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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...

1Thank Simon F
Reviewed 6 December 2015

stayed here for one night in room 5, our photos says it all, it was paid upfront so had no choice but to stay as storm Desmond was about, we could only have a roast dinner for our tea as they had a party in having a christmas get together, so thats all we could have too, my hubby is...

2Thank happydays_carol
Manager_Engine, Manager at Engine Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. I am so sorry about your room. The room had not been used for a few weeks and should have been checked prior to your stay. Our house keeper could not get in the day you stayed because there were no trains because of the storms but that is no excuse please accept our...

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Recently had a 2 night break in Cartmel and stumbled across this pub whilst looking for somewhere for an evening meal. The meal was absolutely fine and good value for money, dog friendly (which is a must for us) lovely open fires, good selection of real ales, the lady behind the bar was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend if...

Thank JedonTour
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed at The Engine this weekend and were made to feel extremely welcome. Enjoyed the cosy fires and real ale. The food was excellent . Pub in a great location to use as a base for exploring the Lakes, Room was clean and comfortable .Would definitely stay at The Engine again,

Thank Susan0109
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Stayed here for two night using it as a base for planned event in Cartmel (2 miles away). Was a little difficult to spot intitially, as the pub is tucked down a dip off the main road. Parking could be an issue? Not many spaces available and these are located just off the main road. We had a quick turnaround...

Thank Rita Q
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend,used it as a base to discover the lovely Lake District. It was a great location and a enjoyable stay. Our room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was tasty and we decided to eat there both nights of our stay. Sticky toffee pudding is a must. My partner enjoyed the selection of real ales. The...

Thank roughyeds2
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We called at the Engine at mid day and booked a table for 6 pm Arrived at 5-50 pm was shown to table 6-05 6-10 got our drinks ordered meal at 6-25-----and was told the short pastry was being replaced by puff pastry served at 6-40 only to find that the underside of crust was badly burned so we complained-----sorry...

Thank madaca
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely, traditional, old village pub that feels a million miles from the hustle bustle of the city and with food, drink and service to match. The interior retains many original features and the pub has several rooms with comfortable seating to ease the blisters of the many walkers who frequent the area. The food is dimple, wholesome,...

3Thank Howi58
Barrow-in-Furness, UK
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The worst customer service I've ever received in my life. Having mistakenly ordered an inedible curry - the Naga Curry, which is apparently one of those "Man Vs Food" type challenges and not *actual* food - I complained and asked for my money back. I'm a 34 year old woman who was looking for a meal with my partner, not...

9Thank firestar24
Chris_Adshead, Manager at Engine Inn, responded to this review

Madam, the reason I videoed you was to show how drunk, abusive and threatening you were. You came to the bar demanding your money back for a mistake you had made, threatening to go on tripadvisor and any other review site you could find if I did not give you your money back.. The blackboard clearly states that the curry...

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Three of us called in for food while staying near by, staff couldn't do enough to assist & advise, very friendly & welcoming. Lovely little place with a good menu choice. Food was quick & delicious, table cleared quickly, if ever back in the area would definitely call back.

Thank Blakeleyfamily

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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: €60 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Engine Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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