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String of Horses Restaurant and Bar

) #65 of 275 Restaurants in Carlisle $$ - $$$ , British,
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
+44 1228 670297
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This used to be our local pub but with its rooms, excellent menu and friendly bar area this makes this place a good all round hotel, restaurant and inn. Highly recommended for what ever you are looking for.

Thank Mal1984
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Great stop-over if you are travelling from the south of England to the west coast of Scotland. We ate an evening meal in the pub area of the hotel. Great atmosphere in here and my meal of fish and chips is affectionately known as whale...More

Thank jas17426
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Breakfast very good with wide choice for breakfast and nicely cooked English breakfast. Poached eggs particularly well done. I ordered Sea Bass but was not crispy skin and was served with a curried sauce but the broccoli had not been drained and the water from...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Travelled through spectacular scenery to find this very welcoming hostelry just below the border, Colin and his team are a very pleasant bunch and made our visit most acceptable. Good food, good beer and comfortable surroundings all add to the atmosphere and clean tidy rooms...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Interesting menu with well cooked food and lots of it! My husband had sea bass with curried celeriac (delicious) and I had slow cooked lamb shoulder (wonderful).

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food is great plenty of it all cooked to order and very well served and hot the restaurant is all wood panels and beams very very nice

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stayed over whilst visiting friends, the room was very warm & comfortable everything you would require from a country hotel/pub restaurant, The staff were very friendly & helpful we also enjoyed a lovely breakfast. John & Sue

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stayed 2 nights wished we had booked a week , amazing from start to finish, not a single complaint ..Room was excellent slept on a wonderful bed in a lovely place, staff were friendly lovely and first class ..Meals of high quality and plenty on...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We've actually stayed here two or three times. It's not actually far from the M6/M74 and makes a nice stop. The building and bar are wonderful so long as you like old and quirky (we do!) The owner is very friendly and helpful and the...More

Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Booked here for three nights on a deal and it was fantastic value for money. Having said that, I would have been happy to pay the normal price as we had a lovely time. The owner, Colin, met us on arrival and although the bar...More

1  Thank RussellWard
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 670297
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