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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

A real nice pub in the tiny village of Patterdale. Good beer. Weird pictures on the walls. An area has the view toward Place Fell and you can sit here for hours and just look it. A good place to relax after your fell walk

Thank Signe M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The only pub in a nice village with wonderful surrounding scenery should be so much better than it is. The food is very much of below average standard but the prices are definitely above average for what you get and although the outside looked freshly painted it's grubby and grotty inside. Avoid if you can.

3 Thank gymuser

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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch after we had been kayaking on ills water lake. I had scampi and it was delicious, others had the burger, sandwich and jacket potato. Very reasonably priced. I like it in here I've been a few times and will definitely come back in the future

2 Thank Keith E
Mukilteo, Washington
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The rooms were very small and since there were five of us, we needed three rooms. Two of the rooms had their bathrooms located across the hall. Beds were lumpy, but surprisingly quiet for being located above the pub. The staff was friendly and helped with dinner seating and breakfast plans. Food was good.

1 Thank meadt28
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night whilst walking the coast to Coast walk. The rooms were clean and tidy and a reasonable size.The bar had a range of decent cask ales and the food was reasonably priced and tasty. Staff were very friendly and more than welcoming with regards to our friends Border Terrier (which was doing the... More 

Thank Mr_Spock56
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Really good pub in a beautiful location. Beer was good (2 real ales on tap and a real cider too). Pub grub was well above average, and there were 3 vegetarian options (chilli, curry, and a butternut squash, goat's cheese and beetroot burger). Friendly service.

2 Thank Mary M
Buxton, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This pub has a warm and welcoming feel about it. It was busy but everyone seemed content. There are a number of different areas of seating in this open plan pub, which gives it a cosy feel. We enjoyed our visit and hope to return when we net visit the area.

Thank Lynda B
Eltham, Melbourne
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79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Arrived after another day on the C2C trail. A lovely old pub in the middle of the village. Very busy but host very helpful in showing us to accommodation and set up of the shower facilities etc. Food for dinner was tasty and what was needed for another long day in the trail. Breakfast typical English breakfast but good for... More 

Thank pgrwrx
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

we visited here for dinner after day three of our coast to coast walk on the recommendation of my eldest son who feels their beef pie is the best (and has been back several times to road test it). The pub was busy and had a great atmosphere. We were made to feel welcome (as were our dogs) and soon... More 

1 Thank mavmerlin2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We recently stayed in the Patterdale area and dropped into the White Lion for a lunchtime sandwich and for an evening meal. With some restaurants in Glenridding still closed the White Lion has been busy. I completely take my hat off to the team running the pub. We had supper on a very busy Friday night, but the food was... More 

2 Thank Paul Q

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The White Lion Inn

Address: | Near Penrith, Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The White Lion Hotel Patterdale
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“WiFi is poor in rooms but OK in main bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles pgrwrx, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles PaulQ492, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Views are at the rear of the property, location good of doing Coast to Coast, Hiking etc....”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne119, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All upstairs and a bit noisey until later because they are directly on the road.”
 of 5 bubbles beyond5th, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nice view out the window straight onto the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles MarkH670, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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