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The Farmers Arms Ulverston

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2 Market Place, Ulverston LA12 7BA, England
+44 1229 584469
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place came highly recommended and deserves its plaudits. The first aspect of service I tend to notice is what the serving staff are wearing... specifically a smile. Our waitress certainly had a lovely smile and was extremely efficient and not overly fussy. She dismissed my old mans attempt at humour regarding the oysters with a knowing look and ready... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it here, fantastic atmosphere and always busy. Has the sausage ciabatta which was great value for money, lots of real ales too

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Thank eddyproctor5
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress my friends and I were served by was lovely! The (i think french) waiter on the other hand was ok...towards the women of my group but to the men...not really great, didn't really listen, was definitely only interested in listening to the women and made me feel like I was rude to him when I didn't say a... More 

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Thank Charlie S
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a latish long lunch and were made to feel very welcome and not in the slightest rushed. The food was fabulous, home made and locally sourced, I had a vegetarian dish which was delicious and interesting, the side salad was fresh and varied. My companions had scampi, chips and salad and belly pork with Cumberland sausage and black... More 

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Thank binniejv
Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in when passing through for lunch for the second time and was very impressed with our meals. I had the belly pork and my husband had the fish parcel. The portions were more than we could eat, fresh and very tasty. A large spacious interior offers comfortable seats and a feeling that you could stay there all day. Thanks... More 

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Thank Chris B
Ulverston, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what's going on at the Farmers. Until recently was hands down the best eat in Ulverston. Service still great, not too bad a price, but the food just isn't what it used to be. My last two steaks here have been chewy, gristly and hard work. Twenty odd quid for fillet you expect melt in the mouth. Come... More 

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Thank Nicklad123
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished meal at the farmers arms in ulverston (market place). As ever the food was absolutely great and they really know what great service is. This is the benchmark for all others in the area.

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Thank john21122005
preston,lancashire,england
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would have been a five rating ,but as with a lot of hotels now, you have to pay extra for the breakfast,which was quite expensive,£2 for a cup of tea !!.The staff and service were great and the food they serve was superb,i just wish they had put breakfast on the price to begin with.

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Thank fireball
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food great beer helpful staff busy pub with heating and seating outside to watch the world go by

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Thank gilly599
Caerleon, South Wales
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a really lovely Sunday lunch here. I had the beef and husband had the lamb. It came with plenty of veg and gravy and great homemade Yorkshire puds. I was full but husband had raspberry panacotta for pud which he said was delicious. I had to take his word for it as he was not sharing! I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market Place, Ulverston LA12 7BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 584469

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?