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The Pig and Whistle

££ - £££, British,
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
+44 15395 36482
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Aynsome Road, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PR, England
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I visited Cartmel for a romantic weekend get away. First stop was the Pig & Whistle where our 2 dogs were made very welcome. Great beer garden with stunning views, the staff were so friendly and made us feel so welcome. Beautiful quaint...More

Thank Marie B
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Marie B We are very happy to read that you and your two dogs enjoyed their visit to The Pig & Whistle recently! And great to also read that during your romantic weekend away you visited us not once but three times! High praise...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We went to the Pig and Whistle as we had family visiting and had heard good things about the place, well it was all true! The food was delicious and the service we received was excellent. Attentive, friendly staff and the dining area was really...More

Thank Sarah L
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Good Afternoon Sarah L. We'd like to thank you for taking the time to leave us a trip advisor review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to us so much and look forward to seeing you again at The Pig & Whistle soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went as a couple without making a prior meal booking on a Thursday evening. Staff at the Pig & Whistle couldn't have been more hospitable and engaging and we were quickly shown to our table and waited on - by Chuck, who was clearly...More

1  Thank Russell T
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Russell T. Thanks very much for taking the time to write us a lovely review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit to us so much and enjoyed the Steaks and Guinness!! I will pass on your kind words to Chuck which I am sure...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Pig and Whistle is a great Pub and Bistro , the food in the Bistro is amazing and good value for money and the Bar is small but has a great atmosphere with log fire , Sky sports TV and very friendly locals and...More

Thank Scotsman1018
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Scotsman1018. Thanks so much for your great review of our Pub & Bistro. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to us and for taking the time to let us know. The bar is indeed small, but we get a lot of compliments...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We walked in one evening after spending the day in the lovely village of cartmel. It was full of local people who were really friendly and made to feel very welcome. It’s dog friendly too.

Thank shelly6969
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hi Shelly6969, thanks so much for your little review this week. Very glad to read you enjoyed your visit to Cartmel and our pub also. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Beccy

Reviewed 16 October 2017

From the moment my wife and I walked into the Pig and Whistle yesterday for lunch my wife & I were made to feel welcome. The bar/serving staff were absolutely charming and we felt at home straight away. We were 15 minutes early so sat...More

Thank Gabrielgbr
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Gabrielgbr Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are thrilled you had such a good experience when joining us for Sunday lunch recently. When we have the time all our staff enjoy getting to know our visitors, so Im very pleased to...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Wish we discovered the pub sooner. Fantastic atmosphere, genuine and warm welcome by the owners and locals. We could have stayed all night and was very tempted by the food but we had to go to pack for our last night. Determined to go back!...More

Thank Cazza H
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Cazza H, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! You must come back to see us again soon! Regards, Beccy

Reviewed 13 October 2017

My children, now in their forties, took my husband and I to Cartmel for five days to Celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary. They booked for seven of us to have a Celebration meal at the Pig and Whistle on the Wednesday evening. They chose this...More

Thank Lynda W
Tim S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Lynda, I am so sorry to read that you were disappointed with your visit to us this month with your children for your Golden Wedding Anniversary. I have looked at our bookings for this time and can see a reservation for 7 on Wednesday...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

we had a great weekend in cartmel, & ate out twice in the pig and whistle the pub is ideal situated on the outskirts of the lovely town of cartmel, the service and food is excellent the staff cannot do enough. I will be visiting...More

Thank norman h
Tim S, Owner at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review Norm & Neil, we really appreciate it and great to read you came not once but twice for food! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Pig & Whistle on your next visit to Cartmel. Tim &...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I dined here with my partner last week. We booked at very late notice and were kindly accommodated in a small room at the front which was homely. We didn't have starters as we had been dining out a lot during the week. For mains...More

Thank 2015Lil
Tim S, Front of House at The Pig and Whistle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello 2015Lil, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your feedback which we always appreciate from our valued customers. Im sorry to read that your steak was overcooked for medium and as you have already been and left we...More

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Jackie B
3 April 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Property representative |
Dear Trip Advisor viewer. We are delighted to welcome dogs to The Pig & Whistle. Visitors can sit in our snug area, main bar or beer garden with their dogs whilst dining or drinking with us. We do not allow dogs in our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 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
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Description
For Christmas opening hours please refer to our website or our facebook page. Thank you!!!

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. Opening hours detailed here on Trip Advisor are food service hours. Our pub hours are 16.00 - 23.00 Monday to Thursday with lunchtime opening hours Friday - Sunday 12.00 - 23.00.
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