Review on The Highwayman

The Highwayman is a lavishly refurbished Victorian inn close to the borders of Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire. Originally part of the Northcote Group it was sold in 2018 to Brunning & Price, the pub division of The Restaurant Group. Photos of the stars (local producers and suppliers, that is!) line the walls of the traditional bar, where real ale is also taken seriously.

The Highwayman's menu is not only a roll-call of local 'food heroes', but it celebrates the kind of north-country food that is every pub-goer's dream: here are plates of home-cured meats with homemade pickles, warm Flookburgh shrimps with mace butter and a toasted muffin, Herdwick mutton pudding with 'forager's' mash and black peas, and more besides.

It's heartwarming comfort food of the best sort, all rounded off with classics like Cartmel sticky toffee pudding or stewed Formby rhubarb with custard – plus coffee with Sarah Nelson's Grasmere gingerbread. The 60-bin wine list is a keenly chosen selection with quality across the range.

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Gastro pub / Modern British

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 through until
Dinner: 9.30pm (10.00pm Fri & Sat)

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card, American Express

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Facilities at The Highwayman

  • Childrens menu
  • Alfresco dining
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Family Friendly


The Highwayman
Kirkby Lonsdale

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