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The Britannia Inn

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Elterwater €€ - €€€ , British,
Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
+44 15394 37210
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb henry” (21 reviews)
“venison” (17 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
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1 - 10 of 567 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is the perfect place to lunch after a walk round Elterwater. Very friendly welcoming staff even though rushed off their feet. I have coeliac disease and they grilled the fish (instead of battered) and fried the chips in separate oil. The prices are marginally...More

Thank Susanna H
Reviewed 6 days ago

A perfect pint after a days walking in the Langdale Valley, great location in the middle of Elterwater, been here years ago in the snow and this time in the sun, the seating inside and out is just right. It would take a very dedicated...More

Thank Davidk99
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Britannia is what a pub should be. Great ales (I mean Bluebird on draught!!! whats not to love??) great grub, great location, great people. Just GREAT.

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is taking advantage of its lack of local competition. The prices are very high for the quality of the food delivered. If you have a problem with your food don't dare complain as the attitude of the staff is disgusting. I won't ever...More

Thank JohnNicholson1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely pub with great selection of ale and cider. The food is home cooked and delicious with good veggie options. Amazing views from the beer garden.

Thank Dee Dee O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were just passing through so we stopped here for a drink and evening meal. A pint of lager and ale steak and mushroom pie for me and a vegetarian lasagne for my wife was just the job. We were there at...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to understand the popularity of The Brittania .The welcome is warm in winter or on the scorcher of a day in May when we last visited. The score of four is because some of the food on this occasion was just a little...More

1  Thank pjfaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while spending a few days in Chapel Style, so were able to walk across for a couple of pints & back. Had to visit, as it's my husband's favourite pub from when he lived in the Lakes ( he spent 2.5 years living in...More

Thank Emily_Chester
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good pub meal!! Had to pay more to book a table, which I understand in high season!! Would def eat here again

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were keen to re-visit The Britannia having enjoyed a lunch there in November 2012. The atmosphere, location and beer are as good as ever. However, the food quality was a little disappointing compared to our last visit.

Thank BandNGuildford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elterwater, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Elterwater
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 37210
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