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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apparently, this is under new management; we never went there before it changed hands so can only comment on what it is like now. We are staying in a holiday cottage and went there for a drink and a meal. The new owner (Jonathan) is welcoming and helpful and the pub itself is warm and characterful, with an open log...

1Thank ellistone
Melton Mowbray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were warmlywelcomed by the barmaid into a freezing cold pub that gave absolutely no incentive to stay. The place has potential but it is not being exploited. No one we saw stayed for more than one drink - a real shame

Thank jandm6035
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were staying at a nearby caravan site and decided to visit the Engine Inn for a meal on our last night. Wish we had found it earlier on in our holidays! First impressions – I was dubious, I must admit. However, the staff were friendly and the menu extensive. Pages of food plus a specials board. My two year...

1Thank lmculloch
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I arrived early afternoon to a pleasant reception. I had prebooked a single room and was shown to an immaculately clean room with double bed and spotless en suite. Usual hot drinks plus biscuits and TV. I had a very filling evening meal and went out with friends returning late after closing time and using my back door key provided....

Thank arkwright1490
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had a lovely lunch here on Saturday , the pub is dog friendly and the staff are really nice , chatty and welcoming , we liked it so much we went back on the Sunday and had a wonderful roast dinner , just a bit mystified as to why no roast potatoes on a roast dinner?...

1Thank Anne-Marie S
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Just returned after a two night break and i feel i had to comment on this wonderful establishment, First:, and most importantly, the staff are a brilliant ! you are made to feel at home soon as you walk through the door and nothing is to much trouble, Secondly food: everything my partner and i tried was cooked to perfection...

Thank ian b
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the engine 6years ago and the food was fantastic but when we went last week they must of changed hands because the food was average. The place smelt of wet dogs and toilets were below per. We did not return as we were so disappointed and let down from what was a great pub when we last...

Thank Debbie D
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great service great staff great food excellent value for money. In a great place for all the local to let places. Plenty of choice on the menu kid friendly and even got the friendly pub dog to go with it.

Thank Barry3652
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely , not to long to wait , good portions and the staff were very friendly and helpful . Car parking awful if your disabled be prepared for a walk across the road as there is limited parking . The pub seems tired in appearance it lacks curb appeal but food was worth a visit

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We visited with friends to celebrate my birthday. Absolutely appalling rooms, dirty toilets, bedcovers seen better days and pillows were without any substance. Bottle tops still on the floor. Our room also mentioned in earlier review here and was the worst of the two, although the other one had paper falling from the walls, dirty window sills and toilets. We...

4Thank Surestar

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country Pub with Dining and Accommodation. Good Beer Guide from 2009. Home of the Naga Viper Madras. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Engine Inn

Address: Station Road | Cark-in-Cartmel, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands > Cartmel
Price Range: $86 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Engine Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We had room 4 which was on the front. No noise, great location. It was a family room with a bath and shower and tea & coffee making facilities. Plenty of space.”
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