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The Troutbeck Inn, Penrith

Pub added by Will Larter
A5091/A66
Troutbeck
Postal town: Penrith
CA11 0SJ
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Will Larter left this review about The Troutbeck Inn

I have lost count of the number of times I have driven or cycled past this pub, but never at a time when it was open for service. In March I took a photo of the opening times, but in fact they open seven days a week in the season, though still only from 4pm (noon on Sundays). As I approached on a recent Saturday I was encouraged by a sign near the car park entrance, "Come In We're OPEN" - a cross between helpfulness and desperation, perhaps. In I went, but the pent up anticipation of so many years was unrewarded, as the interior of the Troutbeck Inn has been modernised to within an inch of its life. What I wouldn't have given for the sound of a gently ticking grandfather clock and the smell of beeswax furniture polish on an old settle. All of this furniture came straight out of a catalogue, brand new, modern and totally lacking in taste. Or at least, not to my taste. On the small bar counter was a solitary hand pump with Wainwright Gold on - I asked the server for a half of Wainwright and he said "Gold or Amber", but it turns out the latter was in keg form. The Gold was OK (NBSS 3), with quite a decent bitter finish, but I took it out to the car park where there are a few benches and booths for people who get upset by modern furniture.

On 27th June 2023 - rating: 4
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Map location corrected by Will Larter
Penrith North Lakes, 8.9 miles, 2 hr 51 min walk (show)
Langwathby, 13.95 miles, 4 hr 29 min walk (show)
Lazonby & Kirkoswald, 15.79 miles, 5 hr 4 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Troutbeck Inn, Troutbeck
27th Jun 2023, 14:04
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter
 
27th Jun 2023, 12:14
Review submitted by Will Larter

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 19 March 2023 by Will Larter
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 27 June 2023 by Will Larter
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 19 March 2023 by Will Larter
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 19 March 2023 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 27 June 2023 by Will Larter
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