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The Horse and Farrier Inn

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Dacre CA11 0HL, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

The food was excellent, the atmosphere was charming and rustic. We didn't have a reservation, but they were kind enough to squeeze us in anyway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
Heather M
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An oldie world pub that does excellent food, the night we visited was pie night, you can not fault the quantity of meat that there is in their pies and they taste very good as well. Noisy locals but very friendly and a good atmosphere.

Thank Quality7300
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127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in having seen the sign for the main road. It was more or less exactly what we expected - unpretentious food, reasonable beer in local-pub surroundings.

Thank Mike_from_Wirral
Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We decided after wondering about this 18th century inn many times in the passing to have sunday lunch there, We wonder no more the food was awful and sitting in the main dining room was a freezing experience ,but it was the food that shocked most .....£18 for a mixed grill was expensive but for pub grub it was extortionate... More 

Thank Huhupuli
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Saw the sign of the 18th Century Pub and decided to give it a go. Unfortunately we were a bit disapointed as we were expecting a nice old feeling quirky pub but this place seemed to lack that and to me just seemed a little shab. Unfortunately I wasn't too taken with the food either, I had the scampi and... More 

Thank Spike2001
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The food was excellent, the atmosphere was charming and rustic. We didn't have a reservation, but they were kind enough to squeeze us in anyway.

Thank Heather M
Batley, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Last night my wife and I called at the horse and farrier inn looking for food we where greeted by friendly staff. We ordered two steak dinners that where cooked to perfection the onion rings where to die for they have a small menu with a selection of specials and sweets the bar has a range of hand pulled beers... More 

Thank Tony N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Very quaint Inn in Dacra, half way on one of the walks. Beautiful little village and this pub is very old. Restaurant part looked good and the menu board but we just had a drink there. Might call there again for a meal.

Thank Joan H
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Relaxed pub in the middle of a beautiful village. Humble inside and a limited menu, but the food was lovely. Some really nice staff and people inside who were happy to chat. A great getaway from the rain outside. Really nice views in nice weather from the back.

Thank Sarah G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Food was nice, pleasant service. Gorgeous original fireplace. The outside area and main bar could do with some TLC.

Thank Iz B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Very nice! We stayed in the cottage next door! Had a nice steak and fish and chips. Very dog friendly, cooked our dog a sausage :) . Friendly and welcoming staff! I would recommend a visit if you are in the area, also a 15/20mins drive from Glenridding. Free parking opposite.

Thank Sir-Honest-Advice

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dacre CA11 0HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Dacre
  • Phone Number: 01768486541

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
  • Cuisine: Pub


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