was a special available. My mother and husband ordered the tikka chicken for starters, although edible it lacked... More 

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Ian L, Public Relations Manager at Sportsman Inn, responded to this review

Hello Emm, Many thanks for your comments. After 4 years we now know which people are going to go onto TripAdvisor and comment after a visit. We've been waiting for yours, and unfortunately we have to take it on the chin. Luckily, most sensible, grounded and well traveled people do read between the lines. Frankly, it didn't bode to well... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Me and my wife have just returned from a week at Whitbarrow Holiday Village which is 5mins drive from the Sportsman Inn , so we thought we would give it a try. The staff were very pleasant and freindly. We both fancied a nice roast dinner and the sign said food served between 12 & 8pm. But by 5pm they... More 

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Ian L, Public Relations Manager at Sportsman Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jo, Many thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meal and happy with our service. It seems there is a misunderstanding on the information that you have. Yes we serve food all day on Sunday, but 12 until 8.30, and not 8pm as you point out. And secondly it's a Sunday roast LUNCH that we have a... More 

Wishaw
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Four of us met here for lunch because it is halfway between our respective homes, Glasgow and Liverpool. The location is beautiful but the food was a disappointment. The chips that accompanied the fish were overcooked and tasted burnt, the fish however was lovely. One of our group had the pie and the meat was cold in the middle. Yes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for 8pm on a Monday not expecting it to be busy. Staff were very pleasant and looked after my older parents. Food was served in good time both the starters and main course. The place filled quickly, probably due to the local holiday accommodation. Food was of a good standard and there was plenty, couldn't manage a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We have eaten here before on previous visits to the Lakes when all was good, but you never know a year can make a world of difference with a restaurant. During this visit we tried it twice, both times a party of 5 adults with two infants, first visit in the restaurant and second in the bar area. One was... More 

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We called in to the Sportsman Inn on route back to our campsite after a days bike riding, what a great find. Lovely pub inside, food was excellent with a good menu choice, staff very friendly and helpful. Also you will find a few board games on the shelves for people to play, great little touch, either for the kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Ate here twice during week. The staff were always friendly and helpful. Food was good well presented.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We holiday in Keswick each year, and always come to this pub for a meal and a few games of pool. The service is always very friendly and the food really good. Not expensive and a very wide range of dishes on the menu - makes it difficult to choose! We booked for the restaurant but decided to sit in... More 

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Additional Information about Sportsman Inn

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

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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: British, Pub
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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