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OFFERING FINE LOCAL ALES and a hearty menu.
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Wainwrights' Inn - a traditional Lakeland Pub


Located a five minute walk from the Langdale Estate in the village of Chapel Stile, Wainwrights' Inn is a favourite for locals and walkers alike.  An ever-changing selection of fine local (and not so local) ales, compliment a traditional and hearty menu.

Join us

for Drinks from

12 noon to 11pm


for Food from

12 noon to 9.30pm

Sandwiches served on white or brown soft rolls honey roast ham, gem lettuce ... £7.95 tuna, red onion, lime mayonnaise ... £7.95 free range egg, mayonnaise , baby gem, tomato v ... £5.95 smokehouse salmon, horseradish crème fraîche, cucumber ... £8.50 prawns, marie rose sauce ... £7.95 Baguettes rustic white baguettes, served hot chicken, bacon, melted cheese, barbecue sauce ... £7.50 smokehouse brie & red onion marmalade, rocket v ... £7.25 Salads caesar salad - gem lettuce, crispy prosciutto, anchovies, herb croutons, caeser dressing, soft boiled egg, parmesan shavings Starter ... £5.75 / Main ... £11.50 + chicken ... Starter £7.00 / Main £14.00 Jackets large filled jacket potatoes, salad garnish chilli con carne ... £6.95 + cheese ... £0.75 pulled pork, smokehouse cheese ... £7.95 classic prawn cocktail ... £7.95 mature cheddar cheese, baked beans v ... £6.75 tuna, red onion, lime mayonnaise ... £6.75 Burgers grilled 100% beef burger, relish, chips, salad garnish ... £12.50 smokehouse pulled pork, apple sauce, coleslaw, chips, onion rings ... £13.50 double spiced bean burger, chips, sour cream, salad garnish ... £11.25 add a topping to your burger - + smokehouse cheddar ...£1.00 + pulled pork ... £3.50 + bacon ... £1.00 + fried onions ... £1.00 Starters freshly prepared hearty soup of the day, bloomer bread, butter v ... £4.95 nachos - sour cream, salsa v ... £6.00 + chilli con carne ... £3.95 atlantic prawn cocktail ... £7.95 smokehouse salmon, lemon & dill dressing, croutons ... £8.25 chicken liver pâté, apple & date chutney, crispy bread croutons ... £6.50 garlic bread v ... £3.25 + cheese ... £0.75 Mains chilli con carne, rice, tortilla chips, salsa, sour cream ... £12.95 10oz gammon steak, chips, peas, fried eggs ... £13.50 grilled chicken breast, seasonal vegetables, mash potato ... £13.50 smokehouse pork ribs, chips, coleslaw ... £14.95 roasted salmon fillet, new potatoes, green beans, basil oil ... £13.50 smokehouse cheddar macaroni v ... £12.50 wild mushroom ravioli, white wine & tarragon sauce v ... £11.25 braised daube of beef, mashed potato, broccoli, red wine jus ... £13.95 Sides / Extras chips v ... £3.25 mashed potato v ... £3.25 onion rings v ... £3.25 garlic bread v ... £3.25 + cheese ... £0.75 house salad v ... £3.25 bread & butter v ... £1.95 coleslaw v ... £2.00
Wainwrights’ Pub Favourites fish finger sandwich, tartar sauce, mushy peas ... £7.95 steak, ale & mushroom pie, chips, seasonal vegetables ... £13.95 traditional fish pie - mashed potato, cheddar crumb, buttered vegetables ... £12.95 fish & chips, tartar sauce, mushy peas, lemon ... £12.95 wainwrights’ famous lamb shoulder, chive mash, seasonal vegetables, minted gravy ... £18.25 cumberland sausage, mashed potato, pan gravy, crispy onion rings ... £11.95 wainwrights’ smoked cumberland sausage ‘hot dog’, fried onions, chips ... £10.50
Sharing Plates fish platter ... £18.00 local produce consisting of smoked salmon, prawns, smoked mackerel, anchovies, salad garnish, bread ploughman’s lunch ... £15.50 cheddar, stilton, free range egg, langdale ham, award winning pork pie, hawkshead relish & picalilli, apple, grapes, bread
Children’s Meals Starters atlantic prawn cocktail ... £3.75 soup of the day, warm bread, butter v ... £3.50 garlic bread v ... £3.25 Mains wainwrights’ fish & chips ... £7.25 sausage, mashed potatoes, pan gravy, crispy onions ... £7.25 beef lasagne, garlic bread, salad ... £7.25 smokehouse cheddar macaroni v ... £5.50 grilled 100% beef burger, chips, mixed salad ... £6.50 + cheddar, bacon or fried onions ... £1.00 each
Puddings sticky toffee pudding, caramel sauce, caramel ice cream ... £6.75 warm chocolate brownie, double jersey ice cream ... £5.50 maple & pecan tart, treacle ice cream ... £5.50 salted caramel cheesecake, caramel ice cream ... £5.50 Wainwrights’ cheese selection, chutney, biscuits ... £8.50 selection of ice creams ... £1.50 per scoop
v - vegetarian if you have a food allergy or intolerance, please speak to our staff before ordering We reserve the right to make changes to this menu without prior notice

