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The Blacksmiths Arms

Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
+44 1229 716824
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went for dinner after a day horse riding and walking. This pub is phantastic. The staff are attentive and welcoming. The food is excellent and the ambience is very warm, authentic and original. All the original features in the building are...More

Thank eichelberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place via tripadvisor when trying to find somewhere to go for dinner. Didn’t book a table, just walked in and were kindly greeted by two waitresses who offered us drinks and showed us to our table which was in an intimate setting with...More

1  Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We hadn't done any research before heading here for lunch - we just noticed there was a pub marked on the map about halfway round our circular walk - so were relieved to find it open on a Thursday lunchtime, and still serving food. A...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 5 April 2018

After getting a bit lost finding it........was glad too as it was a lovely quaint traditional pub. Greeted by a big roaring fire. Had roast lamb with the wife, lamb a little firm rather than soft but good flavour. Needed at least one extra roasty...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Wonderful find in small village, well worth seeking out for lunch or dinner, lovely food and amazing old building with quirky layout.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 7 March 2018

What a warm welcome! We rang to book a table besides a fire - to find a roaring log fire to welcome us. The staff were most attentive! In & out to see if all was fine. The beer was the best we have in...More

Thank Caporciano
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

After a recommendation from a friend, my husband and I decided to pay this place a visit. We weren't disappointed! A friendly, warm welcome awaited us from Sophie who was behind the bar serving the local luncheon club. Ushering us to two bar stools she...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A disappointing Valentine's trip with my husband to a local place I had wanted to visit for a long time....such a lovely spot and building. However the meal was a 4 course with portions that were so small it did make us wonder if fairies/elves...More

Thank ginny88198
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I think the first time in our lives we have eaten in the same place on three successive evenings. Granted, if you are staying locally and you dont want to get in your car, there is restricted choice, but the Blacksmiths serves wonderful food a...More

1  Thank Geoff and Clare L
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the little quaint pub last night for a meal, the welcome was friendly,a small cosy bar with a roaring fire. My partner & I enjoyed a lovely meal , I started with the tempura prawns, my husband the mushrooms, both were expertly cooked,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Questions & Answers
Cazz A
9 November 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
A pint of beer costs £3.00 We have a set lunch £9.95 for 1 course, £12.95 for 2 courses. Sandwhiches cost £5.95 Salads £9.95 Soup £4.95 A variety of main courses ranging from £9.95 - £16.95 Hope this helps
Ralph R
5 June 2016|
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Response from michael l | Property representative |
Yes and inside too. Regards Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broughton Mills LA20 6AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Broughton Mills
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 716824
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