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The Yewdale Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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2 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
+44 15394 41280
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Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was superb, on par with any of the best London restaurants. Portions big, wear your stretch pants!

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Thank tinac0llis
Darlington, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buy two courses off their lovely menu and get a bottle of wine for £5 on Wednesdays. Well cooked and good menu with specials. Great beer including Timmy Taylor's Champion beer of 2016, scrumptious! Good landlord too and lively atmosphere. Dog friendly

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Thank JRMaddog
Lower Parkstone
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230 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

What a lovely cafe serving good coffee and very tasty cakes set in a wonderful atmosphere a very good range of food and drink's on offer with very helpful young ladies

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Thank tannar
Hornby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

The Yewdale is a pub/restaurant/cafe in Coniston. The food is excellent, tasty and unpretentious. The service attentive and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed a great value dinner with a bottle of good wine. Staff worked hard to make our evening enjoyable. Thoroughly enjoyable evening

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Thank Martin M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I've been visiting Coniston for years but its only recently that I've started using the Yewdale. Its a typical village pub, used by both locals & off-comers, and can get busy. Food is good solid 'pub grub' and shouldn't really disappoint (although visiting in late September I was disappointed by the choice of menu). A good plus for the place... More 

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Thank AthosTA
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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574 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We called at the yew dale for coffee and morning snacks having visited Coniston Water. it is a dog friendly pub which does snack type food as well as rain meals which looked nice. We had warm snacks and lovely coffee. the service was very good. I would call again.

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Thank Mike M
United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Had dinner here with two children and a vegetarian. Catered well for all tastes. English pub food, good sized portions and tasty.

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Thank 453clg
Liverpool
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

My family and I, including a baby in a pram and a dog visited this place as we heard the food was of good quality. Upon arrival we were told we could only have food in the small bar area of the pub due to having a dog, which is rare in the very dog friendly Lake District. I then... More 

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Thank dougwa
Jeff_Hart, Owner at The Yewdale Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I must take issue with your wholly inaccurate review. Firstly, dog friendly - we allocate 75% of our bar area for guests with dogs but do not allow dogs in our restaurant. When you arrived (without a reservation) only one table was free and this was in our dog-friendly area near the fire. Fortunately there was also space for your... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

My partner and I were in the area for a weekend break and were hungry but wanted a treat.The other inns and pubs near our hotel had lots of pub food and we wanted a more restaurant experience.When we arrived around 6pm and it was quiet however within half an hour families and couples arrived.The food was excellent especially the... More 

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Thank LauraEmma22
Coventry, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stayed for a couple of nights, had a lovely room great views of the Old Man, we were lucky as blessed with good weather.. They do a very good full English breakfast!!!!!!!

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Thank Myra B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41280
  • This restaurant is at The Yewdale Inn

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