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US$9 - US$30
Brew Pub, Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had cheese sandwiches and soup during our visit. The sandwich was as basic as a cheese sandwich comes with stale bread and grated cheese from a bag with a bit of mango chutney and a tiny and I mean tiny bowl of vegetable crisps....More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family to the Kirkstile in April, 1st week of opening the Beer Garden. The weather was in our side as well which was good, we had to queue for about 10 minutes as all the tables were booked, but it was well worth...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 May 2021 via mobile

Our first visit following lockdown precautions and we were not disappointed. Admittedly, the weather was very kind but the service and what we had to eat and drink was excellent. Upon arriving in the garden, you were booked-in in an efficient and VERY friendly manner...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 February 2021

when me and my wife got there we had missed the food but enjoyed a nice pint in the garden but didnt stay long as there were too many people

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 6 January 2021

Went for a meal on the 26th December as usual the food was great but the service and the bartender were terrible we were rushed from start to finish and refused a drink when we finished our meal even though the pub was empty and...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Great place for a few drinks to pass the afternoon. Nice atmosphere, always other customers in all afternoon and real fire always on. The food is lovely, better than your average pub grub but also slightly more expensive. Carlos is entertaining and although his faulty...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 October 2020

The Kirkstile Inn is in a wonderful location and we visited following a walk over Low Fell. It was a lovely Autumn lunchtime and we opted for a place in the beer garden. Tables were well spaced out and we felt safe. The Loweswater gold...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

Popped in for a pint after a day out. we hadnt booked but were told we could have a table for 1 hr. not long after recieving the drinks, a rude and abrubpt manager appeared with his broken english statingthe obvious that we hadnt booked....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

My husband and myself have just enjoyed a two night stay at the Kirkstile Inn. We’ve stayed in many areas of the Lakes, but hadn’t been to Loweswater. It was wonderful, lovely walks and much quieter than other areas we’ve visited. There is nothing at...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Nice food but not great options if you don’t eat meat. I had the goats cheese salad and veg tempura. Tempura was delicious, but the salad the cheese was not warm and freshly grilled, the walnuts were badly prepared. Lovely atmosphere and cute pub. Good...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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21 August 2020|
Response from AndyWilson | Reviewed this property |
VAT is included in the price shown on the menu like most restaurants.
31 July 2018|
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Response from 432MichelleI | Reviewed this property |
They serve lunch until 2pm, afternoon tea and sandwiches until 4.30pm and dinner from 6pm till 9pm and the bar is open all day.
21 May 2018|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does ! Not sure if it is throughout the rooms upstairs but certainly in the bar area . Hope this helps , brilliant place to stay, food, beer, views all stunning .
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Kirkstile Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5