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The Ratty Arms

Opposite Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, England
+44 1229 717676
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Opposite Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying at the campsite near by with our two small dogs and we noticed that the Ratty Arms welcomes dogs,they really do love dogs and Roger was more than helpful even treating the dogs to biscuits,we couldn't fault the place the food was...More

Thank Chris10662015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Class location that's if your in to trains. But either way good atmosphere with a real fire to boot. Defo visit again.

Thank SurfPNE
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great night at the Ratty Arms thanks to their great hospitality. They made us feel very welcome and it was a nice end to our fabulous weekend and a night we will never forget.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time here, absolutely lovely staff and atmosphere, good beer, and brilliant chat - they even made Eurovision bearable. Can't thank them enough for their welcome. Cheers guys - until next time!

Thank sam k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in the ratty Arms we took two of our grandchildren, we sat in the part of the restaurant that replicates a train carriage, the children loved it. The food was good we recommend the chocolate brownie sundae phenomenal !!! Very good...More

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the area and wanted a dog friendly pub and this fit the bill, it's a great place, very relaxed, nothing pretentious just good pub food at a very reasonable price, so good that we came back the following night. We loved...More

Thank AndyJackson74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited the Ratty Arms twice in the last six months and on each occasion enjoyed good value and substantial meals. Also, the service was fast and pleasant. The lounge, in railway carriage style, next to a main line railway platform...More

Thank RamblinBoyCannock
BevM371, Public Relations Manager at The Ratty Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We get many children in here and all of them loved the animated witches stirring their smoking cauldron at Hallowe'en. The display was not really aimed at adults. I don't know which country you are from but the Queen of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for an evening meal while staying in Ravenglass. A real surprise with lovely staff, lovely food and friendly staff and other customers. The location, right on the edge of the railway, is also great.

Thank Teem50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just passing through Ravenglass and couldn't find a cafe so by chance we called in at the Ratty Arms. Thank goodness we did, friendly staff and clean surroundings, a couple of lattes and a couple of delicious pieces of carrot cake for the pricely sum...More

Thank thepoppits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off here after arriving on the narrow gauge railway from Eskdale. There's a great selection of real ale beers and a good menu choice. We had sandwiches and chips and they were delicious. It is dog-friendly and lovely and toasty inside on a...More

Thank Dominic L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you do breakfast?
12 April 2017|
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Response from BevM371 | Property representative |
Dear Becky, Sorry for the delay with the reply and I'm sure I am probably too late but life overtook me yesterday and I couldn't get onto my emails....anyway the answer to your question if it is still relevant is no I am... More
Does The Ratty Arms serve food on Sunday evenings, specifically 2nd April,is it open all day during the week.
21 February 2017|
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Response from james f | Reviewed this property |
So sorry Fozie, suggest you "google" it. I only went lunch time and its certainly open weekdays lunchtimes but then shut for the afternoon. I live other end of Cumbria so don't know it well. Good luck.
Pam P
Can we access it in a wheelchair, and do they have wheelchair accessible toilets
17 February 2017|
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Response from eyespie2450 | Reviewed this property |
yes access ok but not sure about toilets but suspect so as new refurbishment and my wife thinks she recalls an identified disable toilet facility hope this helps........you can also park right outside at rear so access easy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ravenglass
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 717676
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