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Open from 04/07/2020. Tue-Thur 4pm-9pm, Fri 2pm-11pm, Sat 12 noon-11pm, Sun 12 noon-10.30pm.

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Old Friends

49 Soutergate
LA12 7ES

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday2.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm



About the Pub

This welcoming old-fashioned locals pub is about 200m uphill from the town-centre. A former sea captain's house, it is 17thC and Grade II listed. There is a cosy snug in front of the bar with an open fire; another seating area with a TV is separated by a passageway with a hatch to the bar. Beers are sourced mostly from local brewers plus three brewed by their own brewery. A popular quiz night is held every Tuesday and there is a wonderful beer garden at the back with heating in the winter. Open 2pm to 11pm Bank Holiday Mondays.

Historic Interest

A former sea captain's house, it is 17thC and Grade II listed.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Old Friends --varies-- (Best Friends)
  • Old Friends --varies-- (New Acquaintance)
  • Old Friends --varies-- (Porter)

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Mainly local breweries but sometimes further afield, e.g. Robinsons, Saltaire. In summer, one handpull is used for cider.

Source: National

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Old Friends, Ulverston


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    One handpump in summer. BiB all year.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Old Friends.


  • Garden Pub Garden

    With covered area, lights and heater.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz Tuesday evenings.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Separate small room available for meetings.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Cards, dominoes, darts.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional; guitar and piano available to play!

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky Sports, BT Sports - in separate room.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Old Friends

49 Soutergate
LA12 7ES

Sat Nav Reference

54.198556, -3.096180


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (650m)

Stagecoach: 6, X6; Blueworks: 11 (Limited service to Barrow), X12 (Limited service to Coniston)

Nearby Station (950m)


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