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Kirkstyle Inn

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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This inn overlooks the South Tyne river and its beautiful fells. Situated "off the beaten track" it well rewards those who travel to find it. It is also a very good lunch spot for those who ride the narrow gauge railway from Alston. The Kirkstyle Inn has been awarded a TripAdvisor " CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE" for each of the last five years, placing it in the top 10% of establishments, worldwide,for customer satisfaction!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews feather steak roast beef pudding fish and chips burger salad the pub cooked to perfection wood burner friendly locals well worth a visit specials board whole family little gem the main road friendly welcome my dad
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try this perfect pub after reading positive comments in the Visitors Book in our cottage. Only went as it was the halfway point on our walk, but the reception we received, the great location and fluffy delicious chips made our decision to return...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Siklopse1
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Five of us booked to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary - we were not disappointed. This is cosy little pub in excellent surroundings. We received a very warm welcome, from the owners and the roaring fire, on a chilly autumn day. There was plenty...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

12 of us were staying in the area for a 40th birthday and stumbled upon this little gem of a pub. Super friendly welcome as soon as we walked through the door. Good selection of drinks for a small pub. Food was excellent can't say...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lockers35
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We enjoyed a delightful Sunday lunch here whilst staying locally on holiday in July. The food was fresh and homecooked and tasted amazing. The young barmaid was managing to wait on 7-8 tables, run the bar and engage in friendly banter with everyone with ease!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank gbijv
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Iv been a local for all my life and this is for me one of the best places to eat in the area. How some people have given negative feed back on the food is quite baffling. Very friendly staff, polite and helpful. Its warm...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank richardr892018
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Staying down in Slaggyford and wanted a family Sunday lunch.. 2 minutes drive down the road and found this lovely pub. Wow the best ever roast beef I have ever had !

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank julies459
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Mid week supper par excellence! Black pudding to die for, feather steak cooked perfectly medium rare with an amazing pepper sauce .... wish we'd had room for a pudding, all of which sounded great. Other half wondered if we could stay in the area a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Bonnywitch
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My wife and I ate there tonight on the recommendation of entries in the visitors’ book in our holiday cottage. Our first course was fine. For our main course I had gammon egg and chips, and my wife ‘Whitby sea food basket’ with chips and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank johngregory3
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This pub is a little gem and deserves to be number 1 in the area. The food and welcome were both first class. The location is stunningly beautiful, nestling on a hillside overlooking the South Tyne river. The locals were welcoming and generous with their...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kc3824
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Visited during our stay after recommendation by locals and was not disappointed. Best peppercorn sauce I’ve ever tasted. Home made chips were to die for. This pub is just off the main road and is very traditional. Locals are friendly and the staff welcoming and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MattSheffield
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6 September 2016|
Response from LancashireVoyager | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed in, all we ask is that they are kept on a short(ish) lead at all times and are on the floor not furniture. We are recognised as "dog friendly". Hope to see you sometime. Regards, Andrew
13 May 2016|
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Response from LancashireVoyager | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do GF and yes we allow dogs under control and on a short lead.
15 March 2015|
Response from LancashireVoyager | Property representative |
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome, all we ask is that they are kept on a lead at all times whilst on the premisies.
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