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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked the week before our trip to the Lakes, we were met by charming waiting staff wearing Boot & Shoe uniform and ready smiles. Drinks from a well-stocked bar (a different local guest beer every time we have visited) were brought to our table along with menus that were lengthened considerably by the 'specials' board. We decided to indulge...

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are pleased you enjoyed the Boot and Shoe " experience "and look forward to your return.

Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a reminder of what we are loosing all too much of in the UK - a English Pub at the heart of its community. Nothing is spectacular, but it's all solid. Good food, a good selection of beer, a programme of 'stuff' going on and a warm happy welcome.

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Elgol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I stayed at the Boot and Shoe purely by chance last weekend and was quite simply blown away by the friendliness of the owners, staff and locals. The place was exceptionally dog friendly and my Springer, Charlie, and myself were made to feel at home within minutes of walking through the door. Fantastically run, superbly staffed and full to the...

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thankyou for you glowing review and we look forward to your return.

Diggle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our second visit to the Boot and Shoe and our last. We had booked a table for six adults with our three dogs. The pub was very busy as it was Sunday afternoon and there was live music playing. However we had booked a table for 630pm after the music had finished. the landlady advised us of our table which...

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Lake District UK
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Not a very good lunch experience. Two of us ordered the soup which was described as "cream of onion". We got a small bowl of tepid milky water with some bits of greenery floating in it. It was so cold I had to send it back. Having had it heated up in the mircowave it was still tasteless and every...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I visited Greystoke (nr Penrith`) last weekend with one of my grandsons and his fiancee and we decided to have a meal at the Boot `& Shoe Hotel on the Friday evening. Although we had not booked and the place was very busy a young lady quickly found us a table and told us we could even bring our dogs...

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed our hospitality and look forward to your return.

Wroughton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent food, great atmosphere and lovely staff. We (unwisely) turned up on a Friday evening without having booked but were well accommodated without any fuss or bother. Good menu, warm cosy setting and a real sense of being a locals "local". A meal at the Boot and Shoe is becoming a traditional treat for us on our periodic visits to...

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review and we look forward to your return.

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited as two couples on the Coast to Coast cycle ride. Great food and comfortable rooms and staff were very helpful. Cycles placed in secure storage overnight. We would recommend for cyclists passing through.

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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review and recommendation.

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This s a genuine 'local' pub with B&B facilities (which we haven't used) and an excellent restaurant with a fairly basic menu but with superb food. The staff are friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere in the pub and restaurant is vibrant! We've been here before and it remains one of our favourite places to eat.

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Thankyou for your review and we look forward to your return .

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here as two couples, but this restaurant is fit for families or groups dining also. The staff and regulars at the bar were very friendly and welcoming and we had a drink there before being sat at our table. The tables in the part of the restaurant we were in are very close together and you can hear...

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Thankyou for your review and hope to see you in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Greystoke is the orginal birth place of Trazan Lord of the Apes. The Boot and Shoe Inn, Greystoke acquired its name because of the strange sartorial habit of a former Duke of Norfolk wearing a shoe on one foot and a boot on the other to ease the pain of goutOpen all day Free Wi-Fi Warm and friendly come and say hello to Jan and BenDelicious home cooked food using locally sourced ingredientsGreat selection of cask ales and fine winesLog fires and friendly locals...The Boot and Shoe is at the heart of Greystoke Village which is centrally situated between Keswick-Lake Ullswater-Carlisle-(Scottish Borders) and Penrith, 5 miles from M6 motorway and 6 miles from Lake Ullswater. Greystoke is a quiet, historic village but still has may amenities.On the Coast to Coast Cycle routeGreystoke Castle ancestral home of 'Trazan'Large medieval village church.Racing stablesHeated outdoor swimming poolWell stocked village shopChildrens play area ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boot & Shoe

Address: Greystoke CA11 0TP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Greystoke
Price Range: RM453 - RM498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boot & Shoe 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The hotel review is based on a stay a couple of years ago. Things may have changed. This is a pub with rooms rather than a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jang88, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 193PLECKYJIM193, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fairly equal”
 of 5 bubbles Sprites4, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for one not near the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles M8707QOangelal, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Can only say that our room, which overlooked the village square,was very cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles Cycleman010, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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