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Punchbowl Inn

Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
+44 1931 712443
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night and were very happy with the stay. Friendly welcome the room was nice, clean and comfortable. Bar served a lovely pint and the food was excellent. Had monkfish scampi and steak and ale pie both were good portions and delicious....More

Thank chicken2204
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with friends after a lovely walk on Askham Fell. I had coquilles st jacques, delicious meaty (fishy?) scallops. Then belly pork which was absolutely divine. And to finish (which I don’t normally do but everything else was so delicious) I had creme brûlée -...More

Thank MorecambeLuigi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant hosts very friendly really welcoming pub that allows dogs food is excellent would highly recommend The menu is very varied suits all Wish we lived nearer.

Thank nicola g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in here for lunch before visit to the wonderful Lowther Castle yesterday. Very traditional pub, in a very pretty village. Busy but not too busy. Staff welcoming and efficient. Menu varied. Food was excellent: leek & potato soup; chicken & chorizo burger for me,...More

1  Thank half-full55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed the night here and ate in the pub. The room was super clean with a nice view to the front. The food on the evening was really good. We had 3 courses each. I had the soup, lamb kofta and crumble. My boyfriend...More

Thank Draculas_Bride666
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family while on holiday, and found the most delicious food on our last night last , we where greeted by friendly staff who entertained our 2 year old and brought crayons and a activity sheet over to occupy him. I ordered...More

Thank Anneka H
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Our first visit to the Punchbowl since a disastrous family meal at Christmas 2016. Give it a go, again, we thought. Only two of us plus a dog. Quiet lunchtime midweek. Encouraged by a member of staff I ordered a Coronation Chicken sandwich, while my...More

2  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great little find. Well kept beer and excellent food. Really enjoyed stopping in here for dinner while we were staying nearby. Staff friendly & welcoming.

Thank Rachii72
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Whilst on a visit to Shap Wells Hotel we ate at this Inn.Lovely traditional little Inn with beamed ceilings & old fire place.Just a great wee gem serving delicious food inside & if weather nice enough they have ouside dining too.Well worth a visit..

Thank tricia m
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Just had a succulent steak I picked to have with new potatoes and salad with mushrooms and tomato and the biggest onion ring I have ever seen finished the lot

Thank Mike K
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30 May 2018|
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
We were there for a sensational Sunday lunch around 2pm. I’m not sure if they closed service between lunch & dinner?
10 May 2018|
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Response from caolila2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! Our collie was made very welcome! If I remember aright a notice said “dogs and their well trained owners welcome!”
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
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
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Askham
  • Phone Number: +44 1931 712443
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