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The Blacksmiths Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews lamb sticky toffee pudding dauphinoise potatoes burger salad fish and chips arancini guinea fowl the pub lake district dining rooms excellent food an evening meal off the beaten track old building two courses friendly locals
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

booking was advised - glad we did excellent service though super fast. lovely fish and chips. lovely people and decent value for money

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank K8Rawlinson
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Four friends met for a meal on Saturday night ( booking advised). The 3 courses that the 4 of us had was fantastic....could not not fault anything. Staff were very attentive, all in all a very enjoyable night with outstanding food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gail10260
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Two friends and I make a point of driving the 84 miles from Carlisle, via the M6, to eat here. The food is outstanding; the atmosphere is quaint and so inviting. Thanks to Mark for having enough Guinea Fowl for us all to enjoy: it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Johnnie F
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Just the welcome you want after a bracing ( exhausting! ) walk.. log fires, smiling lady publican , good beers, great rose and a lunch menu that knocks your socks off ... not just burger and chips but wonderful full plates of warms salads (...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank kategY5771NM
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had looked around on Facebook and trip advisor for somewhere new to try. Found the Blacksmiths on Facebook and thought it was worth a try and boy was it worth it! 40 minutes drive from barrow including getting lost. When we arrived it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LA12foodie
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Eight years ago we stayed in the area and dined at the Blacksmiths Arms, it was excellent then and the standard is still at the top of the game. Nothing has changed, the interior of the pub looks the same and the menu was very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Came here with a bunch of friends, we drank many great beers and whisky, ate many amazing food stuffs. Variety of dishes all tasty and beyond deliciousness. The staff were all extremely entertaining and attentive. I actually went back for 2 or 3 solo missions...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Dreamer08905765800
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting Millom for the week and was stuck for places to eat. After a little research came across this place. From the second we arrived to the second we left, we loved it. The pub itself is classic, well maintained and gorgeous all round. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank marcointrigila
Reviewed 29 October 2018

In the middle of nowhere, no disrepect to Broughton Mills, The Blacksmiths Arms is an original pub, no modernisation at all. Lovely. Strongly recommend you book a table, especially for dinner. The menu is interesting and not quite what you may expect and not expensive....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Blacksmiths Arms is well worth a visit. Lovely old characterful pub with cosy dining rooms. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. We will definitely be eating here again.

Date of visit: October 2018
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14 November 2018|
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Response from 376dazr | Reviewed this property |
I’m Sure they do
Cazz A
8 November 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
A pint of beer costs £3.00 We have a set lunch £9.95 for 1 course, £12.95 for 2 courses. Sandwhiches cost £5.95 Salads £9.95 Soup £4.95 A variety of main courses ranging from £9.95 - £16.95 Hope this helps
Ralph R
4 June 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
Yes and inside too. Regards Michael
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