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The Britannia Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
+44 15394 37210
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a 2nd time while we were in the area, sight seeing with friends. Last time warm sunny day , sat outside. This time cold , damp day sat inside by a roaring fire. It is a dog friendly pub, HOWEVER, we followed a couple who had allowed their wet dog to sit on the sofa.....leaving a smelly damp... More 

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Thank Michael T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Local welcoming pub with great food, beer and an open fire. We returned to Elterwater over the new year period and again were delighted with our visits to the Brittania. We ate in 4 of the 7 nights were staying in the area. We also visited most days after our walks for a couple of cheeky Neddy Boggle Bitters which... More 

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Thank Dave R
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my fav pubs, great food ,and staff. Open fires 🔥,very cosy .its has bedrooms too .a walkers pub ,but all are made welcome.lovely place

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Thank Colette L
Swanage, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly welcome from Jane and the others. Excellent hot meals and a good selection of ales. Can recommend the steak and ale pie, the venison, the duck and the lamb Henry.

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Thank SteveandJune
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great meal at this pub and spent a couple of evenings drinking the local ales. The food is good pub grub and the prices are reasonable

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Thank andrewbaker123
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great pub, log fire, real ale and good food. What more do you need.Ideal to pop into after a walk and dog friendly.

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Thank John B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Cosy and warm, what a great traditional pub. Service friendly and attentive and the food is just really great pub grub, with some great beers. Hit the spot perfectly after a day in the hills.

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Thank Jack F
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Home cooked food, great local ales, delicious puddings, smiling staff, log fires and dog friendly - the Britannia has it all!!!

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Thank BAC2407
Garstang, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Only went for a couple of drinks on the patio pleasant staff both behind the bar (though he was extremely busy) and when observed serving outside they were very helpful

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Thank NeilB835
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We haven't visited this area for a few years but we're pleased to discover that the food at The Britannia was as good as ever. It was also fun to take part in their quiz. Service was prompt and pleasant too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Elterwater
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?