We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kirkstyle Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Slaggyford | Brampton, Brampton CA8 7PB, England
+44 1434 381559
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 146: English reviews
Bendigo, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had lunch at this little pub while walking in the area. There was no one else eating which is always a worry, but we were rewarded with a fantastic homestyle meal at a very reasonable price. I had slow cooked lamb shank, which literally fell of the bone served with mash and mint gravy. My husband had a... More 

Thank Annie M
Truro, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third pub we tried for a lunch and the first one to welcome dogs. So glad the first two pubs didn't welcome dogs as we'd not have had such an enjoyable meal. Warm welcome from both sides of the bar and we were soon in conversation with them all. Husband chose the pigeon and black pudding pie - in proper... More 

Thank BensonsCornwall
Level Contributor
330 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is great, good menu with a great overall choice of different foods, changes regularly and always has a good range of vegetarian options. Very friendly place to visit.

Thank PrimalSteve
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good beer, good food, nice staff, friendly locals - what else do you need??!! It was at night so didn't see the view. I had chicken and Haggis pie. Don't like haggis so thought I would live outside my comfort zone. Glad I did, delicious!! Wine was good, not expensive. Cocked up the bill paying, they were nice when we... More 

Thank Dave B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Wonderful views from the small beer garden, quiet and very peaceful with pleasant staff. Walkers with muddy boots more than welcome

Thank leedsunited2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

First visit to kirkstyle inn and so glad we visited. We had found whilst looking for places that can accommodate a gluten free diet and this pub did in style. The staff are really friendly and made us feel welcome. I would recommend and happily return.

1 Thank Alan T
Alston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

One of our favourite pubs in the area. Very friendly welcome and the food is excellent quality with a good selection of daily specials. Just off the main road from Alston to Brampton and well worth the detour!

Thank freewheel55
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome, delicious home cooked food with vegetarian choices. The ale isn't half bad either! Tucked away past the local church. Definitely will be returning to try the dessert menu

Thank Steph R
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Driving back from a late afternoon stroll to the Lambley viaduct, we passed a small sign to this Inn off the A689 and popped in. We were met with a warm welcome from the bar staff. Hubby noticed Chicken and Haggis pie amongst the specials on offer and chose that, while I had the pork and haggis Northumberland sausage and... More 

Thank Dawn T
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We called into the Kirkstyle a few times in 2015. In June of 2016 we returned. It continues to provide excellent food (easily the best in the area), the staff are very friendly and friendly, and the layout of the bar and dining area is such that you very quickly find yourself chatting to locals or fellow travellers.

Thank 75graemel

Travelers who viewed Kirkstyle Inn also viewed


Been to Kirkstyle Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $18
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slaggyford | Brampton, Brampton CA8 7PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Brampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 381559
This inn overlooks the South Tyne river and its beautiful fells. Situated "off the beaten track" it well rewards those who travel to find it. It is also a very good lunch spot for those who ride the narrow gauge railway from Alston. The Kirkstyle Inn has just been awarded a TripAdvisor "2013 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE", placing it in the top 10% of establishments, worldwide,for customer satisfaction!

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kirkstyle Inn and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Selby, United Kingdom
1 month ago
Scarborough, United Kingdom
5 months ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Kirkstyle Inn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?