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Pheasant

Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Pheasant, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YE

(017687) 76234

www.the-pheasant.co.uk

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 11.30-11

Saturday: 12-11

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Delightful little bar in smart hotel, with enjoyable bar food and a fine range of drinks; comfortable bedrooms

To make the most of the beautiful scenery and endless surrounding walks many customers use the well equipped, pretty bedrooms here as a base. So it's a pleasant surprise to find a properly pubby, old-fashioned bar at the heart of the place. This has mellow polished walls, cushioned oak settles, rush-seat chairs and library seats, and hunting prints and photographs. Black Sheep, Coniston Bluebird Bitter and Cumbrian Legendary Loweswater Gold on handpump, 16 good wines by the glass from a fine list, 80 malt whiskies and ten gins and ten vodkas all served by friendly, knowledgeable staff. There's a bistro at the front, a formal restaurant at the back overlooking the garden, and several comfortable lounges with log fires, beautiful flower arrangements, fine parquet flooring, antiques and plants. The garden has seats and tables and is surrounded by attractive woodland.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Wine Award

Wine Award

Food Award

Food Award

Stay Award

Stay Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Separate Restaurant

Separate Restaurant

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Bedrooms

Bedrooms

Garden

Garden

Surroundings

Surroundings

Background Music

Background Music

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dogs in the bedrooms

Dogs in the bedrooms

Children at the bar

Children at the bar

Ratings and Reviews

4 / 5 - 63 votes cast


Dr D J & Mrs S C Walker

04 October 2017

Very friendly. Comfortable rooms. Dogs allowed. Several local ales in old-fashioned comfortable bar (and home-made potato crisps!). Excellent restaurant (currently closed Mon & Tues) and bistro open daily. Daily weather forecast and packed lunches available for walkers.


Richard I

09 November 2018

Very good early evening meal in bistro. Continues to maintain its standards.



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