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| Nr Ambleside, Great Langdale LA22 9JU, England
+44 15394 37356
12:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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443 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We called in for a coffee, having been walking along the valley, and loved the atmosphere and friendliness. Although we didn't eat, the food being served certainly looked appetising, and were very tempted! The most impressive aspect was the location. Looking out to the valley, to a South aspect, and sheltered by the hills, it was very pleasant sat outside... More 

Thank Richard T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A friend and I stayed at the bunk house behind Sticklebarn and decided to go for a drink and see what the pub had to offer in the way of food and wow we weren't dissapointed absolutely top class! My friend is veggie and he never compliments for food but did last night. I cannot say how much I enjoyed... More 

Thank Shaun W
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my mum. Two other tables who ordered after us got served first but I didnt mind as I know some food takes longer than others. Our stuff came twenty minutes later and my order was wrong, it happens its fine, got sent back, five minutes later lady comes and tells me I can have what I ordered... More 

Thank Madeline C
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As NT members my wife suggested we try this place again, after many years very happily eating at the New Dungeon Ghyll. What a disappointment. I had a baked potato, not exactly a culinary challenge, but it was tepid and frankly undercooked. The process of taking the order was inept, as the fellow simply forgot to put the order through... More 

Thank Mattie15
Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The public phone as been taken out for a disabled toilet (no contest was what the young lady behind the said) no problem with that but a phone can be put anywhere, I was offered the use of the barns phone but decided to go to the old dungeon gyll, I had a pint of bitter whilst I was there... More 

Thank jimbradley007
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a family group of 11 - Age 12 upwards. Delicious food and a good range of Ales. We had the Cumberland sausage with bubble and squeak mash - just what we needed after a day of walking in the drizzle. Warm with a small shop and clean toilets.

Thank ellaa900
Worcester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at this Inn, plenty of vegetarian choice. We chose the Nachos and they were delicious. The staff are very friendly and the Inn is cosy and warm in a beautiful location.

Thank Marilla C
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

A National Trust pub you say!? Well I never. Actually they've done a very good job on the barn, its a great place to unwind after a day of walking the fells. Beer selection good, lots of games, log fire and dog friendly to boot! Only downside is the basic food menu which is overpriced and rather bland. Cant have... More 

Thank jaydownes
Preston, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

As The Sticklebarn is now owned by The National Trust, I expected a good well run bar, albeit expensive due to the location and the profit driven nature of the NT. But I thought I'd drop in for a quick pint after a walk on the summits last week. What I was very disappointed with as I descended the path... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Popped in on lovely autumn evening. Great to see kids having a great time in pub. Service was excellent and great atmosphere. Excellent ale

Thank 192Rob

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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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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?