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Chestnut House

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Wonderful shop and fantastic service

Can't recommend this place highly enough. Lovely, helpful, friendly staff who really know their... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma2018W
Great visit

The most friendly staff, we went everyday for the three days we stayed at Pooley Bridge and could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jongers34
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With around 400 different gins and an eclectic mix of wines, beers, spirits, food and drink, Chestnut House is fast becoming the place to shop in Cumbria and The Lakes
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Chestnut House, Finkle Street | Penrith, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Can't recommend this place highly enough. Lovely, helpful, friendly staff who really know their stuff and the most amazing selection of gins I have ever seen! I wish I lived closer...although it's probably best for my liver that I don't!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Emma2018W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most friendly staff, we went everyday for the three days we stayed at Pooley Bridge and could have spent hours tasting the gins, and chatting to the gentlemen staff. More gin than I knew existed, we wanted a present for a friend and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jongers34
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review guys, and thanks for shopping with us everyday! Glad you appreciated my honesty 😂😂😂😂 Hope your friend enjoys the prezzie! Hopefully see you again soon Cheers Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing staff know just the perfect drink to suggest couldn’t have been anymore helpful. my bottle of rhubarb and ginger that had been in the cupboard for nearly a year is now finished. All due to their recommendation of having it with appletise instead made...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank GemmaD2011
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gemma Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, it is very much appreciated Rhubarb and Ginger with Appletise is a cracker Glad we were able to help you out on this occasion! Hopefully see you again soon Cheers Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fab place in a quaint village. The owner was very informative and friendly, customers allowed to sample a few gins, over 400 gins to buy and a lovely food shop upstairs, if in the area pay a visitMore

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank daz1967Stockport
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Daz Thanks for taking the time to leave us such s great review, really appreciate it Glad you found “the FOOD HALL upstairs”, hopefully all sorts of interesting bits and pieces up there! Thanks for recommending us and hopefully see you again soon Cheers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this shop during our stay at Pooley Bridge. We were offered lots of tasters and information regarding the shop's extensive range of gins. What fabulous service and hospitality! We left with a lovely taste of gin in our mouths and a new...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Janine W
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Janine Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, we really do appreciate it I hope you enjoyed your stay in Pooley Bridge, it’s a great little spot Hope you enjoyed your purchase as much as your tasters! Hopefully see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love Chestnut House a vast choice of gins and the staff are very knowledgeable and very friendly I have also bought off them using their on line shop and the parcel arrives within 2 days very well packaged and a lovely little note in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tracey H
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tracey Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, we really do appreciate it Thanks for shopping with us in store and online, we do try and fulfil orders online as quick as we can! It’s a lot easier face...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go for gin. The staff were so friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about all things booze. The selection of gin was insane. It was like being in ginny heaven. Cannot wait to go back.More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank erintrombonefairy
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Erin First of all, thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, greatly appreciated Glad you were well looked after and I hope you treated yourself to something nice! Hopefully see you again soon Cheers Andrew PS: are you really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say about this special place well everything. Great selection of gin to start. Wide selection of other alcohol and to top it off very warm and welcoming staff

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank mandy123102
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mandy Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, we really appreciate it Glad you found us warm and welcoming, we do try to look after all of our customers! Hopefully see you again soon Cheers Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love the village of Pooley Bridge but my favourite part is when I visit Chestnut House. Excellent selection of Gin (my favourite ) along with other spirts beers and not forgetting groceries! The staff are fantastic so friendly and have a real knowledge of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Vickih79
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Vicki Thanks for taking the time to leave us such s great review, very much appreciated Pooley Bridge is a cracking little spot we do agree, so handy for the M6 and A66 too! Pleased you found “the FOOD HALL upstairs” and enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit, amazing customer service and excellent gin knowledge. A place that any serious gin lover must visitMore

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank estatecd
swankypants69, Owner at Chestnut House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Estate Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, love the title! We do try and know our stuff, it is a big field and it’s an ever changing market! Glad you enjoyed your experience and hopefully see you again...More

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Alisonholidayaddict
July 7, 2019|
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Response from swankypants69 | Property representative |
not officially but a free car park right outside or ambple parking behind the sun pub. £3 for all day
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Deborah H
July 4, 2019|
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Response from PJ1323 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly
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Destination573510
October 10, 2018|
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Response from billebuoy | Reviewed this property |
It’s in the middle of Pooley Bridge, adjacent to the Crown Pub/Hotel.
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