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The Oddfellows Arms

Caldbeck, Cumbria

(54)
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The Oddfellows Arms

Caldbeck, Cumbria

(54)

Reviews (54)

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G
7 November 2019

All staff from the chef and waiters/ waitresses and bar man are friendly and welcoming and great with my little one. Food was amazing and great value for money x

M
7 November 2019

I don’t normally do reviews but I couldn’t recommend this place highly enough. Food is fantastic, great range of drinks and the staff are so friendly. The locals are talkative and the rooms are cosy. Recommend highly to anyone wanting a weekend get away!!! More...

C
3 November 2019

After hearing about this special little place my wife and I travelled from Melbourne to find out what was so special and we weren’t disappointed. The fresh and local food that was plated in the evening was outstanding and could not be faulted. The front of house service is good with very friendly staff and Emma is a very bubble person and is a joy to have a chat with over a glass of wine. As we stayed in Oddfellows for a couple of nights the rooms are very comfortable but the floors are thin so you can hear what is going on in the pub at night. Overall a very enjoyable experience and we wish Emma and James all the success as they work extremely hard to make sure the customers have a great time More...

V
2 September 2019

We’re Aussies that popped in for a bite to eat & the it was awesome. Both the service & food were 5 stars!

J
27 August 2019

We phoned up in the hope they could fit us in and they did the food was so lovely it was a little slow as they was short staffed but the meal was so lovely we went back on our last night just as wonderful. Great value for money too

J
8 August 2019

Great food, lovely friendly atmosphere

M
26 June 2019

Excellent food these days !

J
29 May 2019

Another lovely evening at the Oddfellows with my partner and the children. The chef, James, catered wonderfully for all of us. We can’t thank him enough for being so flexible and for his first rate food. My partner and I had the delicious smoked fish cakes from the specials board; the kids had cheeseburgers and fries/chips. Not a single scrap was left on the plate from anyone, and the grownups washed it all down with a perfect pint of Cockerhoop. The bar staff are always on point, too. Thank you all for such amazing service and food time and time again. Couldn’t ask for a better local. :) More...

J
5 May 2019

extremely pleasant staff cannot do enough for you had a Sunday carvery a week ago fantastic food the owners are delightful so friendly and welcoming we visit as often as we can we have a caravan at Bassenthwaite

J
7 April 2019

Great value proper food, so delicious and really friendly people and great service. Will certainly visit again. Thank you.

S
24 March 2019

we came today for Sunday lunch the carvery was lovely and the staff couldn't be more cheerful and welcoming lovely place

C
22 March 2019

Lovely friendly atmosphere, lovely menu with classic meals and some dishes that are a bit different but delicious, amazing food, would highly recommend.

R
21 March 2019

very nice inn with lovely rooms and fantastic food friendly staff definitely coming back

M
20 March 2019

The food was excellent, service the friendliest I've experienced in ages, they were super dog friendly and I am delighted to see OFA back on top (like when i worked there 20 years ago!)

L
3 March 2019

We booked in for two nights lovely friendly staff and landlady went that extra mile. Lovely food and great gin garnish. Comfortable bed and clean rooms what else do you want . Definitely will recommend

J
3 March 2019

Fantastic food, great beers, lovely friendly staff! Would highly recommend to everyone looking for a great village pub!

K
2 March 2019

friendly staff and great food

M
25 February 2019

Great staff. Excellent food. Good beer.

T
18 February 2019

We had our evening meal here on saturday, service was great and the food was outstanding the portions were big and well presented. We always call in when in the area, will be back again in April x More...

D
11 February 2019

Great stay here. We had a weekend at the oddfellows arms in February. We will definitely be returning for another stay! Great staff, warm cosy pub, dog friendly, great food and beautiful area. Amazing place to stay to explore the Lake District, surrounded by nature and some of the best scenery in England :-) 10/10 highly recommend :-) More...

