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Stoneybeck Inn

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Bar, British, Pub, French, Gastropub
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Bowscar, Penrith CA11 8RP, England
+44 1768 862369
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: We would like to welcome you to The Stoneybeck Inn, located a stones throw...
We would like to welcome you to The Stoneybeck Inn, located a stones throw from the heart of the Lake District. A fantastic setting with food to match, luxury bedrooms together with restaurant and conference centre - an ideal location for weddings, parties and any other functions. Cumbrian cuisine at its finest using the best in local produce.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Overnight at Stoneybeck

Broke our journey with due to horrendous weather and stayed at this lovely inn. We were made very welcome by polite and friendly young guy. Room very comfortable and clean, as was the bathroom. We weren't very hungry having been celebrating a big birthday over three days but it was no trouble for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Lizi090411
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Diss, United Kingdom
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Diss, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Broke our journey with due to horrendous weather and stayed at this lovely inn. We were made very welcome by polite and friendly young guy. Room very comfortable and clean, as was the bathroom. We weren't very hungry having been celebrating a big birthday over three days but it was no trouble for them just for us to have a... More 

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Thank Lizi090411
Penrith, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came in on Sunday evening for the burns night menu, to start I had the pearl barley risotto which was absolutely stunning ! To follow I ordered the seared fillet steak with beef croquette... I'm at a loss for words as to how fantastic this was, it was seriously the best meal I've ever eaten.... I've eaten here before... More 

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Thank AintSoPerfect94
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't stayed but had lunch here on Sunday. I love carvery meals, especially when they are done properly. There was a good sized menu available, on top of the car very which I think had three choices of meat, lamb, pork or beef. The beef and lamb were not as rare as I like it, but the quality of... More 

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Thank Katej76
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are very proud of the quality of our locally sourced meats and our Sunday Carvery is very popular. If you are ever back in the area we would love to welcome you back. Best Wishes, The Stoneybeck Inn Team More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday Lunch is a carvery its very nice well cooked, with the Chef carving the choice of 3 Meats when we went the Veg is a great selection too not soggy veg just perfectly cooked even though there on a Hot Plate. A lovely meal at a very reasonable price, nice friendly helpful staff, we pre booked, it looks like... More 

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Thank tracea1971
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us. We pride ourselves on helpful and friendly service and high quality locally sourced produce. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Best Wishes, The Stoneybeck Inn Team More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called into Stoneybeck whilst dog was having small op down the road.... Found the restaurant using the pretty reliable AA app, which once again didn't let us down. We both chose a starter from specials and both were excellent...especially the scallop with onion bhaji! Steak was good if not a touch over done and Mrs' burger was as good as... More 

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Thank HoochieKoochie
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal and have passed your feedback onto the owner and management team. Our locally sourced ales prove very popular and I am glad you had the opportunity to sample them during your visit. We hope to be able to welcome you back... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Visited new years eve for 5 course meal and murder mystery event. Good food but small portions and too much emphasis on chef showing his skills with pickles,cubes and ju. In winter time I expect a more substantial plate of food. After 5 courses I was still hungry.Wine and beers very expensive too. It was NYE and expected a mark... More 

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2 Thank Grizz372387
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the quality of your meal at New Year. I am, however, sorry that you felt the portions were too small. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and the way it is presented and feel our portion sizes are usually fair. I will speak to the chefs and review this going forward. I... More 

Liverpool
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We decided to stop for lunch at the Stoneybeck inn on our way home from our Christmas family break, and we are so glad we did, we visited on the 28.12.15 at 12 midday, we ordered Stoneybeck inn Galloway beef burger topped with pulled pork and cheese, chips, salad and salsa, we also ordered classic fish, chips and peas, and... More 

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Thank brian-lfc75
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for your positive review and recommendation. We are thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience with us and we hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future. If you would like to arrange accommodation, please don't hesitate to contact us directly for our best rates. Best Wishes, The Stoneybeck Inn Team More 

cumbria
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166 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

party of ten ladies had our christmas dinner on tuesday night. This was a preordered dinner. Few of us didnt have starters as sometimes outfaced by three courses. I had the hake which was served with a sml leek, couple of roasties, cabbage and I think the dark veg was Kale. Hake not to my tasting and found the kale... More 

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Thank TripMember03312015
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Ate here as residents on a Saturday night in November. The waiting staff were very pleasant and very attentive and the advice I was given on the wine was spot on. However, the food was tasty enough but nothing special. I had venison and I had asked how many side dishes I would need and was told very few as... More 

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2 Thank Jane B
Penrith, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Friends met for our end of year lunch today at The Stoneybeck Inn, near Penrith. What a friendly atmosphere there. Unhurried, but just the right amount of attention. The menu was so imaginative and reasonably priced. Most of us chose from the starter menu as a main course - all was delicious and prettily presented. My dessert was a combination... More 

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Thank RosD745
Stoneybeckinn, Manager at Stoneybeck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you and your party enjoyed your lunch. Thank you for your recommendation. We hope to see you all again in the near future. Best wishes, The Stoneybeck Inn Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bowscar, Penrith CA11 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 862369

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 36
  • Cuisine: Bar, British, Pub, French, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

We would like to welcome you to The Stoneybeck Inn, located a stones throw from the heart of the Lake District. A fantastic setting with food to match, luxury bedrooms together with restaurant and conference centre - an ideal location for weddings, parties and any other functions. Cumbrian cuisine at its finest using the best in local produce.

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