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Horse and Farrier

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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main street, Threlkeld, Keswick, England
+44 17687 79688
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room was Superior but very small and bathroom had mould. Toilet seat in disrepair unsightly. Had to request a dried blood stain to be removed from room wall. Booked a meal which was very disappointing inedible,large solid lump found in the ale pie which definitely was not meat or food product. Staff offered to change meal but put off by... More 

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Thank Kawasaki68
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the Horse and Farrier for a meal on the 5th March to celebrate my 50th birthday with my wife and parents. We've been here many times and always had a fantastic meal which is the reason I booked it. What a disappointment it turned out to be. The menu was very limited and when we arrived (at 6:30pm) we... More 

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Thank mboy67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch after a lovely walk from Keswick. Food was outstanding and the staff were welcoming and friendly have eaten here before and was not disappointed on either occasion can highly recommend.

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Thank Gary C
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a special family anniversary meal here 3 months ago requesting a special table near the open fire. We arrived on time to find an overcrowded restaurant and were ushered to a far table(away from the fire). The tables were so squashed in it was difficult to get in/out of our seats. This was not consistent to the pictures... More 

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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on Wednesday 28th December so decided to book for our family a table for New Years Day, yes not a problem they said and booked us in. So we arrived in plenty of time New Year's Day all looking forward to our meal. Mmmmmm so we got shown to our table, the table was right... More 

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Thank Kez197
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited this lovely pub for the second time with my young daughter. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating for my little one, and the food was excellent. Scampi and chips in particular were really delicious, and the ice cream sundae on the kids menu went down a treat. Would definitely stop here again when we are next in the area.

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Thank SK2128
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant in the area and the county. Sophisticated flavours, great day food quality. Excellent kind and useful service. Good variety of drinks: ales and different wines. Clean place with a nice warm atmosphere. Lovely deco. I would add other couple of options on the tap for ciders and lagers and this place would be the... More 

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Thank LuisBricksoul
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Staying nearby, lunch was had by 5 of us. All really pleased, I had the ploughman's plate, wow, what an absolute delight with almost too much cheese. We drank copious amounts of lively beer, all served by the friendliest of staff in a warm atmosphere. Can't wait for a return visit

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Thank jayne w
Keswick, United Kingdom
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104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

From the well cooked and tasty local produce to the homely atmospheric interior (with blazing open fire) and the very helpful and friendly staff, this is everything you wish for in a Lake District village inn. If you are in the area, a recommended must visit!

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Thank Lakesman95
Hull
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We used to visit this establishment a lot during our holidays and frequent visits to the lakes but this last time we popped in for our evening meal the food wasnt up to the Horse and Farriers usual high standard. We ordered the same meals as normal but my mediterranean pasta bake was extremely watery and lacking in vegetables and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, 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
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main street, Threlkeld, Keswick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Threlkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79688

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