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Wainwrights Inn

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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| The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale LA22 9JD, England
+44 15394 38088
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I confess that we eat at Wainwrights because it is good food at a fair price and a stones throw from Langdale (where we normally stay). There are plenty of reviews for the food but leave room for the sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce and ice cream. You will not it regret it.

Thank Mrs_S_Hudson
Worcester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been eating here now for almost 30 years & during this time, apart from when they had a fire nothing much has changed. The pub is starting to look tired & really needs some attention. The food is ok, but I feel that the new Stove restaurant will create some competition. The staff here are great & really... More 

Thank 45beanie
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited this cosy pub a number times. The food is fabulous especially the lamb. Fantastic range of beer and ales. Perfect after a long days walking.

Thank Sarah D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took family for a pub lunch. The food was unimaginative,overpriced ,mediocrity. Suppose thats what happens when you have restricted competition.

Thank 162phil
Leicester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we last ate here the service and food has declined. My wife had the steak and ale pie, I had the fish and chips. Although the presentation was good, and the quantities were very generous, the food was nothing special. The steak in the pie was poor quality and tasted as if it had been cooked forever presumably to... More 

Thank pinsharp
Wakefiled, UK
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can get a bit over crowded when coach trips arrive that are staying at the Langdale Hotel and have all the tables reserved, dog friendly which is nice but some people seemed to grumble especially when eating, bar staff were very friendly and welcoming. Great selection of local beers.

Thank lasvegas2002
Chorley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the wainwright as a party of 5 on Bonfire night. We arrived fairly early and We had to wait quite a while for a table, which was not a problem apart from the lack of a waiting/queuing system for tables ,which on several occasions caused frictions between customers scrambling for tables. It would have been easier and probably... More 

Thank CED_11
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is a part of the Langdale estate; it seems to be aimed at serious walkers, so it caters to people wanting large portions of filling food. I had cheese and onion pie, chips and peas & Colonel Waffle had the Sunday lunch, which was beef, cooked &carved exactly how he likes it! The vegetables and roast potatoes were... More 

Thank mrswaffle
Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place over the school holidays, on the first impression the food and place looks cosy and warm, first night we had ordered food, on arrival of the food there was a large piece of burnt Clingfilm in the fish, luckily I had taken a bite before I was to give this to my daughter, although they offered... More 

Thank Rockjam123
Garstang, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last visit was very nice, so why would i not return? Well unfortunatly this was a mistake as the service - when i went to the bar the chef and a waitress totally ignored me and after waiting a while the barman came back after serving food and was quite abrupt i ordered a drink and some food (suet pudding)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale LA22 9JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Great Langdale
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 38088
Traditional English country pub set in the heart of the stunning Langdale Valley. Open fires, flag stone floors, hearty home cooked food in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.Great choice of well kept real ales always available.

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