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The Blacksmiths Arms

Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
+44 1229 716824
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb henry” (20 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we 'dropped in' here during our holiday hoping they would have a table and although the pub was very busy, we were found a cosy little table and had a great evening. The food (although looking like small portions) was filling, beautifully presented and delicious...More

Thank MissDJ82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly atmospheric little pub in a magical setting. Worth the drive to get here. Had the salmon which was cooked to perfection and husband had lamb 'Henry'- we didn't get to the bottom of why it's called Henry but that didn't detract from the taste...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you were to imagine a perfect little country pub in the Lake District - this is it! The staff are friendly and efficient and the food is delicious with huge portions! The pub itself is a very old building situated in the rolling hills...More

1  Thank jm333_11
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was the best meal of our two week trip around the Lake & Peak Districts. We booked a table in advance which turned out to be a good idea as the place was full when we arrived, a great sign for a pub on...More

Thank Matthewclarke60
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were an American family group who wanted to visit this pub for lunch because we heard they had the best food in the area. By the time we all arrived it was nearly 2 pm and the pub was about to close for the...More

Thank 452susanv
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a quiet meal. No distractions then this is the place for you. It's well worth the drive out. Food was amazing, couldnt fault a thing. The service was friendly. And we loved every second of our meal. Good value for...More

2  Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I visited here with my 10 year old daughter, her friend and our dog as we were staying in a cottage just down the road. This was our second visit to this lovely gastropub and some of the staff remembered us from our visit 2...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

For many years I have driven passed this pub,whilst on holiday this week We decided to try places we have never visited or eaten in. So last night we went to the blacksmiths arms,and am I glad I did. The food and the standard can...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

What a great pub restaurant. The quality of the food is amazing. The guinea fowl with white truffle sauce was wonderful and the special, beetroot cured sea trout, was superb. Highly recommended!

Thank ebuising
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This pub is a must if you are in the area, the food is amazing and different from the usual pub grub. I had a quail's egg scotch egg then chicken and chorizo kebab. It was made from chunky pieces of meat and was accompanied...More

Thank Ruby37
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Questions & Answers
Cazz A
9 November 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
A pint of beer costs £3.00 We have a set lunch £9.95 for 1 course, £12.95 for 2 courses. Sandwhiches cost £5.95 Salads £9.95 Soup £4.95 A variety of main courses ranging from £9.95 - £16.95 Hope this helps
Ralph R
5 June 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
Yes and inside too. Regards Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Broughton Mills
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 716824
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