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The Britannia Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Saturday 26 November we did the Elterwater 'challenging' walk as recommended in the dog friendly pub walking guide. It took us about 4 hours and we were ready to eat and drink when we got to the pub at around 2pm. On entering the pub we found a table in the dining area. As we settled in a waitress...

Thank Brian S
Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great atmosphere and friendly staff and clientele. The food is traditional pub grub and all the better for that. Lovely Lamb Henry and Steak and Ale pie. Great local beers. Recommended at lunch and in the evening.

Thank WilsonEwelme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely quiet night and the Inn was lovely. The room was clean and quiet and also had a great shower! Great food perfect for post walking, we ate in the bar which had a great atmosphere. The whole experience was fuss free and very down to earth! We would definantly visit again.

Thank spanem
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

After a longish walk what do you need most other than an open fire, a neggle boggle ale and a steak or chicken pie? This place was excellent and just what was needed in the very heart of the Lake District. Cosy friendly and about £65 for a x4 family meal without pudding.

Thank Caustonator
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there after a very long fell climb and walk - great pub - food fantastic - the fish and chips excellent....and a great choice of beers. Very popular all year round - best to reserve a table in the restaurant to be sure of service

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner have always come here ever since staying in Elterwater, smashing ales with friendly bar staff and a cracking atmosphere inside and out, food unknown haven't tried any yet. Highly rec!

Thank Alex S
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Spent week at the Britannia. Very busy in evening, you cannot move in main bar. Several people walked out.Still a good pub .Staff are friendly, good food and comfortable rooms.Getting very expensive .Poor wine list. Decor badly needing updated.This is a favourite inn so I will come back

Thank David M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Been to this pub many times over the years nosh and ale always good ,great way to end a days felling !!!, winters nights always good , roaring fire warming the good real ale served there ,limited to 1 pint though having to drive back to Liverpool , one day will stay the night sample more of the ale and...

1Thank alanjonesspitfire
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a lovely place to stay. On the two occasions we have stayed here it was very crowded in the evenings as the bar is very small. On this last visit after standing scrunched into a corner while we enjoyed a pre dinner drink we discovered that there was another room with tables where we could have sat. Perhaps...

Thank Janet B
Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Still my favourite place in the Lakes, beer and food are excellent and the accommodation is what one would expect in a very old traditional pub. Well located with excellent walking for all levels (inc disabled) right on the doorstep.

Thank Alan B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Britannia Inn

Address: Langdale Valley, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
Price Range: $147 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Britannia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“choose room at front for views over green”
 of 5 bubbles C1153WEdavidm, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Never stayed a night but sure rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles alanjonesspitfire, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“our room was no. 8 which overlooked the side entrance to the hotel, it was a quiet room with no noise from the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles 478janetb, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Visited as pub for an evening meal not staying as in a hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 932timh, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front room over the green would be good..”
 of 5 bubbles JinglingGeordie, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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