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The General Burgoyne

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
+44 1229 586394
12:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thanks for a great evening on 8th December. Food excellent and friendly staff ,good service not rushed - allowed us time to chat and enjoy our meal. Will definitely return.

Thank flowers0910
Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well what can i say? The General Burgoyne for Chistmas Lunch today was absolutely amazing , could not fault it at all and the gentleman that served us was lovely. We will certainly being coming for lunch again early next year x

Thank Carol C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic night Booked a table of 4 with friends .Perfect place to spend an evening open fires a real country pub feel. The service was first class not over the top.the food was presented very well an was excellent ,as a chef myself I can appreciate the effort and skill required to produce such high quality menu at the right... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pompei, Campania, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited the General Burgoyne tonight. Lovely meal, staff very friendly and helpful. Nice surroundings. Would definitely go back.

Thank Julie C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Heard lots of good things about this place, rang to check if they had a table which they did. When we arrived the place was very quite, it was mid week however. We ordered and after a 45 min wait our mains arrive, great, but we ordered starters??? By this point we were so hungry we decided to leave the... More 

Thank Rob P
Brian H, Owner at The General Burgoyne, responded to this review

Hi Rob, I am very sorry that you have not had a good experience at The General Burgoyne. Could you please contact me directly at office@thegeneralburgoyne.co.uk and let me know when you came and what meals your party had so I can look into this for you. If someone has not had a pleasant experience then I want to ensure... More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great food and very friendly staff and locals. Didn't want to leave! Good walking distance from our cottage on the tarn

Thank Sue51_12
Brian H, Manager at The General Burgoyne, responded to this review

Hi Sue and Leslie, Thank you very much for your lovely review of The General Burgoyne. We thoroughly enjoyed having you visit and do hope that you will come back and see us again next time you are in the area. Regards, James More 

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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We ate here on a Friday evening, good old cosy pub but with a nice eating annex. Food was reasonably priced and well cooked very nice would definitely recommend and return.

Thank tonlyone
Brian H, Manager at The General Burgoyne, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for your lovely review of The General Burgoyne, we do hope that you will come back and see us again. Regards, James More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Eaten here many times now, lunch time and in the evening and have never been disappointed. A varied menu including a specials board. Food is always lovely especially the chips. Pricing is very fair, good value for money. Always a lovely atmosphere with happy and helpful staff. Would recommend to any one.

1 Thank Tracey T
Brian H, Manager at The General Burgoyne, responded to this review

Hi Tracy, Thank you for your review of The General Burgoyne, we are glad that you enjoy coming to see us and dining with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, James More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Seven of us booked a table for a family birthday dinner whilst on holiday in Great Urswick (attractive village). The menu has a reasonable choice, i.e. fewer items than the nearby Stagger Inn's extensive list, but more than adequate for most pallets. This was a mid-week evening and we anticipated one or two items might not be on the menu... More 

Thank Steve L
Penrith, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Ate here twice on successive nights. Service variable from attentive and friendly to could care less. Looked good when we pulled in, with its delightful dark traditional bars, but the restaurant is modern looks the car park and is a little soulless. Value for money was poor and quality of food was very average. May have been awarded high recognition... More 

Thank JohnatPales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 586394
We are an old style Country Pub based in the village of Urswick, nearby to Ulverston, Dalton and Barrow. We offer a friendly atmosphere with a fully stocked bar. For those wanting to dine we offer a pub classics menu with an edge, some items include Burgers, Steaks, Lamb Shoulder, Belly Pork, Macaroni Cheese and Homemade Pies. We are dog friendly in the bar area and welcome families into the establishment.

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