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The Wheatsheaf

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Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
+44 15395 68938
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment you step in to the Wheatsheaf you are greeted in a very friendly way. The food was delicious and presented in a beautiful way.

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Thank Debra1974
Warrington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favourite pubs which I've previously reviewed. The food continues to be of a high quality, the staff are extremely friendly and attentive without being intrusive. So, highly recommended. I still think the vegetarian choice is too limited which is why I didn't do 5 stars. The two dishes on offer didn't appeal to me. I... More 

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Gioiosa Ionica, Italy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our holiday cottage in the same village only after checking reviews for the pub. Luckily the pub reviews turned out to be a good gauge. In our week stay over Easter in Brigsteer, we ate in the pub several times, all in the evening. Firstly, the staff were welcoming to us and our young dog, setting a bowl... More 

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Thank GioiosaChrissie
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Wheatsheaf Inn twice during our stay in Lake District. Our first visit was for a light dinner on Good Friday night; the place was very very busy and were lucky enough to get a table for two without a reservation. We had a simple pizza with tomato sauce, basil leaf and buffalo mozzarella, which was alright... More 

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Thank Gatoskyla
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Visited on a busy Saturday evening. A warm welcome at the bar. Good selection of beer and also wine by the glass. Excellent lamb rump special, and mu husband had the pie of the day which was served with excellent chips. We only had a drink and mains. Highly recommended.

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ipswich
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Wow, what a refreshing change to find a restaurant that truly welcomes our four legged friends as much as those paying the bill!! Bowl of water and biscuits on arrival made our three dogs feel right at home. I had the vegetarian curry and my wife had the Goats Cheese tart, both were great. If you want good food and... More 

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Leics
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited on a snowy winters night and walked into a warm pub with a lovely welcome for us and our 2 black Labradors. They even had a plate of dog biscuits on our table. Great food- I had a home made burger and my husband had the lamb shank, pronounced excellent, and nice puds- ice cream and lemon posset.... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Once again an excellent meal. The celeriac, Apple & wholegrain mustard soup was delicious, braised beef brisket just melted and the apple crumble & ice cream extremely tasty. Couldn't fault the cheerful, friendly and efficient service. All in a cosy, comfortable , relaxing and tastefully decorated pub. Definitely one to visit. Our favourite place to eat.

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Thank Barbara S
Heysham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We popped in by chance last week, but so good we went back this Sunday for my birthday. Genuine, polite professional staff create a real country pub atmosphere with the twist that the food is gastro standard. Properly dog friendly complete with biscuits and water for man/ woman's best friend. All this amid prime walking territory. Couldn't be more impressed.... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Not much of a choice for vegetarians so I settled for the simple mozzarella pizza - which was absolutely beautiful! So much so I couldn't waste a bite and asked to take what I left home. My partner and family absolutely loved their food including the lamb leg and and the fish pie. I would defiantly recommend booking a table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68938
Description
The Wheatsheaf is in the heart of the charming hamlet of Brigsteer, between the parishes of Helsington and Levens, and only three miles from Kendal. Snugly settled under the limestone escarpment of Scot Scar, charming lanes ad path ways leads to the Lyth Valley, famous for its damsons.Great dinning is offered to suit all tastes; old favourites, and a few more; handmade pizzas, Cumbrian delicacies, including of course, the all the all important Cumberland sausage! Where ever you sit you will enjoy a very warm welcome, and a hearty plateful!

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