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The Horse and Farrier Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Dacre CA11 0HL, England
+44 17684 86541
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Wirral Cheshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited here after a walk at eaycott nature reserve in berrier. Shared an enormous panini with salad and chips mmmm delicious especially after our exhilarating walk.,good value too!

1 Thank sandgirl24
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Avoid this place, you can do better. No real ale – something about a non-delivery. I doubt this very much, breweries love delivering beer in my experience. Work the rest out yourself. Food was limited to bacon and sausage butties (for lunch?) a toastie and maybe a jacket potato. There were no customers, it looked untidy and unclean. We left.... More 

1 Thank KnightGuest
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Ordered bacon butties along with drinks. Food took 40mins to arrive. Soggy bap (water from a very poor salad soaked into said bap). Some beers were off and seemed to be a problem with the gas. Tried to pay using card, only to be told card reader was not working - something to do with lawn mower and cables? Someone... More 

1 Thank SUSAN P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Friendly pub that offers a standard food menu. There's a good selection of pies which I recommend and the remainder of the menu looks fine. Good atmosphere and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Allan C
England, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've come out of Trip Advisor semi-retirement to present two startlingly different reviews on my dining experience in the Northern Lake District this week. One place gave me the very, very best dining I've had for a long time, the other the most vile food I've been dished up for years. People who have seen my reviews know that I... More 

2 Thank TheRedKite
Portland, Maine
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Walking distance from Keswick, we stayed here in April and loved the view to the west , fields across the road. In the morning Royal Air Force jets practicing in the mts. Great breakfast in lovely old room, and a good simple lunch or two.

1 Thank Jim J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

If walking in this part of the Northern Lakes, this pub serves a good wholesome Sunday lunch for a very reasonable price. Good wholesome food, no frills and very tasty.

1 Thank jackie o
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered a full breakfast and goats cheese, squash and spinach pie. Both meals were awful. The breakfast tasted like it was all fried in old oil. The pie crust was chewy and probably microwaved before having the crust crisped. The accompanying chips were not good either and the peas were hard. £10.25 for the pie too! We really wished... More 

1 Thank dimi55
Holt, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

WEe always pop in here for a light lunch every time we come to the Lake District. The food is very good and the garden is very pleasant

Thank Vayikra
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Saw the sign on the main road for a 18th century inn so thought we would give it a go and I have to say it was well worth it . The lady behind the bar and serving the meals was brilliant very friendly and welcoming the food was well cooked and ample and the atmosphere was totally olde worlde... More 

1 Thank ndelfc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?