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The Horse and Farrier Inn

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Dacre CA11 0HL, England
01768486541
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
fantastic pub.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
ianyoung62
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Haslemere
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 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
74 helpful votes 74 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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cumbria
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Called here having passed the pub years ago thinking they called something else. Friendly welcome from Swedish barmaid. Good choice of ales in old rustic pub. We ordered food. I chose chicken in paprika with cream and chips. My wife chose lasagne. We sat outside which was pleasant but could do with a day getting rid of the weeds. Our... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I dropped in for a drink during a walk and loved the atmosphere. Suzie was behind the bar serving superb beer. So called back the following night and we had the pie chips and peas, one pork and apple and the other was chicken etc. the chips were to die for. Suzie brought her dogs down when we were leaving,... 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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