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The Britannia Inn

Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
+44 15394 37210
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb henry” (21 reviews)
“venison” (17 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited while spending a few days in Chapel Style, so were able to walk across for a couple of pints & back. Had to visit, as it's my husband's favourite pub from when he lived in the Lakes ( he spent 2.5 years living in...More

Thank Emily_Chester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good pub meal!! Had to pay more to book a table, which I understand in high season!! Would def eat here again

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were keen to re-visit The Britannia having enjoyed a lunch there in November 2012. The atmosphere, location and beer are as good as ever. However, the food quality was a little disappointing compared to our last visit.

Thank BandNGuildford
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this lovely pub twice over the weekend. it was so lovely sitting in the beer garden enjoying the warm sunshine and lovely atmosphere. It was cheaper to buy a bottle of wine than three glasses. We did this on both visits. I highly...More

Thank Riversidegirl571
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great centre for a day's walk. We parked in the National Trust car park opposite which was empty at 10am and full by lunch time. Having a walk in the Langdale area was a lovely experience made even better with a Ploughmans...More

Thank JN1230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in when it wasn't too busy. the serving area is quite small and there was only one person serving with a queue of people waiting. Once served, the service was good and the food and drinks were fine, if not a bit expensive....More

Thank ColinFD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a really sunny day and we wanted to sit outside but Sandra needs a parasol so we asked if the pub had one available. The landlord said that the bases didn't have fixings and so he wasn't going to let us have one...More

Thank Patrick M
LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Patrick, Thank you for the odd review! You are quite correct it was a sunny day. It was also a very windy day, this is the reason the parasols were not out. (they snap in the wind) Steve informed you about the windy conditions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

seemed a nice enough place to stay, inside was ok, but seemed a little shabby. pleasant enough for a drink

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just managed to order lunch in time before they stopped serving. So glad. The menu was really varied. Decided on a pie and a pint. Really tasty food and fresh. Lovely bowl of vegetables. Local bitter was smooth. Staff very attentive and the Inn is...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this pub, especially on a warm spring day when you can unwind after a walk in this beautiful part of the world. Inside its cozy and just what you expect a country pub to look like. It was here many years ago that I...More

Thank BillCRochdale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Elterwater
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37210
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