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The Britannia Inn

££ - £££, British,
Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
+44 15394 37210
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb henry” (23 reviews)
“venison” (18 reviews)
“pies” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Stayed in Elterwater for one week and The Britannia was our local for the duration. Great atmosphere sadly lacking in so many modern pubs. We ate in the restaurant and had an excellent meal on our three visits. The menu caters perfectly for those who...More

Thank Dunbar45
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Our gang of 7 had an excellent evening meal at the Britannia. The food was spot on and bearing in mind we were ordering 7 starters and 7 mains we had a pretty good spread of the options available. Some of our part had been...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My girl friend and I stopped here for a bite to eat after a long walk (in the glorious sun shine) yesterday at 5 O clock . After waiting nearly 15 minutes to be served a beer at the bar we were refused our order...More

Thank tom c
LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2015

Hi there Tom C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review I would just like to point out a few inaccuracy's with your review. You are quite right we do not serve food between 5pm and 6pm, this is well advertised on...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stumbled upon the Inn whilst staying at the Langdale Hotel and it seemed very popular with lots of people sitting outside. They serve great ales and would recommend the Britannia Gold. Food was exceptional, especially the lamb rump - it was delicious. I would...More

1  Thank ibbsey
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Visited this weekend - absolutely loved! Really friendly staff - hearty food and good choices. Great weather meant we were able to enjoy the lovely gardens.. An ace spot to enjoy a rest when exploring the local area

1  Thank maria d
Reviewed 17 April 2015

A lovely setting near the village green and bowling green, plenty of outside seating and very popular. The food is o k, nothing special, warm and plentyfull and an excellent choice of local beers, very relaxing as part of a walk.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Returned here for an overnight stay as we were walking in the stunning Langdales. Lovely picturesque pub on the village green. As good as ever. Great food, well above standard pub grub, very friendly helpful staff and dogs and muddy boots very welcome. Plenty of...More

Thank Sucumbria12
Reviewed 12 April 2015

One of my favourite pubs in the Lakes, great food and a fine selection of ales. Beautiful old pub in an excellent location, provides an ideal stop for a walk along the Cumbria Way from Skelwith Bridge.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Food here is much the same as when I left it a year ago - pretty standard pub fare. There was also clearly a bit of an effort to free up some tables, as food came out at alarming speed (clearly just reheated). Nothing particularly...More

Thank brucemoose
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Walked to Elterwater recently from Skelwith Bridge and as it was a lovely day sat outside with our dog in the sun and enjoyed a pint of local ale. Inside of pub brimming with character and would visit again.

Thank joneil
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Questions & Answers
7 October 2017|
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Response from mashjon | Reviewed this property |
They do allow dogs, but I think only in certain rooms. You would be best to contact them for details. I have only eaten there many times and they are dog friendly.
Kerry L
9 September 2017|
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Response from LakeDistrictHotelier | Property representative |
Hi Kerry, Im afraid not. We are doing drinks only from 11-3.30pm. Cheers Andy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Elterwater
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37210
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