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| Nr Ambleside, Great Langdale LA22 9JU, England
+44 15394 37356
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 00:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place for a drink after a hard days walk, great views, good range of drinks. Not a great range of food, but all tasty, has a lovely fire pit to keep you warm during the cold evening.

Thank uksimon1979
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Recently made a number of visits to this pub, whilst staying in accommodation just next door. Firstly the views/surroundings are spectacular, sitting in the heart of great Langdale. The service and cleanliness of the pub was very good. However the big downfall is its prices. It is a national trust establishment and it is the lakes but this isn't any... More 

Thank Dean B
Carshalton Beeches
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200 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well located National Trust pub. Very welcoming to all with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We had a much needed cup of tea in the afternoon but would certainly return to eat another time after seeing what other people were having

Thank Sylvia63
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two pint enamelled mugs of tea, a Diet Coke and a huge slice of Victoria sponge cake for about eight quid. Pleasant chap behind the bar who enquired of our day and was interested in the response. Sat outside and admired the view having scrambled up Mill Ghyll and Tarn Crag to Stickle Tarn for lunch. Three hours up and... More 

Thank ps_pause
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a cracking pub to wonder into after a steep walk up the waterfall and mountain.. Lovely place to recuperate and regain some energy (and a pint!) Dog and Family friendly, staff couldn't be more cheerful and a good selection of ales. Did not eat here this afternoon - but the food surrounding us looked lovely and we were later... More 

Thank Francesca L
St Albans, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely location at the start (and end) of the stickle tarn trail. Ghyll scrambling activities taking place which look good fun for teenagers. Bar friendly, dogs and children welcomed. Games available. Bit pricey but lovely nonetheless. Superb langdale views. Walk up to tarn managed (just) by our five yr old but wouldn't want to take a younger child up there.

Thank Jenny M
Staines, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Popped in here just after a morning walk up the rather large mountain behind it. The food and coffee were superb, we had a cheese and red onion chutney sandwich with local cheddar, incredible. We finished with home made cream tea, 10/10. It was a bit pricey but worth every penny.

Thank Charleybear1510
Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub has amazing views, great food and drink, child and dog friendly staff. I have always received a warm welcome here and have never been disappointed with my visit!

Thank sberta77
Newbury, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Situated most wonderfully in the Langdale Valley and owned by the National Trust, Sticklebarn is a splendid family pub selling beer, tea, cake, flapjack, alcohol and many other refreshments. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is a lovely environment inside and out. The staff were very kind and helpful and the cream teas were absolutely fabulous. In a... More 

Thank wrightjw1
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 3 times over the Easter weekend and found all the staff very friendly and helpful. Lovely environment inside and out. They have kids films playing upstairs, ideal for rainy days. The food was great too, we all loved the sweet potato fries!! 👍🏻

Thank Lindvale

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Local cuisine, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?