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The Ratty Arms

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Opposite Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, England
+44 1229 717676
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the train from Eskdale to Ravenglass and nipped into this pub for a pint and some lunch. Table consisted of burgers,freshly made sandwiches and baked potatoes. Food was lovely and plentiful. The lager went down a treat too. Loved the trivial pursuit cards on the table, great conversation starter.

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Thank DebDenTravel
Oldham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the campsite near by with our two small dogs and we noticed that the Ratty Arms welcomes dogs,they really do love dogs and Roger was more than helpful even treating the dogs to biscuits,we couldn't fault the place the food was lovely and the atmosphere is very calm even with a few dogs in . Roger... More 

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Thank Chris10662015
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Class location that's if your in to trains. But either way good atmosphere with a real fire to boot. Defo visit again.

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Thank SurfPNE
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night at the Ratty Arms thanks to their great hospitality. They made us feel very welcome and it was a nice end to our fabulous weekend and a night we will never forget.

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Thank Simon B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time here, absolutely lovely staff and atmosphere, good beer, and brilliant chat - they even made Eurovision bearable. Can't thank them enough for their welcome. Cheers guys - until next time!

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Thank sam k
Kendal, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in the ratty Arms we took two of our grandchildren, we sat in the part of the restaurant that replicates a train carriage, the children loved it. The food was good we recommend the chocolate brownie sundae phenomenal !!! Very good value too. Good idea to book in advance.

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Thank Angie T
Penrith, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the area and wanted a dog friendly pub and this fit the bill, it's a great place, very relaxed, nothing pretentious just good pub food at a very reasonable price, so good that we came back the following night. We loved the Trivial Pursuit questions on the tables, good fun.

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Thank AndyJackson74
Cannock
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited the Ratty Arms twice in the last six months and on each occasion enjoyed good value and substantial meals. Also, the service was fast and pleasant. The lounge, in railway carriage style, next to a main line railway platform is a great feature. I was less impressed, however, by the life-size cardboard cut-out figures... More 

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Thank RamblinBoyCannock
BevM371, Public Relations Manager at The Ratty Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We get many children in here and all of them loved the animated witches stirring their smoking cauldron at Hallowe'en. The display was not really aimed at adults. I don't know which country you are from but the Queen of England is the World's longest reigning monarch and we are all incredibly proud of her... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for an evening meal while staying in Ravenglass. A real surprise with lovely staff, lovely food and friendly staff and other customers. The location, right on the edge of the railway, is also great.

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Thank Teem50
Leeds, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just passing through Ravenglass and couldn't find a cafe so by chance we called in at the Ratty Arms. Thank goodness we did, friendly staff and clean surroundings, a couple of lattes and a couple of delicious pieces of carrot cake for the pricely sum of £6. An absolute bargain!!!! So if you passing through well worth a visit and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ravenglass
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 717676

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?