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The Britannia Inn, Elterwater,Great Langdale

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Cumbria Way stopover

A lovely traditional pub. Our room was clean with a new bathroom. Staff were excellent from start... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
Bolton by Bowland, United Kingdom
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Lunchtime family bar snack

Mid walk lunchtime snack , pork and stuffing sandwich, cheese and chutney sandwich along with a... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

A lovely traditional pub. Our room was clean with a new bathroom. Staff were excellent from start to finish. Our evening meal was great too, lamb Henry and sea bass. Breakfast was good with lots of choice. Our dog Alfie very welcomed.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

Mid walk lunchtime snack , pork and stuffing sandwich, cheese and chutney sandwich along with a couple of portions of chips. All really good and was exactly what we wanted. Lovely setting, would recommend

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Went here on a Friday evening and it was very busy. Luckily it was dry and we were able to sit outside as inside was full. The outside seating area is nice with a view of the little green. Good place to sit and watch...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

The perfect place to stop with a thirst and appetite after a long walk. We’ll be back! Can highly recommend the local beer and steak and ale pie.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PipTrentham
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

I visited the Britannia Inn with friends following a local walk. The location is stunning nestled in the Langdales. The pub is clean & welcoming & the have a good selection of beers & wines. The food however is expensive for & our sausage sandwiches...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

On a recent visit we had a fabulous meal in a beautifully traditional Lakeland pub with outstanding views. We cannot recommend highly enough the steak and ale pie, it is simply outstanding and probably the best pie we have ever eaten. Loved the atmosphere, the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marty K
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Cosy country pub in Elterwater village, popped in for a pint after walking along the tarn from Skelwith Bridge.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kevinfff
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

The Britannia ticks all the boxes if you’re looking for a traditional pub; good choice of regional beers, open fires, cosy bars and good food. If your appetite has been sharpened by a walk beforehand then there’s a fair choice on the menu to satisfy....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 633MikeR
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We were in Langdale for Christmas, we ate hear on 3 evenings and we opted for the dining room as the bar is really warm with the open fireplace. There is a10% supplement to eat in this area but it’s worth it, Food really good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank absolutevenues
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

One of our regular 'haunts', the 'Brit' (as we call it) is quite simply the Lakes. Whether it's picturesque lime-washed building, the range of cracking local beers (including the rare and very fine 'Langdale' brewery ales), the homely and filling local fayre (go for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Andy R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just noticed the alert. No I don't think so.
February 20, 2015|
Response from LakeDistrictHotelier |
HI there, taxi to Windermere. Then train to the airport. Cheers Andy