Our team at Wainwrights’ have been making the most of the Langdale Estate Smokehouse ...


... The Langdale Estate Smokehouse is just behind the pub by the river and this is where Scott (Langdale Estate head chef) works his magic, hot and cold smoking delicious meats, fish & cheeses. The produce from the smokehouse features throughout the menu and on the specials board and is all sourced locally.


We are

Wainwrights’ Inn was once a farmhouse, gunpowder factory managers house, petrol station and hotel. The varied history is matched by the variety of ale from local brewers and a few choice brews from further afield. Other refreshing beverages are available with a selection of wines and seasonal specialities for inside and outside all year round.


For the indecisive or adventurous why not seek the advice of bar staff who will be more than happy to recommend an Ale for you. Still not sure? Well we have a plan B, beer bats, try three ales for the price of one (pint) and get the best of both worlds!

Beer Bats - £3.60

Can't decide which of our fine guest Ales you'd like to try ... don't worry, with our Beer Bat (3 third pint glasses) and you can try 3 at once!

Wainwrights' Inn Beer Bat
Barngates Brewery - Brathay Gold Jenning Cumberland Ale

The bar at Wainwrights' is always well stocked with some of the best Ales the Lake District, Cumbria and further afield has to offer.  We like to change them regularly to keep the tastes as up-to-date as possible and offer something new for our regulars.

Cumbrian Legendary Ales - Loweswater Gold OSB - Detention Pale Ale Roosters - Buckeye

Meet some of our regulars

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Barngates Brewery Bowness Bay Brewing Hawkshead Brewery Eden Brewery Ulverston Brewing Company

Barngates Brewery


Barngates was established in 1997 and was originally a one capacity plant, the brewery has expanded to it's current ten barrel capacity in 2008.

Bowness Bay Brewing


Bowness Bay Brewing is an inspired new micro brewery right at the very heart of the English Lake District.

Hawkshead Brewery


At Hawkshead Brewery they make the sort of beer we like to drink. They brew distinctive, flavourful, modern beers.

Eden Brewery


Eden Brewery is the home of Eden Gold, the best golden ale available in Cumbria according to the Head Brewer! We also brew Eden Best & First Emperor throughout the year.

Ulverston Brewing Company


Home of the famous Laurel & Hardy Themed Beers in Cumbria.


Ulverston Brewing Company is an award winning micro-brewery, with both CAMRA and Taste Cumbria.

Feeling clever?

If so (and it's Tuesday) ... it's Quiz Night!

Join us for our popular and fun quiz night.  Free to enter, and a 'tasty' prize for the winning team!  The quiz starts at 9pm, but you're welcome anytime.

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