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The General Burgoyne

€€ - €€€, British,
Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
+44 1229 586394
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a meal to celebrate hubbies birthday, nice big car park plenty of spaces. Pub looked warm and cosy lovely conservatory. Menu was varied lots of choice. I’m vegetarian and I found something to eat, vegetable stir fry with chilli sauce and rice. We...More

Thank judith e
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

2nd year we have been for our Christmas lunch, yet again could not fault it.Highly recommend the black pudding starter and trifle in a teacup for sweet The staff are really lovely and service excellent...if I had a complaint with tongue in cheek is that...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I booked for my son and mother’s birthdays at 5.30 for the early bird menu. The food was average with the odd good item. The bill, however, was another problem all together. Apparently, I didn’t book the early bird menu and as there were 12...More

1  Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and the pub has a good atmosphere, food was basic but well cooked and reasonably prices pub food. Poor selection of ale as this is a Robinsons brewery pub.

Thank Josh W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's a shame because some aspects of the food were good For example , great mash and tasty beef but overall , just mediocre food . Sponge not very chocolatey and probably from the freezer . Yorkshire pudding bread like . The beer , really...More

Thank Mimstravels
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Visited for Sunday lunch - had the three courses great food - would definitely recommend booking a table as it does get very busy. Staff well friendly and attentive without being intrusive.

Thank juliaw76
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Popped on for an early dinner, the fire was on and it was warm and cosy, we ordered pie and also fish and chips, we went disappointed, both were generous portions presented well and tasted fabulous, the atmosphere was calm cosy and inviting Fully recomend...More

Thank 321Katrina
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to come and try the Burgoyne after deciding that what has become our usual haunt for Sunday lunch may be a little soggy on a wet and windy September Sunday. We called and booked a table for 2 for 6pm. On arrival we ordered...More

Thank LilMissPicky81
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Not asked what fish I would like, recon it sustainable, but cooked perfectaly, chips home made, no salt or vinegar, no problem, but a slice of Lemon would have been nice !! Overall, a bit pricy at £7.00 but maybe I should have had the...More

Thank landgirl60
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Second time here in a couple of years. To be honest the first time we came we loved the experience, the food, atmosphere and service were excellent, this time however we were quite disappointed on all fronts😕 We took my Dad for his Birthday and,...More

Thank Iain D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$18
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Great Urswick, Ulverston LA12 0SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 586394
  • E-mail
We are an old style Country Pub based in the village of Urswick, nearby to Ulverston, Dalton and Barrow. We offer a friendly atmosphere with a fully stocked bar. For those wanting to dine we offer a pub classics menu with an edge, some items include Cajun Chicken, Steaks, Gammon, Lasagne, Sausage, Burgers, Stir Frys and Homemade Pies. The venue also offers an early bird menu served Wed - Sat between 5pm and 6pm. We are dog friendly in the bar area and welcome families into the establishment. The pub also has BT sport, pool table and dart board as well as several board games and cards available to add to the family experience
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