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String of Horses Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
+44 1228 670297
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First time we have stayed here lovely B and B. staff really nice room very clean breakfast was to die for as was the evening meal it was really good.

Thank Kath P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a few times now, it is so quiet and peaceful, the locals are very nice too, the food is all fresh and made to order nothing frozen and re-heated here, the fish is amazing and you get a very large portion, i noticed...More

Thank 223oggie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came for a meal as it was close to the cottage we were staying at. The majority of staff are inexperienced and which lead to service being slow and us feeling under valued. The soup was good but the fishcakes seemed...More

Thank slondongirl
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We were purchased the trip as a present and we were not disappointed. We had a detour to get there due to road works but we were pleasantly surprised. Room was great - not massive but clean and tidy. Breakfast was very good and the...More

Thank DizzyDi33
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the 3 courses that I chose; every course was tasty and there was plenty on the plates. I ate in the restaurant area near the bar. The service was excellent. I can't fault the whole meal or atmosphere.

Thank Frances D
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Excellent facilities and food. Good service and very pleasant staff. Great location and easy to get to.

Thank sheilahowe h
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Came up for a weekend again .great food .staff very friendly clean very comfy rooms .just a great place to stay

Thank David C
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Stayed at String of Horses when visiting Cumbria. Nice well appointed comfortable rooms and excellent breakfasts. Will definitely stay here again.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a wonderful nights stay at the String of Horses. We had no idea what to expect but we're so glad we selected this hotel. It is a 16th century building and has been well maintained. We had requested...More

Thank J_LWigan
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We called this gorgeous pub on the off-chance they could fit us in at very short notice. The call went to voicemail, but we had our message returned straight away. We were warmly welcomed on arrival. The decor and furnishings are lovely - wood panelling...More

Thank juliew671
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 670297
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