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King George IV Restaurant

English, Pub
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Eskdale Green, Eskdale CA19 1TS, England
01946 723470
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Accommodating of very mixed needs

I haven't been here for several years and its certainly changed, for the better. We stopped for lunch with family, four adults and five children, our party included a vegetarian, a celiac and more than one fussy eater! The staff weren't at all phased and went out of their way to feed us delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This pub was chosen as a family meeting point for a meal and unfortunately the food was not up to scratch. The burgers looked like they had been scraped up off the road after being there for a month, one was served in a hot dog roll and the chips were soggy black and blue. Such a shame as a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I haven't been here for several years and its certainly changed, for the better. We stopped for lunch with family, four adults and five children, our party included a vegetarian, a celiac and more than one fussy eater! The staff weren't at all phased and went out of their way to feed us delicious food suited to our needs.

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UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My family ate out here due to the pub being in the good pub guide. Sadly, the food was not very good at all. The service was really excellent throughout - friendly and attentive, and found toys for our toddler. However, despite the fact that we only arrived at 6pm, there were not enough steak and ale pies to go... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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289 reviews 289 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Dropped in here for lunch during a walk back down from the top station on Ravenglass railway. Fantastic building set in the rural valley. Had a light lunch and a couple of beers. Friendly staff have us some useful directions to complete our walk.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

called here twice on our travels, the first time after travelling over birker fell in the ice ..........a few beers on but no cider or keg beers available until later in the week. As this was winter I suppose this was to be expected when there a few people around. People behind bar were friendly and helpful. There was a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Their platter was huge. We should have ordered 'children's meals'!! We travel a fair bit and have meals in random countryside pubs. They have the largest serving plates we have seen anywhere, no exaggeration! The owner, Jonathan said he'd rather people left some on their plates than go away hungry - admirable attitude, that. But we couldn't eat dessert, regretfully,... More 

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Old Basing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed in the cabin and drank and ate in the pub. The cabin is compact but comfortable enough to stay in. The gas fire heats up very quickly and the shower has a good pressure to it. Lounge is comfortable enough to eat and relax in for a family of 4. The pub has 10 beers on at any time,... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The pub is in a great location but it is a pity that the food is at best average. We visited early one evening and the pub had a few drinkers rather than diners. The welcome was ok but the bar maid was cleaning the chairs when we arrived and continued to clean around the drinkers. Odd. There was a... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We walked up to this pub having got off the Ravenglass railway and picked a lovely spot in the garden, where there are climbing frames for kids and plenty of space. It was about 12.30 pm, and at the bar we were told they had run out of eggs so couldn't do us the only vegetarian sandwich option on the... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

DO NOT EAT AT THIS PUB the food is terrible. We were hungry and looking forward to a nice pub tea as camping nearby. The pub looks nice enough and in lovely surroundings but boy the food was awful. I ordered steak and ale pie and chips. Pie dry, no gravy, looked like a school dinner reheated 10 times in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eskdale Green, Eskdale CA19 1TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eskdale
  • Phone Number: 01946 723470

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub

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