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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were staying at a nearby caravan site and decided to visit the Engine Inn for a meal on our last night. Wish we had found it earlier on in our holidays! First impressions – I was dubious, I must admit. However, the staff were friendly and the menu extensive. Pages of food plus a specials board. My two year... More 

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1 Thank lmculloch
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I arrived early afternoon to a pleasant reception. I had prebooked a single room and was shown to an immaculately clean room with double bed and spotless en suite. Usual hot drinks plus biscuits and TV. I had a very filling evening meal and went out with friends returning late after closing time and using my back door key provided.... More 

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Thank arkwright1490
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had a lovely lunch here on Saturday , the pub is dog friendly and the staff are really nice , chatty and welcoming , we liked it so much we went back on the Sunday and had a wonderful roast dinner , just a bit mystified as to why no roast potatoes on a roast dinner?... More 

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1 Thank Anne-Marie S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Just returned after a two night break and i feel i had to comment on this wonderful establishment, First:, and most importantly, the staff are a brilliant ! you are made to feel at home soon as you walk through the door and nothing is to much trouble, Secondly food: everything my partner and i tried was cooked to perfection... More 

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Thank ian b
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the engine 6years ago and the food was fantastic but when we went last week they must of changed hands because the food was average. The place smelt of wet dogs and toilets were below per. We did not return as we were so disappointed and let down from what was a great pub when we last... More 

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Thank Debbie D
Bradford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great service great staff great food excellent value for money. In a great place for all the local to let places. Plenty of choice on the menu kid friendly and even got the friendly pub dog to go with it.

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Thank Barry3652
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely , not to long to wait , good portions and the staff were very friendly and helpful . Car parking awful if your disabled be prepared for a walk across the road as there is limited parking . The pub seems tired in appearance it lacks curb appeal but food was worth a visit

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Na
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43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We visited with friends to celebrate my birthday. Absolutely appalling rooms, dirty toilets, bedcovers seen better days and pillows were without any substance. Bottle tops still on the floor. Our room also mentioned in earlier review here and was the worst of the two, although the other one had paper falling from the walls, dirty window sills and toilets. We... More 

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Harrogate
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and I are resident throughout the summer at a caravan park at Haverthwaite. If we want 5* food we go to the hotels around Windermere, if we want no frills pub food of good quality we go to the Engine. Karen and the team would be horrified if we weren't happy with our meals, in two years of... More 

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2 Thank Jane E
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a last minute weekend away in January. We chose here as location wasn't too far from Cartmel Square where we had visited before & was reasonable price at such short notice. We were showed to the room which was quite spacious, had double bed with en suite and refreshment facilities (room 3). One major issue was the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country Pub with Dining and Accommodation. Good Beer Guide from 2009. Home of the Naga Viper Madras. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Engine Inn

Address: Station Road | Cark-in-Cartmel, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands > Cartmel
Price Range: €71 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Engine Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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