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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 13
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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
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Friendly service, building is attractive and has a good feel. The food..... Well, I suggest you go for a drink and avoid any food. The Food was poor and over priced. Garlic bread was made up of 7 lumps of bread with a dollop of butter garlic in the center of each. My kids (who eat anything that has bread... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Came here for lunch after a long walk and based on the recommendation of the bar lady went for the steak and ale pie which she raved out the pastry. Sadly though a disappointing stew arrived with no pastry to be found whatsoever. When I asked the staff whether they had another portion I was told that "it was a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Met with family and friends having located this pub on the internet. The barman was rude and had no knowledge of the local ale choices on offer but that was just the tip of the iceberg... The food was shocking when it arrived... The chips were undercooked and drowning in fat. The large portion size of the lady at the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 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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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 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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77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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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Address: Eskdale Green, Eskdale CA19 1TS, England
Phone Number: 01946 723470
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eskdale
Cuisine: English, Pub

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  • 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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