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Wilson Arms

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A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
+44 15394 41237
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit as the first was so good last year. Meat was tough, vegetables a sad affair plopped onto a side plate - potatoes were the only saving grace. Expensive for this quality of food. To add insult to injury, had to listen to bar staff with a very loud and intrusive voice, telling people her life story and who... More 

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Thank benfold1
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed two excellent meals at Wilsons whilst staying nearby. The staff were friendly but the service was a bit patchy particularly on the Saturday evening when the restaurant was very busy. There was a good selection of food on the menu and the quality and presentation of the the food was good. We can highly recommend the Sticky... More 

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1 Thank Mrs Ruth E P
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We always try to keep our service standard on a high but sometimes these do slip especially on a Saturday evening as this is the busiest night of the week. We really hope that this does not put you off coming back to visit again soon. Kind... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and beer, children's , gluten free meals available as well as vegetarian meals, Has tables outside both at the front and the back beer garden, Has its own accommodation , Friendly staff and bar is dog friendly,

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Thank simon N
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Evening, Thank you so much for leaving a lovely review. We do try our hardest with our menu's to suite everyone's needs. The beer garden is said to be the largest in the area. We hope you visit again very soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy Saturday and they still served us politely. Food was great and came out quick despite the fact that it was packed!

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Thank gmag7
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, We are so pleased that you found your meal amazing and the service great. Saturday evenings are our busiest nights of the week as you will have seen. But we still aim to please every customer. We hope you come back to visit us very soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having booked a table for 8pm on Easter Saurday we were delayed by an ambitious detour on our walk in Langdale with no phone signal until some time after 8.15. The restaurant was really friendly and were happy to keep the table until 8.30. Had a great meal - a lovely charcutterie sharing platter and a really unusual mix of... More 

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Thank Harry S
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the the time to leave us a review. Langdale is one of those places that it is very rare to have a phone signal. Our fish and chips are spoken about all of the time. They are one of the most popular dishes on the menu. we are very happy that you enjoyed your... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most fantastic evening with the staff here. Had gammon - amazing, fish pie to die for, duck was just beautiful and Childrens pizza that was eaten so fast! Clean plates meant dessert and couldn't resist the Sticky Toffee and chocolate brownie which were just fabulous. Thank you to the staff that were warm and friendly from the minute... More 

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Thank Heather B
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the fantastic review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your meal. It always pleases us when a child cleans the plate and also the adults as our portions are very generous. We hope that you visit us again soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the spur of the moment for a quick spot of lunch. We were looked after amazingly especially as I have food intolerances. The lunch was fantastic and the service brilliant. We will be back.

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Thank Glynisphotos
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, We are delighted that you had a fantastic experience on your spur of the moment stop. We do try to serve everyone's needs big or small to make the meal enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Never fails here!!! Gorgeous food, brill ambiance! Always eat here when we're in Coniston, the staff are really friendly and efficient. Beautiful setting and always busy so book in advance.

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Thank BevBarnsley
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the lovely review. Our staff do try their hardest to make guests visits here enjoyable. We are so happy that wen please you every time that you visit. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Went here yesterday to the deli the food was so good that we went for a meal today in the pub. The service was really great for 9 people and the food was the best meal I've had in a very long time!! Plenty of outdoor space to sit in the sun with a drink and the dogs such a... More 

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Thank MrsMcKay26
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the lovely review. Our deli can be very busy at times. We do have the biggest beer garden in the area which is great for dogs and children. We are so glad that you really enjoyed your meals and we hope that you will be back to see us again very soon. Kind regards The... More 

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Very pleasant meal of gigantic proportions. Lamb chops turned out to be four on a bed of dauphinoise potoatoes. \they were also dog friendly in the bar area.

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Thank David W
FranMayvers, Owner at Wilson Arms, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. The Lamb Chops are from our own home reared sheep. We hope that you are back to visit again really soon. Kind regards The Wilson's Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $33
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Torver
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41237

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