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The Horse and Farrier Inn

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Dacre CA11 0HL, England
01768486541
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  • 36
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  • 8
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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
Most recent review
Great pub grub

Dog friendly which is a bob us and before 5 pm you can have light snacks before the main evening food. The food we had was lovely and would highly recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
bikerjoe123
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Dog friendly which is a bob us and before 5 pm you can have light snacks before the main evening food. The food we had was lovely and would highly recommend

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Liverpool, UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stopped on the way to Borrowdale having seen the 18th century sign. Very small inside with a huge range and roaring fire. There is a larger family room at the back. The landlady appears to do everything single handed and was very friendly and efficient. The food arrived promptly and was freshly cooked and delicious. We would make a point... More 

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Haslemere
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was our second visit and not disappointed. The pub has real charecter with really good food. Great atmosphere from the moment we arrived.Excellent landlady who juggled being a barmaid,waitress and keeping the resident dogs in order.Really enjoyed our evening. We'll certainly return for another experience next year.Don't change anything!:0).

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We just spotted a sign for this 18th century inn as we drove along the A66 and we took a chance as we were hungry. My other half had the fried chicken and it was great, game with home made chips and a nice salad. I went for the liver and onions in gravy. The veg were cooked perfectly, as... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited this pub on Sunday, after completing one of the Lakeland Trails runs. We decided to try somewhere other than the pubs in Pooley Bridge, so picked Dacre and drove there to get something to eat and a drink. We pulled up at 2.55pm and I dashed in to make sure it would still be ok to order food (sign... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Hubby and me have visited this pub lots of times over past years. Landlady very friendly as is her little dog Levi. We ate here one quite cold October night and couldn't' understand why the lovely old range was not lit, it was cold inside, I kept my fleece on to eat my tea. The menu seemed to be the... More 

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Lake District UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

From the outside this inn is very inviting and draws a lot of tourist into sample its fare. Living locally I had never been in but decided to give it a try. Unfortunately I regreted my decision. I had a steak which was very poor and had to be sent back. The inn was cold and uninviting inside. There are... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

visited the pub mid evening time with the intention of only having a drink, but once we saw the Pie Board on display we decided to have a meal. i can certainly recommend the chicken, ham, Leek and cheese pie it was excellent. my wife said that the Beef and Mushroom pie was the best she'd had. The pub is... More 

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Cumbria England
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As always one can only review a spot as one finds it. Sue and I have driven past many time in the last 30 years or so and always said we should go in as it always looked nice from the outside and busy. We finally visited mid-August despite the nice summer it was cold and wet. As usual there... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are looking for very high end cuisine then this is not the place for you, but if you are looking for a really genuine pub, serving lovely food then you will be at the right place. We have driven through Dacre hundreds of times when visiting the Lakes but never stopped until recently. On the way past heading... More 

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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

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