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The Horse and Farrier Inn

Bar, British, Pub
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Dacre CA11 0HL, England
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying near Keswick and we're recommended this place for an evening meal by our B&B host. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and seated immediately. Food was served pretty quickly and was of fantastic quality. We were really impressed with the efficiency of the staff and their hospitality. And the cherry on the cake is that... More 

Thank twowheelsginge
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given 2 points, but I didn't because the pub part is fine. The food is good even if the prices are quite high. Nice staff. The problem is the hotel! No hot water! And wifi connection in the room is impossible to use since it's very weak and slow.

Thank vaka8587
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my lord. What can I say. This is a waste of a gem. 18th century Inn in a quaint little village with brown tourist signage. Extremely limited food choice with the menu printed on a sheet of A4 in a plastic walled laid on the bar. The food was terrible. I would have given it zero stars but for... More 

1 Thank Chris C
Greater London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had come from Penrith where we couldn't find any eating houses which appealed to us. It was the sign that did it...18th Century Pub... This is a little gem with much charm and a good range of beers and ales. We had a simple but good evening meal all by ourselves, nobody else apart from the landlady for the... More 

Thank 22JOHN10
Preston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We saw a sign for '18th Century inn' so we where intrigued. We where disappointed by the lack of beers on offer and the pub itself.

1 Thank Connorsssss84
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a cracking breakfast today - got there just as they were opening up but they were more than accommodating. We didn't realise you couldn't pay by card and we came up just short of our bill but they were more than understanding - indicative of how friendly the staff were.

Thank AndyRob1989
Perth, Australia
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Detoured to go here, this 1650ish pub was great. We had a beer and a wine. Had an amazing bacon roll and some fantastic homemade tomato soup.. No seasoning required, very delicious.

Thank inged59
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

staying locally in a caravan, we had a meal on Saturday night, the chicken, ham,leek and thyme pie was to die for, hubby had ribeye steak cooked perfect and the size of the chicken nugget pieces for the kids were huge, too stuffed to have pudding, great staff and will recommend to anyone

Thank angelaclark2015
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We saw the sign for an 18th Century Inn on the road between Keswick and Penrith and thought we would pop in on the way home. They have a good selection (3 at the time) of Real Ales from local craft brewers. I tried Corby and would a great beer. We were felling hungry and went to order food. We... More 

Thank StevieBurns
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Landlord very rude and offensive. Food was edible but very poor quality. If was that bad we wil never be back ever!

1 Thank Jim_bob_pres

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $16
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dacre CA11 0HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Dacre
  • Phone Number: 01768486541

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