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General Burgoyne

Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
01229586394
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Ranked #8 of 54 Restaurants in Ulverston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

My partner & myself went for a meal the other Friday evening. I had visited the pub once before last year, for lunch, and wanted to go back. The food was beautifully cooked, how many places can cook steak to perfection? My "medium rare" was amazing! As for the desserts - I'm glad I don't live locally, the Lemon &... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent food and very good steaks. A great place for a good meal in a quiet pub with atmosphere in a small village away from the tourist throng.

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having read good reports about the food at this place my partner and I booked a table for dinner to celebrate an anniversary.On arrival we were extremely disappointed to discover that only a very limited menu of ordinary pub food was on offer-a fact that was not mentioned when we made our booking.The food we had was ok (and fair... More

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generalburgoyne, Owner at General Burgoyne, responded to this review

So sorry to hear of your disappointment. The reason for the limited menu on the evening of your visit was that the North Lonsdale Agricultural Show was being held in the village on this day and as expected we were very busy, so in order to ensure we were able to serve customers quickly and efficiently we opted to serve... More

UK
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Ate here for our anniversary on a Friday evening. The menu was great and the only problem we had was deciding what to have. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. The highlight was the attentive service from staff working that evening. Its so nice to find a pub that serves amazing food but has not gone in for pretentious... More

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Blandford
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

The General Burgoyne offers a winning combination of good food and a good pint or glass of wine. It is more than just a local village pub, offering a good selection of bistro style food to suit every taste, coupled with a friendly welcome and good service. We have eaten here twice while staying in the village, the first time... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have eaten many times at the General Burgoyne and have always enjoyed the food and the ambience. Last night we were just out for a 'cook's night off' so we tried the 'Two Courses for £10 Menu' Once again it was excellent! Great quality and great value. Thank you to Craig, Louise and your excellent staff. A wonderful place... More

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North Yorks, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food and service was really superb - we couldn't fault anything. As for the place itself, despite the comments left by the owners in response to other reviewers' suggestion that it isn't a country inn, we would agree. Te General Burgoyne is more like a restaurant with a bar and sitting area. Which is fine - because it is... More

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Darwen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As we were staying in Little Urswick for a few weeks the General Burgoyne became our local. We had a lovely BBQ on Fathers Day sat outside listening to a jazz band. We also took friends one day for a mid week lunch and had the 2 courses for £10. On the last Sunday before we left for home we... More

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maidenhead
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Having read the reviews our first choice restaurant was the Farmers inn but as we could not get a table booked here. The food was of a very high standard at a reasonable price. As the restaurant is 3 miles outside Ulverston it does not get the traffic of the Farmers arm . If though you are a foodie you... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I took my dad here as a late Father's Day treat and I'm so pleased we did! The service was fab and the food was divine! The roast tomato soup was the best I've ever tasted. I'd highly recommend the General Burgoyne to anyone who appreciates great food.

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