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The Pheasant Inn
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Bassenthwaite
Certificate of Excellence
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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“Good find”
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

I live about 19 miles from the pheasant inn and have past it a thousand times but decided to call in on our way home .we got their about six o'clock just as the bistro was opening so it was still quiet and plenty of room all the food we had was excellent especially the sticky toffee pudding and the staff were very helpful Iwill definitely call in again next time I am passing

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 2, 2014

If your looking for a characterful Lakeland experience then this is the place. Rooms are beautiful and traditional. Gardens are delightful. Food in the bistro was plentiful and tasteful. We were a party of 18 staying for an intimate wedding reception. Everything was perfect. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating especially Lewis, Miguel and a special mention for Alison. Can't say anymore, perfect. Will definitely be back.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night whilst attending a wedding at Armathwaite Hall who wanted to charge an extortionate rate and no discount for wedding guests. So glad I booked here, beautiful location and a charming old Inn full of character. Breakfast second to none. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Room Tip: Stayed in a standard double and it was delightful, no need to pay for upgraded room.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Cape Town
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Perfect venue close to all attractions but away from the tourist hustle and bustle. 5 star comfort and coziness, outstandingly helpful staff, no parking problems and surely one of the most beautiful spring gardens in the area.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

We had dinner at the Pheasant last night as it had been recommended to us. The starters were good but the haddock and chips we both ordered at £14 each was over priced for the quality we received, soggy batter and tasteless fish. We were also charged a cover charge of £2:50 each that we don't understand.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

We popped in for an afternoon coffee which we had in the bar (which has fantastic old world charm!) and were pleased to be served homemade shortbread with our coffee. Having looked at the dinner menu we reserved a table for dinner that night in the bistro. The food was of high standard. The chicken & leek pie was particularly good and the stickly toffee pudding came with a fantastic arrangement of complimenting ice-cream, prunes and biscuits. Staff were very friendly even thought they had their work cut out given how busy the bistro was (no doubt reflecting its popularity) and the meal was excellent value for money. We'll definitely return!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Walkern, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

After a long days walk went to the bistro and had a great meal, good atmosphere, good service and really good value for money. The menu catered for all tastes and was inventive and different from the standard menus you would normally find in the lakes. Definitely will go back with the family next time we are in the lakes

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Property: The Pheasant Inn
Address: Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bassenthwaite
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bassenthwaite
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pheasant Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dating back to the 17th century, this former haunt of the famous huntsman John Peel has been entertaining guests for the past 300 years in the traditional Cumbrian manner with stunning food and refreshment and good old fashioned values. With an abundance of unique period atmosphere and a sense of timelessness with the clever mix of luxurious, contemporary comforts provides The Pheasant a well deserved national and International reputation. ... more   less 
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The Pheasant Hotel Bassenthwaite
The Pheasant Inn Bassenthwaite/Keswick, Lake District

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