The Bridge Inn, Penton
The Bridge Inn is the real “Local”, with a very relaxed evening atmosphere. Open
from 5:30pm every evening. Excellent food using the best of local produce and “specials”
nights. Best to book for meals. Guest real ales on tap.
Tel: 01228 577041
The Sportsman Restaurant, Scotch Dyke, A7 north of Longtown – ‘last hotel in England’.
The Graham Arms, Longtown – decent bar food and evening menu. http://www.grahamarms.com/
Gallo Rosso, Eastern edge of Carlisle (9 miles). A well regarded Italian restaurant
The Sycamore Tree Café, Bridge Street, Longtown, Tel 01228 791919. Evening opening
on Fridays and Saturdays, 6pm to 9pm. Bookings preferred
Longtown also has takeaway fish and chips at The Border Cod, a pizza shop, take away
Bangladeshi and takeaway Chinese, and The Gretna Bakery for sitting down.
In addition to the Bridge Inn (above), Local entertainment revolves around Nicholforest
Village Hall, 4 miles up the road. Various evening entertainment is put on, though
less so in the summer. Cheap Beer !
The Buccleuch Centre at Langholm (9 miles) is the premiere music and arts
venue in the area and offers weekly entertainment, including comedy, drama,
film, dance and all kinds of music!. For forthcoming events see http://www.buccleuchcentre.com/
The Sands Centre: Carlisle City Councils main entertainment venue offering
a variety of theatrical, music and comedy events.