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1863 Bar Bistro Rooms

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Greasby
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights in November and had a great stay. We were given a very warm welcome. Our room was very comfortable and the food was fabulous, It was a short walk from the hotel to Ullswater and only a short walk onto the nearby fells. Perfect! We'd stay here again and look forward to sampling more of... More 

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1 Thank Maggie950
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed one night and ended up eating in the restaurant after walking around the village to see what else was available and we made the right choice. The staff simply couldn't do enough for us and we would definitely stay there again if we are in the area.

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Kirkcaldy
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a find! We have just returned from a 3 night stay at1863 and cannot fault it. From the moment we arrived we were made welcome by Mark, Anne and their staff. The accommodation in the bar/bistro has recently been renovated and is beautiful. The food is of a high standard and is beautifully presented. We had a very relaxing... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby went on a walking holiday with his pals and his mate booked this place to stay and to eat. I am so happy he stumbled upon it! My husband was so impressed he took me back for a wee break. The place is amazing - home from home. The decor is fabby - loved it, adds to the... More 

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1 Thank Juliejersey66
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff and owners welcomed us warmly and the decor and rooms were newly refurbished and stylishly decorated. The menu was good and the cooking and presentation excellent. The village is situated near Ullswater and the surrounding countryside is magnificent. Great for an overnight stay or longer.

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1 Thank stewartwendy
Uddingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This actually was a very unusual experience. The food We had tasted delicious although not our first choice. We would have liked the pork belly but it was finished and on a limited menu we had sea trout although it looked more like salmon to both me and my friend. None the less it was delightful. The portion sizes were... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in a lovely small double room with en suite shower. The room was beautifully decorated and laid out with a little two seater sofa in there. Stayed in room two which looks directly up the high street of Pooley Bridge. Tea and coffee tray in the room. The bed was really comfortable. The owners and staff... More 

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1 Thank Janet C
Ludlow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1863 is such a breath of fresh air for the area. Beautifully presented, locally sourced, very tasty food and such good value for this standard. Service is friendly and unpretentious and we really hope this continues its success.

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Thank corinnestewart13
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anne and Mark have recently extended their B&B to make a large dining area for the restaurant which is light and airy, and now offer a full restaurant service. The food is exceptional and beautifully presented. There is even a small bar and a sitting area by the fireside for your aperitif. The rooms with en suite bathrooms are furnished... More 

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1 Thank Tim R
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Bistro on a recent trip to Appleby. A very good recommendation. The food was fresh and modern with just the right portion sizes. We visited on a monday night and it was almost full which I think is a good sign out of season. The food was modern without being over complicated or fussy and very well... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1863 is more than just another guest house. Owners Anne and Mark offer their guests the quality of a boutique hotel but with the homely welcome of a traditional B&B. A relaxed, friendly atmosphere encourages visitors to take time to unwind in comfortable surroundings, enjoy locally-sourced, seasonal dishes cooked up by our skilled chef before retiring to the bar for a night cap or to bed for restful sleep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1863 Bar Bistro Rooms

Address: High Street | Elm House, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith > Pooley Bridge
Price Range: £68 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Elm House Hotel Pooley Bridge
1863 Bar Bistro Rooms Pooley Bridge, Cumbria
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“Room 2 was small and above road but dark and quiet in night. Friends in more expensive room had larger king size bed and more space.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyLH, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only a few rooms to select from, be sure to book as early as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Z3898GAjonathanh, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Nouvelle cuisine as its best”
 of 5 bubbles 924jayneh, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room (4) was beautiful, newly furnished and great attention to detail and lovely touches. Fridge and great tea and coffee facilities!”
 of 5 bubbles 289andriah, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Reviewer has no experience of the overnight accommodation but this country village is quiet but popular with daytime tourists and campers.”
 of 5 bubbles KandG_M, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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