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The Shepherds Inn Restaurant - CLOSED

A686 | A686 Penrith-to-Alston road past Langwathby, Melmerby CA10 1HF, England
+44 1768 889064
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
A686 | A686 Penrith-to-Alston road past Langwathby, Melmerby CA10 1HF, England
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had an excllenrt meal last night outstanding food & service, well done Mike we would recommend the Roast Beef Dinner, the Gooseberry Crumble Tart was to die for as were the Roast potatoes, We would highlty recommend a meal here.

Thank SUSIE05
Reviewed 1 July 2017

great to see The Shepherds open and in such good hands.Good food and friendly staff. The menu changes with the seasons and a lot of the food is produced locally.

Thank David n
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

As others have said the "chef" is more interested in sitting in the bar whilst 3-4 teenagers run the front of house, bar and food orders! No atmosphere a truly disappointing visit to what was once a lovely pub/restaurant. Owner/management really need to look into...More

2  Thank Soainel
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food and service terrible. A place that everyone would want to visit and it fails to deliver. An idyllic setting for a country pub, not even the locals recommend it! Lots of nicer welcoming places....try the Old Village Bakery on a Friday or Saturday evening...More

2  Thank Catsycam
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Called in our our first day staying locally. Ordered 4 drinks couldn't get a lager as the young girl behind the bar didn't seem to no how to pour one. The coke had 2 long hairs on the lemon. Not a good start. We were...More

2  Thank 123AdviceMan
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and friendly service. However food was disappointing. The steak and ale pies lacked any content and were advertised as coming with seasonal vegetables but this turned out to just be shrivelled garden peas. Pizza was badly burnt and tasteless. Regarding delivery of food,...More

3  Thank ngtst
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The food is inconsistent, but mostly poor. The service is very slow, waited almost two hours one evening. Returned with friends and was again embarrassed by the long wait and not very good food. Plenty more better places to eat in surrounding area.

4  Thank Catsycam
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We visited The Shepherds during the Moo Fields weekend with the family. We loved the pizzas and hope they are kept on the menu. A great selection of beers and the pub had a great atmosphere. There was live music and it was busy, yet...More

1  Thank danceabout1
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Had lunch here today, my wife had vegetarian lasagne and I had mushroom stroganoff . couldn't fault it . Nice friendly staff , will definitely be back.

Thank markc255
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Booked here on recommendation-very disappointed. Staff seemed totally disinterested in our arrival, and just suggested we found a table to sit down. No attempt to take a drinks order, and , after a considerable wait, had to request a member of staff to come and...More

1  Thank Bob B
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
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12:00 - 00:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A686 | A686 Penrith-to-Alston road past Langwathby, Melmerby CA10 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Melmerby
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 889064
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