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Wilson Arms

££ - £££, British,
A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
+44 15394 41237
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (28 reviews)
“burger” (30 reviews)
“pudding” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
A593, Torver LA21 8BB, England
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1 - 10 of 546 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across Wilson Arms having walked for nearly an hour from our sight seeing spot and desperately needed to get some money out for the bus service back to Conniston; while the lovely lady running the Arms couldn't help us with getting money out...More

Thank Evangeline J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After long drive with my friend we were looking for something warm and quick to eat. The pub looked very nice from outside and inside was quite traditional. For some reason I have felt little bit out of place there as it seemed little bit...More

Thank lacylolly
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Popped in by chance over Christmas for lunch and were not disappointed. Fish and Chips was fantastic - HUGE potion so light portion was plenty. Very fresh fish with fantastic batter. Others in my party had Gammon and Pulled Pork both looked fantastic and apparently...More

Thank flossythesheep
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This was our visit to The Wilson Arms and decided that we ought to pay a long overdue visit having previously been seduced by other local pubs and restaurants. The pub was welcoming and warm with decent ales but sadly the food, on this occasion,...More

1  Thank GarryBoote
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now while staying in the area. The food has always been excellent, presented very well. Huge portions so watch out if you order Fish & Chips. Never had fish taste so fresh. The staff are very friendly &...More

Thank 2,764
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We hadn't booked a table, but went early for dinner, although they were busy, they managed to fit us in. The food was beautiful, the staff friendly and helpful. The pub had a welcoming open fire, and the restaurant where we ate was lovely, when...More

Thank JaMM67
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here in Sunday after a beautiful walk up Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man. I had a lovely meal of Scampi and Chips and my husband thoroughly enjoyed his Cumberland sausage and mash. I have to say as good as the food was...More

Thank KW1973
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stopped for evening meal twice in our weeks stay. Very friendly staff, great food. The fish platter starter was great to share, with loads of fishie bits and very tasty. Main courses were lamb shanks which was great and I had the game pie on...More

Thank The_Dizzys
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We came across Wilson’s mid walk during storm Brian - drenched and muddy. The host could not have been more welcoming. We were encouraged to make ourselves comfortable. The lunch menu was tempting and the food was delicious. Great atmosphere and friendly folk! Thank you.

Thank Marguerite C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

After a really wet day(flooding everywhere) we managed to get out for a bite to eat and went to Wilsons Arms. It was empty (probably due to the flooding). We had a really nice meal that was reasonably priced. The service was good and the...More

Thank Andy L
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10 July 2017|
Response from FranMayvers | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we do accept dogs at a charge of £15/night. Room prices start at £100 per night, bed and breakfast, when booked directly with us. Please feel free to contact us on 015394 41237 to reserve a room. we look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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