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The Pooley Bridge Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NN, England
+44 17684 86215
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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely meal here, great value for money, fantastic surroundings. A lovely beer garden out the back with a fountain, didn't realise it was there until I went to the loo.

Thank Pam761
United Kingdom
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276 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with family on Sunday lunchtime. The pub was warm and cosy with some 19th century charm. Service was efficient. Food came out quickly and was fairly priced for the quality.

Thank MmeBarbes
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great local pub, great service and after all the flooding and destruction of pooley bridge good to see locals back on their feet

Thank Elizabeth B
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large pub with good parking but staff not very friendly and menus difficult to find or sort out what was available. Staff not very attentive. Very busy but just managed to find a table close to the door which was draughty and noisy. Bar very busy so eventually gave up and went elsewhere. This was very different from our good... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee. Lovely surroundings and a warm welcome. Plenty of people eating and the food looked great! Will eat here next time!

Thank Susannah B
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying close to Pooley Bridge so decided to eat in the village. The Pooley Bridge Inn had plenty parking spaces and looked inviting, so we ventured in for an evening meal. The staff were welcoming, a few customers in, a bit rustic but we decided to stay. We both had the tempura king prawn starter, which was terrible.... More 

Thank dotislooking
Lower Parkstone
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230 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub with a great food very good coffee ☕ and a gear sticky toffee pudding loved the Scampi, dogs allowed so even better Very helpful staff

Thank tannar
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very unusual style building and decor in keeping so in no way contemporary. Food was really nice home-cooking with very generous portions.

Thank BillyBear01
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a great standard of food and managed to cope with our party of 27 of us. We enjoyed a good beef roast and several other courses off the menu. All came quite quickly and was hot. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Would book again if the family are all visiting the area again. Thank you.

Thank J B
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Sumptuous beef dinner with all the trimmings, and the Lamb Henry was delicious while it was whale and chips not fish! Definitely recommended.

Thank Julie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith  >  Pooley Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 86215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?