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“Excellent food and service in a warm coutry pub setting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse
Priory Road, Ulverston LA12 9HR, England
01229 480324
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Ranked #14 of 55 Restaurants in Ulverston
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service in a warm coutry pub setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We went to the Old Farmer as we were travelling around the Lake District with dogs so it was important we found a place that accepted dogs. This pub welcomes dogs.

The pub itself is traditional with clean and tidy surroundings. The bar was clean and tidy with lots of local ales as well as more industrial beers.

The bar staff were friendly and efficient.

We had beers and ordered food, which arrived within reasonable time. It was hot, tasty and plentiful as were the desserts. For the price we paid it was excellent value for money and I wouldn t hesitate recommending this pub to anyone travelling around the area.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ulverston, United Kingdom
1 review
“New Years Eve Party”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

If you would like a warm welcome from two very fine hosts then The Farmhouse in Ulverston is the place to go. Excellent surroundings along with excellent food. On many many occasions free entertainment is also supplied... New Years Eve was a superb evening and can be highly recommended to one and all. Such a great party atmosphere, music, food and the big screen showing Big Ben bringing in the New Year.... Whether you just want something quick to eat or you want to spend time enjoying various choices off the vast menu then this is the place to go. Friendly, welcoming an establishment not to be missed should you venture to Ulverston.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“bit let down”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

It was a rare nice day so we sat outside. It was fairly busy. My partner ordered scampi and I had the gammon. It looked lovely when it came but unfortunately wasn't as good as it looked. The scampi was more like a cheap fish gougon, definately not scampi. There was a very strong fish smell but I discovered that the vegetables that came with my gammon actually had fish scales attached to them. Second hand veg?? Who knows?! Was stomach churning. Didn't eat much of either meal. Very disappointed. Won't be going back in a hurry. When they're quiet customer wise the food always seems better. Not rushed out without care. Maybe that's the answer........only eat when its quiet!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Great pub grub with a friendly atmosphere,”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Eat here all the time, probably been through most of the menu. It's great for us as we can walk the dog to the place and sit in the bar area having food watching the footy in HD. Very relaxing place with friendly staff and great grub. Can't fault it and one of my favourite places to eat and drink in.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Walney, Cumbria
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38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Excellent food, let down by the service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Went there with a party of four people. Initial drinks and food ordering was very good, no complaints.
After that,, the only time we saw the waiting on staff was when they brought the food out. Not once during the starters or main course did the staff come and see if things were ok or if we needed anymore drinks.
When we had finished the main course, nobody came to the table for some considerable time.
It has to be said though, the food was excellent, no complaints from any of the diners and we all left stuffed and content with the amount and quality of the food.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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