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The Britannia Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rarely do I leave reviews on here but felt I had to, the food here is outstanding. The fishcakes were beautiful, my brother got haggis which looked and tasted equally as good. And as the title says, the chicken ham and leek pie was unreal! We'll be back!

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Thank Andy S
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on 26th July. We booked the table for 6.30 on the understanding that we would have it for 2 hours. When we arrived it turned out to be one and a half. We skipped starters because we thought there would not be enough time. Four of the main courses took 45 minutes to arrive. The fifth arrived... More 

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Thank Susan J
Rushden, Northants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are amateurs at walking, and new to it, too. Therefore, we wanted to stay right in the middle of several great walks, and as we'd had stopped here before whilst needing a liquid lunch, we decided to stay here. Most walkers only stay one night, so don't get to really appreciate this place. Parking is a... More 

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Thank Christine M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner here this week. There was a good choice of (fairly) local beers and some of the rooms including the tiny bar area allow dogs. Because of the size of the bar getting a drink could be a slow process with the queue stretching outside. The food though was magnificent. I had the taste of Cumbrian... More 

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Thank citybluemoon
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day out driving some green lanes, my boyfriend and I were hoping to find a proper, cosy, non-tourist, non-chain style pub... And we found just that. We had our dinner here and the food was just brilliant, good quality pub food, I couldn't fault it. There was also a great selection of real ales to choose from... More 

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Thank Caroline071989
York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely walk to this pub from Skelderbridge and enjoyed a drink outside in the evening sun- the pub was very busy and was dog friendly.We decided to eat and moved inside to a table.I had ordered a veggie chilli - my husband a venison steak.The venison steak arrived and looked good -was a decent portion - and... More 

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Thank Jan P
County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pub on a glorious day. Stopped here for lunch whilst walking from Skelwith before turning back. The walk is gorgeous with plenty of ways in for the dogs to the beck. Meanwhile at the pub the inside is very quaint and it had a lovely beer garden out front. The staff were friendly and jovial. The could was... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a pub lunch on a beautifully sunny day. The beer was excellent, and the food very good; the ploughman's particularly impressive, with local cheeses etc. Staff friendly and helpful - a really good pub lunch.

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Thank AndrewPS
Pulbourough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A superb selection of regional beers, to go with outstanding pub food in a great relaxed and old country pub. The venison was as good as it gets, and all the beers we tried were perfectly kept and and varied in character. What more can a man reasonably ask for?

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Thank Chris B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed here 2 nights. Rooms are good standard for a pub although quite small. Staff a bit offhand at times - could be improved. Food in pub and restaurant similar at good pub food level. Cost is at restaurant level

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Britannia Inn

Address: Langdale Valley, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
Price Range: $134 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Britannia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Britannia Inn Elterwater, Lake District
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