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Farmers Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
| Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RW, England
+44 17687 75066
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RW, England
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We stayed with friends in Pontinscale for several nights and never managed to actually get a meal a the pub! Closed on evening one (Mondays) and a big 'No food' sign for the rest of the week! With barely a handful of customers there was...More

Thank Travlintone
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and beer, highly recommended. Nice little beer garden in a lovely village. Great place for a meal and beers after walking the local fells.

Thank CPCheeseman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor beer choice, poorly poured beer and a manager who was obviously too impatient to even engage in polite conversation. Don’t bother going here just go into Keswick and have a decent beer somewhere.

Thank reviewskiLS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Portinscale and as the only pub here we visited on a few occasions. The pub itself has a lovely raised beer garden perfect for the sun. Inside it’s in good upkeep. Food (we only ate once) wasn’t as nice, burger wasn’t very tasty...More

Thank baz601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff served great food which was reasonably priced. There was a good selection of food on the menu and a specials board

Thank 922alimary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to find this local traditional pub in Portinscale. We had a good and fair valued meal and were made to feel very welcome by all the staff. It was great to find locals and visitors alike, some dining, some just drinking....More

Thank Iona M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Staying five minutes walk away, we used this pub for our evening meals. The food was lovely, with large portions and plenty of choice.

Thank Chopper040997
Reviewed 3 March 2018

had friends up this week staying nearby so thought we would give it a try what a great place for a meal staff were very welcoming and helpful food was good fresh prepared and just what we all needed good service a little gem hidden...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We walked here from our BnB and had dinner one evening. The food is all traditional pub food - lasagne, chilli, burger, steak, etc. My burger was lovely, and really hot in the middle. Dogs are allowed which I like in a pub. Lovely and...More

Thank SarahMacklin
Reviewed 10 February 2018

First visit to this pub, nice setting, fire is not real and I was a bit cold. Food looked and tasted like a school dinner in the sixties. Had Steak pie mash peas and turnips.the food was ok but not worth 14.75 more like £7.95....More

Thank Jill121212
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Susan S
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Shirl W | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs allowed
February 14, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75066
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