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The Pig and Whistle

) #4 of 10 Restaurants in Cartmel ££ - £££ , British,
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
+44 15395 36482
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A bit more expensive than the Royal Oak Inn, which is located nearby in the heart of Cartmel village but the food and atmosphere is slightly better. Would not give it a 5 star, though as the food wasn't amazing. We both tried the venison...More

Thank YorkRoastJo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very disappointing experience. Friendly staff, nice drinks. The food however was awful. The risotto was dry and bland, the chicken was dry. Sausage and mash was on. I would only guess that no chef was on site and the staff were just reheating. Alternatively...More

Thank Ramboswolves
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in the beer garden as the weather was lovely. Delicious food - beef and Yorkshire pudding. Great portion and the Gin and Tonics were fantastic.

Thank reviewsarehonest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved coming for a drink. The place is very quaint. The beer garden with views of the prior just picturesque. Lovely people work here. It appeared odd the dog has access to the rear kitchen area, but I would return

1  Thank MRTraveller794
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went for dinner here last night. Sat outside in the beer garden with a lovely view and fantastic weather. We both had fillet steak which was really well priced and cooked brilliantly. Very tender and tasty. Pudding was lovely as well,...More

1  Thank aj_fawcett
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Lakeland Haven Park and fancied going out somewhere for Sunday lunch. We searched family-friendly hotels in the area and found the Pig and Whistle in Cartmel, phoned ahead and booked for 5 adults and 7 children. The barmaid was very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A weekend in Cartmel during the races saw us visiting The Pig and Whistle for dinner on two nights as it was so good. The pub and bistro area were both very relaxed and the staff made us feel very welcome. Our food on both...More

1  Thank Pauli17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very traditional multi-room pub with a beer garden which is a relaxing alternative to the more touristy outlets closer to the Priory. It is strong on choice from the family brewer Robinson's of Stockport and had a very wide range of bottled...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Lakeland Holiday Park and decided to try Cartmel for something to eat. The first pub we seen was the Pig and Whistle. When we went in we noticed a lack of space so the friendly young barman told us we...More

1  Thank Stanley R
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

From the friendly welcome to the amazing amount of cheese this was a lovely evening. Cozy setting, good food and attentive service . Would visit again

Thank Joanne H
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Jackie B
3 April 2017|
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Response from Houghj | Reviewed this property |
Yes we sawdogs in the bar, but non in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:30
Thursday
12:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36482
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional oak beamed pub with a real log fire! Situated in the lovely village of Cartmel, well known for its Priory, Sticky Toffee Pudding and Cartmel Races. The Pig offers an intimate dining experience in the small cosy bistro and a small bar where a range of cask and keg beers are on offer. To the rear the pub has a large beer garden and patio with views over the village and the Cumbrian fells. Kind regards Tim, Emma and the team, since September 2015.
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