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White Horse Inn

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Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
+44 17687 79883
12:00 - 09:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 09:00
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends a while ago had a great meal. Revisited starter was good couldn't go wrong cananbrea beer batted haddock well haddock I love but all I got was a very flat bit of fish greasy with skin on more not good served which extra dry chips all four of us left most of the main not questioned... More 

Thank Kathrineg123
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called on the way to Keswick for lunch with friends had a lovely lunch very good food and and friendly staff the only problem I found was the parking

Thank stokee2016
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were completing the C2C and stopped at the adjacent bunkhouse overnight. We ate in the bar. The bar was warm and welcoming with a real fire adding to the ambiance. We all had main meals (2curries and 1 burger). The burger was the better choice - tasty and moist.) Service was good and the price was not extortionate -... More 

Thank Billie65
York, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

-very pleasant Lakes pub -excellent food & ales -friendly staff -modern bunk houses behind the property with good facilities -parking suitable for motorcycles -the pub is an ideal base for the start of several treks to Blencathra & surroundings -highly recommended

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

As a group of hikers from down south we have used the facilities for the past three years and aim to book asap for next year. The staff really have pulled out all the stops to make the place as welcoming as possible. The pub itself is cosy and serves up some excellent cuisine and the beer/ales on tap are... More 

Thank eddieleeds1972
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here food was excellant and you got plenty with reasonable prices and plenty to choose from. Your better off booking as they are very popular

Thank Sarah B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Good friendly atmosphere, food good drink good .and value for money .good staff as well .spot on place to visit , we visited on a wet day and was welcomed in with the warm real fire .

Thank paul g
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly pub with a mix of locals and visitors good local food. Would love it if this could be my local pub

Thank James L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were in Walla Crag this weekend and popped in here for a post hike pint and Sunday dinner. It was a little pricey, however, the Sunday dinner was AMAZING. The best roast beef I have ever had. Totally worth the extra cost. Lovely staff too.

Thank Katey_Hart
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited for lunch en route to Bassenthwaite. We both had baked potatoes with salad which were very good. Cosy pub which we would have no hesitation of visiting again.

Thank MFife

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Scales, Keswick CA12 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Scales
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 79883
The White Horse Inn and Bunkhouse is a cosy Inn located at the foot of Blencathra a few miles outside Keswick near Threlkeld. Real fires, fantastic local ale, British pub food and a warm welcome. We are also dog friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?