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The Heights Hotel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are vegan so it's always good to find a vegan or veggie place to eat. But not in this case! The bar is very,very dated and don't think it's been decorated since the 70's which is fine in itself but it felt very like a greasy spoon café rather than a nice cosy bar. It was...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the lovely castlerigg site next door . We went for a local walk to look forward to coming back to try out the heights hotel crag bar . WE WALKED IN and WALKED OUT. Such a shame as a lovely setting for a little bar.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Super cosy bar with AMAZING food! we're both vegan and just stumbled across this place on our walking holiday. The food is great, the music is groovy, and the beer is reasonably priced. We had the "duck" pancakes, szechuan "chicken" balls, vegetable fritters, chocolate cake, and vegan ice cream and they were all incredibly delicious. Can't wait to come back...

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Thank Tilly S
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited the Heights hotel for the 5th time to celebrate our wedding anniversary and had a fantastic time as always. It is in a beautiful location surrounded by fields, with a lovely garden and some very scenic walks nearby. The home-cooked vegan food is amazing with very generous portions, and the vegetable casserole is the best we have ever had!...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It's a delight full hotel, run by a lovely & attentive couple offering vegan and vegetarian food and drink. As a meat eater the food is wonderful and freshly prepared and cooked - a must for a visit to Keswick. Delightfully located (close to the fells and Keswick) surrounded by feilds full of pigs, sheep, donkeys and fell ponies.... Just...

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Thank Jud40
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely view from our room of the surrounding peaks and countryside, great walks easily accessible from The front door and Keswick not too far away. Food is amazing although quite oily. Catered to us vegans wonderfully and the bar is lovely and cosy after a day out walking in the rain! Rooms are basic but nice, couldn't of asked for...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The only reason we stayed here was that our friends were camping on the site next door and they always go in the Crag bar. We were fully aware that it was a vegan hotel and prepared to put up with that for breakfast but the accommodation itself is so dated it's like staying at your elderly relatives. The room...

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Thank Neenief
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The welcome and the attention that Barry and Van bestow on their guests is incredible. Nothing is too much trouble for them and they genuinely care about the service they give. If you like a relaxed atmosphere, home-from-home then the Heights is highly recommended. Please, please don't be put off by the 'hot and cold buffet' for breakfast - it...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

These 2 Aussies drove from London to Edinburgh and stopped here on the way. We could not have been more pleasantly surprised. We were the only guests, due to a recent renovation, so our hosts, Barry & Van, put us in the best room in the house....the views were incredible. This is a Vegetarian place, but once Van discovered I...

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1Thank Niknakaroo
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Had an very pleasant evening in the Crag Bar - lovely vegetarian food, all the ales were first class, good service and very dog friendly. Can thoroughly recommend to anyone who fancies a relaxed evening and a convivial atmosphere.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heights Hotel is a fully vegetarian, family run, hotel and bar set in beautiful grounds overlooking the picturesque Lake District town of Keswick. The bar and beer garden are open to non-residents from 6pm to 11pm, with meals available till 9pm. The garden has fine panoramic views of Skiddaw, Blencathra, Catbells and Bassenthwaite. There is ample free parking. All the rooms are ensuite and are comfortably appointed with stunning mountain views. In the evenings we serve an exciting range of home cooked vegetarian meals, prepared from fresh local produce and enjoying a very good reputation. Please take a look at the review pages. We are also happy to cater for parties and functions. Please call to talk to us. The hotel will provide you with an excellent base from which to explore Cumbria and the Northern and Western Lakes, whether; walking, cycling or driving. ... more   less 

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Address: Rakefoot Lane, Keswick CA12 4TE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Number of rooms: 11
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“Talk to Barry or Van”
242malcolmh, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Great views from the rooms at the front of the hotel - if you dont mind a few extra stairs the top rooms are quiet”
wishes28, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I can't imagine that any of the views would be a disappointment, as this hotel is in a stunning location.”
Fakefur, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have great views just ask for family (as we had) or double, twin or triple”
Q5766GIdavel, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“One at the front for the best views.”
224austinl, 28 Mar 2015 | Read review
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