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White Horse Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Scales $$ - $$$ , British,
Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
+44 17687 79883
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed at the White Horse when let down badly by another establishment in Threlkeld. Ended up eating there four times in the week, really nice people, good food and drink at reasonable prices. Eat here when in Threlkeld area.

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really good and the beer was well maintained. I'd liked to have known the steak burger takes 20mins to cook if I had a small gripe, but would definitely come back.

Thank junior0610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Proper pub atmosphere, people chatting over a pint of real ale or enjoying a meal. The staff were very friendly and chatty if they had time, the pub gets very busy. Had meals there twice, would have been more but tried other place for comparison....More

Thank donelgit
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with friends a while ago had a great meal. Revisited starter was good couldn't go wrong cananbrea beer batted haddock well haddock I love but all I got was a very flat bit of fish greasy with skin on more not good served...More

Thank Kathrineg123
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Called on the way to Keswick for lunch with friends had a lovely lunch very good food and and friendly staff the only problem I found was the parking

Thank stokee2016
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We were completing the C2C and stopped at the adjacent bunkhouse overnight. We ate in the bar. The bar was warm and welcoming with a real fire adding to the ambiance. We all had main meals (2curries and 1 burger). The burger was the better...More

Thank Billie65
Reviewed April 20, 2017

-very pleasant Lakes pub -excellent food & ales -friendly staff -modern bunk houses behind the property with good facilities -parking suitable for motorcycles -the pub is an ideal base for the start of several treks to Blencathra & surroundings -highly recommended

Reviewed April 10, 2017

As a group of hikers from down south we have used the facilities for the past three years and aim to book asap for next year. The staff really have pulled out all the stops to make the place as welcoming as possible. The pub...More

Thank eddieleeds1972
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here food was excellant and you got plenty with reasonable prices and plenty to choose from. Your better off booking as they are very popular

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Good friendly atmosphere, food good drink good .and value for money .good staff as well .spot on place to visit , we visited on a wet day and was welcomed in with the warm real fire .

Thank paul g
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Bernadette G
hi i am 60years old am i too old for boot camp
December 22, 2014|
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Response from sheila r | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how sociable you are people very friendly down to earth pub good food If you like walking we felt people very helpful .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Scales
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79883
  • E-mail
The White Horse Inn and Bunkhouse is a cosy Inn located at the foot of Blencathra a few miles outside Keswick near Threlkeld. Real fires, fantastic local ale, British pub food and a warm welcome. We are also dog friendly.
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