The list— No. 42

The Dog and Gun

Named the Best Dining Pub in the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards in 2019 and 2020, and the holder of the country’s only bib gourmand, it’s little surprise that Skelton’s Dog and Gun has bounded into this year’s Top 50 Gastropubs for the first time.

This Dog’s bark is definitely worse than its bite, with lucky guests able to sink their teeth into a delicious seasonal range of unfussy, good value dishes according to the Michelin Guide

The Guide adds that speciality hunting guests should enter the whitewashed Dog & Gun with lobster thermidor cannelloni; venison suet pudding, triple-cooked chips and greens and Cumbrian honey parfait with raspberries and honeycomb firmly in their crosshairs.

For those looking to satisfy both their wanderlust and tastebuds, the Dog and Gun is within shooting distance of Grade I listed country house Hutton-in-the-Forest with arts venue the Upfront Gallery and Puppet Theatre less than a three-minute drive away.

The Dog and Gun


CA11 9SE


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