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The Horse and Farrier Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Dacre CA11 0HL, England
+44 17684 86541
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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“pies” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Dacre CA11 0HL, England
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stayed nearby to the Horse and Farrier. It is so dirty and such a mess on the outside, that we could not even entertain the thought of going in to actually eat there. Some serious work needs to be done to fix this place up....More

3  Thank Ontheroadagain416
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here hoping for Sunday lunch . Sign outside said it served food 12-2.00. Sign off the road advertising 18th c pub had lured us in. On entering the place looked like it had not been touched since the 18th century. Grim, dark and shabby....More

1  Thank Keith B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had a lovely pub meal here - it is dog friendly and the locals were very welcoming. Limited parking though we did park opposite the pub on the roadside. It was cosy and welcoming. Local beers on tap.

Thank nicolar552
Reviewed 1 August 2017

FIRST OF ALL BE AWARE IT LOOKS NOTHING LIKE THE PICTURES ON THIS PAGE. The courtyard is overgrown and untidy; the interior is dowdy and dusty. Late opening - doors should open at 6 pm and hostess was aware people were waiting outside, but at...More

3  Thank david L
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff, comfy 'British style' pub, and most importantly amazing food. Do not skip dessert, it was the best part! Loved the ice creams and ginger cake was delicious!!!

Thank Sophie-Jane D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

4 in party, all tried different options. Food first class, prices including drinks reasonable. Location a bit out of the way, need a car, but ample parking.Good service. Would definitely return if in the lakes.

Thank bobjerry1957
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a very friendly, welcoming pub/restaurant with a varied menu of very tasty food which is not over-priced. We have dined here on a number of occasions over the years.

Thank Mary_G742
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We've passed the brown sign on the A66 so many times indicating an 18th century inn. We finally called in for a drink. Friday night, bank holiday, temperatures in the high 20s, you'd think the place would be in high demand but no! Opening time...More

3  Thank Myrna H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We popped into this pub for dinner one night after it was recommended to us. There was plenty of car parking in the car park opposite. We were seated quickly and given enough time to have a look through the extensive menu. Service throughout was...More

1  Thank DWT123
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dropped in for a drink one lunchtime (Dacre is situated on a useful shortcut from Pooley Bridge if heading in the Keswick direction) and it is clear that the pub has seen better days and just the one real ale was on offer. Small outside...More

Thank RobinB1957
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20 May 2017|
Response from Penny D | Reviewed this property |
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Catherine W
30 September 2016|
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Response from CheekyMonkey1962 | Reviewed this property |
There is a good selection of vegetarian options on the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dacre CA11 0HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Dacre
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 86541
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