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The Waggoner's Restaurant

The Swan Hotel Keswick Road | The Swan Hotel, Grasmere, England
+44 844 879 9120
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
3 Apr 2017
“Cosy Atmosphere, good food”
12 Nov 2017
“See otherDelicious, quality food but low-cost model at fine dining prices. Very poor value for money.”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
The Swan Hotel Keswick Road | The Swan Hotel, Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited this restaurant with family. A party of 10. Roast Dinner, beautiful beef with a perfect Yorkshire pudding and a small selection of seasonal vegetables; swimming in a deeply velvety red wine gravy - £16.95. My husband had the fish and chips, divine costing £13....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The four of us decided to have early dinner at this place. The Scotch Egg made with Black Pudding Crust was nice. We all ate a English country meat pie. Sauce was tasty but the pie content had hardly any meat and two to three...More

Thank Hansi Z
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A huge pub with various places to eat we chose the garden which was large and nicely kept. The food was good but I thought it was rather expensive.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were part of a large group that enjoyed a dinner here. The food was delicious and served promptly. The meat nearly melted in your mouth. The servers were very positive and helpful.

Thank Nancy366
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stayed here and used this restaurant for breakfasts and evening meals. Breakfast choices extensive with hot food choices individually prepared at your request. Dinner menu a bit limited in my opinion but what was offered was excellent. The service was impeccable.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Despite earlier good reviews, this was a disappointing meal that started poorly and went downhill. When entering the hotel, it is not evident where the restaurant is and it took 10 minutes to get the attention of very busy bar staff to get seated. The...More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 18 August 2016

You can't go wrong by stopping here for dinner - the food is good and the service is excellent. It's right on the outskirts of Grasmere and good parking. Try the pub while there as well

Thank raberdon
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Not a very extensive menu, but the food served is local and very good - Rump Steak (which can easily be rubbish) was succulent and excellent. Presentation was above average and the staff very attentive and quick.

1  Thank paul a
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Fantastic food, along with great service. We found it difficult to chose what to eat as everything was so tempting.

1  Thank Jean H
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Called to The Swan on the first night visiting the area, had the most friendliest server (he may of been the manager) . Service was amazing, we were really looked after. Absolutely gorgeous food, all homemade!! Very filling and worth every penny.

1  Thank Emma M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$48
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Swan Hotel Keswick Road | The Swan Hotel, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 844 879 9120
Set within the Macdonald Swan Hotel this AA rosette restaurant offers dinners the chance to relax and unwind with stunning views across the local fells and hotel gardens. Our head chef and his team only use the finest ingredients and it is there passion that shows in each dish. We have a wide selection of wines from around the world which a recommendation can be made by one of our passionate team members Myself and my team look forward to welcoming you to the Swan in the near future Scott Davies Restaurant & Bar Manager
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