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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a family birthday meal for six today and as usual the food was great and the bar and serving staff couldn't do enough for us, we enjoyed it so much we decided not to go into town so stayed and watched the football...on the huge screen a brilliant day out i couldn't recommend this pub more.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So glad I found this place, was staying nearby on a work trip and was desperate for a decent meal. Found this place on Tripadvisor and I’ve just finished my second meal here in 2 days! Customer service is fantastic, decor is lovely and the...food is honestly perfect! I can’t wait to come back next week!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 May 2024

Recently went for Sunday lunch the atmosphere and service was very good and starter was very nice however when the main arrived on one of our main courses a black beetle had crawled out from under the veg which was disgusting, we immediately showed staff...who apologised and changed the meal immediately, however this was off putting as throughout meal We were constantly looking for more beetles. On mentioning it to staff on paying no offer was made and only apologies were given. It was off putting and knocked our confidence in the hygiene of the venue.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 May 2024

We came here for a family get together. We had a comfortable table and service was prompt and excellent. The food was good, the menu wide enough to suit all tastes. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 24 April 2024 via mobile

Absolutely Brilliant! Booked a table for 12 friends to celebrate a birthday! Person on the phone was really polite and helpful! Asked for a £10deposit pp and a Pre Order sheet & emailed a copy of the menu too! Turned up on the night and...the service was 10/10 All food was amazing and nothing was to much trouble. Staff were around if you needed them but didn’t hover. Already planning the next meal as it was that good! Staff should be proud of the service they provide!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 April 2024

Another great night at the Old farmhouse football on the big screen, great atmosphere and brilliant beers. We didn't eat as it was a last minute decision but have before and the food and service were excellent.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

Met up with friends to remember a beutiful lady who had passed away, and would of been her birthday, with memories and laughter to celebrate her life. The food we pre -ordered was delicious, as always, never been let down from here and look forward...to going again soon.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 February 2024 via mobile

Went along to The Old Farmhouse for Sunday lunch today. It was excellent! I had cream of vegetable soup, which was beautifully seasoned, and served with a warm baguette, followed by slow roasted brisket, mashed and roast potatoes, fresh veggies, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Hubby...had salt and pepper belly pork bites to start, and an amazing plateful of gammon, Cumberland sausage, mushrooms, tomato,chips and 2 perfectly fried eggs Neither of us could manage a dessert as the portions were very generous. It was busy, but this didn't spoil the efficient and friendly service. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 February 2024

We went to the Old Farmhouse for Sunday lunch at 4pm today with our kids and there Grandma. We haven't eaten there for years, since before lockdown. We used to take the kids there regularly when they were growing up but this as tailed off....We had 4 dinners from the main menu (fish and chips - nice/seabass and noodles - which was really tasty & haloumi and cajun fries - also tasty though the cajun fries could have done with the spices being cooked in more). Wine - nice, coffee - nice, deserts - lovely. The issue was with the roast chicken dinner - which was so poor that, for the very 1st time in my life, I had to send back. The Yorkshire pud was overcooked and grainy, the chicken was dry and the roast pots were reheated and rubbery. The gravy, mash and veg were ok but not enough to save the meal. It was busy so the standard lunch service might have suffered. This I could understand - but there is no real excuse for the lack of understanding from the 'we've served lots of dinners before and not had any issues' staff. Which, instead of noting that there was an issue with the quality of that one plate - left a bad taste in all of our mouths. The pub is only less than 5 mins from us and holds many memories of our children growing up and eating in their highchairs but, unfortunately, we won't be eating there again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

Took our family for a Xmas get together 20 of us we pre ordered 2 weeks before but some had ordered off old menu and manager said had tried to get in touch with me with out success I have a answer machine but no...message from her So on the night we had to reorder Waited 1 hr 20 mins before starters came out The duck was tuff could hardly eat it when mentioning this AMY MANAGER SAID IL tell the chef mine came out 2 big chunks not sliced One meal was cold had to be sent back She told me it was sliced I can assure you it wasn’t I have been to see manager today who i might add is very obnoxious and needs a few lessons in customer care her attitude stinks right from when I booked in oct She stated she asked was everything ok and the party said ok as they didn’t want to upset us after taking them all out We booked room for twenty in oct but she said if a party of more than twenty booked after us we had booked we would be moved out of the private room to accommodate them If we hadn’t paid a deposit of £400 we would have walked out I could go on and on about her attitude she shouldn’t be in the job we spent over £800 that night and her reply was what do you expect there was 20 of you Needless to say we won’t be going again she spoke to me if I was a bit of a kid not a 75 year old The only thing good was the table was set out like a horse shoe so everyone could speak to each other Didn’t even offer me a glass of water today while I was waiting for her to speak to Or a small discount for the long wait and mix up with pre orders I must add we went in oct 16 of us and couldn’t fault it Never again setting foot in there she’s to miserableMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

Arrived a very large party of 20 for a Xmas family meal. NEVER AGAIN!! Told as we arrived that the menu we ordered from had changed and that neatly everything we pre ordered had changed. The rude manager with an attitude said she tried 3...times to contact us about this yet no message was left AND the original menu is still up on their website. Starters eventually came 45 mins later which were spicy but reasonably ok. Mains came 3 had duck with was very tough and not really edible and I had steak pot with half rice and chips which was nice but only got 4 chips. Veg was served for those who chose it , which was quite unusual to be served mainly sprouts and nothing else. Desserts were the best part of the meal. Service from the rest of the staff was good. Told staff at end of night dick was tough. (Even spoke to someone from another party who agreed) wouldn’t advise anyone to arrange a large party to dine here as you might get a different menu to start and rude manager to attend to you.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023

Great food, great selection of beers, great service from the staff, i would not hesitate to recommend the Old Farmhouse Ulverston.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023

Excellent food , Brilliant friendly service, good value for money, excellent choice of beers and wines , would definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023

Staff were good. My wife enjoyed the meatballs. However I ordered the buttermilk chicken burger and it was awful. Chips are not good. Warm at best. Coating on the chicken was burnt. It was soggy so couldn’t pick it up. No side salad or anything....We ordered a side of onion rings and ate about 3 of them between us. They were overdone and tasted of feet. It was the worst meal I have eaten in a long time. Did not mention any of this to staff as no one came to ask us how everything was. It’s a shame because it is in a good area. We won’t be going back.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 10 September 2023

Came here for mine and my friends meal for our birthdays herd the bar manager and staff talking about us at the bar saying we need to hurry up our food even though they made us wait 30 minutes to place our order. Wont be...coming again worst experience in a restaurant Iv ever had do not recommend!!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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The Old Farmhouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4