T
7 February 2019

Amongst the hundreds of ‘welcoming’ public houses within the Lake District, we stumbled upon a double fronted, chocolate box public house that was steeped within history. Two moments later, we stumbled over the threshold and at the drop of a hat two of most finest publicans I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting emerged. It goes without saying, that within the 14 years of debauchery (and counting) I’ve never felt as welcome within these four walls. Might be something to do with the warmth from that burner when meandering in. I enquired for a blonde ale to be met by a plethora of choice, blondes, milds, stouts and a comprehensive top shelf, is set my sights on a lighter variety of the Wychwood, Hobgoblin. Perfect brew. Any how, must dash, dinners on. Thanks for your perfect hospitality Emma & James. More...

L
4 January 2019

The food is always excellent! Staff are welcoming

C
3 January 2019

We had a family meal here tonight and it was lovely. All freshly cooked and the kids wolfed their food too. Nothing was too much trouble, the server plus the new(ish! ) landlords Emma and James were fabulous hosts. Also amazing gin selection! Will definitely be back, and to stay overnight next time. Thanks x More...

C
25 December 2018

The owners make it a special place and James is an awesome chef

J
25 December 2018

We have just enjoyed Christmas lunch at The Oddfellows. I really wanted to score this as 4/5 but it was just so much better than expected that I have to give it 5/5. We knew the food was going to be good and the staff friendly, but it is the sheer effort put in by ALL the staff that really made it great. They coped fantastically with a variety of allergies and really helped us to have a great time More...

S
13 December 2018

Fantastic time here in Caldbeck, and enjoying how friendly they are here with doggies !!!

A
30 November 2018

Just had a lovely meal there- highly recommended

D
25 November 2018

came for Sunday lunch here today , they only been doing the carvery now for 8 weeks and I highly recommend it , food is amazing and can go back for as much food as you can eat - plus under 5s eat for free fantastic especially the yummy deserts x

N
17 November 2018

Had a fantastic meal this evening. I am blown away by the caprese salad (especially the basil dressing!!). So tasty! Best I’ve ever had! ! Lovely NZ Sauvignon Blanc too!!! Just fab!!! Really friendly owners too! 5* More...

B
4 November 2018

popped in for a 3 course meal as it was our last evening staying around the corner at a local farm... everything was spot on, wish we could of popped in more then the once... highly recommended!...

L
24 September 2018

We had a cracker of a meal here yesterday evening. The best chicken burger I have ever eaten! Nestled in the heart of a stunner of a Lakeland village, these guys have got the ambience bang on. Relaxed and family focussed - can't wait to get back there! More...

S
12 September 2018

popped in for lunch this afternoon, excellent service and food, we will definitely be back soon.

J
28 August 2018

A Tomahawk steak cooked to perfection with fresh mushrooms and tomato , salad with James,s homemade dressing and a delicious sauce . I am a bit of a food snob and this comes highly recommended, it gets a 5 ⭐️ , it’s not for the feint hearted make sure your hungry More...

S
28 August 2018

Fantastic service, the tomahawk steak was delicious, cooked perfectly, more than enough for 2 people. I will definitely be back thank you

B
24 August 2018

What a stroke of luck to come across The Oddfellows Arms while on a short break. Emma made us (and our dog Dudley) feel very welcome and we enjoyed a superb meal in a very friendly and welcoming environment. We had the Tomahawk steak for two which was cooked to perfection by James - very highly recommended, you have to try it if it’s on the specials board! We enjoyed it so much we’ve booked to go back for Sunday lunch. You’ve got to try it - I promise you won’t be disappointed. Emma is a great host and seemed to have time for all her customers. Thank you More...

S
18 August 2018

We have just eaten at the Oddfellows Arms, we had rack of ribs they were so good they fell away from the bone, nice and friendly staff, would go there again if we were in the area. I would date it 5 out of 5.

K
18 July 2018

Oh my wow! Haven't been back in Oddfellows since I worked there 14 year ago. Lovely to be back & the food was delicious. Will definitely be going back when the new kitchen is up & running. Friendly helpful staff, gorgeous food, reasonably priced & beautiful surroundings. What more could you want? More...

