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“Good pub in beautiful location”
Review of Swinside Inn

Swinside Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: We are a dog friendly, family run pub, in a fantastic setting, serving traditional pub food for hungry walkers.
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good pub in beautiful location”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This pub sold great food and if the weather is nice you can sit outside which is a real bonus as you can see the whole valley with Causey Pike in the distance. Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
Thank Bobbinboy555
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  • English first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

went for a meal there it was outstanding meal value for money. the staff where very friendly.
they had guest ales to suit anybody tastes. its an open spacious place a good pool table.
its well worth a visit.

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2 Thank stephen r
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Back to its best”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We visit the Swinside every year as part of our annual 'boys trip' away. It's in a fantastic setting, absolutely stunning views from the beer garden, definitely worth the walk out, which we do every year. A trip to the Swinside is always on our agenda.
However, we have had a few hit and miss meals here over the past few years and really swithered over going back. We decided to give it one more chance this year, mainly because. We love the setting so much: we were glad we did. It seems the place is under new management and whatever they are doing now, keep it up!
A fantastic meal, wide and varied menu (the game pie being a major hit with our group) and a friendly hardworking waitress who couldn't have done enough for us. The place was really busy but all customers were made welcome and felt like they were valued.
The Swinside ticks all the boxes: great location, lovely old building, great food, good selection of beers, fantastic staff. We are not an easy group to fit in, being 12 hungry, hard drinking, hill walking Scotsmen, but we will definitely be back again...providing you'll have us back! Please???

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Callum C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic steak!!”
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from the swinside inn after a lovely meal. We are staying in a cottage up the road in grange and was told that we could get a good meal here. My husband had the chicken which was quite a large portion but had been walking all day so needed his food! I ordered the steak and requested for it to be cooked medium / rare now usually it will come out medium to well done at best and I'm particularly fussy with steak but I have to say it was perfect, tasted really good and had been seasoned well. Will definitely go back again on one of our many trips to the Lake District

3 Thank Eviebr1
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good quality country food”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Menu had the usual stuff, e.g steak, lasagne etc. there were also some more unusual things like goats cheese bruschetta and French onion soup. We had a lovely meal there. Good quality ingredients, well cooked. The pub had a lovely atmosphere and was busy on the Friday evening when we were there. Would definitely recommend it and can't wait to go there again!

Visited April 2014
1 Thank Christine2011
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