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bassenthwaite | Bassenthwaite Village, Bassenthwaite CA12 4QP, England
+44 17687 76439
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17:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:45
Mon 17:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 20:45
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Andover, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent 2 nights in Bassenthwaite and enjoyed our 1st meal so much we returned the next night. Menu is varied and caters for everyone and food is cooked extremely well. Portions are large so you certainly wont come away feeling hungry. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming. I would recommend booking a table in advance as does get busy.... More 

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Thank Samantha P
cheshire
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, great service. Probably need to reserve a table as the season gets busier. Proper traditional pub.

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Thank RandCCheshire
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch whilst on a weekend away... My daughter and me both went for the roast beef as we were very hungry from a long walk..When the dinners arrived they were identical apart from I had two more roast potatoes than hers.. This is a complete joke as my daughter is nine years old and had the child... More 

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Thank courtaz1122
estelle b, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

thank you for your review so sorry the portion was not big enough for you. our plates are a standard dinner plate most people have a problem finishing the Sunday lunch. never heard we have not had enough!!!!! . and that your daughter had to much ive spoke to the chef and he will be watching portion sizes but the... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub on a few occasions during a weeklong stay in the village. Very typical lakes village establishment and thoroughly enjoyed our evenings there We were welcomed by a roaring log fire,friendly staff and very friendly locals. The pub offers a couple of real ales together with the usual lagers and ciders . Meals are available between 5pm-9pm and... More 

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Thank Michael I
Inverness
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at first to check the menu out (I'm vegetarian and my husband doesn't eat fancy food). Our dog was most welcome, so we sat with a drink then another, then stayed for dinner. Staff and customers were all really friendly and welcoming. Prices were very fair-large red about £6, pint of Coke £3 (well, he had to drive) and... More 

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Thank Joan I
estelle b, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. so glad your dog had a good time and enjoyed the biscuits see you soon!!! More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming cosy pub...very busy for a Monday evening in March! Steak pie was fab....great portions and tasty pastry!

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Thank snowbug77
estelle b, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

thank you so much for your review hope to see you agin More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for dinner with my partner as we were staying locally. The staff were friendly and helpful and the meal was lovely! Good choice of meals and of a high standard. Great value for money and would recommend!

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Thank tezza2017
estelle b, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal we strive to give great service and good food thank you for your review More 

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157 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here whilst staying nearby. Glad we booked as was very busy. All food was lovely. Would have given a score of five if chips had been homemade. Will def return when in the area again. All waiting staff really friendly. Pub area looked cosy with the fire.

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Thank Centerparc
estelle b, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

thank you for your review we have tried a number of chips including homemade just didn't work for us so we source local and gluten free thank you for your review More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food. Not a big menu but what they have they do really well. Good value for money. Excellent service

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Thank Michele H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my wife and daughter.Owners very welcoming and pleasent.Traditional pub with good choice of meals and specials.All 3 main meals and deserts very good and good value.

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Thank Nick H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:45
Monday
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:45
Thursday
16:00 - 20:45
Friday
16:00 - 20:45
Saturday
16:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: bassenthwaite | Bassenthwaite Village, Bassenthwaite CA12 4QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bassenthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 76439

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?