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String of Horses Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
+44 1228 670297
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the 3 courses that I chose; every course was tasty and there was plenty on the plates. I ate in the restaurant area near the bar. The service was excellent. I can't fault the whole meal or atmosphere.

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Excellent facilities and food. Good service and very pleasant staff. Great location and easy to get to.

Thank sheilahowe h
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Came up for a weekend again .great food .staff very friendly clean very comfy rooms .just a great place to stay

Thank David C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Stayed at String of Horses when visiting Cumbria. Nice well appointed comfortable rooms and excellent breakfasts. Will definitely stay here again.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a wonderful nights stay at the String of Horses. We had no idea what to expect but we're so glad we selected this hotel. It is a 16th century building and has been well maintained. We had requested...More

Thank J_LWigan
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We called this gorgeous pub on the off-chance they could fit us in at very short notice. The call went to voicemail, but we had our message returned straight away. We were warmly welcomed on arrival. The decor and furnishings are lovely - wood panelling...More

Thank juliew671
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Having stayed in the hotel we came back for dinner another evening. I loved the fact it's an independent, owner run establiahment with character. The owner can tell you where all the meat etc comes from (nearly all is locally produced) I had the rib...More

Thank andrew e
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This used to be our local pub but with its rooms, excellent menu and friendly bar area this makes this place a good all round hotel, restaurant and inn. Highly recommended for what ever you are looking for.

Thank Mal1984
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Great stop-over if you are travelling from the south of England to the west coast of Scotland. We ate an evening meal in the pub area of the hotel. Great atmosphere in here and my meal of fish and chips is affectionately known as whale...More

Thank jas17426
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Breakfast very good with wide choice for breakfast and nicely cooked English breakfast. Poached eggs particularly well done. I ordered Sea Bass but was not crispy skin and was served with a curried sauce but the broccoli had not been drained and the water from...More

Thank Ron M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 670297
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