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££ - £££, British,
| Nr Ambleside, Great Langdale LA22 9JU, England
+44 15394 37356
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“herdwick lamb” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
| Nr Ambleside, Great Langdale LA22 9JU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Pleasant, comfortable, good service but at least half the menu was unavailable even at 1330hr. There were so many items with spices that 2 of our party had great difficulty finding anything they could eat. A NT restaurant should be better than this; certainly to...More

Thank whinaem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cracking little pub 10 minutes walk from the great langdale campsite. Really cosy walkers inn with great food, free WiFi and a good selection of ales. Would definitely recommend if in the langdale area!

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the past 2 years the Sticklebarn has undergone a complete makeover, lovely interior, soft sofas by a woodburner, great food and selection of cask beers. The most notable aspect is the quality of staff, professional, welcoming, and nothing is too much trouble. Investment has...More

2  Thank Morgan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't visited this place for a few years and to my surprise it's now owned by the National Trust. NT has its place but this bar used to be a great classic walkers bar with down to earth pub food, regular live music and TV...More

Thank chrisnfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in onr eveing for some food. Had a great vegetarian meal and some real ale. All very good with friendly helpful service.

1  Thank Clingy56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run by the National Trust on the Cumbrian Way, this had a big cosy fire and did some lovely traditional pub food. Staff were very friendly and didn't mind us drying our kit by the fire. Better atmosphere than the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. Free...More

Thank Mark_BSurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to sit outside for a bite & drink after a good walk Bar is fully stocked also offering local beers Menu is a tad basic as are all pubs in this area but food is tasty Very clean with good scenic views Very...More

Thank Trant55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a National Trust pub in the heart of Great Langdale. A pint has never tasted so good after walking over those Fells. But genuinely the beer was good. The location is lovely. We didnt eat but the food served to other looked lovely

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a National Trust venue and the only pub in their portfolio. So I expected high quality attention to detail and a good vibe inside. It was all slightly underwhelming. We were camping on the NT site five minutes away so this was a...More

Thank beefarmhouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is what it is - a typical walkers retreat but a nice place to take a break in lovely surroundings. It's expensive for what it is, but so is every other eatery in the Lakes. Nice outdoor seating area - on a sunny day.

Thank walkerrev127
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Laura H
28 August 2017|
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Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Damian L
24 September 2016|
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Response from margaret h | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does have free wi fi no phone signal but pay phone in foyer.hope this helps
Kate S
22 October 2015|
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Response from steveo36 | Reviewed this property |
Hi,yeah they allow dogs,lovely views
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nr Ambleside, Great Langdale LA22 9JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Great Langdale
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37356
  • E-mail
Sticklebarn is a renovated barn run by the National Trust. The menu includes a range of sandwiches, stews & sharing platters as well as cakes. The property is licenced and serves a range of drinks and local ales. local ales. There's lots going on including outdoor courses, adventure films on the upstairs screen, live summer music and pre-walk yoga sessions. Opening times do change throughout the year and we suggest you check the National Trust website for the most up to date information.
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