E
22 April 2018

Fabulous .... the staff . the food , the setting ,....did I mention the food ...fabulous !! You just have to go back ... . for more. Highly Recommended for bed and breakfast,clean comfy rooms , lovely friendly staff and delicious food with a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. You will return ....again and again. More...

C
7 April 2018

I have stayed in many 4* hotels that could learn a thing or 2 from this lovely hidden gem. The room was clean and comfortable The staff are fantastic,friendly and welcoming. And as for the food,go find out for yourselves.. More...

K
4 April 2018

Called in here yesterday for a drink and lunch. Food was good and gin selection impressive. Friendly staff. We’ll be back. Just a shame the fires aren’t real would be a great addition. More...

S
28 March 2018

Lovely place to eat, went in just before food was due to finish serving. Welcomed in and the service was really friendly. Lots of us ate and the food was excellent for everyone . They couldn't do enough for us and the kids and we'll definitely be going back again! More...

C
28 March 2018

Great food, friendly atmosphere and helpful attentive staff, what more could you want :-)

R
26 March 2018

Popped in for a few drinks on Friday, very welcoming & friendly atmosphere. Treated ourselves to the takeaway menu, really delicious and fresh! Would definitely recommend a visit :) More...

L
16 March 2018

We called in on a Friday lunchtime and were very impressed with the food. We have a 2 year old who likes to give us the run around and we might have felt a little awkward or self-conscious in less friendly places, but we were all warmly welcomed and the service couldn't be faulted. Prices were reasonable and the food was all completely fresh, well presented, and delicious. Spent most of the way home talking about how good it tasted. Emma and James are clearly doing all the right things so we wish them every success - we will be back! X More...

P
28 February 2018

Had an excellent Sunday Lunch, the wife three kids and myself were absolutely chuffed to bits that we chose to eat here. Friendly staff, decent beer and an epic scran. Thank you very much guys. More...

H
25 February 2018

Had the most amazing meal 2day at The Oddfellows 2day 4 my father i laws birthday. The food was amazing & so fresh, the guy playing the guitar was brilliant & the cake was gorgeous. Looking 4rd 2 going bk really soon. ���� More...

A
24 February 2018

Cracking Cumbrian pub. Great food, excellent service and hospitality. Staying at nearby Wallace Lane Farm and the pub owners helped us out no end. Highly recommend

S
20 February 2018

Recently stayed in Caldbeck and we used Oddfellows Arms every night. Good selection of beers and lagers and the food is excellent. We ate different dishes, starters and mains, and all were top quality and tasty. No problems taking our little dog in. Staff are really friendly and attentive, totally recommended. More...

J
15 February 2018

The wife and I have stayed here on a number of occasions and we have always been made most welcome the rooms are clean and comfortable and the breakfast is very good ,the staff are very friendly and helpful and the meals have always been good value for money so good we have booked up for Easter weekend.

H
1 January 2018

New Year's Day lunch was brilliant. Our party of 20 all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Staff very friendly and a great atmosphere. Home made cheesecake was awesome!! We will defiantly be back very soon More...

A
18 December 2017

Friendly staff and fabulous food. The burger & chips was a real treat! I look forward to another visit.

N
18 December 2017

I ate at the Oddfellows last night, having not been for several years. Probably the best burger I've eaten, and the new wine list is fantastic. Brilliant

J
28 August 2017

Called in on off chance for food. Safe to say we were all delighted they were serving and could fit our table of 8 in. All kids meals were delicious and plentiful. Kids fish and chips was a very good portion. The Chips were so good and homemade. Best chips weve had for a while. 3 of us had the ultimate burger and boy was it ultimate. Nice thick proper beef burger with plenty of extras. A little on the dry side but so meaty and tasty. I couldnt finish mine. What a nice treat for us all a good find on the way home from our trip to siloth. :) Thsnk you More...

S
18 November 2016

Very nice staff at this place would highly recommend it! One of the regulars wouldn't go anywhere else!