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White Horse Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
+44 17687 79883
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday November 11th.I had booked ahead but at 12 noon we were the only diners.however the walkers and dogs soon filled up.we were given a lovely table by a roaring log fire and a window view if the beautiful mountains. A large rhubarb...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old style pub in its layout, with old school tables. Parking isn’t the easiest but as we had booked our table was waiting for us, both near the door and fire. Great selection of food. I had the pie and it was substantial in size,...More

Thank Karl F
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding Sunday lunch. Beautifully cooked and served at a speed that would make McDonald’s blush. Best roast beef for miles

Thank Duncan R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The White Horse Inn is next door to Scales Farm B&B, so very convenient spot for lunch or dinner. Food was good, the staff friendly, ambience great, and the prices reasonable. Easy access to highway and not far from Keswick.

Thank britislestraveller
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We booked a table at the White Horse Inn one day before our visit, so I was a bit suprised that we were given the table next to the front door. I would have thought that this table would have been left till last for...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Good food good service! Recommend! Next to a great guest house so ideal location and not far to go for a lovely meal!

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Called in on Sunday and were lucky enough to get a table. We both had Prawn Starter and Roast Beef dinner. Both were lovely but the highlight was the roast beef which just melted in your mouth. There was so much beef I asked for...More

Thank LSJFB18
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended the White Horse Inn as were were wanting a Roast Dinner. We arrived to a really warm welcome and a lovely real fire crackling away which was most welcome on such a wet miserable day. My husband had breaded mushrooms and steak...More

Thank sazrobinson73
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Pleasant atmosphere, which accommodated our dogs. Enjoyed a good beer and meal, which was reasonably priced.

Thank B0bbiesbest
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great choice from the daily menu, worth not leaving it too late as these turned out to be popular (we were lucky!)

Thank Michael F
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Bernadette G
23 December 2014|
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Response from sheila r | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how sociable you are people very friendly down to earth pub good food If you like walking we felt people very helpful .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Scales
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79883
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The White Horse Inn and Bunkhouse is a cosy Inn located at the foot of Blencathra a few miles outside Keswick near Threlkeld. Real fires, fantastic local ale, British pub food and a warm welcome. We are also dog friendly.
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