The Beehive Inn (Eamont Bridge)

Eamont Bridge, Penrith, CA10 2BX
The Beehive Inn (Eamont Bridge) Outside

Perfect for families, the Beehive Inn in Eamont Bridge has plenty to keep both children and adults alike entertained, with an outdoor play area, pool table, table football, weekly quiz, and live sports screening.

The pub is located south of Penrith in the village of Eamont Bridge and is an ideal stopping point for those visiting Lowther Castle. This traditional country inn serves locally brewed real ale and food is available twice a day at lunch time and in the evenings.

Food & Drink

Inside of the Beehive Inn in Penrith

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The Beehive Inn has two hand pumps for cask ales. It serves one ale produced by Cumbrian brewery Jennings, and one from across the county border by Yorkshire brewery Black Sheep. The bar has a good choice of draught beer, including popular brands Carling and Stella, and for non-beer drinkers, there’s a reasonable choice of wine and spirits. The pub has seasonal drinks available at certain times of year, such as festive themed beers at Christmas. Hot drinks are available and can be served with a slice of cake throughout the day.

Food is served twice a day during the week and all day at weekends with an extensive menu. At lunchtime, there is a wide selection of sandwiches and baguettes with hot and cold options, as well as jacket potatoes with various fillings. There is also the option to choose from a number of different pizzas or share some nachos or fajitas with various toppings.

The main menu is typical pub fare, featuring dishes, such as sausage & mash, lasagne, and cottage pie. There are several internationally inspired dishes, such as curry and tagine, and there is a burger menu with a choice of chicken, fish, beef, and vegetable with the ability to choose additional fillings. There is a children’s menu with several choices that would appease fussy eaters.

Other Features

The beer garden at the Beehive Inn in Penrith

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The pub is very dog friendly, with the option to purchase something from the dedicated dog menu for your pet that can be washed down with a drink of (non-alcoholic) beer specially created for dogs.

The pub is ideal for families with children. In the beer garden, there is a play area with various swings and climbing frames and in the summer months the pub garden is usually home to a bouncy castle. Inside the pub within a large alcove, there is a pool table, table football, and a darts board. There are board games and colouring books available.

There is a large flat screen television next to the bar and the pub has subscriptions to both Sky Sports and BT Sports, which allows it show all the major sporting events. Occasionally in the summer months, there is a projector screen in the beer garden for important events. There is a quiz night each Tuesday evening beginning at 9pm with cash prizes for the winners. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the pub.


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