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Lake District UK
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79 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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... More 

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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. More 

Wroughton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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... More 

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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. More 

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Alan O, Guest Relations Manager at The Boot & Shoe, responded to this review

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

Leeds, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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... More 

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

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

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Room was very nice, comfortable beds, good bathroom, staff were very helpful and attentive. Breakfast was excellent. We had an evening meal which was superb, many of the other meals looked fantastic that were coming out the kitchen. Very central for Keswick, Penrith, Ullswater etc. Prices were very reasonable, would definately visit again.

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

Thankyou for your excellent review and we look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times for Sunday lunch(great food!) and stayed over for a night during Storm Desmond. This time,stayed two nights. Family run,and hosts Ben and Janet couldn't have done more for us. Our dog was made very welcome.We stayed in Room 4:spacious,en-suite,hospitality tray,and view over the village green. As before,the menu (not run-of-the-mill,and specials board caters for all... More 

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

Thankyou for your critique and look forward to your return. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Room very comfortable. Dinner superb but you need to book a table. Breakfast was beyond excellent....staff very good. The dinner menu was very good . Parked outside the pub but plenty of parking nearby. Highly recommend.

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

Thankyou for writing a review and we appreciate your kind comments . More 

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We booked for one night . The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere in the pub excellent, as was the dinner. The breakfast was fairly average, though they obliged us by giving us a slightly earlier than their usual breakfast time.The room was not at all like the one pictured on the website, being in great need of refurbishment... More 

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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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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, Penrith CA11 0TP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith > Greystoke
Price Range: RM460 - RM505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boot & Shoe 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“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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