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The Fell Restaurant

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Bassenthwaite Lake | The Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
+44 17687 76234
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Atherton UK
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant on 5th Nov and because of other pending attractions elsewhere the restaurant wasn't full to capacity although the ambience was quite good. Food was well presented on every course.and staff courteous and efficient The food was cooked to perfection with the menu offering a wide selection to suit every palate The menu offered a selection of gluten... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days, eating in the Bistro on 2 evenings and in the restaurant for the other nights. Both were excellent with good variety and sizeable portions to refuel after a day on the hills. Both wine lists are impressive and the staff are on hand to offer advice if needed. Worth booking......!

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We visited The Fell restaurant to celebrate a special occasion after being recommended by friends and were nit disappointed. We were warmly welcomed by the staff who were extremely helpful with helping check which menu items were suitable for one of our party who is gluten intolerant. The food was wonderful, full of flavour and beautifully presented. Thank you for... More 

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yorkshire
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

ate at the bistro a couple of years back ,nice large open plan room good food.decided to try the fell restaurant this time. different ambience, smaller cozyer room. linen table cloths, more traditional, without being twee. not a big menu, but that was a good thing. they concentrate on doing a few things well. food was excellent, local produce,great cooking,... More 

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Thank YorkshireManinblack
Redhill, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Ate here on a Saturday night, not very busy. Great to have British fare and well presented as well. Service friendly, and correct.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

from the moment you take an aperitif in the lounge (with canapes provided), while choosing from the set menu, then the transfer to the dining room, through to the supply of the excellently cooked courses, and the subsequent digestif/coffee back in the lounge, this is a really relaxed experience.

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Thank Neil B
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

The whole experience was perfect Relaxed by cosy fire in lounge with pre dinner drinks and again with after dinner coffee. The staff were very attentive and friendly and the food was superb. My first choice for our next dinner out

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glasgow
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is our fourth visit to the Pheasant in Bathenthwaite and the first time for dinner. We struggled to get a table as it was busy ... .Food as usual was excellent, selection of meals for grandchildren was impressive, and the table service was good. Don't miss this old established eatery if you are in the area.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great food with wonderful service. The meals were all very well presented. You may want to skip a starter unless you are feeling very hungry. We failed to finish our main courses on all three evenings. We therefore never got to try dessert. The wines while not cheap were of a very good standard for the price. Well worth trying.

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Maidenhead
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2015

We arrived at the Pheasant Inn on a cold wet night in January. Inside there was a warm and welcoming bar with a fire going, and the entrance to the Bistro. We had a very good dinner. The fish was well cooked, followed by a chocolate dessert. The Bistro has a lively relaxed atmosphere and you can order local beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$58 - $78
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bassenthwaite Lake | The Pheasant Inn, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bassenthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 76234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?