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The Bridge Inn

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| The Bridge Hotel, Buttermere CA13 9UZ, England
+44 17687 70252
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the bridge inn last week 3 nights. Single room, The Muddy boots offer, Absolutely stunning place, very clean, Lovely food and the beer is first rate, Lovely friendly helpful staff, Nothing was to much trouble, And a lovely atmosphere, Really looked forward to returning at night after a day's walking and photography in the hills. It's a beautiful... More 

Thank davecD1320FD
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the pub after a amazing walk around Buttermere Lake. Buttermere itself was busy and you can understand why, the views and scenery around is breath taking! The Pub itself has a great outdoor patio area and was handy with our two dogs (they have little dog tie points drilled in the wall or hook around your seat :P)... More 

Thank TheInfrequentReview
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an excellent meal here with friends, very well-priced, with hearty portions to boot. The inn itself is warm and inviting, and all staff are friendly and welcoming. We'll be returning for sure when we arrange another visit to beautiful Buttermere this summer.

Thank Gem1812
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the wonderful Bridge Hotel and ate here both nights of our stay. The menu has a good choice of dishes and the cheeses were all from very local producers. Everything was very tasty. Staff were lovely, too. Dogs very welcome and were given treats and several water bowls available.

Thank kate d
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

I've been coming to buttermere since I was little, and for some reason after a great walk we've always headed for The Fish inn, however today it wasn't open so we had lunch in the bar at the bridge hotel. After wonderful service, and a warm welcome for us and the dogs in future we won't be going anywhere else!... More 

Thank lisa b
Vancouver, Canada
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Every year a big group of us have a few days in the Lake District. This year we are in Buttermere and we all went to the Bridge Hotel for food and drink on the evening of our arrival. The food was good and reasonably priced but it took a long time for the food to arrive. Maybe they were... More 

Thank j462
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Arrived about 4pm after a lovely Sunday winters walk around Buttermere. The place is completely dog friendly in the bar area and we met quite a few very friendly dogs, we had settled ours after his walk in our van as we wanted to eat without worrying he'd be a nuisance but we needn't have worried, he wouldn't have been.... More 

Thank bensup
Ashford, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We stopped here for lunch after finding the Fish Inn did not allow dogs in the bar. Needless to say there were plenty of walkers, mostly with their dogs there and luckily now disagreements among the 4 legged guests. We had some jacket potatoes which were good - hard to go wrong with that. Other more substantial meals I saw... More 

Thank davestly
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We ate here today after walking around the lake at buttermere. We had a warm and very helpful welcome, withdirections given to our next destination. The sandwiches were great value and the beer delicious

Thank ejc-free
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

We have often enjoyed a walk around Buttermere followed by lunch in the Bridge Inn. This particular Monday in November was a glorious day and we had a great walk. We were looking forward to our lunch but we're sadly dissapointed. The plastic menu we were presented with was basic pub food, although we were amused by the "local Cumbrian... More 

Thank pi_meson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $21
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Bridge Hotel, Buttermere CA13 9UZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Buttermere
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 70252

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