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Wilson Arms

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A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
+44 15394 41237
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here before so decided to revisit but this time just for evening meal. It has been redecorated and looked very nice. It was very busy so glad we had booked ahead. We had a lovely meal and would recommend it.

Thank anniebrown2015
Durham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read a lot about the Wilsons Arms, shame my experience didn't quite match. We were staying nearby in a holiday rental so popped in for an evening meal. Lady at the bar was too busy talking to her friends and showing them pictures on her phone than serve me, I was stood there for 5 minutes or so before she... More 

Thank David H
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Booked to stay one night. It's a pleasant enough pub approx 2.5 miles from Coniston. It's clean and warm. The rooms are well decorated and come with all the normal extras. The food was good if you ordered what you liked. I experimented and found it quite bland. Breakfast is very basic unless you upgrade to the cooked breakfast menu.... More 

Thank iannvicky
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

On our way to a cottage in Coniston and got a bit peckish. We had a lovely roast beef sandwich and a great pot of tea. It was a lovely day and we took the dog for a walk in the fields at the back.

Thank AJBwf4
Comrie, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We choose this pub as we were recommended it by my brother as it was dog friendly and good food. We had sunday lunch and we were sat happily eating and talking and in the pub there were several other dogs all behaving themselves, all on leads. We had finished our meal and just enjoying coffees, we had been there... More 

6 Thank karen g
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the deli attached to the pub and then came back for drinks and then made a third visit for food in the evening The restaurant was fully booked but you can eat off the main menu in the bar so that's what we did We both had a nice main course (he had the game pie and... More 

Thank essexgirlSurrey
Norwich, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Although the service was slow, the food, when it arrived, was quite good. There was a good choice on the menu., at reasonable prices. There is clearly a need for some staff training as the waitress who served us clearly did not know her role, or even how to process a credit card payment correctly. The overall dining area was... More 

Thank Roland T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited this pub for a quick lunch. Nice ambience and very comfortable. Excellent service from friendly staff. We ordered a sandwich from their varied menu. Very fresh bread with massive fillings of local ham (I believe they have their own pigs) and local cheese. Very generous helpings served with a lovely potato salad. Illy coffee which is always a... More 

Thank Maureen W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, great friendly service, great selections of beers, spirits and even a great range of Tonic waters. Incredible you just wouldn't have expected all this from the outside. Picked up a card for the B&B and they do other accommodation rentals too, including hot tubs. So WILL be back. As I said, a little gem.

Thank Martyn M
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We (two couples) had dinner here twice during a short break staying in Torver and both times the food was very good. The service could be a hit and miss but considering how busy it gets at peak times you have to forgive them and just go with the flow. The specials were very good as were the options off... More 

Thank Glyndwr99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$33
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Torver
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41237

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?