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The Kirkstile Inn

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Loweswater CA13 0RU, England
+44 1900 85219
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yet another fantastic meal! We stopped for lunch and I ate the fish finger sandwich. I was not disappointed! On a rainy day, it was ideal to sit beside the roaring fire too.

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Thank Niall56
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would to thank all front of house staff and chefs for a wonderful night, the food and service was amazing.

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Thank Sharon W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The steak & ale pie is a must, it's the ultimate warming comfort food after a full day walking! We weren't disappointed with any of the food, it was all really lovely. The service is brilliant, all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The bedroom was clean and the bed extremely comfortable. We will be returning, it's a little... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here for a lunchtime break from our walk round Crummock Water. The food and beer were very good, the bar area was cosy and the service good. I can recommend this as a great place to stop for refreshment.

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Thank j462
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took our family out for my birthday lunch at the Kirkstile pub today. I couldn't have had a better birthday meal. I had gorgeous sea bream fillet and my boys had homemade steak pie. Fantastic atmosphere, delicious food, reasonable prices and excellent value for money! Thanks to the kind gentleman in the Wheatsheaf pub in Low Lorton (another... More 

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Thank Gail S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice British pub. Unfortunately they don't serve food after 2:30. Big blow. We ended up eating overpriced sandwiches. It's a shame. Great local beer though.

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Thank George S
Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect spot for a cosy lunchtime stop during a ramble. The pub is warm, welcoming and dog friendly. There is ample parking and some tables have wonderful views.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

We have been going to Loweswater for the past 7 years always taking time to visit the Kirkstile Inn on our first night for a meal with friends. They have never failed to please, providing good quality ,mostly local, food at reasonable prices. A traditional pub with log fire and oak beams, the atmosphere is warm and laid back

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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We called into the Kirkstile hoping for a warm meal after a day out in the cold. Despite it being very very busy the waiter ensured he found us a table and we were comfortable and happy. We both had steak pie. The food came quickly and was very good, beautifully home cooked fresh food. The bill was reasonable. Will... More 

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

A bit out of the way but if you are int he vicinity, well worth a visit. The pub is a proper old style pub, not an awful modern gastropub. The food menu is extensive and the food good pub grub. There is a good range of superb ales to drink locally brewed all with Lake District themed names. Excellent,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loweswater CA13 0RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Loweswater
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 85219

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