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The Snooty Fox

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Uldale | Wigton, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
+44 16973 71479
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Can't comment on food as didn't stay. Came as recommended as dog friendly. Although partly true in as much as you can take a dog in, please be aware that you will be swiftly ushered out of a nice cosy larger area to "the other end". That's fair enough but that 'end' wasn't nice. A small area and not particularly... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

this place really is amazing - the chef here makes the best lamb in all of cumbria! another lovely meal enjoyed here and i would recommend it to anyone. as fantastic as ever!

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Thank 123eml
Lake District, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

There are not many pubs in the Northern Lake District that do really good food, a good selection of local ales and have a warming traditional pub atmosphere. This is one of them and probably the best. The food is lovely. High end pub food i would call it, not trying to be too clever, fancy or gastro-pubby. The hearty,... More 

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Thank SohPieRobBit
Chorley, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Come here as often as possible and always come away happy. Very full but always having enjoyed our meal. The portions are seriously generous so be warned! You deserve a medal if you can manage three courses. The dauphinois potatoes are seriously garlicky but oh so yummy. Best to reserve ahead. Most table were reserved on Saturday.

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Thank Susannah H
Heywood, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were staying in the area last week and visited the Snooty Fox twice in that time, Well what can i say the food was exceptional, well presented and excellent quality and the service was great as well even though on both nights we went it was really busy. my personal choice was the Venison Goulash which was very tasty.... More 

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Thank Lenny R
Murton
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Still a great, local country pub serving home cooked food. Visited on a Monday evenin expecting it to be fairly quiet. However it was busy with both holiday makers and locals. Friendly, fast service. Recommend the slow cooked lamb and the venison casserole.

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Thank DandJMurton
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited Uldale after it being recommended by a friend. I have been once or twice previous to this but it was a long time ago. We were told to book, and we did, which I am pleased we did as I didn't realise it was as popular. I had the giant Yorkshire pudding with sausage and my partner had... More 

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Thank Lynshud94
North West England
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Snooty several times over the last 11 years or so. It never disappoints us. After a 4 year gap we have stayed again. Not only has the room had an upgrade, but also the pub's ambiance is, if anything, better. Pat's warm, friendly, and dignified management is mixed with Mark's incredible understanding of, and imagination with,... More 

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Thank RenaMalcolm
Glasgow, Scotland
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a great place to stay. A tiny, out of the way village nestled in the Northern Fells. Great accommodation, friendly and welcoming, good food and a wonderful beer garden to sit and enjoy the excellent beers on offer. If you want to get away from it all this is the place to go.

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Thank waysider
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We visited the Snooty Fox, while on holiday and staying in the village of Uldale. The first night we visited I must admit it was because it was within walking distance of our holiday cottage but we were really pleasantry surprised by the outstanding food. We usually like to try different places to eat while we are away but liked... More 

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Thank Suzanne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uldale | Wigton, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Uldale
  • Phone Number: +44 16973 71479
Description
A small quiet country pub offering B&B, a fine selection of real ales, lagers, ciders, wines. & spirits, home cooked traditional English food with a twist.

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