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The world famous Ritson's Bar and Residents' Bar provide a warm welcome for thirsty, hungry and walk-weary guests, 365 days of the year! Ritson's Bar is named after the first landlord, Will Ritson - huntsman, wrestler, farmer, fellsman, guide, raconteur, and the first "World's Biggest Liar". Today the bar is where everyone congregates after a day on the fells, to talk and enjoy the good wholesome bar meals and real ales. In winter most keep warm beside the log burning stove, the garden and beckside tables gaining in popularity as the summer approaches. The Dining Room provides for the heartiest appetite but in a style that has won many awards, and with particular acclamation for breakfast. Service…
US$19 - US$39
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
All reviews stew fish and chips crisps lamb pudding jacket potato scafell pike the pub hungry walkers lake district long hike large portions three courses beer garden coffee and cake couldn't do enough varied menu
I didn't actually eat at the pub but I did have a drink there, friendly staff with good local knowledge. Good selection of ales and ciders, This is not a posh pub due to the fact it is walker friendly and I believe dog friendly...More
I reallt enjoyed my starters,was delicious.My partner had a lamb for main and he was also very pleased with the choice.
The location of this unique place is in the middle of nowhere, surrounded gigantic mountains.
Recommend to visit!
Tomato broth with garden vegetables sounded just the job, however we left feeling we had just consumed the garbage from the kitchen. Tasteless concoction of left-overs including tinned veg and small pickled onions - it was disgusting. It was crowded and busy but no excuses...More
Date of visit: October 2018
1 Thank Jackie W
Will_Ritson, Owner at Restaurant at Wasdale Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018
I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed by the soup.
Your description bear no relation to what is actually served - I can categorically deny that any tinned vegetables are used at the Inn, the vegetable soup is freshly made on the premises using...More
Ritson's Bar is a welcome and good value treat from cooking at any of the nearby campsites and a great way to refuel after a day in the hills. I found the prices of the bar menu very good value, lets be honest with such...More
We came to this pub after climbing Scarfell Pike- my partner had come here before and had said the food was great so we were looking forward to it. We ordered the 14 hour beef brisket stew with crusty bread, and the Glamorgan sausages and...More
Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rozzie T
Will_Ritson, Owner at Restaurant at Wasdale Head Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018
Thanks for your review, and I'm sorry the food didn't meet your expectations. Unfortunately both our chefs were off sick last week, one with a broken arm, so I'm confident that your experience was a one-off (this being only the second negative review of the...More
We have had both lunch and dinner here in a week.
This is a very busy pub feeding hungry walkers. Therefore the menu reflects the customers needs and desires. There is a variety of some excellent beers on tap and pump with very smiley staff...More
Response from Will_Ritson | Property representative |
Sorry for the slow reply. We run a dog friendly hotel, with dogs welcomed in a number of the bedrooms and apartments as well as in the bar, however at the request of many customers we do not normally allow dogs in the... More
Sorry for the slow reply. We run a dog friendly hotel, with dogs welcomed in a number of the bedrooms and apartments as well as in the bar, however at the request of many customers we do not normally allow dogs in the residents dining room
Response from Will_Ritson | Property representative |
Ritson's Force is about 800 metres from the back of the Inn. To reach the force go through the back of the beer garden then cross a stone bridge, continue to follow the track up the field and proceed through a gap in the... More
Ritson's Force is about 800 metres from the back of the Inn. To reach the force go through the back of the beer garden then cross a stone bridge, continue to follow the track up the field and proceed through a gap in the stone wall up to a group of trees up the hill. On reaching the trees there is a wooden gate which leads down to Ritsons Force waterfall. Further details and a picture can be found on the website english-lakes
Response from TheProf_London | Property representative |
We offer a campers cafe in the conservatory at the back of the inn from 8am until 10am on Saturdays & Sundays. On other days, if we have space in the dining room, you're welcome to book in for breakfast, please check with... More
We offer a campers cafe in the conservatory at the back of the inn from 8am until 10am on Saturdays & Sundays. On other days, if we have space in the dining room, you're welcome to book in for breakfast, please check with reception the day before. If we don't have space (we have limited space in our dining room & we have to prioritise bed & breakfast guests), then I'm sure we can arrange some take out sandwiches & tea/coffee if you come into reception between 7:30 - 9:00am. We look forward to seeing you.