A great pub in the village of Patterdale at the southern tip of Ullswater Lovely ambiance and great beer!
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We stopped here for lunch, quite busy , if visiting later in the afternoon for a meal would suggest reserving a table. Friendly staff, good range food.
Just coming to the end of our 6 days stay at the White Lion and will definitely be back. The breakfasts were very wholesome and have as much or as little as you want . I enjoyed the full breakfasts and my " grumpy "...More
Towards the end of our walk we stopped off at the white lion inn, just what we needed! Nothing to complain about, nice refreshing pint and the food was lovely! The service was just brilliant and I have to give a special mention to the...More
The options for evening meal in Patterdale are not huge, but The White Lion is absolutely fine and very popular, so best to book ahead. Very good pub food and a good selection of local real ales. As we were doing the Coast to Coast,...More
Was looking forward to visiting but was disappointed to be honest. Booked a table for Friday evening. It was so busy, waited ages to be served at bar just for drinks, then waited ages again to order food. Took hour and half for food to...More
Hi Samantha S, It’s not hard to make a curry you are correct and it’s a very popular dish, so perhaps it was just personal preference, I hope you alerted a member of or staff and thank you for the compliments from the rest of...More
Was not told how long the wait would be for food - it took 2 hours. I wouldn’t mind but at no point did they say “by the way, it’s 2 hours for food”. 11.25 for a veggie burger which was meant to be Thai...More
Hi Tori W, We were caught short last weekend with a staffing problem and I agree 2 hours is far to long to wait. I’m told that everyone was told at the time of ordering about the extended wait time, if you weren’t I can...More
I booked before we came up after reading the reviews as it's a busy popular place to eat. Arrived Friday eve for our booked table met at the door by a friendly lady who showed us to our table, we ordered and we're informed of...More
Hi G-M_Bradley-Soke, Firstly thanks for having such an awkward TripAdvisor name, it only took me 87 attempts to get it right with predictive text !! Thank you for your excellent review of the White Lion, It’s very much appreciated that you took the time &...More
We finished a long walk and decided to have a bit of lunch albeit 3pm. We are always enticed into the White Lion with their sign outside advertising Theakstons Beer. But yet again no Theakstons was available!! The next best was Wainwrights, which was a...More
Hi Diane G, Thank you for your honest review of the White Lion, It’s very much appreciated that you took the time & effort. Our motto is MuddyBoots & Dogs Welcome and that’s what we are all about, We will never go down the gastro...More
The White Lion is slightly outside the main part of Patterdale but it is worth seeking out. It is a good gathering point for visitors, especially walkers, and there is a lively, convivial atmosphere. The staff are very professional and accommodated our request to change...More
Hi GlindusW, Thank you for your honest review of the White Lion, It’s very much appreciated that you took the time & effort. Our motto is MuddyBoots & Dogs Welcome and that’s what we are all about, We will never go down the gastro route...More