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“Good Food But Not So Great Wait!”
Review of The Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse
Ranked #20 of 75 Restaurants in Ulverston
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A Beautiful farm barn conversation on the edge of the National Park serving great British pub food. locally sourced and home made always served along with seasonal specials. A large 80 seater bar area with real log fire or a tastefully decorated restaurant for more cosy dining there's even a function suite available too. Just on the coast road towards Bardsea.
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Went out for a birthday meal with the family.... Went in greeted nicely, shown to out table (love the rustic style), witch was quite a big table as there was 10 of us! Drinks and food order was take by friendly staff... but then.. unfortunately end up waiting 45mins for just 3 peoples starters as most of us were having a main and dessert but soon as the starters were finished the food kept flowing... so overall what could of been a blip in the middle of the meal... everything turned out to be a good Birthday Bash!

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

it's been a while since we visted the Old Farmhouse, but we have to say that it will not be so long until the next time!! The efficiency of the waiting staff was above standard comparedbto what would be expected of a pub/restaurant... the food received was not just tasty but plenty of it, however there was a wait for food, but it was so good when it came that we couldn't complain!! Would definately reccommend to friends and would compketely disagree with the previous review saying it was "terrible"...

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Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Party of 11 of us sat at 17:30 we got our starters 45 minutes later only 3 of us had starters another 15/20 minutes went by until we had our mains food was not brilliant after such a wait it was Luke warm and considering the wait I thought a lot of preparation and time would have been put in to it but it wasn't, no members of the waitin staff came over to ask if everything was ok with the meal, we got the bill at 19:40 terrible service

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1  Thank NateWayne
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

The 5 of us went there yesterday for early dinner. We were seated without a problem, no reservation required. The waitress took about 10 minutes to come round and take our drink orders and didn't even ask if we wanted to order food already. It took her about 15 minutes to come back with drinks. At that point she again didn't ask if we were ready to order, just turned around and left. When called after her asking if we could order the food, she said yes but I need to take order from the table next to yours as they came first. We said ok, hoping she'll take their order and then ours. No, she took their order, then order from the table that came after us, dissapeared for 10 minutes and then graced us with her presence asking if we were ready to order.
We asked for a roast which was gone by this time and she wanted to wander off again "to give us time to think". Only very strong NO made her stop and wait for a minute as we changed our minds and picked something that was available.
After that we got our food in about 20 minutes. The food was very nice, this needs to be sais BUT not really worth 70 minute wait from the moment you were seated. There were quite a few people but tables served by a waiter got their drinks and food and bill in half the time.

To sum it up - if you're being served by young,slim girl with dark hair prepare yourself to wait a good while before you get anything.

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2  Thank UlverstonWoman
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Excellent! Stunning food, great atmosphere and fast and personal service It obviously attracts it's regulars, which can be seen by the number of tables reserved with personal names and how they knew the waiters so well. I wish it was closer to my home town - I'd be a regular too!

1  Thank Imlovingitnow
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