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.

The Pennington Hotel

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Main Street, Ravenglass CA18 1SQ, England
0845 450 6445
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 145: English reviews
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in the dog friendly Pennington Hotel for an evening meal in the bar. There was a good selection of beers and lagers on offer and a large menu and specials board. The staff all appeared to be young and female and were smart and cheerful. I chose the 7 oz burger with relish. It came with a bucket of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Malcolm W
Benfleet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go go go to this restaurant.... Modern surrounding excellent food ( we had the lamb stew) which was delicious and filling. Again with a modern presentation. Variety of food on offer. Menu written in the dialect "tha' knows". Staff welcoming and helpful. Service quick and with a smile... Can't speak highly enough of this place.

Helpful?
Thank Double555
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here during my wedding weekend. Everything was fantastic apart from one small thing - when we were getting ready we discovered there was no full length mirror in our room. Breakfast was a little slow but we weren't in any rush. Lovely place, great location. Definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank Julie B
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good bed with great mattress; big bathroom with thick towels; pleasant sitting room and comfortable bar. What more could one want? Oh yes, and it is a magical setting with the estuary of the Esk stretched out in front of the hotel and the charming main street of the village alongside. The only problem we had was the food was... More 

Helpful?
Thank peterpaddockhurst
Kendal, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying at Muncaster Castle on a Thursday night my wife and I decided to have dinner at the Pennington Hotel having eaten there in the past many times.The hotel is owned by the Pennington group of hotels. We noticed a board outside the door advertising opening and meal times, we duly entered the bar, which was empty bar for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter G
St. Neots, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, the staff are amazing. Food great. Rooms clean and although small, are very nice. A quirky setting - like stepping back in time.

Helpful?
Thank Margo299
Middlesbrough, England
Level Contributor
56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to the Pennington and again we were not disappointed. The staff are really friendly, courteous and efficient. The room was fairly large, clean and well appointed. As was the bathroom with the added bonus of lovely toiletries. It is worth going to the hotel just for the food. Breakfast is a mix of help yourself... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Worldtravellers4549
leamington spa
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice lunch here with our three dogs who were welcome either inside or outside. We chose to sit in a lovely private courtyard. Food good freshly cooked Service great.

Helpful?
Thank carolward55
Level Contributor
125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Took the miniature steam train from Boot to Ravenglass and we were slightly disappointed to find not much at all in Ravenglass except for 2 hotels- everything else was shut! Pleasantly surprised with lunch here though, nice food, decent portions and friendly staff. Would recommend.

Helpful?
Thank HSeriously
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Went here after poor service at the Ratty Arms, lovely meal, bit different not your standard pub grub meal. Reasonably priced and good service.

Helpful?
Thank Janet O

Travelers who viewed The Pennington Hotel also viewed

Ravenglass, Lake District
Ravenglass, Lake District
 
Ravenglass, Lake District
Ravenglass, Lake District
 

Been to The Pennington Hotel? 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
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Ravenglass CA18 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ravenglass
  • Phone Number: 0845 450 6445
  • This restaurant is at The Pennington

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Pennington Hotel 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?