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The Boot And Shoe Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TP, England
+44 17684 83343
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the 'Boot and Shoe' again and were not disappointed! The atmosphere was very much the same as before - typical welcoming old century English country 'pub' and the food was great. The bonus was a folk music 'jam' session, which we hadn't...More

Thank Arthur O
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this pub twice during a week in the Lakes and were absolutely delighted with the food, service and atmosphere. The food is delicious, with the only problem being that the portions are huge! but it is very well cooked and presented and obviously...More

Thank Godiva2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying nearby at the Thanet Well Lodge Retreat and came here for tea one night. We didn't book ahead but I definite recommend you do. We arrived around 5 on a Tuesday and really busy even then. Food was great as was the...More

Thank krayziemike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit disappointed average pub food at restaurant prices and limited range of cask ale having drove from penrith would have been better to eat and drink at weather spoons and saved £35 pound for four people with same standard food and much better selections of...More

Thank Peterm030
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one night and found this to be a cracking place. It gets busy in the evenings so definately book a dinner table or you'll go hungry. The bar / restaurant is proper cosy old pub with friendly locals and a good range of...More

Thank Jennifer-Kent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic venue with excellent food and extremely friendly service. Four of us had three courses each and not a single dish disappointed, good value for money too. Also a good selection of beers and ales. Will definitely visit again. Ideal if you're passing by or...More

Thank joelbuckett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed for the August bank holiday. Rooms are a bit tired and need updating but they are clean and bed is really comfy so had a great nights sleep, food of an evening is lovely and lots of it and sticky toffee pudding is...More

Thank Jo-Anne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to try the recommended pubs in the welcome pack, this being the closest we decided to try it 1st. We called and booked a table for 6pm and got to the pub at 5:45ish. First impressions were that it was...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 6 miles away on a weeks holiday with the family, I was that impressed with the quality of food and hospitality that I went twice ! To avoid disappoint make sure you book a table 👍

Thank mark a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great friendly staff, excellent Cumbrian food. A real gem in such a beautiful location. Went there for a meal with my girlfriend on her birthday, we were running late but they let us order the food over the phone and a very warm welcome

Thank ryan0122017
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August 9, 2017|
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Response from Vince B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly
July 25, 2016|
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Response from jeffsandrawilson | Reviewed this property |
There is some parking in front of the pub and some on the road but there is also a free car park about 3 mins walk in the village.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 83343
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