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Traveller's Rest Grasmere

) #9 of 29 Restaurants in Grasmere $$ - $$$ , British,
A591 road, Grasmere LA22 9RR, England
+44 15394 35604
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:45 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
A591 road, Grasmere LA22 9RR, England
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice cosy feel to the pub, which has had it's back rooms opened out in to a dining area. Food was good, service charming but haphazard as the one bar person cum waitress was very friendly to everyone.More

Thank Joan90
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Joan90, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. It's great to hear you enjoyed your meals with us, thank you for your kind comments on our pub and our friendly team. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the area...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had 3 lovely visits to the Travellers Rest. On every occasion the food was well presented and the portions were good to satisfy a day on the fells. All meals tasted beautiful and the staff were attentive and very polite. The waitresses were exceptionally friendly...More

Thank J5154SJgary
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for this lovely review :) We certainly make sure our portions are big enough to satisfy any hungry hiker! Thank you for your kind comments on our our team, that's much appreciated. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here a couple of times before with no complaints, but the most recent visit was disappointing. The beef was chewy, and served with grey carrots, undercooked potatoes and a dried out Yorkshire pudding. The coffee was about the worst I have ever...More

Thank BoatmanScotland
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello BoatmanScotland, I'm so disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your recent visit to our Inn. While I do hope your carrots were not actually grey, I am very sorry if your meals were not up to the standard both you and us expect. Have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were heading into Grasmere but could not believe how busy it was with coach parties so we turned around and had lunch at this lovely quaint pub. We had a bacon and brie panini which was very good but my only criticism was the...More

Thank PinaColada20
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much PinaColada20, We're glad to hear you enjoyed a relaxing lunch at our Inn, we hope the rest of your day in Grasmere was just as nice :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent. soup for starter (loaded with veg and chicken) followed by steak (cooked to perfection) and then Eton Mess (to die for). Him indoors had Cumberland sausage, absolutely mouth watering... Great relaxed atmosphere and staff couldn't have been more attentive. Well worth a...More

Thank lesley h
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Lesley. We are so happy to read your kind comments on our food, atmosphere and our team :) Our Cumberland Sausage and Eton Mess are certainly a perfect choice, especially after a day spent on the fells! I hope the rest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really appreciated the authentic no fuss atmosphere. In a town that can appear a bit toffy this is a great place to wind down after a busy day. Great food, really fantastic and well priced wine list and lovely service. This is where the locals...More

Thank jiffy2006
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review jiffy2006! It's such a pleasure to read your kind comments on our food, atmosphere and our team. We really hope the rest of your stay in the area was just as nice and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what I was expecting but the service and food was lovely. When we entered we had to go and find someone to serve us at the bar but once that got sorted the food and the service was good. I would return if...More

Thank Jonp37
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us Jonp37, It's great to hear the food and service at our Inn exceeded your expectations! We hope the rest of your stay in the area was just as nice and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the place, the staff friendly and could not do enourgh to help. Food fresh local and not expensive. Very nice few days will be returning soon .

Thank Kaye M
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Kaye! Your comments on our team and food are much appreciated and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had stayed Thursday night in room 10 not 2 as per other review-. Enjoyed stay so came back on sunday for another night along with my wife. Arrived mid morning,Warm welcome from Celia(not sure if that is correct spelling of her name). We knew room...More

Thank Mick G
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review Mic! It was great having you both here, we really appreciate your kind comments on our team, accommodation and food. We hope the rest of your stay in the area was just as nice and we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice pub on the outskirts of Grasmere. Steak I had was cooked perfectly as was my husband's. Kids enjoyed their meals also but from the main menu not child menu. Nice atmosphere. We eat here each time we visit this part of the Lakes. The...More

Thank CHew16
Alicja Z, Manager at Traveller's Rest Grasmere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you CHew16 :) We appreciate your comments and it's great to hear you return to visit every time you're in the area! We hope you enjoyed your time in the Lakes and we look forward to your next visit.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ann D
Hi any sample menus available, just to give an idea of what is available and costs involved. Thanks. Ann
3 October 2016|
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Response from NorthamptonLinda | Reviewed this property |
Hi I remember there being a very varied menu with lots of choice and also 2/3 course offers available too. The sea bass was wonderful! We found it to be much cheaper than other places we visited in Grasmere and the... More
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Macified
Hi, is there wifi at the Travellers Rest?
5 September 2016|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so, but I've never used it myself.
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Margaret C
time to walk into Grasmere?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Drin100 | Reviewed this property |
5-10 minutes a pleasant stroll.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 21:30
Monday
11:45 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 21:30
Thursday
11:45 - 21:30
Friday
11:45 - 21:30
Saturday
11:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A591 road, Grasmere LA22 9RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35604
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Description
This is already listed as an Inn/B&B but I want to write a review for the food only, as I just had a meal there.
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