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Horse & Farrier Inn

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Threlkeld, Keswick CA12 4SQ, England
+44 17687 79688
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poor. Room was Superior but very small and bathroom had mould. Toilet seat in disrepair unsightly. Had to request a dried blood stain to be removed from room wall. Booked a meal which was very disappointing inedible,large solid lump found in the ale pie which definitely was not meat. Staff offered to change meal but put off by what... More 

Thank Kawasaki68
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby found this place on google as we wanted some lunch, the waiter was really lovely and polite and friendly and the food was really fab - large portions and reasonable prices. Would recommend - only reason not a 5 was couldn't seem to get attention of anyone when we needed 2nd round of drinks and other half had... More 

Thank 4-oclock-club-leeds
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the Horse and Farrier for a meal on the 5th March to celebrate my 50th birthday with my wife and parents. We've been here many times and always had a fantastic meal which is the reason I booked it. What a disappointment it turned out to be. The menu was very limited and when we arrived (at 6:30pm) we... More 

Thank mboy67
Leeds, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We own a cottage in threkeld so over the years have been here on and off. Usually go because it's convenient but never been too impressed. Don't know if it's changed hands but my self and my husband thought last night was really good. My sea bass with linguine was excellent and the ginger pudding superb. Long may this continue!

Thank Gerry6461
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our meal quite late but they found us a time that worked. We were welcomed warmly and shown straight to our table. Great choice in the menu and the food was served quickly and was hot, which for me is important. It was all perfectly cooked and really well presented and I thought good value for money. As... More 

1 Thank David C
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After climbing up and down Blencathra, we ventured here for a sandwich and a beer. Very friendly people and the sandwich and accompanying food was more like a proper lunch. It definitely helped refuel!

Thank richthemaster
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Treated family to week in Threlkeld and NYE dinner at the H&F which was excellent in terms of quality of food and service with a very welcome pint (or 2) of Jennings Cumberland ale to accompany the festivities. Then had dinner there later in the week and again food and service great...thanks Keith (hope I caught your name correctly..age!) for... More 

Thank harryireland19
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

My partner and I have been eating at the Horse and Farrier for quite a few years, and have seen several owners come and go during that time. We used to eat here when on holiday in the Lakes, and have lived about a 20 minute drive from this pub for the last 5 years. We decided to take a... More 

1 Thank Rosiecat55
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We first visited the horse and farrier around 5 years ago. At the time we were looking for somewhere to have a quick lunch. What we ended up having was the three course Christmas special. Since then we've visited the lakes a couple of times but for the life of us we couldn't remember the name of the restaurant. Now,... More 

Thank Steveps3
Keswick, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

As a resident of Keswick I visit the Horse and Farrier from time to time for lunch, either when I'm taking a break from working indoors or out on the fells. This is the best eating venue in the Keswick area, including the town. Professionally run with friendly, courteous staff, top class meals. Nice pint of Guinness too!

Thank Paulus30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Threlkeld, Keswick CA12 4SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Threlkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?