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Kirkstyle Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Slaggyford | Brampton, Brampton CA8 7PB, England
+44 1434 381559
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Visited on a quiet Wednesday night and were only ones eating ......but what a meal. Had Bury Black Pudding to start and fantastic taste with a lovely " au pouivre" sauce followed by a Lamb Rogan Josh home cooked main meal with a lovely popadom and then a Forest Fruits Crumble with custard. Best meal in a long time and... More 

1 Thank nickyhill2015
Warwick, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of walking in the area to either develop an appetite or walk a full stomach off. We went for lunch and the food was fantastic. The pie was made with proper short crust pastry and teamed with the crumble was the perfect winter warmer. The whole family enjoyed their food and would easily recommend this place.

1 Thank Mike H
Bendigo, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

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 

1 Thank Annie M
Truro, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

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 

1 Thank BensonsCornwall
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331 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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.

1 Thank PrimalSteve
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

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 

1 Thank Dave B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

1 Thank leedsunited2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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
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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
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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

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
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!

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