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The Samson Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Gilsland | Cumbria, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DR, England
+44 16977 47880
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (39 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Gilsland | Cumbria, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A group of 20 of us had a 70th birthday family meal here. We were able to preorder and the food was with us within 10 minutes of sitting down. The staff were very friendly and accommodating of our requests. Everyone was VERY satisfied with...More

Thank heidimU6446LK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for dinner before we set off to do some walking. Staff were very friendly. Food was very good and very reasonably priced. Husband tried one of the real ales and said it was good. Staff were very helpful when we asked for best...More

Thank Indiewitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed at the Samson and and both times have been excellent. Food is great (especially the breakfast) accommodation very comfortable (powerful shower) very clean and staff very friendly as you would expect from Northeners😊 Excellent Wi-Fi which for...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago

They catered for 15 of us at the end of September. We had a superb meal in a private dining room . The staff were helpful and efficient. We would definitely recommend to others.

Thank HappyTravellersSL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot fault the Samson inn. The breakfasts were excellent.We ate thwre for 3 evenings and each dish we tried showed that the chef loved food and brought the flavour out in everything he cooked.The staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble.We would...More

Thank Passenger619397
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The twice baked cheddar cheese soufflé tasted as good as it looks in the photo and the apple and coconut crumble was just as scrumptious. The thing about the Samson Inn is that the food is a real surprise, as the pub is an unpretentious...More

Thank DWaters82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we ate here while visiting the area at the end of August, we had their rare beef burger, it was yummy, the pub is dog friendly too so we were able to eat and keep our dog with us which was good. lovely surroundings, tasty...More

Thank dianewoods1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very family friendly and cozy gastro pub. All the staff were friendly and polite on each visit I made (twice), the food tasted amazing and I highly recommend the steak, perfectly cooked to my request.

Thank J1jonny8c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Helpful staff. Great food (especially good steak!). Good beer selection. Super-king-size bed in Superior Room

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to stop for food or just a pint. It’s only 50 yards away from the Hadrian’s wall route. It’s advertised at the stile. Very friendly good food and beer at a reasonable price.

Thank James C
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11 August 2018|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
Give them a ring, we were there mid week.
13 May 2016|
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Response from clocks90 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry- I do not know. Email them- they were very helpful. ENJOY. Jill
4 March 2016|
Response from CumbriaRedhead | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome in the bar at any time, but not in the bedrooms. We also have a dog-free dining room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gilsland | Cumbria, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DR, England (Formerly Samson Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Brampton  >  Gilsland
  • Phone Number: +44 16977 47880
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